Camping Done Right: 7 Best Outdoor Stores in Louisiana

Camping Done Right: 7 Best Outdoor Stores in Louisiana

Whether you’re a veteran outdoorsman or just starting out, having the right gear can make all the difference in the success of failure of your camping experience. Not only do the great outdoor gear stores of Louisiana offer the best in supplies in equipment, but many offer educational opportunities and have a knowledgeable staff that can give you all the necessary tips and tricks. Here are the best outdoor stores for camping gear in the state! 

1. The Backpacker, Baton Rouge and Lafayette, LA

Offering great and trusted brands like the North Face,  for clothing, tents, sleeping bags, and hiking packs, WindPouch inflatable hammocks, and MSR stoves, the Backpacker in Baton Rouge and Lafayette, Louisiana, is more than just a camping store. They are the premier headquarters for all things outdoors. Open since 1974, the Backpacker has earned the reputation for selection, service, and quality in outdoor gear and offers the exclusive “Price Match Guarantee” that ensures your satisfaction in everything you buy.

2. LDP Camping Foods, Lafayette, LA

Having nutritious, easy-to-prepare meals is essential when you’re out in nature. Lafayette’s LDP Camping Foods has been selling the best since 1991. Find great freeze-dried backpacking and camping good options from brands like AlpineAire, Mountain House, and Backpacker’s Pantry. Not only are these meals easy to travel with and good for you, but they’re also delicious. LDP’s website also offers a variety of resources on where to camp and what other gear to bring, to help you have the best experience. 

3. Bass Pro Shops, Bossier City and Denham Springs, LA

Bass Pro Shops is nationally-known for their unique and wilderness-themed stores. Located in Bossier City and Denham Springs, Louisiana, Bass Pro Shops is open every day and has a huge selection of hunting, shooting, fishing, and camping gear as well as clothing for each category. Featuring a great selection of their own brand, Rogue Expedition tents, sleeping bags, and cots, they also carry equipment and supplies for family enjoyment like the kid-friendly hydration bottles from CamelBak, and Coghlan’s food preparation supplies. 

4. Field & Stream, Lafayette, LA

Open every day, the knowledgeable staff at Field & Stream in Lafayette, Louisiana pride themselves on being able to guide you through their experience in your outdoor adventure. Around since 1871, they can help get you ready for a trip with the guys or camping with the family. Time-tested brands that make the best in camping gear, clothing, and safety equipment are featured. Some of these brands include warm men and women’s clothing items from Under Armour, Stansport cooking equipment and coffee pots, and Lifeline First Aid Kits.

5. Massey’s Outfitters, Multiple locations

Finding the right gear for your outdoor adventure is just as important as picking the right location, and Massey’s Outfitter’s with multiple locations across Louisiana, is the right place to start your journey. From eating utensils from Sea to Summit to the warmth of Marmot sleeping bags and apparel and the soft comfort of an alpaca blanket from Southern Marsh, you don’t have to sacrifice comfort on your camping trip. 

6. Pack & Paddle, Lafayette, LA

Pack & Paddle in Lafayette, Louisiana, believes that it’s all about the journey. Starting out as a seller of aluminum canoes in 1974, the store now operates as a specialty outfitter for rock climbing, backpacking, family camping, kayaking, fishing, and more. Pack & Paddle is more than just a store, though. They want to help you experience the unique places in Louisiana by providing Western Mountaineering products like sleeping bags and lightweight down comforters and garments, Jetboil portable cooking systems, and Kelty outdoor living gear that’s perfect for the novice or the expert camper. 

7. Cabela’s, Gonzales, LA

Cabela’s has been a mainstay outfitter for camping enthusiasts and lovers of the outdoors since 1961. Not just a shopping store, visiting Cabela’s is a shopping experience. Men and women young and old will find everything they need to enjoy their camping, hunting, fishing, or other outdoor activity. With the philosophy that the customer is No. 1, Cabela’s carries a full line of camping equipment like Intex airbeds and accessories for perfect sleeping, Coleman camping products like sleeping bags and lighted tents to keep you warm and safe at night and Yeti coolers to keep your food and beverages at the perfect temperature. Whether you’re just a beginner or a seasoned camper, you’ll find everything you need for a fun, safe, and successful experience. 

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