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Top 5 Best Ground Blinds for Hunting [2020 Reviews]

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What is the best ground blind on the market in 2020? That’s exactly what we will aim to answer today.

We have selected 5 hunting blinds covering a range of sizes, build material and price points.

Whether you hunt alone, or with more than one friend, we have selected an option for you.

For our top choices at a glance, check out the panel below. For an in-depth review of each of our selected ground blinds, keep on reading.

When looking to buy a ground blind, there are a number of factors to consider first.

The size of the blind is one of the most important issues. There’s also the issue of portability and ease of use. Other features such as in-built storage areas and whether the blind construction is canvas or hard-wall, should also be considered.

In this review round-up, you will find a selection of top-rated hunting blinds, backed up with verified customer reviews in tandem with intensive product research and analysis.

Based on these rating criteria and more, the following 5 models are what we consider to be the best ground blinds on the market in 2020.

Top 5 Picks

EDITOR'S CHOICE
Barronett Blinds Pentagon Pop Up Large Ground Hunting Hub Blind, Blades Camo
RHINO Blinds x Bone Collector R150BC-RTE 3 Person Hunting Ground Blind, Realtree Edge
BEST BUDGET
Ameristep Doghouse Ground Blind, Two Man Hunting Blind in Realtree Edge Camo
Primos Hunting Double Bull Stakeout Blind with SurroundView
BEST HARD-WALL
Terrain The Range 5 Sided Hunting Blind
Barronett Blinds Pentagon Pop Up Large Ground Hunting Hub Blind, Blades Camo
RHINO Blinds x Bone Collector R150BC-RTE 3 Person Hunting Ground Blind, Realtree Edge
Ameristep Doghouse Ground Blind, Two Man Hunting Blind in Realtree Edge Camo
Primos Hunting Double Bull Stakeout Blind with SurroundView
Terrain The Range 5 Sided Hunting Blind
EDITOR'S CHOICE
Barronett Blinds Pentagon Pop Up Large Ground Hunting Hub Blind, Blades Camo
Barronett Blinds Pentagon Pop Up Large Ground Hunting Hub Blind, Blades Camo
RHINO Blinds x Bone Collector R150BC-RTE 3 Person Hunting Ground Blind, Realtree Edge
RHINO Blinds x Bone Collector R150BC-RTE 3 Person Hunting Ground Blind, Realtree Edge
BEST BUDGET
Ameristep Doghouse Ground Blind, Two Man Hunting Blind in Realtree Edge Camo
Ameristep Doghouse Ground Blind, Two Man Hunting Blind in Realtree Edge Camo
Primos Hunting Double Bull Stakeout Blind with SurroundView
Primos Hunting Double Bull Stakeout Blind with SurroundView
BEST HARD-WALL
Terrain The Range 5 Sided Hunting Blind
Terrain The Range 5 Sided Hunting Blind

Best Ground Blinds

1. EDITOR’S CHOICE: Barronett 4-Person Pentagon Ground Blind

This is a feature-rich, high-quality, and durable hub-style ground blind that has 5 walls (or sides) that are designed to form a pentagon-shaped blind that can accommodate 4 people.

It has low-profile trapezoid-shaped windows, including rear-facing peek windows, that offer panoramic view of the field.

It also has 3 gun ports fitted to windows on the front side and its two adjoining sides, and this gives the blind polarity as the hunter can differentiate between the front-side and rear-side of the model.

The gun port is simply a shooting window, and it is basically an opening made through the mesh that covers the windows.

Moreover, this model comes with unique detachable shoot-through meshes for broadhead use, with 3 of these meshes featuring the gun ports for rifle hunting.

There are also cover flaps for each window mesh which can be used to cover the windows when not in use, or when one needs to improve camouflage.

For the peek windows, they are basically fabric cut-outs that have been zipped, and one can unzip them to create an open window.

Relatedly, this blind has strong and durable frames, arms, and hubs, which alongside its high-quality fabric allows the hunter to use this model for deer hunting.

This model is designed and made by Barronett Blinds as the Pentagon model of its ground blinds.

