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Lifetime Great Basin Utility Tent Trailer

Save space with the 2-in-1 Great Basin Utility/Tent Trailer. It's a heavy-duty utility trailer and recreational tent trailer all rolled into one awesome product. The trailer is constructed from heavy-duty steel mesh and the tent can accommodate up to 6 people. Sets up in just minutes!

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Lifetime's Great Basin Tent Trailer is a heavy-duty steel utility trailer that comes with a lightweight nylon denier tent that can be set up in just minutes. The 7 x 5 ft trailer bed will accommodate the tent in its own storage bag as well as an ATV, motorcycle, kayak, etc.--whatever equipment your recreational hobbies require! The tent can accommodate up to 6 people and is designed for a 360 degree view and plenty of ventilation with front and rear doorways and 8 large windows. Beds can be extended to queen size with our bed extension/ramp Accessory. Spare Tire Kit Accessory available as well. Ships as a kit with assembly required

For more information about assembly, read the Owner's Manual Sample and watch our helpful How To Assemble Lifetime Trailer video.

Design Improvements

  • Lower Cost
  • Slightly larger trailer bed
  • Stronger V-tongue
  • Safer and easier to deploy wings. (65043 model had heavy wings)
  • Easier to use the trailer as a utility trailer because it's not as difficult to remove and store the tent
  • Lower center of gravity when hauling larger or heavy items improves highway safety
  • Lighter weight trailer gives you greater payload capacity and/or better for smaller vehicles to tow
  • Higher sides for greater payload area
  • Reduced time and easier tent set up
  • Front and rear gates for more options for entering the tent and trailer
  • Easier to secure camping gear in the trailer (rather than on top of trailer, especially when hauling an ATV)
  • Self supporting wings are easier to use for secondary purposes such as handyman projects ( drywall cutting, chop saw table, etc.) and allow for moving the trailer with the wings and/or tent deployed without having to have 5 people assisting which was not possible with the 65043 (of course this would not be for long distance or roadway movement or movement with much speed).

Feature Points

  • Trailer dimensions and weight allow for comfortable towing by compact sized SUVs
  • Trailer has a 2,000 lb. GVWR
  • Trailer bed is perfect for an ATV or other gear
  • Trailer side gates lay down to create trailer wings to be used as twin bed platforms for tent or used as tables or workbenches without the tent
  • Heavy-duty steel frame has a durable, rust-resistant powder-coated finish
  • Trailer bed features solid wood flooring
  • Compact, lightweight Tent Kit weighs only 25 lbs and comes in its own storage bag
  • Tent has spacious 7 ft 4 in. ceiling and 84 square-foot interior to provide plenty of living space as well as eight large windows, a front and back door, and two screened vents for ultimate ventilation and 360 degree view
  • Weather-resistant bag protects the tent during transportation and storage

Model Number 65048
External Trailer Dimensions 126.5 in. L x 79 in. W (10.5 ft x 6.6 ft ) from back of trailer to tip of tongue
Interior Trailer Dimensions 60 1/2" W x 85" L with front and back gates up, and 113"L with front and back gates down
Payload Weight Capacity 1300 lbs
Trailer Side Gate Dimensions 40.5 in. depth from trailer floor
Trailer Coupler Ball Size 2 in. ball
Trailer Tires 12" tires with 5 lug nuts on a 4.5” diameter pattern (each side of the axle, so 10 lug nuts altogether)
Trailer Electrical Four-way flat plug
Trailer Material Powder-coated steel frame and solid wood flooring
Trailer Lights Weather protected wiring to avoid damage
Trailer Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) 2,000 lb. idler axle
Gate Weight Capacity 300 lbs direct weight or 900 lbs distributed across the gate
Trailer Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) 2,000 lb.
Total Weight of Trailer 700 lbs.
Trailer Utility Cargo Space 123 cubic ft.
Tent Weight 25 lbs.
Tent Material 150 denier polyester tent with 3000 mm PU coating for weather resistance
Tent Dimensions 7 ft L x 12 ft W x 7 ft 4 in H
Tent Frame Aluminum poles
Tent features Integrated wall pockets for small storage items
Tent Beds 2 extra-long twin bed platforms (mattresses not included)
Weight Capacity for Tent Beds 350 lbs per twin, 600 lbs per queen size with bed extension
Tent Interior Height 7 ft.4 in.
Tent Interior Space 84 square ft.
Warranty 1-year limited warranty

Does the tent come with a rainfly to keep the inside dry during a storm?

Asked by: LloydH
This tent does not come with a rainfly because there is no mesh opening in the ceiling. It was tested in the rain and it did not leak.
Answered by: huerta
Date published: 2014-05-16

are replacement tents available if this is specifically made for this unit?

Asked by: ronnie
Yes, replacement tents are available for customers who have purchased the tent trailer.
Answered by: huerta
Date published: 2014-06-07

What is the difference between the Great Basin and the Sahara?

Asked by: Thom
Great Basin - 7ft 4in interior, 150 denier polyester tentSahara - 7ft interior, 200 denier polyester tent
Answered by: LifetimeProducts
Date published: 2014-07-28

Can the tent be purchased seperatly? What is the cost?

Asked by: Steve60
This isn't currently an option that we offer, if you're still interested, please call BuyLifetime at 1-800-424-3865 and we'll see if there's something we can work out for you. We look forward to hearing from you soon.
Answered by: LifetimeProducts
Date published: 2014-03-28

can the tent be used without the tralier

Asked by: vanlady
No because the floors attach to the trailer.
Answered by: LifetimeProducts
Date published: 2014-04-22

What size tires does the unit come with?

Asked by: jimlin01
Trailer Tires: 12" tires with 5 lug nuts on a 4.5” diameter pattern
Answered by: LifetimeProducts
Date published: 2014-06-20

Can trailer be pulled with a Class I trailer hitch?

Asked by: woowootx
Yes, this trailer can be pulled with a Class 1 trailer hitch.
Answered by: LifetimeProducts
Date published: 2014-06-03

are replacement tent fabric available for the great basin model and if so what would be the cost if needed?

Asked by: Toubo
For questions about replacement materials, cost and availability, please contact Customer Service at 1-800-225-3865.
Answered by: LifetimeProducts
Date published: 2014-06-10