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9 Small Campers to Pull Behind Your Jeep Wrangler

9 Small Campers to Pull Behind Your Jeep Wrangler

So you have a Jeep Wrangler and want to tow a camper without upgrading your vehicle. You’re in luck! The Jeep Wrangler towing capacity can accommodate small travel trailers. So you can head out for an off-road weekend and take a tiny home on wheels with you. It’s the best of both worlds and a Jeep owner’s dream scenario for adventuring. Let’s take a look at the Wrangler’s towing capacity and some pull-behind campers.

What Is the Jeep Wrangler Towing Capacity?

The 2021 Jeep Wrangler towing capacity is 2,000 to 3,500 pounds. The GCWR (gross combined weight rating) is 8,016 pounds. It’s a 4x4 mid-size SUV with a 3.6L V6 engine. Jeep made sure this off-road vehicle could still pull a small camper.

Jeep Wrangler Towing Capacity: How Much Can a Jeep Tow (Models: YJ, TJ, LJ, JK, JKU, JL, and JLU)

9 Small Campers You Can Pull Behind Your Jeep Wrangler

Which pull behind campers can a Jeep Wrangler tow? Let’s look at nine small trailers that will do the trick and keep you camping in style.

1. Rockwood Geo Pro 12SRK

Forest River’s Rockwood Geo Pro 12SRK is a single-axle trailer that’s 12 feet 3 inches long. It has an unloaded vehicle weight of 1,763 pounds and a cargo-carrying capacity of 1,135 pounds. That puts its GVWR (gross vehicle weight rating) at 2,898 pounds, which stays under the Jeep Wrangler towing capacity. 

The Rockwood Geo Pro 12SRK has an outside kitchen off the back. It has a refrigerator, microwave, stovetop, and sink. Inside, you’ll find a couch that doubles as a bed and storage. Unfortunately, there’s no bathroom in these tiny pull behind campers.

Jeep Wrangler off-roading.
A Jeep Wrangler has a towing capacity between 2,000 to 3,500 pounds.

2. Flagstaff Hard-Sided Pop-Up T12RBST

Forest River’s Flagstaff Hard-Sided Pop-Up T12RBST is a single-axle and is 19 feet 2 inches long. It has a dry weight of 2,120 pounds and a cargo-carrying capacity of 1,164 pounds. The GVWR is just under 3,500 pounds, making it compatible with the Jeep Wrangler.

The pop-up takes on an A-frame shape when opened. Inside you’ll find a flip-up bed and a dinette that also folds into a bed. It has a sink, stovetop, refrigerator, and storage inside as well. And it comes with a griddle on the outside. There’s no bathroom.

Pro Tip: Looking for some convenient camping options? Try out one of these 7 Best Small Pop-Up Campers.

3. Flagstaff Tent 206M Pull Behind Campers

The Flagstaff Tent 206M is a single-axle. It’s 17 feet 3 inches long when closed and 20 feet 2 inches long when open. Its dry weight is 2,204 pounds, and the cargo carrying capacity is 1,036 pounds, making the GVWR 3,240 pounds.

The Flagstaff Tent 206M is a pop-up with soft sides. Each pop-out has a bed that sleeps two people. There’s also a dinette that folds into a bed. The camper has a sink, refrigerator, and stovetop but no bathroom. And there’s ample storage inside and out for this size pop-up.

Flagstaff tent product image.
Flagstaff tents & hard-side pop up options are great for Jeep Wrangler towing.
Source: www.forestriverinc.com

4. No Boundaries NB10.6

Forest River’s No Boundaries NB10.6 is a single-axle with a length of 13 feet 10 inches and a height of 7 feet 5 inches. It has excellent ground clearance for going off-road with your Jeep Wrangler. The dry weight is 1,763 pounds, and the cargo capacity is 1,973 pounds, making the GVWR 3,736 pounds. The GVWR is slightly above the Wrangler’s towing capacity, which means you’ll have to be conscious about keeping your cargo weight down to get the GVWR under 3,500 pounds.

The No Boundaries NB10.6 has a ramp door out the back and two side doors, which open up this camper and gives you options for carrying gear, bikes, and more. It has a couch that folds out to a queen bed and has storage on the inside. The outside includes a 12V/110V refrigerator and a wrap-around awning. 

