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20 Nifty BBQ Tools for Camping (& Grill Accessories!)

| Updated Dec 5, 2023

Make sure you have the right tools for the job this upcoming summer! Here's a list of nifty BBQ tools for camping, plus some great accessories…

Whether you are new to BBQing or need an upgrade, this post is for you. The following is a comprehensive list of every BBQ tool and accessory you need! (And perhaps some you don't, but they're great to have anyway 🙂

We give a few options in each category, including grilling tool sets, tables, aprons, caddies, and accessories.

PLUS! We have a list of the best campfire accessories at the end. So, you'll be 100% ready for grilling, roasting, and cooking in the great outdoors.

Grilling Tool Sets

One thing every BBQer needs is an excellent set of grilling tools. You must grill with at least a few tools, from spatulas to tongs and everything in between. 

We start this list off with the big kahuna of BBQ tool sets, then work our way down for the casual BBQer.

(By the way, RV Lifestyle has a complete **Outdoor Camping Essentials List on Amazon** that is always worth perusing. We add great gear to it often. If you camp with a portable smoker, check out the 35 Best Smoker Accessories.)

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1. 27-Piece BBQ Set 

This Complete BBQ Tool Set has it all! It comes with knives, spatulas, a grill scraper, a basting brush, corn holders, meat claws, and BBQ skewers, just to name a few. 

It is the perfect set for someone who loves grilling every meal or a newbie BBQer that wants to go all in.

The best thing about it is the convenient carrying bag. It makes it simple to pack up and bring along. Each piece is also dishwasher safe, making cleaning a breeze in your rig or when you return home.

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Complete BBQ Tool Set Complete BBQ Tool Set $36.99Amazon Prime

2. Heavy-Duty BBQ Grill Set 

Talk about the right tools for the job! This heavy-duty BBQ set comes with 20 different tools to help make grilling easy. It has a spatula, fork, tongs, basting brush, grill brush, salt & pepper shaker, 8 corn holders, and 4 skewers.

The set is made from stainless steel, which is both heat-resistant and very durable. It also comes in a convenient, hard travel case to make it easy to transport.  

But if you don't need a BBQ tool set this big…

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heavy-duty BBQ set heavy-duty BBQ set $29.99Amazon Prime

3. Stainless Steel BBQ Set & Carrying Case

Here is a small BBQ set for those folks that want something casual. This 3-piece set has a meat fork, spatula, tongs, and a carrying case to make life easy! 

It's all the essentials to get the job done without being weighed down by tools you might hardly use.

4. Blackstone Griddle Accessories

If you love to cook on a griddle, this Blackstone griddle accessory kit is for you. Its nice, soft carrying case is packed with spatulas, sauce bottles, egg rings, chopping scraper, brush, tongs, and more. It even comes with an apron.

If you don't have a camging griddle and wish you did, check out this list of the best portable camping griddles.

Grilling Tables

We have a complete list of the best foldable tables for camping, but here, we focus specifically on tables for tabletop grills and griddles.

5. CAMCO DELUXE FOLDING GRILL TABLE

This Camco Deluxe foldable table is great for grilling and serving. Its dimensions are 19″D x 57.75″W x 32″H.

This table has 3 separate aluminum table tops with a high-strength yet lightweight steel frame. It also has nifty little hooks for grilling tools or trash bags and a paper towel holder!

Best of all, it folds down to only 6” thick and comes with a durable carrying case. 

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CAMCO DELUXE FOLDING GRILL TABLE CAMCO DELUXE FOLDING GRILL TABLE $74.99Amazon Prime

6. COLEMAN PACK-AWAY PORTABLE KITCHEN

The Coleman Pack-Away Portable Kitchen is the perfect addition to your outdoor camping gear. This portable camp kitchen offers a stable cooking surface and extra storage space.

The large prep area is ideal for chopping ingredients, while the 27.8 x 20.5-inch side table accommodates most Coleman stoves and coolers. The nifty utensil hooks and mesh shelf provide additional storage space to keep you organized while cooking.

It collapses down into a compact case for easy carrying and storage.

Camping Aprons

Camping is messy enough. Protect your clothes with an apron made for the occasion!