Its model code is PT550. Its fabric comes in either one of 2 proprietary camouflage; Bloodtrail® Backwoods™ or Blades Camo, and each camouflage design is indicated in the individual product code which are PT550BW for the Backwoods camouflage and PT550BB for the Blades Camo.

Its front section has 3 walls, and each wall has 3 windows arranged into a top window and 2 bottom windows. Each top window has a gun port.

The shoot-through meshes are attached to the windows by Velcro strips, while the 2 non-detachable peek windows are zipped into their frames when one wants to close them.

The entrance (which serves as the door) features a zipper with 2 draw strings for zipping and unzipping the entrance.

This entrance is located at the vertical rear edge of the blind, and this door style is understandingly described as a vertical corner door style.

The draw strings allow one to zip and unzip the entrance when inside or outside the blind. There is also a Velcro strip at the lower edge of the entrance. Zipping and unzipping the entrance is normally quiet.

This model does not have a fabric floor, nor does it come with a seat. Therefore, the user must prepare the ground where the blind is to be setup. Nonetheless, the user can place 2 seats inside it.

This lightweight hub-style model weighs only 20pounds and comes with its own storage case that doubles as the carry bag. It is shipped as a single box package that contains the ground blind, tie-down ropes, carry bag, and ground stakes, alongside a bilingual instruction manual written in English and French.

As explained earlier, the number of vertical poles and their emplacement to form the frame determines how many walls the ground blind has, as well as determines the size of the blind depending on the spacing between adjacent vertical poles and individual pole height.

For this model, the placement of poles, hub, and arms creates a floor area of 41.5 square feet which is enough for 4 people. This floor area means that each side has a length of about 60inches.

Moreover, this model is 72inches tall and its greatest width and length are the same, and it is 96inches. Therefore, the greatest elbowroom dimensions of the popped-up blind are 96inches by 96inches.

The height is its center height which is the distance between the floor to the roof hub, and it is 72 inches.
This model comes with a strong and durable frame.

Its vertical poles are made of 10millimeter (mm) thick fiberglass, while the lightweight hubs are made of die-cast aluminum. The hubs are attached to eyelets that feature tie-down ropes, with the exception of the roof hub whose eyelet is attached to a pull handle.

The hub serves as the device that connects all the arms together; and in the roof, five arms radiate from the hub; while on the sides, only 4 arms radiate from the hub.

It is this arrangement of arms on hubs, and placement of vertical poles, that give this model its pentagon shape.

Moreover, the arms are designed to bulge their hubs outwards, which makes the distance between hubs of opposite walls greater that the wall-to-wall distance as measured at their edges. Ultimately, this gives the blind a bulged pentagonal prism-like shape.

The fabric used is 150D polyester which is tightly woven to create a tight fit on the expanded framework of the blind. The interior coating of this water-resistant fabric is black, while the exterior coating is either of the 2 camouflages mentioned above.

This fabric extends as a ground skirt that hems the ground.

To use this model, one needs to first lay it on the ground and then pull the handle of the roof hub so as to open the roof arms and let the roof pop up.

Next, one needs to step on the ground skirt and then pull the tie-down rope of one of the hubs and then pop-up the respective side.

This is then repeated until all the sides have popped up and the blind is standing upright. Afterwards, it can be staked to the ground, and the anchor loops at each corner is tied to its respective stake.

Regarding maintenance, one needs to check the framework and fabric for tears. A seam sealer can be used to seal tears on the side, while tears on the roof can be sealed using silicon sprays so as to prevent water leakage into the blind.

This model has a storage pocket for placing hunting accessories and other tools when hunting. There is also a stake pouch for holding ground stakes that are not being used and this minimizes the odds of one losing these stakes.

Even so, the stakes that come with this model are not suitable for soft ground, and it is recommended that one acquires a longer and thicker ground stakes if the blind is to be used on muddy or wet fields.

This ground blind is supported by a 1-year limited warranty.

