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Fifth wheel or 5th wheel campers are a top choice for many RV buyers because of their homey layouts and easy maneuverability. However, many of the most popular 5th wheels are over 40 feet long!
The size of these monster 5th wheels severely limits where their owners can camper. Below is a comprehensive list of all the small 5th wheel trailers available in 2022. All of these new 5th wheel campers have an exterior length of 27 feet or less.
Best Small 5th Wheel Trailers Under 24 Feet
Length: 19 feet
The smallest 5th wheel trailer on the market today is the Scamp 19′. This teeny tiny 5th wheel allows campers to access pretty much any campsite, while still traveling with all the conveniences of home.
The Scamp 19′ does not lacking sleeping space, and can easily accommodate 4 people. The nose of the fifth wheel contains a queen-sized loft bed and the dining table also coverts into a bed.
The Scamp also has an enclosed wet bath with a toilet and shower. The kitchen includes a sink, small refrigerator and a two-burner stovetop. Campers who want more options for cooking can upgrade their Scamp kitchen with a microwave or conventional oven.
Allen Camper 199RB
Length: 20 feet, 10 inches
Allen Camper offers six small 5th wheel trailers under 27 feet. Of these six floorplans, the 199RB is the smallest at just under 21 feet long. While small, the 199RB manages to comfortably house everything needed for an extended camping vacation.
Like the Scamp fifth wheel, the Allen Camper 199RB has a lofted queen-sized bed in the nose and a dinette that converts into a bed. This floorplan also includes a full three-piece bathroom with a storage closet in the rear of the RV.
The camper also has a full kitchen with a refrigerator, an oven, a three-burner stove and a microwave. Allen Camper 5th wheels are available with either aluminum or fiberglass siding to fit every camping need and budget.
Length: 21 feet, 2 inches
The Escape 5.0 is the last of the truly tiny campers on our list of small 5th wheel trailers. At just over 21 feet long, this 5th wheel is easy to maneuver but has plenty of space. Like the other really small campers on our list, the Escape 5.0 features a lofted queen-sized bed in the front of the RV and a dinette that turns into a bed.
The steps to the bed open to provide extra storage space, and there is a wardrobe closet at the foot of the bed with room for hanging and folded clothes.
The bathroom in the Escape is a wet bath with a toilet, shower and a sink. Campers who boondock frequently can upgrade the bathroom to include a composting toilet. Kitchen options include a 6 cubic foot refrigerator and freezer, a microwave oven and a range with cooktop and oven.
One of our favorite features of the Escape is the interior design. The contemporary décor option includes white cabinets and walls, which make the space feel bigger.
Best Small 5th Wheel Trailers between 24 and 27 Feet
KZ Sportsmen 231RK
Length: 24 feet, 10 inches
At just under 25 feet, the KZ Sportsmen is still small, but includes a little more room to stretch out. This unique floorplan includes an open bath with the shower and sink in the bedroom.
There is a separate water closet for the toilet. In the living room, there is additional sleeping space on the tri-fold sofa and the convertible dinette. The rear kitchen includes all of the standard appliances and plenty of cabinet storage.
Other notable features of the Sportsmen fifth wheels include puncture resistant Tufflex roofing and Solid Steps for easy entry and exit. Campers can also choose to purchase an Off the Grid solar package to make boondocking easier.
KZ Durango Half-Ton D230RKD
Length: 26 feet, 9 inches
Also manufactured by KZ, the Durango D230RKD is another small rear kitchen 5th wheel. The extra length over the Sportsmen model allows for a separate three-piece bath in this floorplan.
The private bedroom includes a queen-sized bed, a wardrobe with hanging racks and large closet with washer and dryer preps inside.
With the refrigerator set on the side, the kitchen has more storage and counter space than other rear kitchens. There is also a separate pantry on the other side of the entrance door.
Digital nomads who work from their RV can choose the full-timers desk option, which replaces the dinette with two-person desk with a pull-out storage drawer. The Off the Grid solar package is also available on this Durango Half-Ton model.
Keystone Cougar Half-Ton 23MLS
Length: 26 feet, 10 inches
The only 2022 Keystone 5th wheel under 27 feet is the Cougar Half-Ton 23MLS. This Cougar floorplan is very similar to the half-ton Durango with a rear kitchen and a front bedroom.
The bedroom includes nightstands with storage cabinets on either side of the bed and a large three-door wardrobe for clothing storage.
Other notable features in the Cougar 23MLS include tall slides with added head room, durable HyperDeck flooring and a SolarFlex energy system. The 2022 Cougars also come with the Driftwood décor package, which includes white kitchen cabinets, walls, trim and refrigerator.
Outdoors RV Glacier Peak F26RKS
Length: 27 feet, 0 inches
Last and largest on our list of small 5th wheel trailers is the Glacier Peak F26RKS by Outdoors RV. The rear kitchen floorplan includes a large living room area with recliners, dinette, fireplace and entertainment center.
Families who would like extra sleeping space can swap out the recliners for a sleeper sofa. This fifth wheel also has a separate three-piece bath with plenty of storage space.
The Glacier Peak was designed for four-season camping with thermal pane windows, thick insulation, a fully-enclosed heated underbelly and a furnace system designed for extreme camping.
The optional Titanium package also includes stainless steel kitchen appliances, an upgraded kitchen faucet and countertop, a wireless rear observation camera and a memory foam mattress.
Thanks for reading our comprehensive guide to small 5th wheel trailers. If this list left you wanting more space, check out some larger fifth wheel floorplans with front kitchens or front living rooms.
Also, once your have found the perfect fifth wheel RV, check out our guide to the best fifth wheel hitches to optimize your towing experience.
Which of these tiny fifth wheel RVs is your favorite? Share your pick in the comments section below.