We include a few great options, from uber-functional to cute…

7. The Pro BBQer Apron

This functional BBQ apron is made with high-quality material with multiple tool pockets. It's a great option for men and women with multiple colors and designs to choose from.

pockets comes with a chest pocket to access your phone or pens easily, a kangaroo-style pocket to keep your tools within reach, and a right hip loop to hang your towel.

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The Pro BBQer Apron The Pro BBQer Apron $11.55

8. Home is Where You Park It Apron Set

This Home is Where You Park It Apron Set has an apron, oven mitt, a heat-resistant pad, two kitchen towels, and a bamboo cutting board. 

Each piece has a camping-related picture and saying, including: 

  • Home Is Where You Park It
  • Let’s Get Toasted
  • Weekend Forecast Camping
  • Making Memories One Campsite at a Time
  • Happy Camper

9. Star Wars Apron

Who doesn't love a Star Wars pun? This apron says “May the Forks Be With You” and features criss-crossing light saber forks. 

It has two deep pockets with plenty of room for your barbecue utensils. It's a great gift for RV dads or any Star Wars fan.

(For other gift ideas, check out 21 Best Gifts Under $100 for RVers and 25+ Best Gifts for RV Owners)

10. Retro RV Apron

Camco Life has a few apron designs with a kitschy Retro RV pattern. It features various styles of trucks, trailers, and RVs in different colors.

Two of the aprons say “My Happy Place”, another says, “Life is Better at the Campsite,” and the last just lets the retro RV pattern speak for itself.

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Camco Retro RV Apron Camco Retro RV Apron $14.11Amazon Prime

11. Whatever Happens… Apron

If you're new to grilling or are adventurous in trying new recipes, this apron is for you. It says, “Whatever Happens, We Are Eating It.”

This 100% cotton apron has an adjustable neck closure and 3 versatile pockets for your barbecue tools. Its generous fit makes it one size fits all.

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Whatever Happens... Apron Whatever Happens... Apron $19.98Amazon Prime

Grilling Caddies

Having a grilling caddy can make your RV BBQing life much easier! Not only does it hold everything you need at the grill, but it keeps you organized and efficient while cooking outdoors!

12. Mr. Bar-B-Q Collapsible BBQ Caddy

“Collapsible” is always a go-to feature for RVers, and this Collapsible BBQ Caddy fits the bill. It comes with 3 plastic inserts to stay organized when in use.

The fold-down carrying handles are a nice touch. Plus, the entire thing folds flat for convenient storage.

13. Condiment Caddy

Many RV owners have easy access to what they need to grill. But what if you need a convenient way to carry out all the condiments accompanying your meal? 

This stainless steel grill caddy carries all of the accompaniments, like silverware, ketchup, seasonings, and serving tongs. Plus, it doubles as a paper towel holder!

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Condiment Caddy Condiment Caddy $34.99Amazon Prime

Other Grilling Accessories

Here are a few more items that can improve your grilling experience! These items really come in handy whenever you grill.

14. Grill Brush

You know how dirty your grill or campground grills can get. Clean them up by using the bristle-free grill brush

Bristles can allow small metal pieces to get into your food when BBQing. If you have an older grill brush, it may be time to update it. 

15. Digital Instant Read Thermometer

When cooking outdoors, you want to ensure your food is cooked through and safe to it. The best way to ensure it is by using a food probe.

This instant read digital thermometer is one of the most popular on the market. It's reliable, and it's fast, so you don't let all the heat escape from your grill when checking the temp.

16. Cast Iron Grill Press

A cast iron grill press releases excessive fat and oils from meat while adding those appetizing grill marks. It's a simple tool for healthier eating.

Plus, it's great for making grilled sandwiches while camping. Who doesn't love a panini on the go?

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Cuisinart Cast Iron Grill Press Cuisinart Cast Iron Grill Press $19.99Amazon Prime

17. Kabob Skewers & Rack

Kabobs are a camping favorite, and these kabob skewers make it easy. This set comes with 6 skewers, a 2 piece BBQ rack, and a storage bag.

Or, you may prefer this Kebab Grilling Basket Set.

We recommend trying this delicious Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken Kabob recipe on your next camping trip. It's so good yet so easy to make!