Pros of the Barronett 4-Person Pentagon Ground Blind
  • Lightweight hub-style blind that can accommodate 4 people.
  • Low-profile trapezoid-shaped windows offer panoramic view of the field.
  • Features 3 gun-ports.
  • Has 5 sides which form a pentagon for maximization of interior space.
  • Floor area is 41.5 square feet, while the maximum height is 72inches.
  • Greatest width and length dimensions are 96inches by 96inches.
  • Has detachable shoot-through meshes and peek windows.
  • Features a vertical corner door-style entrance.
  • Features proprietary camouflage.
  • Its water-resistant fabric is made from 150D polyester.
  • Durable framework.
  • Comes with a carry bag.
  • Comes with a 12-month limited warranty.
The Cons
  • Does not come with a seat.
  • Stakes are not of the best quality

Bottom-line

Barronett Pentagon is a feature-rich, high-quality, and durable hub-style ground blind that has 5 walls and can accommodate 4 people.

It has low-profile trapezoid-shaped windows, including rear-facing peek windows, that offer panoramic view of the field. It also has 3 gun-ports cut into shoot-through mesh windows that are fastened to the fabric using Velcro strips.

Also, this lightweight model features strong and durable fiberglass poles, arms, and hubs, which alongside its high-quality, water-resistant 150D polyester fabric create a durable blind that can be used for deer hunting.

Moreover, its fabric comes in either one of 2 proprietary camouflage; Bloodtrail® Backwoods™ or Blades Camo.

Additionally, it comes with a carry bag, a bilingual instruction manual, and a 12-month limited warranty. These aforementioned features, along with exceptionally high performance-to-price ratio makes this Barronett Pentagon model the best ground blind in this review.

2. Rhino Blinds R150 3-Person Hunting Ground Blind

This is a feature-rich, high-quality, and durable hub-style ground blind that has 4 sides/walls and can accommodate a maximum of 3 people.

It has 3 full-length windows that offer 180º view of the field. Each wall, except the rear entrance side, has a full-length window that can be covered by mesh covers which creates mesh windows.

Also, the full-length windows can be converted into shoot-through windows by fastening shoot-through mesh on the window frames using Velcro.

This model is lightweight and has strong and durable poles, arms, and hubs, which alongside its high-quality, water-resistant 150D polyester fabric create a durable blind that can be left outside for even 5 days.

Moreover, it comes in four camouflaged flavors dubbed as Predator Deception, Mossy Oak Obsession, Realtree Edge, and Mossy Oak Breakup Country.

Additionally, on its exterior, it has brush loops near the top and bottom edge, and they allow the hunter to attach native vegetation to the blind so as to make it blend smoothly with the background foliage and natural setting.

Likewise, its carry bag features a stake pouch where the stakes are placed when carrying the model to the hunting site. This model is designed and manufactured by Rhino Blinds, and its model number is R150.

Like the Barronett Pentagon 4-person, this model features fiberglass poles and 4 arms that radiate from the hub in each side, and because two top arms cross the full-length, they divide this window space into 3 separate trapezoid-shaped windows.

As expected, the arms are invested in camouflaged fabric so that they are not conspicuous when the window is open.

Moreover, at the corners, its poles and arms are invested in triple-stitched fabric so that the metal does not tear through the fabric.

However, unlike the Barronett model, it does not have a zipper and instead uses clips to seal the entrance. Its entrance door is large.

Moreover, this R150 model has a bulging cuboidal shape. Even so, it lacks dedicated gun ports cutout in the window mesh, and for this reason the hunter needs to simply unfasten the mesh and shoot through an open window. Nonetheless, the detachable shoot-through meshes can be used for both rifle and bow hunting.

As expected, there are camouflaged cover flaps for blinding each window, and they are fastened to the fabric by a hook-and-loop fastening system.

In addition, like the Barronett model reviewed above, this model does not have a fabric floor, nor does it come with a seat. Therefore, the user must prepare the ground where the blind is to be setup, and (s)he can place 2 seats inside it.

This hub-style model weighs about 18.6pounds and comes with its own camouflaged storage case that doubles as the carry bag.

It is shipped as a single box package that contains the ground blind, tie-down ropes, carry bag, and ground stakes, alongside an instruction manual.

When fully setup, the placement of poles, hub, and arms creates a floor that measures 58inches by 58inches, and this gives it a floor area of 23.36 square feet which is enough for 2-3 people.

