Best Sleeping Bags Made in the USA

Searching for a new bed for your next camping trip? We did the research to find the best sleeping bags made in the USA today. Below are our top recommendations, along with a ton of details about each one, and an in-depth look at the factors we considered in our research.

Our Findings

After looking closely at many different sleeping bags produced in the USA, we narrowed our list down to the top 7 sleeping bags available. We also included a camping cot in our top picks, so make sure to check that out as well. Sleeping bags are one category where it is particularly difficult to find products that have 100% of their raw materials sourced domestically. Goose down (a popular fill) in particular is tough to find U.S. sourcing for, with most down production coming from Asia, Eastern Europe, and Canada. We’ve noted below where some products use a couple imported materials.

A couple standouts: We were particularly impressed with the insulation used in the Wiggy’s sleeping bags during this testing process because it doesn’t compress as much as down insulation does. We were also impressed with the sheer durability and warmth provided by the Wester Mountaineering Puma bag. We have a ton of detail on those two brands and several others below. We broke our top picks into several different categories, which hopefully makes it easier for you to find the right one.

Top Recommendations

Best Sleeping Bags Best for:
Western Mountaineering Puma MF Subzero Sleeping Bag
Feathered Friends Snowbunting EX 0 Sleeping Bag 0 Degree Sleeping Bag
Feathered Friends Hummingbird 30 YF Sleeping Bag 30 Degree Sleeping Bag
Enlightened Equipment Convert Custom Customizable Sleeping Bag
Wiggy’s Affordable Options
Warmlite Down Filled Sleeping Bag Tri-Layer -60F All Temperature Ranges
GO-KOT Camping Cot Cots

Recommendations: Going Deeper

Below are deeper details on all of our top recommendations, along with what we liked and didn’t like about each one, and where to get them.

Best Subzero Sleeping Bag

Western Mountaineering Puma MF

With near legendary status amongst cold-weather hikers, it’s no wonder that this Western Mountaineering bag rose to the top of the competition in our research. It’s designed for impressive warmth and is rated down to -25 degrees Fahrenheit to provide warmth in even extreme sleeping environments. This sleeping bag offers 9.5” of down goose insulation loft. It relies on two layers of interlocking channels to hold the down in position, and has a side baffle for enhanced down control as well. This bag is offered in the Mummy configuration and offers a top hood to help keep your head warm during use. The whole bag relies on a lightweight MicroLite XP fabric that’s breathable and waterproof at the same time. The whole product weighs less than 4 lbs. and can be carried comfortably while hiking. It’s a tough bag that you’ll come to rely on for extreme sleeping conditions.

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Things we like:

  • Full down collar
  • Less than 4 lbs. weight
  • Interlocking draft tubes
  • Rated down to -25 degrees Fahrenheit
  • 9.5” of 850+ goose down
  • VBlock side baffle for down control
  • Mummy configuration

Things we don’t like:

  • Goose down from Eastern Europe


Best 0 Degree Sleeping Bag

Feathered Friends Snowbunting EX 0 Sleeping Bag

As we mention below with their Hummingbird bag, Feathered Friends is a tough American brand that’s known for producing sleeping bags that hold well over time. The Snowbunting EX 0 bag is no exception – it’s a durable and lightweight product that’s designed to keep you nice and toasty in cold temperatures. This sleeping bag comes stuffed with a high quality 900+ Goose down material that maintains its loft nicely after several uses. The bag is designed in the standard mummy shape and features a wrap around hood for added warmth for your head. The bag is made from a tough Pertex material and uses a mix of 15 denier and 40 denier rip-stop fabric for strength while keeping weight down. This bag weighs less than 3 lbs. whether you get the standard or long variation. It comes with a convenient stuff sack and a storage bag and makes an excellent hiking companion in cold weather conditions. This sleeping bag is costly, but it’s built to last and will work well in most extreme conditions, making it a good asset for mountain camping and expeditions.

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Things we like:

  • Tough Pertex shield fabric
  • Water resistant material that’s still breathable
  • 3D hood
  • Comes with storage bag and stuff sack
  • Features a thick draft tube to maintain warmth around zipper
  • 900+ goose down
  • Weighs less than 3 lbs.

Things we don’t like:

  • Expensive
  • Down fill from Hungary


Best 30 Degree Sleeping Bag

Feathered Friends Hummingbird 30 YF Sleeping Bag

We were impressed with the Hummingbird 30 YF sleeping bag from Feathered Friends because of how lightweight and warm the product is. It’s designed for hiking and can be carried around comfortably even on long trips. This sleeping bag uses the traditional mummy design, and will keep you warm down to 30 degrees Fahrenheit during use. The bag utilizes a tough Pertex Y denier fabric that’s rip-resistant for maximum strength. The outer shell is treated with a waterproofing layer to help keep you and the bag filling nice and dry throughout the night. The sleeping bag is also filled with power goose down and is designed to keep nice and fluffy during repeated use to help you remain warmer. It’s sold in two different color finishes and lengths and is a solid hiking bag for the cooler (but not too cold) nights.

