How to Hang a Hammock Indoors

So you want a hammock in your bedroom, but you don’t have enough space for a full-on hammock stand? Or you’re in a dorm and you don’t have space for anything? Well, you’re in luck. This is 2020, so you know there’s got to be an answer.

These indoor hammock hanging devices make it simple to attach your hammock to a wall with minimal damage. And they’re not expensive. Now you can hammock in the bedroom, den, basement, front porch, (w0)man cave—wherever. 

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Deluxe indoor hammock hanging kit

Thankfully, ENO has thought of it all. The popular hammock company that sells nylon (aka parachute) camping hammocks and tons of accessories also makes this handy indoor hammock hanging kit that makes it easier than ever to post up.

ENO Deluxe Hammock Hanging Kit

This little contraption is designed to go straight into the drywall—through a wooden stud, of course. It is rather small and much less intrusive than a hammock stand.

The best part? You can easily clip the hammock off when it’s not in use.

This handy wall hanger promises an easy assembly and adjustable design.  It has a pretty sleek look, keeping all of the hardware behind the case so you don’t see any of the screws.

When attached to wooden studs in the wall, this device can hold up to 250 lbs.

Basic indoor hammock hanging kits

ENO and Wise Owl Outfitters also sell a more basic indoor hanging kit. These no-frills sets includes two anchor bolts, lagscrews, washers, and carabiners. 

ENO Indoor hammock Hanging Kit

ENO Indoor Hanging Kit

Made of high quality steel, this kit supports 400 lbs.

Wise Owl Outfitters indoor Hammock Hanging Kit

Wise Owl Outfitters Hammock Hanging Kit

Made of high quality steel, this kit supports up to 500 lbs. 

Other ways to hang a hammock

Depending on how you plan to use your hammock, there are a few different ways to hang it, aka hammock suspension systems.

If you have a small, portable hammock that you want to take camping or hiking, you’ll simply need some tree straps and carabiners

If you don’t have trees—or are looking for something a little more permanent—you may want to invest in a hammock stand.

Or, a folding hammock that comes with its own collapsable stand. 

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