Its greatest elbowroom dimensions are 75inches by 75inches, which reveals the great extent of its outward bulge which serves to increase the interior space.

Its center height is 66 inches. As compared to the Barronett model reviewed above, it is evident that this model has a smaller volume and a shorter center height.

As mentioned earlier, this model comes with a strong and durable frame made of fiberglass poles and arms, while the lightweight hubs are made of durable, corrosion-resistant metal.

Its hubs are attached to eyelets that feature tie-down ropes, with the exception of the roof hub whose eyelet is attached to a pull handle.

Its fabric is treated with water-repellant and anti-microbial chemicals to prevent mildews and molds from growing on the brushed fabric after it has been left out in the field for a couple of days. Brushing the fabric simply means attaching vegetation to the blind exterior so that it blends with the environment.

As expected, this vegetation provides fertile material for mold growth which can extend to the blind fabric. Moreover, as mentioned earlier, this model features true 150D denier fabric, and this can be alluded to in the model number R150, with 150 standing for the polyester thread type.

The interior of the fabric is also coated, and the fabric extends as a ground skirt that hems the ground.

This model is easy to setup and it takes a minute or so to pop it up. The setup process is quite similar to the setup procedure of the Barronett Pentagon 4-person model.

Even so, this Rhino Blinds model lacks anchor loops. Regarding maintenance, one needs to check the framework and fabric of this R150 model for tears.

This R150 model comes with 2 storage pockets for placing hunting accessories and other tools when hunting. Also, like the stakes of Barronett Pentagon 4-person model, the stakes of this model are not suitable for soft and muddy grounds.

This R150 ground blind is supported by a 1-year limited warranty.

Pros of the Rhino Blinds R150 3-Person Hunting Ground Blind
  • Lightweight hub-style blind that can accommodate 3 people
  • Comes in four camouflaged flavors: Predator Deception, Mossy Oak Obsession, Realtree Edge, and Mossy Oak Breakup Country.
  • Large windows offer 180º view of the field.
  • Floor area is 23.36 square feet, while the maximum height is 66inches.
  • Greatest width and length dimensions are 75inches by 75inches.
  • Has detachable shoot-through meshes.
  • Features proprietary camouflage.
  • Its water-resistant fabric is made from 150D polyester.
  • Durable framework.
  • Comes with a carry bag.
  • Comes with a 12-month limited warranty.
The Cons
  • Does not come with a seat.
  • Stakes are not of the best quality.
  • Lacks dedicated gun ports.

Bottom-line

Rhino Blinds R150 3-Person is a feature-rich, high-quality, and durable hub-style ground blind that has 4 sides and can accommodate a maximum of 3 people.

It has 3 full-length windows that offer 180º view of the field. Each full-length window can be covered by mesh covers to create shoot-through mesh windows.

This model is lightweight and has strong and durable poles, arms, and hubs, which alongside its high-quality, water-resistant 150D polyester fabric create a durable blind that can be left outside for even 5 days.

Moreover, it comes in four camouflaged flavors dubbed as Predator Deception, Mossy Oak Obsession, Realtree Edge, and Mossy Oak Breakup Country.

Additionally, on its exterior, it has brush loops near the top and bottom edge and they allow the hunter to brush the blind so that it can blend smoothly into the environment. Likewise, its carry bag features a stake pouch for storing the stakes.

3. BEST BUDGET: Ameristep Doghouse AMEBL1002 2-Man Ground Blind

This is a high-quality, affordable, durable, and easy-to-setup conventional pop-up ground blind that can accommodate 2 people and has 7 window openings, inclusive of shoot-through mesh windows.

It provides large windows for firearm and bow hunting, and portholes for rifle hunting. Its windows feature zips for closing them and camouflaged screens for improving their concealment.

It is shaped like a convex doghouse hence its designation as a Doghouse model. Its frame is made from spring steel.

Relatedly, its water-resistant Durashell™ Plus polyester fabric features a matte finish and proprietary 3D Edge ReLeaf® camouflage, while its interior features ShadowGuard™ coating that minimize shadows and reflection of silhouettes.

It has 4 sides/walls and its roof is formed by the convergence of the vertical poles, hence its domed doghouse appearance.

