Compact Camping Trailers Let’s Build Something

Compact Camping Trailers Explorer Box Snow Camping

Our Explorer Box Trailer Build Manual makes it simple to build a durable plywood based compact camping trailer.  Think of it as a recipe; follow the instructions and out pops a ready to use Explorer Box camping trailer. The manual takes you step by step through the process, with details, dimension drawings and photos of each step. Now Exclusively Digital Download, receive it instantly!


Our  ABC’s of Home-Built Camping Trailers guide is for folks with some ideas of what they want in a compact camping trailer that seek guidance about undertaking a project of this nature. Now exclusively Digital! Download it instantly.

Jeep Trailer by Dinoot J-Series with Trailer Racks made in USA

Our Dinoot Trailers  are modular fiberglass panel kits which simplify the build process.  They are currently two models available.  A J-Series which has distinct Jeep styling cues and an M-Series with classic M416 military trailer styling.

Trailer Rack Kits Example of Customer Build, Eric

No Weld Trailer Rack System makes it simple to setup utility trailers and other types of trailers for camping or multi-sport adventures. The racks and cross bars make it easy to haul Roof Top Tents, Kayaks, you name it! Now offering Gladiator/Tacoma Pickup Truck No Weld Racks!

Roof Top Tents

Compact Camping Trailer Jeep RTT

We carry a few different folding Rooftop Tent Units to cover a range of various needs. These Roof Top Tents can be used for Trailer, Vehicle and Truck top mounting. They were originally developed for back country expeditions and safaris in places like Australia and South Africa and are referred to as ‘Rooftop Tents’.  We have a dedicated site for our Roof Top Tents and the accessories only found from us –, for detailed information  and available in our Store.

Our Store

Harbor Freight Smooth Ride Spring Retro Fit Kit

Everything you need for your Trailer Supported Adventuring is found here.  We not only sell these products, but we use them.  You’ll find no one more knowledgeable about these products.  We love to camp, so we gather the items that make our adventures easier, more fun and unique.

Trailer Ideas

kayak trailer M416 style military trailer kit

Multiple personality trailers; camping adventures one weekend, and run to lumber yard or  dump the next week.  Here is a collection of ideas for what I refer to as Utilitarian Camping Trailers

Huge collection of Interesting Compact Camping setups to simulate people’s thinking and help them hone in on what the ideal design for their home-built trailer will be.

We have a collection of build threads and information about Explorer Box Trailers and Variations here.

Anatomy of a Tent Topped Camping Trailer is a good overview of what goes into build a DIY Camping Trailer.

Our Forum

Trailer Forum Tventuring trailer supported adventures

We talk about home built compact camping trailers, trailers, adventures and all else you can think of regarding ‘trailers’.  Come on in and let’s hear what you’ve been thinking!