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A waterproof blanket is one of those items you didn't realize you needed until you had one.
Whether you're camping and don't want to ruin any of your good blankets by placing them on the ground, attending a sporting event and want to keep warm and dry in the stands, looking for a good beach blanket that won't get damp, seeking an outdoor picnic blanket, or if you just want a good and durable pet blanket, a waterproof blanket is seriously life-changing.
Key factors we looked for in choosing a good water-resistant blanket were durability, whether or not it was packable, and ensuring it was high-quality.
Best Waterproof Blankets
1. Outdoor Waterproof Blanket by Oceas - Warm Fleece Great for Camping, Outdoor Festival, Beach, and Picnic Use - Extra Large All Weather and Waterproof Throw Blanket
This extra-large blanket is perfect for a huge variety of uses. On top of being waterproof, the polyurethane backing is also windproof. The polar fleece interior is designed to keep you insulated and warm, making it a great camping blanket or your go-to option for sporting events. The polyester waterproof backing is coated with polyurethane, ensuring strong and sturdy protection against all weather.
Jerri gave it five stars and wrote, "Convenient to carry and store, as the roll up into a small ball that is held in place by the elastic strap. If you are needing something to keep you warm, besides alcohol in your hot chocolate... THIS IS IT!!"
This bestseller has a 4.6-star rating.
2. URPRO Waterproof Warm Fleece Outdoor Blanket Extra Large Lightweight Portable with Carry Bag for Stadium, Picnic, Camping, Beach, Dogs, Sofa
It comes with a stuff sack to keep it conveniently stored. The interior is a soft fleece to keep you warm while out and about. It's great for outdoor camping or as an indoor blanket for your pets!
3. INRLKIT Camping Blanket, Waterproof Windproof Outdoor Fleece Blanket, Warm Blanket for Cold Weather Camping, Beach, Picnic, Sports, Stadium, Travel, Large/Small Size with a Drawstring Backpack(Orange)
If you're looking for a multipurpose blanket, this is a great option. It doubles as a poncho, making it ideal for backpacking or rainy sporting events. The soft fleece interior keeps you warm, while the water-resistant exterior keeps you dry. It's also machine-washable and comes with a storage bag.
4. DOWN UNDER OUTDOORS Large Waterproof Windproof Extra Thick Quilted Fleece Stadium Blanket, Machine Washable Camping Picnic & Outdoor, Beach, Dog, 82 x 55 (red/blue/green) Festival Baseball Folding Rug
Perfect as an outdoor picnic blanket, this Down Under Outdoors blanket is super thick and durable. Covered by a lifetime warranty, this is a guaranteed high-quality product, and it can even go in the washer.
5. LIVN LIFE Outdoor Waterproof Picnic Blankets Extra Large. Sandproof & Waterproof Blanket for Beach, Park, Camping, Festivals or Travel. Large Picnic Blanket but Portable and Foldable (Red)
6. Leisure Co Large Outdoor Blanket Waterproof Camping Blanket with Plush Fleece Inner Lining - Waterproof Picnic Blanket for Parks - Stadium Blanket for Games - Foldable, Portable and Lightweight
This windproof blanket has a soft fleece inner lining for keeping you warm. It works great on car seats for pets or after a day at the beach. Place it in the washing machine to get it nice and clean.
This article was originally published on April 5, 2021.