It is open at the bottom, and its ground-level square base measure 60inches by 60inches, which allows 2 hunters to be seated inside the blind. Even so, it does not come with a seat. This model is designed and made by Ameristep, and its model number is AMEBL1002.

This lightweight spring-type model weighs about 12.5pounds and comes with its own camouflaged backpack-style carry case that doubles as the storage bag.

It is shipped as a single box package that is about 22.01inches long and 4.02inches tall. Inside the package are the ground blind, tie-down ropes, carry bag, and ground stakes, alongside an instruction manual.

Unlike the 2 hub-style models reviewed above, this pop-up blind does not feature any bulge, and in fact its base has the largest cross-sectional area when fully setup.

The floor area of this Ameristep AMEBL1002 is 25 square feet. Its center height is 66 inches. These dimensions make it a relatively large pop-up blind. Additionally, this model features Realtree Edge camouflage with Patented 3D trim that mimics a brushed blind.

As expected, use of spring steel allows the user to roll, fold and nest it for storage; and when needed, just open it and watch it pop-up to become a ground blind.

Regarding its conventional pop-up blind design, this model is a lightweight, domed hunting tent that is draped in camouflaged fabric with cutouts for shooting and viewing the field.

In fact, a smaller window is cut out of a large window flaps, and therefore each large window opening in effect provides 2 functional windows, and because each side, except the rear entrance, has a large window opening, then there are 6 windows, and the seventh window is cut-out from the top part of the entrance flap.

Expectedly, this blind provides a panoramic view of the field. Even so, the use of zippered windows and entrance flaps is associated with noisy zipping and unzipping of the windows and entrance, and this can scare the game.

For this reason, this blind needs to be placed at some distance – at least 20 feet away – from the target game.

Like standard pop-up models, this model must be securely staked into the ground so that it is not carried away by strong wind currents.

Also, its elastic steel frame is sewn into the fabric, and a release mechanism is built into the frame to hold it in a folded position.

As expected, it is easy to set up this blind, and then fold it for transportation and storage. Relatedly, the need to use springy metal requires the fabric shell to be lightweight and tough to resists rapid degradation when exposed to the weather and environmental moisture.

Even so, this model comes with a water-resistant fabric, not waterproof fabric. On the upside, its large rounded entrance door flap takes up almost the entire rear side, and this allows the hunter to easily fit in a seat, as well as allow a partner on a wheelchair to enjoy a hunting opportunity.

On the downside, its stakes are unsuitable for soft and muddy grounds.

This blind is suitable for shoreline duck hunting, turkey hunting, and any other hunting situation that requires the blind to be used for a short duration.

Pros of the Ameristep Doghouse AMEBL1002 2-Man Ground Blind
  • Lightweight and spacious pop-up blind that can accommodate 2 people.
  • Camouflaged model that features Patented 3D trim to mimic a brushed blind.
  • Large windows offer excellent view of the field.
  • Floor area is 25 square feet, while the maximum height is 66inches.
  • Has shoot-through meshes.
  • Its water-resistant fabric features a matte finish, while its interior ShadowGuard™ coating minimize shadows and reflection of silhouette
  • Durable framework.
  • Comes with a carry bag.
The Cons
  • Does not come with a seat.
  • Stakes are not of the best quality.

Bottom-line

Ameristep Doghouse AMEBL1002 is a high-quality, affordable, durable, and easy-to-setup conventional 4-sided pop-up ground blind that can accommodate 2 people.

It has 7 window openings, inclusive of shoot-through windows. It also provides large windows for firearm and bow hunting, and portholes for rifle hunting.

Its windows feature zips for closing them and camouflaged screens for improving their concealment. Moreover, its frame is made from spring steel; and its water-resistant Durashell™ Plus polyester fabric features a matte finish and proprietary 3D Edge ReLeaf® camouflage.

Relatedly, its interior features ShadowGuard™ coating that minimize shadows and reflection of silhouettes.

It is open at the bottom, and its ground-level square base measure 60inches by 60inches, which gives it a floor area of 25 square feet that allows 2 hunters to be seated inside the blind.

