Ozark Trail Hazel Creek 16 Person Family Cabin Tent Review

The Ozark trail hazel creek 16 person family cabin tent is more of a cabin than a tent. The frame makes it feel sturdy, and its height keeps out wind and rain. The seams are taped so there are no leak points.

There are 17 windows, which allow the air to flow through for ventilation. It’s water-resistant on the outside, but it’s still nice to have some protection inside with the rainfly that covers the entire top of the tent. The rainfly is attached to the tent so that it doesn’t get lifted by the wind.

The windows can be closed with zipper flaps, which will help keep out bugs and other unwanted creatures. Each window also has its own mosquito screen.

The windows can be opened or closed by just pulling or pushing them down or up. It’s very easy to use and takes little effort to learn how to do it.

Ozark Trail Hazel Creek 16 Person Family Cabin Tent

 

There is a built-in area in the back of the tent that can be used for additional storage space and a built-in area inside of the tent for hanging clothes and gear.

If there is rain, you don’t need to worry about water getting inside through the top overhang because it is water-resistant although not waterproof.

There is a rainfly that covers the whole tent and it can be tied down so it won’t get blown away or pulled off. The material looks like it will last for a long time even if it gets rained on.

Ozark Trail Hazel Creek 16 Person Family Cabin Tent Features

  • Huge area.
  • Cabin-type tent.
  • 3 Rooms.
  • 3 Doors.
  • 7 Separate windows.
  • 3 E-cable ports.
  • Media screen.
  • Media pocket.
  • Gear loft.
  • Storage pouches.

Material Used

This tent is made of heavy-duty 84-denier polyester fabric. The seams are taped and the fly is water-resistant, so you won’t have to worry about rain leaking in.

Storage Space

There are two large doors on each side of the tent and two small doors on the other two sides. So there is plenty of room to store all your gear and dry clothes while you are camping.

There are three areas to put your gear or clothes, one under the flaps, one in the middle of the tent on either side overhang, and one built into the back to store more personal gear.

Stability

One of the most important things a family wants when camping is for their tent to be safe and stable. It can’t be flimsy, which this Ozark Trail Hazel Creek Family Cabin Tent is not.

The strong metal stakes help keep it from bending in on itself and the heavy-duty material means it will last for a long time without rips or tears.

Air Flow and Cooling System

The seventeen large windows provide excellent airflow during those hot summer camping trips. There are also windows on the top of the tent to make sure no cool air escapes during those hot nights when you are sleeping under the stars.

Warranty

Ozark Trail offers a one-year warranty on this tent, as well as plenty of customer service to assist you with any questions you may have.

Area

The tent area is 230 ft² (21.4 m²) which means 14.4 ft² (1.3 m²) per person. It can fit 4 queen air beds or 16 people in sleeping bags.

However, fitting 16 people comfortably will not be an easy task.

Specifications

  • Weight: 43.7 lb (19.8 kg).
  • Official capacity: 16 people.
  • Dimensions: 22 x 16 ft (671 x 488 cm).
  • Inner area: 230 ft² (21.4 m²).
  • Inner area per person: 14.4 ft² (1.3 m²).
  • Peak height: 80 in (203 cm).
  • Packed size: 28 x 12 x 12 in (71 x 30 x 30 cm).
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty.

Ozark Trail Hazel Creek 16 Person Family Cabin Tent Pros & Cons

Size

The most important thing that anyone should consider when buying anything is how big it is. If a family or group of friends wants to go camping then they want a BIG tent for all of them to fit in.

This tent is a 16 person family cabin tent and is big enough for a family, or even a group of close friends that want to go camping. There is plenty of room and space for everyone to move around and not be touching each other.

Durable

This tent is very durable because it has been made with strong polyester fabric. So you don’t have to worry about getting rips or any tears in the tent while using it.

Easy to use

The tent is easy to set up and takedown. There are no extra pieces that will be taking up space because there are no flaps or poles that you have to attach together.

It can all just be pulled down and put right back together when done camping.

Easy to clean

This tent is very easy to clean because of the flaps which cover the windows so dust will not get in when you pull it closed. The top can also easily be cleaned off if you want to make it nice and spotless before you go camping again.

The inside of the tent can be wiped down easily with a damp cloth too.

What we didn’t like

Sometimes when you first set up this tent it does not have all of the windows pulled through or opened completely. All you have to do is pull them down and they will come through the top of the tent and open.

Final Thoughts

The Ozark Trail Hazel Creek 16 Person Family Cabin Tent comes with many useful features that will make your life easy during camping. Overall, we highly recommend this tent if you want to enjoy camping with your family and friends.

Also, don’t forget to check out our detailed articles on the best 12 person tents, best family tents with screen room & best cabin tents.

Ozark Trail Hazel Creek 16 Person Family Cabin Tent
  • Area Per Person
  • Weight
  • Protection
  • Ease of Use
  • Features
4.3

Summary

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Ozark Trail Hazel Creek 16 Person Family Cabin Tent is a must-have tent if you want to enjoy camping with your friends & family.

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