About Four Person Tents

A good, four-person camping tent can be a useful shelter option for smaller groups of campers.

They come in handy, especially for groups of 2 or 3 campers who want a little extra space for sleeping bags and gear.

Most 4 person tents are big enough to hold 4 people, although you’ll find it can get a little cramped.

These tents are bigger than the lightweight 2 person tents, and ultralight 1 person tents, but are light and small enough to carry a short distance from your car to your campsite.

For 2 people, a 4 person tent can be the optimal size for a more comfortable trip into the backcountry.

While camping can be a rugged experience where you test your will against nature, for some, its just nice to have some space and get a nice, refreshing night’s sleep.

You can even deck them out with bigger air beds and mattresses, a fan, and all your cool camping gadgets and electronics.

Be sure to check below for our ratings and reviews of the best 4 person tents available today.

Best Four Person Tents 2020

  1. ALPS Mountaineering Lynx 4P Tent
  2. Editors Rating:
    (4.6 / 5)
    People 4
    Seasons 3,333 and 3,333
    Weight 8.8 lbs
    Packed Dimensions 5.9"L x 6.5"W x 23.9"H
    Assembled Dimensions 88"L x 102"W x 52"H
    Current Price $454.99

    The ALPS Mountaineering Lynx 4 Person Tent is an extremely durable tent, perfect for the small family, adventurous couple, or car camper who needs some extra space. It includes 2 doors which provide easy entry and exit so campers can avoid stepping over each other.

    Pros
    • Great weather protection
    • Convenient storage pockets
    • Excellent floor protection with coating and factory sealed seams
    • Great ventilation without the rainfly,
    • Good space for 2 or 3 people + gear and maybe a dog
    Cons
    • Not much circulation with the rainfly
    • Condensation build up

    Read our full review of the ALPS Mountaineering Lynx 4P Tent


  3. Coleman 4 Person Instant Tent
  4. Editors Rating:
    (4.5 / 5)
    People 4
    Seasons 3
    Weight 18 lbs
    Packed Dimensions 10"L x 10"W x 40"H
    Assembled Dimensions 96"L x 84"W x 58"H
    Current Price $109.99

    The Coleman 4 Person Instant Tent is one of our favorites. For a four-person tent especially, setup and breakdown couldn’t be easier. You can arrive at your site, setup and be inside in less than 2 minutes.

    Pros
    • Easy setup with pop up feature
    • Very water resistant and protected flooring with Coleman's Weathertec system
    • Good space for 2 or 3 people plus gear
    Cons
    • Not waterproof
    • Too heavy for backpacking
    • Not big enough for 4 people

    Read our full review of the Coleman 4 Person Instant Tent


  5. Winterial 4 Person, 3 Season Tent
  6. Editors Rating:
    (4.2 / 5)
    People 4
    Seasons 3
    Weight 5.4
    Packed Dimensions 4.1"L x 4.4"W x 23.9"H
    Assembled Dimensions 85"L x 85"W x 52"H
    Current Price $100.53

    The Winterial 4 person tent will fit 3 people snuggly, or 2 people very comfortably. The inside is just big enough to fit a queen sized air mattress. The setup is easy and can be done in a matter of minutes and has a vestibule + 2nd door for easy entry and exit and a place for storing your dirty shoes not to mention increased air circulation.

    Pros
    • Plenty of room for 2 or 3 people comfortably.
    • ultra lightweight for a 3 person tent at just over 5 pounds
    • Great circulation with or without the rainfly rolled down
    • can fit a queen sized air mattress
    Cons
    • Not actually big enough for 4 people
    • Difference in capacity between manufacturer and Amazon
    • Some reported zipper problems

    Read our full review of the Winterial 4 Person, 3 Season Tent


  7. Coleman Carlsbad Dark Room Tent
  8. Editors Rating:
    (3.5 / 5)
    People 4
    Seasons 3
    Weight 7.95 lbs
    Packed Dimensions 12"L x 12"W x 30"H
    Assembled Dimensions 108"L x 84"W x 59"H
    Current Price $107.87

    The Coleman Carlsbad 4 Person Dome is a good tent if you’re looking for a great night’s sleep. Coleman designed the tent with Darkroom technology which blocks 97% of sunlight from entering the inside of the tent.

    Pros
    • Darkroom technology blocks 97% of sunlight for cooler temps
    • Large vestibule for gear storage
    • Easy setup
    Cons
    • Not big enough for 4 people
    • If it rains everything in the vestibule gets wet
    • Cant fit 2 queen size air mattresses comfortably

    Read our full review of the Coleman Carlsbad Dark Room Tent


Four Person Tents Buying Guide

Everything you need to know before purchasing Four Person Tents