These aforementioned features and high performance-to-price ratio makes the Ameristep Doghouse AMEBL1002 the best budget ground blind in this review.

4. Primos Hunting Double Bull Stakeout with SurroundView

This is a durable, lightweight, and easy-to-setup open blind for 1 person that features 3 triangular shooting windows and a see-through fine mesh fabric.

It has 2 hubs that connect 8 arms into a V-shaped frame that creates the 2 sides of the blind. It allows for bow and rifle hunting.

Unlike the standard open blind which uses vertical poles, this model lacks vertical poles but instead uses 2 hubs, with 4 arms radiating from each hub.

This means that this model pops open with the hubs bulging outwards.

Relatedly, the upper half of the fabric is a see-through mesh designed using proprietary SurroundView method to create a one-way see-through wall that prevents the game from clearly seeing the concealed hunter.

Even so, this blind has only 2 walls and lacks a roof, hence it offers partial concealment which makes it mostly suitable for turkey and duck hunting.

This partial concealment makes this blind more of a stakeout model that allows the hunter to observe the game before shooting it.

Moreover, this model uses the legendary Double Bull fabric that has been camouflaged with proprietary TRUTH camo, while the interior black coating reduces glare and reflections from sunlight so as to allow the hunter to focus on the prey.

TRUTH camo features a unique design of brown and green vegetation patterns and shadows that have been patterned to give the overall camo pattern a depth of perspective. This unique and easy-to-use open blind is made by Primos Hunting, and its model number is 65158.

In this review, this model has the simplest ground blind design. It has only 2 sides, lacks a vertical pole, and does not feature tie-down ropes for pulling out the hubs because the hunter just needs to push out the hubs from inside the blind.

The 3 triangular shooting ports are open windows that can be closed using cover flaps that need to be hooked to their loops. This model also lacks any horizontal bar, with the 4 arms radiating from the hub being sufficient to tautly stretch the fabric and give it its shape.

Each hub and its 4 arms along with the draped fabric creates a camo panel, and thus this model has 2 camo panels.

As expected of open blinds, the fully set-up blind needs to be lightweight for the hunter to easily lift it up and walk with it when tracking the game.

This model weighs just 4.5pounds, and is 59inches long and 37 inches tall. Its height makes it offer partial concealment even for a kneeling or seated hunter.

This model is shipped as a single box package that contains are the ground blind, black carry bag with a should strap, and instruction manual.

As expected, this model does not come with ground stakes, which shows that it is for temporary use in a calm day. Moreover, it reveals that this model is not good at scent trapping hence its unsuitability for hunting deer, elk, or other grazing wild game.

This open blind is quite easy set-up because the use just needs to push the hubs outwards and the blind pops into position.

There is little need to fasten it to trees or stake it into the ground. Regarding its downsides, the cheap construction of this model – as compared to the other models reviewed – offers a temporary ground blind solution that cannot hold up well to the weather.

Also, this product is less durable than the other reviewed models. Even so, this open blind product is supported by a lifetime warranty.

Pros of the Primos Hunting Double Bull Stakeout with SurroundView
  • Lightweight and easy-to-setup open blind for use by 1 person.
  • V-shaped frame made of 2 hubs and 8 arms.
  • Has 3 triangular windows that offer an excellent view of the field.
  • Uses Double Bull fabric.
  • TRUTH camo pattern provides depth of perspective.
  • Upper half features mesh fabric designed using proprietary SurroundView method to create a one-way see-through wall.
  • Durable framework.
  • Comes with a carry bag.
  • Comes with a lifetime warranty.
The Cons
  • Provides partial concealment because of its short height.
  • cannot hold up well to the weather, and cannot be used when it is raining.
  • Can be blown away by the wind.

Bottom-line

Primos Hunting Double Bull Stakeout with SurroundView is a durable, lightweight, and easy-to-setup open blind for 1 person that features 3 triangular shooting windows and a see-through fine mesh fabric.

It has 2 hubs that connect 8 arms into a V-shaped frame that holds the Double Bull fabric that features TRUTH camo pattern, and this creates 2 camo panels.

Relatedly, its upper half features mesh fabric designed using proprietary SurroundView method to create a one-way see-through wall.

