Copper Canyon 12Welcome to our Eureka Copper Canyon 12 review. In this review we aim to highlight the pros, cons and any other information that we believe will be useful for you to see if this tent will be a good fit.

Are you planning a camping tour with your family, or with a gang of friends? Well, whether you head up to the hilly trails or into the woods, correct camping gear is a must. After the essentials, like hiking boots and backpacks, camping tents are the most important things on the list.

Tents should not only be able to provide you with a comfortable sleep, but protect you and keep you nice and cozy. When camping with family, another crucial consideration is whether your tent is spacious, besides also being safe and secure.

Making the right choice of tent now you will be thanking yourself for years. Well, in this ever-changing market, there is a lot to mull over. To make things easier for you, and in the pursuit of finding the ideal tent, we landed on the Eureka Copper Canyon 12. It appears to be somewhat of a good all rounder.

Established in 1895, Eureka has since come a long way. And over the course of those years the quality of their products has improved. With a vast number of satisfied customers, Eureka and its products have made a huge name for themselves in the market. Their Copper Canyon 12 is just one of many good products.

So let’s not wait anymore and start reviewing this family size camping tent.


Copper Canyon 12Eureka Copper Canyon 12 Features:



The Eureka Copper Canyon 12 is a two-room tent that can comfortably accommodate up to 12 people at a time. The vertical walls make it a cabin shaped tent, and allows the maximum use of the interior space. This makes it more spacious than the typical dome-shaped tent.

The Copper Canyon 12 is equipped with two large doors that make getting everything out and in a breeze and also allows maximum access to the outside. Besides this, the tent has four sizable mesh windows, one on each side. Apart from providing a great 360 degrees view, the windows keep the tent ventilated when needed.

In addition to this, the tent comes with a smaller detachable divider curtain, that divides the interior into two smaller rooms for creating privacy. With an 84 inch peak height, there is good head clearance throughout.


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Thanks to the well thought out design of Eureka Copper Canyon 12, the set up is fast and easy. The multi pole setup is a little bit of work, subsequently help from another person would likely make things easier and quicker.

If you are looking for an easier assemble 12 person tent check out our – Core 12 Person Instant Cabin Tent Review

One good thing about the Eureka Copper Canyon 12 is that it’s set up is designed with the beginners in mind. This makes the overall setting-up process actually quite easy to understand, and the tent can be assembled in less than 20 minutes. Besides this, the freestanding design allows it to be pitched entirely without any need of pegging out for structure. This makes the Canyon 12 an ideal option for hiking tours and wild campings.


Weather Resistance and Ventilation

Constructed using the StormShield polyester, the rain fly is breathable and waterproof meaning it can withstand heavy rains, without even letting a drop of water inside. Besides this, the rain fly cover also has an extended overhang that can be put over the windows which surprisingly allows you to open them even in the heaviest rains for ventilation. Finally, the top of the tent is made using a mesh that will enable cross-tent airflow and even for sky gazing. But to add privacy, you can always shut the top using the zippers.


Pockets for Copper CanyonPockets

One thing is for sure that the Eureka Copper Canyon 12 is pretty well designed, with a very keen placement of pockets and other accessories. This family camping tent has 6 pockets with an additional two gear lofts to keep your stuff out of the way whilst also being easy to reach.

The pockets are manufactured using high-quality mesh so is very durable. The mesh also offers better visibility in case of a need to search for items within. Besides this, the rain cover is also equipped with a pocket for storing the guy lines.


Power Port

The Eureka Copper Canyon 12 comes with two zippered power ports that allow you to run a power cord inside the tent and charge devices like phones, lights, tablets, and much more. The zipper aids in keeping the ports out of the rain.

Copper Canyon 12 Pros:

  • Freestanding.
  • More than one room.
  • A detachable curtain for privacy.
  • Very well-ventilated.
  • Generously placed windows and mesh pockets.
  • Easy to assemble.
  • Enough headroom.
  • Breathable fabric.
  • E- power port.

Copper Canyon 12 Cons:

  • A little expensive.
  • The tent may be a little cramped up with 12 people inside.


Copper Canyon 12 – Eureka FAQ

  1. Does the package include the rain fly or is it sold separately?
  2. The rain fly is included in the package.


  1. Like the 2010’s model of Eureka tents, does this one also have a porch cover?
  2. The tent does not have a porch cover or awning that goes over the entrance of the tent.


  1. Can the tent be used in the winter / colder months?
  2. It would be best to use in warmer months.
  1. Is there enough space in the tent for an adult to stand up straight?
  2. With 7 feet headroom, adults can fully stand inside the tent.


  1. Are there any vestibules in the tent to put muddy clothes and boots?
  2. No, the tent is not equipped with vestibules.


  1. Can a single camper put up the tent?
  2. Yes, a solo camper can set it up himself, albeit easier with an extra pair of hands.


  1. What is the material used to manufacture the inner walls of this camping tent? 
  2. The inner walls and the roof are manufactured using the Polyester Taffeta / No-See-Um Mesh.


Storage loft Eureka


The Eureka Copper Canyon 12 has proved to be a good family-friendly camping tent that will easily cater to all your needs. Besides its features, the overall look is good and its freestanding design a real bonus.

It is well-thought-out, and unlike many camping tents is breathable and very well-ventilated. We consider it one of the higher-end camping but still pretty good value for money.



Copper Canyon 12