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Kabob Skewers & Rack Kabob Skewers & Rack $22.99Amazon Prime

18. Fish & Veggie Grill Basket

To round of your BBQ accessories, you'll need this fish and veggie grilling basket. This SHIZZO Set includes a grill basket, basting brush, Stainless Steel Skewers, and even a portable case for a BBQ away from home.

Its large and deep grilling tray enables you to grill different kinds of food at the same time. You can grill thick steaks alongside your vegetables. It's also great for shrimp and other seafood.

Speaking of surf and turf, check out this easy shrimp & asparagus recipe and easy steak seasoning recipe.

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fish and veggie grilling basket fish and veggie grilling basket $27.99Amazon Prime

19. Pop Up Food Tent

Don't let flies and meat bees get to your food before you do! We consider these pop-up food covers a must-have whenever enjoying food outdoors.

This set comes with 5 pop-up tents, that collapse down for easy storage in your RV. They're easy to rinse off and clean, and be ready to go for your next BBQ.

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Pop Up Food Tent Pop Up Food Tent $20.99Amazon Prime

20. Grilling Prep & Serve Trays

Easily keep your raw and cooked food separate on the color-coordinated trays. Use the red tray for prepping and transporting raw meat, and the black tray for cooked meat.

The trays nest together for slimline storage. Plus, they are lightweight and dishwasher-safe. They're made of durable melamine material, which is a popular material for RV dishes.

Check CampingFoodRecipes.com for New Recipes!

20 Nifty BBQ Tools for Camping (& Grill Accessories!) 2

Our sister site, Camping Food Recipes, has easy delicious camping recipes ready to go for your next camping trip. We add more recipes every week that you can grill, roast, or cook in your RV kitchen.

If you love to grill or smoke meat, you'll love these recipes:

Plus, you can SUBMIT YOUR FAVORITE CAMPING RECIPE for all your fellow RVers to enjoy. It's a great community of RVers like you, sharing the food that takes their camping trips to the next level.

10 Best Campfire Accessories

Now that you're grill-ready, it's time to check out the best campfire accessories!

This list focuses on smaller campfire accessories directly related to the fire itself. We have other articles on bigger RV camping accessories, including the best portable camping fire pits and best camping chairs.

But if you already have your camp setup, here are accessories to take your campfire evening to the next level.

1. CAMPFIRE POKER WITH BLOW POKE

This 2-piece fire pit poker is one of the more versatile options on the market. For one, it breaks down into 2 pieces, so it’s easier to store. And two, it’s also a blow poke.

What’s a blow poke? It’s a hollow poker that you can safely use to breathe oxygen into the fire. It makes it easier to start a fire and keep it going.

I know many of us just use a big stick as a poker whenever we’re camping, but this is a safer option. It gives us more control over lighting and maintaining the fire.

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Campfire Poker with Blow Poke Campfire Poker with Blow Poke $25.95Amazon Prime

2. FIRE STARTER PACK

The blow poke helps you start a fire, but you don’t have to rely on your lungs if you have this fire starter pack. These small yet mighty cubes get your flame going safely, easily, and quickly.

These water-resistant cubes are a blend of wood and wax. So, you don’t get any dangerous flare-ups or unwanted flavors in your food as you do with fluid fire starters.

You don’t need any kindling with these starters since they burn up to 10 minutes on their own.

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Fire Starter Pack Fire Starter Pack $22.49Amazon Prime

3. PIE IRON GRILLED SANDWICH MAKER

If you love paninis, this is one of the best campfire accessories for you. It’s great for making grilled sandwiches, but it works for all kinds of food.

You can use it to make campfire sandwiches, mini pizzas, homemade hot pockets, or even cinnamon rolls. (Try these 3 Delicious Campfire Sandwich Recipes!!)

It’s really easy to clean by just wiping it and rinsing it with warm water.

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Last update on 2024-03-04 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Mike Wendland

Published on 2023-11-19

Mike Wendland is a multiple Emmy-award-winning Journalist, Podcaster, YouTuber, and Blogger, who has traveled with his wife, Jennifer, all over North America in an RV, sharing adventures and reviewing RV, Camping, Outdoor, Travel and Tech Gear for the past 12 years. They are leading industry experts in RV living and have written 18 travel books.

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