American Made Tents


We are compiling an ever growing list of U.S. tent manufacturers & brands, which might include large corporations, small companies and individuals.

There are currently 12 companies in this list, which might include tents assembled from materials 100% manufactured here in America, but some may also contain a percentage produced outside the USA.

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Alaska Tent & Tarp

Alaska Tent & Tarp
Arctic Oven tents, wall tents, portable fabric structures, boat and aircraft covers, geomembrane liners, spill containment berms, custom covers...and more. Their products are custom designed and hand made for arctic conditions and suitable for business, recreational and home use.

The Arctic Oven tent is the premier cold/wet weather camping tent. It has been in use for years as the elite winter camping tent from the North Pole to the South Pole. The Arctic Oven is a true four season tent, specializing in cold and wet climates with its condensation-free interior and the option of putting a stove inside for warmth. The Arctic Oven tent is a specialized piece of equipment that redefines the standard of quality, durability, and functional performance. Alaska Tent & Tarp has combined proven design, superior materials, and quality craftsmanship to create a truly no compromise, all-season tent.



Equinox LTD

Equinox LTD
Equinox LTD manufactures and sells outdoor gear, apparel, and equipment for backpacking, hiking, and camping made in the USA. Design and Manufacturing resides in an old pajama factory in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, the one time lumber capital, nestled on the banks of the Susquehanna River, at the foot of the Allegheny Plateau. In this huge reborn building with large windows and thick maple floors they have been designing and building high quality outdoor gear and custom products for over 20 years.



Montana Canvas

Montana Canvas
Montana Canvas offers high quality canvas and Relite camping tents and equipment. They provide their customers with the best tent on the market. Their designs are the result of extensive field testing by expert field staff and professional guides who rely on their products.

Their commitment to quality is second to none, and are dedicated to manufacturing the highest quality camping equipment and accessories. At the same time, they strive to keep our prices competitive, so you receive the highest value when you purchase from them.



Springbar® Tents

For 60 years now, Kirkham's Outdoor Products has been manufacturing tents and other outdoor specialty items right here in the USA in our Salt Lake City manufacturing facility. Over their history, they've made a variety of outdoor products, including backpacks, lightweight tents, luggage items, gear bags, gaiters, horse blankets, custom awnings, tepees, and done contract canvas work for a wide variety of industrial clients.



Diamond Brand Gear

Diamond Brand manufactures and supplies tents & wall tents for outfitters and related outdoor gear markets. They offer many tent manufacturing options as well as custom contract manufacturing. All of their tents and shelters are made in the USA out of durable, fire retardant, UV and mildew resistant materials.



Ellis Canvas Tents

Their goal is to make the finest canvas tent and camping products that money can buy. All of their tents are hand sewn in Durango, Colorado in the good ol' United States of America!



Kni-Co Manufacturing Inc

Big Horn Canvas Wall Tent from Kni-Co Manufacturing, Inc. At last a free standing frame for wall tents that is lightweight, sturdy and affordable. This frame will give you unobstructed floor space with no center uprights to interfere with the door opening. Everything you need is included with this framework and no tools are required. The detachable angle fittings are made of .083 welded aluminum and the tubing is 1-1/4" OD aluminum, allowing for strength and durability while being light enough to pack on a horse.



LightHeart Gear

LightHeart Tents are hiking pole supported shelters utilizing their patent pending support system. This allows the user to enjoy the full head room height of the tent, keeps the poles out of the way of the entry door, and maximizes space while minimizing weight.



Reliable Tent & Awning

They manufacture a variety of quality fabric products. Wall tents, range tents, and Indian tipis and their own specialty tents. Their tipi designs were learned from the Montana Indians themselves. Crow and Northern Cheyenne men and women used to come into their shop to do the actual cutting and sewing according to their individual tribal and family traditions. They've learned those traditions and have incorporated them into their line of authentic Indian tipis.



Tarptent

Designed by and for the outdoor enthusiast, Tarptents keep you dry and sane no matter the elements. Made in the USA and constructed of the lightest and highest quality materials available, Tarptents let you focus on the joy of the journey, not on the pain of getting there.



Tentsmiths

Tentsmiths has been building tents for twenty-eight years and each one is hand built in the White Mountains of New Hampshire by elves. Ok, that's not true, but they are cut out and built one at a time for each order and each client with all of the client's wishes and parameters taken into account.



ZPacks

ZPacks Offers Lightweight Backpacking Gear: Ultralight Cuben Fiber Tents Tarps Backpacks Down Sleeping Bags Rain Gear Custom Made in the USA Since 2005. Cuben Fiber is constructed of a grid of white Dyneema (or spectra) threads laminated to a thin transparent polyester membrane. The Dyneema fiber is up to 15 times stronger than steel and up to 40% stronger than aramid fibers on a weight for weight basis. Dyneema floats on water and is extremely durable and resistant to moisture, UV light and chemicals.





Some of the companies listed in this directory that produce outdoor products here in America, may also have them manufactured in other countries as well. Many businesses alter their brand names, manufacturing practices and product designs with little or no notice, so if there are questions that still remain, we suggest contacting the manufacturer directly.



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