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Things we like:

  • Filled with power goose down insulation
  • Pertex Y Fuse shell fabric
  • Lightweight warmth
  • Mummy design
  • Enhanced down-proofing and water beading
  • Tough ripstop material

Things we don’t like:

  • Available in just two different colors
  • Down fill from Hungary


Best Customizable Sleeping Bag

Enlightened Equipment Convert Custom

Hikers looking to customize a sleeping bag to meet their sleeping conditions exactly, will love the options available with the Enlightneed Equipment Covert Custom bag. We love how many different size options there are to choose from when designing this sleeping bag from the ground up. Choose from five different lengths and four different widths for an excellent body fit for nearly everyone. You can also choose from a whopping 19 different exterior colors and 12 interior colors for exactly the look you want. “We offer 63,840 different possible combinations for our Convert alone,” says Tim Marshall, founder of Enlightened Equipment, who we had the pleasure of hearing from this week! Tim also mentioned that manufacturing locally is core to their product offering: “Manufacturing in the USA is the only way we can offer this wide variety custom products. This enables our manufacturing to be nimble and quickly adapt to changes.” This sleeping bag also utilizes 850 or 950 down insulation material and it can be customized for between 50 degrees and -10 degrees Fahrenheit depending on your sleeping conditions. If you’re particular about your sleeping bag specifications, give this option a look.

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Things we like:

  • Sold with 850 or 950 down
  • Rated for between 50 degrees and -10 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Five different size options
  • Four different widths
  • 19 exterior fabric color options
  • 12 interior fabric color options

Things we don’t like:

  • No hood
  • Shell material is imported


Most Affordable Options


When searching for an affordable sleeping bag that will still hold up well over time, sleeping bags sold by Wiggy’s make sense. These bags are lined with a unique Lamilite insulation that’s been show to maintain its loft even better than traditional down insulation does. These sleeping bags are rated at different temperatures from as high as 50 degrees Fahrenheit down to subzero temperatures. They are available in many different sizes, colors and types. We were impressed by the low-cost options available, especially for closeout sleeping bags from Wiggy’s. If you’re looking for an affordable bag to take hiking, Wiggy’s has a good range of options to look through.

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Things we like:

  • Affordable
  • Uses synthetic Lamilite insulation
  • Tough design

Things we don’t like:

  • Many different options can be confusing


Best For All Temperature Ranges

Warmlite Down Filled Sleeping Bag Tri-Layer -60F

Warmlite is also one of our favorite tents made in the USA and their sleeping bags are pretty great too. The Down Filled Sleeping Bag Tri-Layer -60F has three overlapping temperature ranges and can go from -60 degrees F to +60 degrees F. This sleeping bag also includes an optional net (shown here) if you’re camping in an area prone to insects so you can stay protected. There is 850 goose down in every layer to keep you warm and I also like the full-zip capability and the down-filled hood to keep you warm at night. If you’re camping in a wide variety of environments throughout the year, I definitely recommend checking out this sleeping bag from Warmlite.

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Things we like:

  • Wide temperature range
  • Optional net top
  • Full zip
  • Blocks all types of heat loss

Things we don’t like:

  • Expensive


Best Camping Cots

GO-KOT Camping Cot

Not a sleeping bag, but we wanted to include a camping cot in our top picks too. GO-KOT is 100% veteran owned and operated and handmade in the USA. Their camping cots are very tough and a comfortable, easy to carry option for camping trips (it weighs 9 lbs.). The cot is made from CORDURA Brand 1000D Nylon, which is super durable and wicks moisture pretty well. The hinges are nearly indestructible too – they hold up to 350 pounds. GO-KOT comes in 8 different colors and a regular and long size for taller sleepers, so you should be able to find an option that is a good fit for you.

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Things we like:

  • Veteran owned and operated
  • Strong nylon material and frame
  • Lots of size and color options
  • Easy to fold and carry

Things we don’t like:

  • None

Recap: Best Sleeping Bags Made in the USA

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Factors We Considered


The most important consideration by far when choosing a sleeping bag is the insulation it comes with. We looked closely at the insulation for a few different things. We looked to see how well the bags maintain their loft through long-term use as well as the total loft offered for the temperature rating. We also looked at how chambers are used to keep the insulation uniformly positioned during use. By looking at loft tests and trying out the product ourselves we carefully determined just how well that insulation is going to keep you warm, and how long the insulation is going to continue doing its job properly after purchase.

Inner and Outer Shell

A good sleeping bag prevents moisture from reaching the insulation and affecting its performance in any way. We looked closely at the shell material used on the bag to verify that it’s moisture resistant and rip resistant as well. We researched each bag to make sure it holds up in rough conditions and performed well against a rip test on the inner and outer material, and a moisture test to see just how well each bag is going to keep you dry and protected during use.


Every sleeping bag is weighted during the testing period to make sure it’s easy to carry in your backpack alongside all the other stuff there like your tent and food. However, we were also careful not to lean on this factor too much because a bag that is too light may not provide adequate insulation. A good sleeping bag shouldn’t weigh any more than 5 lbs. to be comfortable to carry around. It should also be able to compress really easily so you can optimize space in your pack.


Price is one of the last things that we looked at, but after verifying that a sleeping bag will work effectively to keep you warm and comfortable while sleeping, we looked at the actual cost of that bag when compared to other similar products. Price is used to help eliminate sleeping bags that are unnecessarily costly, and to help rule out sleeping bags that don’t offer the same quality and feature set as other bags.


It’s important for a sleeping bag to fit well. When evaluating sleeping bags we looked at how many different length and width options are offered with each product. The more lengths and widths available, the better fit you can have with your sleeping bag. We’re looking out for you, big and tall folks!

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