Tree seats are very handy pieces of equipment that make use of nearby trees or tree stumps to provide you with a comfortable way to sit and wait for passing game.

By sitting up close to the trunk of a tree you can remain low to the ground and difficult to spot as you blend into the surrounding trees.

In many cases, these seats may also be useful with a pop-up or temporary blind placed in front of the tree to provide complete concealment.

It should be pointed out, just in case there was any doubt or confusion, the tree seats are intended for use for ground hunting. You would only attach them high enough to comfortably sit with your feet either on or just above the ground.

Listed below is a selection of ground hunting seats that strap to trees. We have included the seat dimensions as well as the maximum weight capacity of each seat plus the stated MSRP of each seat as advised by the respective manufacturers.

List of Hunting Seats That Strap To Trees

Make / Model






20" W x
17" D

300 lbs


21" W x
16" D

300 lbs


16" W x
10" D

300 lbs


Not provided

300 lbs


18" W x

11.5" D

300 lbs


18" W x

13" D

300 lbs


18" W x

16" D

300 lbs


19" W x

17" D

300 lbs



225 lbs


Description of Hunting Tree Seats

Having had a chance to browse through the seats recommended for their ability to be strapped to trees we will take a look at a more detailed overview of each.

Each of these brief seats reviews aims to provide you with extra information that is not otherwise immediately apparent in the summary list such as special unique features.

It should also help you in working out which would prove to offer you the greatest value in terms of its effectiveness.

Millennium M300 Tree Seat

Millennium M300 tree seat

The Millennium M300 tree seat provides hunters who have to navigate difficult conditions on the ground such as marshy or shallow standing water with a place to sit off the ground.

The intention is that the seat attaches to a tree trunk using the provided strap at the top and the metal support brace at the bottom.

The seat is incredibly comfortable thanks to the ComfortMax mesh material to produce a tight sling. The inclusion of the backrest in the same material ensures that you’ll have no trouble staying comfortable for prolonged waits.

The frame is aluminum making it light enough to carry into position and the design ensures it will make no noise being positioned or when sitting in it.

Find out more about the company and their products by visiting the Millennium Treestands website.

Hawk Cruzr Tree Seat

The Cruzr tree seat uses the MeshComfort Lounger seat to provide a comfortable seat with a small backrest to provide additional support for the lumbar region.

It comes with an 8-foot ratchet tree strap to provide a strong connection to the tree. The seat has an angle-adjustment knob built into it to help you get the right angle for maximum comfort.

It folds into a small, flat shape to make it easy to carry into place and it is equipped with sound suppression accessories to keep it quiet.

Find out more about the company and the range of products available by visiting the Hawk Hunting website.

Hawk Any Angle Tree Seat

The Any Angle tree seat is a smaller, padded seat intended for use close to the ground. It will work on trunks or tree stumps at any angle providing a comfortable way to hunt at ground level.

The seat straps to the tree trunk using a ratchet system with the Tree Digger teeth providing a solidly fixed seat.

The padding on the seat is memory foam and layered for greater comfort. The seat itself rotates through 360 degrees to enable tracking to take place.

Any parts that may potentially create noise such as the attachment hook and the washers have been treated to ensure they remain silent with no squeaks, creaks or cracks.

Find out more about the company and the range of products available by visiting the Hawk Hunting website.

Hunter Seat

The Hunter Seat is designed a little differently to the other tree seats in that it props on the ground as well as against the tree to provide a sturdy support.

Once propped in place you simply secure it to the tree using the supplied strap.

When it is in place the seat is at a height of around 22 inches off the ground.

This seat mounts on powder coated steel tubing which is capable of carrying up to 300 lbs of weight. It weighs 4 lbs and is easy to carry using the heavy duty shoulder strap.

This is a simple design that is extremely effective, however, you are tied to the seat height provided by the angle at which you prop the seat in place.

Find out more about the product by visiting the Hunter Seat website.

Rivers Edge Tree Lax Lounger Tree Seat

The Tree Lax Lounger seat is a thickly padded seat with comfortable backrest to provide the ground hunter with a sturdy place to sit for long periods of time.

The seat measures 18” X 11.5” with a 3” thick pad, plus it has a backrest measuring 12” x 16” and 2” thick.

It comes with padded armrests set low so they are comfortable to rest on but low enough to stay out of the way when it comes time to take your shot.

Mount the seat to the tree trunk using the supplied ratchet strap and this along with the steel frame keeps it firmly attached.

The seat weighs 9 lbs which is a little heavier than some of the others available but is still light enough to carry in over shorter distances.

Muddy Ultra Tree Seat

best tree seat for ground hunting

The Muddy Ultra tree seat provides the same comfort offered by the company’s treestand seats in a compact, lightweight seat to be used at ground level.

The seat has a steel frame holding a Flex-tek mesh fabric sling which is remarkably comfortable to sit on.

The seat attaches to the tree trunk using a heavy duty strap that holds it in place from the top.

The only concern is that there should be a steadying strap for the lower section of the frame to keep the whole assembly from twisting on the tree.

Find out more about the company and the range of available products by visiting the Muddy Treestands website.

Summit The Stump Tree Seat

best tree seat for ground hunting

This tree seat is the perfect option for turkey and other water-fowl hunting, particularly in water-logged areas.

The Stump is a steel-framed seat consisting of a durable mesh fabric seat top that is simple, light and comfortable.

It flips up to move it out of the way and the process is noise-free thanks to the inclusion of rubber shock-absorbers on all moving parts.

The Stump attaches to any tree trunk using a 1-inch cam buckle where it remains solidly in place. It weighs 7.5 lbs and has a weight capacity of up to 300 lbs.

Find out more about the company and the range of available products by visiting the Summit Treestands website.

X-Stand Ground Seat

The Ground Seat from X-Stand is an extremely lightweight seat that is quick to set up and comfortable to use.

The steel frame provides plenty of strength and it folds down to an easy to carry size making it a breeze to take to your hunting site.

The seat is the same Comfort Flex mesh material used in the company’s line of tree stands so you can be assured it is particularly comfortable.

It attaches to the tree using an adjustable 1-inch strap that cinches tight to keep the seat from shifting.

At only 3lbs in weight this ground seat is simple and practical.

Find out more about the company and the range of products available by visiting the X-Stand Treestands website.

Dead Ringer Hammock Seat

A slightly different design is the Hammock Seat from Dead Ringer providing you with a far more forgiving sling arrangement than a traditional seat.

The Hammock seat allows a huge range of movement with the assembly capable of swinging around the tree trunk opening up your field of view substantially.

The big advantage in using this seat is its portability, able to crush down into an extremely small bundle which then packs into its carry bag along with the collapsible steel components.

The material is durable and easily washable and will stand up to years of use without deteriorating.

The seat is discontinued by the company but is still widely available and continues to offer hunters a lightweight and comfortable ground hunting option.

You don’t have to be uncomfortable when ground hunting when you’ve got the option of setting up against a tree with a comfortable seat to perch on.

These tree seats also provide a level of mobility thanks to their quick set up and dismantling capabilities.

Not only are they easy to carry, they can be light weight and simple to put in place. Not only that but if you have access to a small portable blind you can blend quickly into your surroundings and remain low and comfortable for hours at a time.

Even more quality turkey hunting chairs are on display in our examination of some of the best low profile hunting chairs article.

It is important to remember that the tree seats examined on this page are ground hunting seats and are not meant for use off the ground. Think safety first and ensure you use the seats for their intended purpose.

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