A steel or wooden hammock stand is an affordable and useful piece of equipment that can save you a great deal of time and hassle when trying to set up your hammock.
Gone are the days where you have to find to perfectly placed trees to hang your hammock from. With a wooden or portable steel hammock stand you can use your hammock both indoors or out.
Most hammock stands come in a combo set with a hammock included. Often the hammock included is a two person double hammock and you will find most hammock stand sets have a weight capacity of around 450 lbs (around 200 kg) making them strong enough to hold one or two people at a time.
Hammock stands are usually made from either steel or wood. Wooden hammock stands tend to be a little more pricey due to their more aesthetic nature although there is rarely much difference in functionality between steel and wooden hammock stands.
In addition to regular hammock stands you can also find hammock chair stands that take up a lot less space. Hammock chairs are also often bought for children’s bedrooms as a place the child can relax and read or play on a portable device.
If you are in need of a little more information on what to consider when searching for the best hammock stand have a look in the sections below for buying tips and for answers to frequently asked questions.
You can also scroll down to see our top 3 best hammock stands with hammock combo sets.