RV Supplies Checklist

Essentials For Your RV

  • Freshwater hose
  • Garden hose
  • Water pressure regulator
  • Sewer hose and fittings
  • Rubber gloves
  • Electrical cords and adapters
  • Wheel chocks
  • Levelling blocks
  • Level
  • Flashlight
  • Batteries
  • Matches
  • Butane lighter
  • First aid kit
  • Toolkit
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Toilet chemicals
  • Clothes hangers
  • Garbage bags and ties
  • RV toilet paper
  • Extra fuses and bulbs
  • Tire gauge
  • Non-slip cupboard liner
  • Electric flyswatter
  • Broom and dust pan
  • Hand wipes
  • Aluminum foil
  • Plastic wrap
  • Re-sealable storage bags
  • Food storage containers
  • Pail/bucket
  • Emergency roadside kit (flares, etc.)

Non-Essential But Nice To Have 

  • Travel and campground guides
  • Road maps
  • Beach towels
  • Air mattress
  • Air pump
  • Travel alarm clock
  • Axe
  • Extension cord
  • Duct tape
  • Zap straps
  • Bungee cords
  • Trash and recycling containers
  • Multi-tool or pocket knife
  • Sewing kit
  • Safety pins
  • 2-Way radios
  • String/rope
  • Clothes pins
  • Insect repellent
  • Citronella candle
  • Sunscreen
  • Folding shovel
  • Artificial turf/mat for campsite
  • Picnic table cover
  • Binoculars
  • Sewer hose support
  • Battery/crank operated radio
  • Awning tie-downs
  • Umbrella
  • Lantern
  • Awning lights
  • Portable campfire
  • Games and playing cards
  • Paper and pen or pencil
  • Portable BBQ or grill
  • Small propane bottles
  • Folding table
  • Portable battery pack

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PRE-TRIP CHECKLIST

Outside Your Rig

  • Ensure all items in exterior compartments are secure
  • Lock all exterior doors
  • If you are traveling with a bike rack, ensure your rack and bicycles are securely attached
  • Disconnect power cord, water hoses, and other cables and store them securely
  • Drain and store sewer hose
  • Drain holding tanks as required (a good rule of thumb is to leave enough fresh water you'll need between destinations)
  • Ensure sewer drain valves are closed
  • Roll-in and secure awning
  • Pack up all outside items (mats, chairs, grill, etc.) and ensure they are securely stored
  • Close front and/or rear window shutters
  • Turn off gas water heater
  • Put jacks up or store portable jacks
  • Remove and store wheel chocks and levellers
  • Check air pressure in all tires and adjust as required
  • Check the lug nuts on all wheels to ensure they are in good condition and secure
  • Check all engine fluid levels
  • Check all your lights (brake, signal, etc.)

When hitching up check the following:

  • Hitch/towing system  
  • Breakaway cable 
  • Sway bars 
  • Spring bars
  • Check your electric brakes
  • Check campsite to ensure it's clean and no items are left behind
  • Pull up and secure steps

Inside Your Rig

  • Secure all loose items (toaster, dishes, coffee pot, etc.)
  • Place travel bars inside refrigerator and lock door
  • Turn off water pump
  • Turn off water heater
  • Secure all doors, drawers, and cabinet doors
  • Lower roof antenna/satellite system
  • Lower roof vents
  • Switch refrigerator to gas operation, or turn off your appliances and the gas supply at the tank or bottles
  • Turn off air conditioner and furnace
  • Put in and secure the slide-outs
  • Close windows
  • Secure blinds and drapes
  • Shut off all gas pilot lights

Perform a final walk-around outside of your rig to ensure you haven't missed anything.

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Day Hike checklist
  • Hiking shoes/boots
  • Daypack
  • Compass and/or GPS
  • Food, snacks, and/or bag lunch
  • Water
  • First aid kit
  • Fire starting kit
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Bug repellent
  • Camera
  • Toiletries
  • Rain jacket
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Sun hat
  • Flashlight, headlamp, or lantern
  • Shovel
  • Rope or straps
  • Whistle
  • A permit (if required)

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Extended Hike Checklist

Extended Hike

  • Quick-drying nylon pants or shorts
  • Short-sleeved shirts
  • Fleece or wool pants
  • Two pair long underwear
  • Underwear
  • Poncho or other rain gear
  • Wide-brimmed sun hat
  • Fleece gloves
  • Bandanna
  • Hiking boots/shoes
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen

Camping Gear

  • Back pack
  • Pack cover
  • Tent and rain fly
  • Ground cloth
  • Sleeping bag
  • Compression sack
  • Sleeping pad
  • Stuff sacks for clothes, food, etc.
  • Stove and fuel
  • Cook set
  • Drinking cup
  • Garbage bags
  • Pot scrubber
  • Water filter or purification tablets

Personal Items

  • Toilet paper
  • Shovel
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Towel
  • Brush
  • Lip balm
  • Insect repellent
  • Head net
  • Whistle
  • Pocketknife or multi-tool
  • Watch

Essentials

  • First aid kit
  • GPS or compass
  • Headlamp and flashlight
  • Fire starter kit
  • Food
  • Water

Other Items

  • Camera
  • Binoculars
  • Playing cards or other games
  • Fishing license and tackle
  • Large fixed-blade knife or folding saw

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