5.NuCamp TagXL Pull Behind Campers

The NuCamp TagXL is a single-axle teardrop trailer. It’s 13 feet 7 inches long, and the height is 6 feet 3 inches. The dry weight is 1,369 pounds, and the GVWR is 2,200 pounds. 

Besides being cute as a button, this compact trailer has a great layout to maximize your space inside and out. Open up the teardrop in the back, and you’ll find a kitchen with a sink, microwave, stovetop, and refrigerator. An outside shower also comes standard. The interior has sleeping capacity for two and air conditioning.

You can add a convenience package that increases conveniences and gets you off-grid longer. The package includes solar and a lithium switch power converter. It also has a ceramic heater, dual pane windows, and a power roof fan.

NuCamp Tag XL trailer product image from website.
NuCamp Tag XL is a great single-axle teardrop trailer to hitch up to your Jeep Wrangler.
Source: www.nucamprv.com

6. MeerKat Trailer

There aren’t many pull-behind campers like the MeerKat. The MeerKat is a single-axle trailer that’s 13 feet long. The inside height is 73 inches, and it has a circular pop-up top that expands the height to 88 inches when open. Its dry weight is only 900 pounds, and the GVWR is 2,000 pounds. The trailer has a steel frame and stone guard on the front.

There’s U-shaped bench seating on the inside that you can turn into a dinette or bed. You can comfortably sleep two people in the Meerkat. It also has a sink, icebox, camp stove, and storage. In addition, this small travel trailer has a porta-potty.

7. Little Guy Mini Max

The Little Guy Mini Max is a single-axle teardrop. Its overall length is 17 feet 2 inches, and the interior height is 6 feet. The dry weight is 2,320 pounds, and the GVWR is 3,500 pounds.

Mini Max has modern interior decor and lots of features. The dinette converts into a queen bed for two. Its kitchen has a sink, microwave, stovetop, and a five cubic foot refrigerator and freezer. There’s ample storage for its size and a vertical stargazing window on the back. One of the best amenities in the Little Guy Mini Max is that it has a wet bath. The residential-style wet bath has a marine toilet, shower, and a Fan-Tastic three-speed fan.

no bo trailer
Towing pull-behind campers with a Jeep Wrangler is a great option for short-term trips.

8. Aliner Scout Pull Behind Campers

Aliner’s Scout is a single-axle hard-body pop-up that configures into an A-frame. It’s 15 feet long and only 56 inches high when closed. The dry weight is 1,395 pounds, and the GVWR is 3,000 pounds.

The sofa and dinette in the Scout both convert into beds. You can sleep three to four people. It also has storage on the interior and shelves on either side of the couch to serve as end tables. 

9. Lance 1475

The Lance 1475 is a single-axle lightweight travel trailer with the quality construction of any Lance product. It’s 19 feet 8 inches long, and the interior is 78 inches high. The dry weight is 2,600 pounds, and the cargo carrying capacity is 1,100 pounds. That puts the GVWR at 3,700 pounds. Skim a couple of hundred pounds off your cargo, and you’ll be within the weight capacity for a Jeep Wrangler to tow.

Lance’s 1475 model has a queen bed. In addition, you have the option of two chairs or a loveseat that converts into an extra bed. There’s a full kitchen with a refrigerator and freezer and ample storage throughout. It also has a full bathroom with a shower, sink, and toilet. 

Pro Tip: Learn more about the Lance company by reading up on Who Owns Lance Campers?

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Is Towing a Pull Behind Camper with a Jeep Wrangler Worth It? 

Towing pull-behind campers with a Jeep Wrangler is a great option if you’re making short trips. The best way to travel is to camp and stay in your tiny suite on wheels. While the Jeep Wrangler towing capacity is small, it’s worth it! 

You can go on off-road adventures and have your camper along for meals, sleeping, and storage. Instead of purchasing a different vehicle for a larger travel trailer, the Wrangler can do the job with small campers.

Have you ever towed a camper with a Jeep? Drop a comment below!

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Joan Sause

Thursday 2nd of December 2021

Hey! I drive a 4 door jeep wrangler JK sport. I recently purchaced a 2022 Gulfstream Enlighten pull behind. Empty weight is 2675 lbs. Please add this to your list of great choices!

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Sunday 12th of December 2021

Thanks for the recommendation! :)

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