This model is designed to be used for bow and rifle hunting. These aforementioned features and its easy-to-setup procedure and unique construction design makes this product the best open ground blind in this review.

5. BEST HARD-WALL: Terrain 80121 The Range of Ground Blinds

This is a high-performance, heavy, and ultra-durable hubs-style ground blind that has a hard polyethylene case that is shaped like a pentagonal prism with a bulging roof and 5 windows that feature plexiglass window panes.

This high-quality and feature-rich model has 5 solid walls, each with a shooting window, and its hinged door features a knob and handle latch.

The door also features a shooting window. As expected, this ultra-durable model is an all-weather model that does not require ground staking, but its heavy weight means that it has to be transported to the hunting site on a truck.

Its case is made of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and hence does not feature metal poles nor a dedicated (metal) frame.

Even so, HDPE makes this model a hard-wall ground blind. Additionally, its plexiglass windows are tinted for camouflage while placement of the shooting windows offers the hunter 360º panoramic view of the field. It can be used for bow and firearm hunting all year round.

This spacious HDPE blind can accommodate 2 people and it has an open bottom, and does not come with a seat.

Unlike the other 4 models reviewed above, this model conserves heat inside it if its door is securely latched to its heavy-duty door frame and the windows are closed, and hence can keep the 2 hunters warm because the HDPE case is a poor conductor of heat.

Even so, this comes at a price premium, and this is the most expensive model in this review.

This premium-grade hub-style blind is designed and manufactured by Terrain Outdoor as The Range ground blind.

The Range is an improvement over the cheaper and lighter HDPE hub-style blind dubbed The Edge, but it (The Range) is lighter and less expensive than The Archer, though both The Range and The Archer feature the same construction design that includes overlapping walls and easy-access shooting windows aptly placed at shooting height levels.

The model number for The Range is 80121. Like the Barronett Pentagon PT550BW or PT550BB models, this 80121 HDPE blind has polarity as the user can differentiate between its front and back.

The HDPE case of The Range is waterproof, resistant to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, and requires little maintenance once it has been setup.

This case is olive green both inside and outside. It comes disassembled as the roof assembly and 5 separate walls, with each wall featuring a fully assembled window assembly and predrilled holes for bolting the walls together.

The wall that has the door frame comes with the door assembly fitted in place. The overlapping nature of the walls and the matching locations of the predrilled holes allows the bolts to fit well through 2 different walls.

After bolting the 5 walls together, the roof assembly can then be bolted into place, and the ground blind is ready to use. As it is evident, the setup process is easy, and the assembly hardware are provided alongside the disassembled model.

This assembly can be made at home or at the hunting site. In either case, whether assembled or disassembled, the ground blind must be transported to the hunting site on a truck and 2 people must lift it out of the truck and placed on the ground.

The fully set-up, ready-to-use model has an olive-green color scheme. This makes it suitable for hunting in areas with tall vegetation and foliage.

On the downside, it does not support brushing, and a poorly-brushed or unbrushed HDPE blind can be conspicuous to alert animal.

Even so, opening and closing the doors and windows is noiseless, hence one can put in the field days before the hunting session so that the game can be accustomed to its presence.

The fully set-up, ready-to-use model weighs about 121pounds. This makes it the heaviest model in this review, but when compared to other HDPE ground blinds that offer similar features, then this model is considered a lightweight among HDPE blinds.

Relatedly, The Range is 75inches long, 72inches wide, and 85inches tall which makes it the tallest blind in this review.

Also, this blind can be placed on an elevated sturdy platform, and it becomes a box stand. On its own, it can withstand wind speeds of 40 miles-per-hour.

Moreover, each window has 2 bottom hinges which allows it to be flapped down to open the shooting window to allow for the hunter to take a shot.

Even so, it lacks a window mesh though an experienced use can open the plexiglass window pane and attach a shoot-through window mesh after making some modifications to the window frame.

This model does not need a carrying bag, ground stakes nor tie-down ropes. This HDPE blind is supported by a 12-month warranty.

Pros of Terrain 80121 The Range of Ground Blinds
  • Ultra-durable, all-weather hub-style blind made of hard HDPE case.
  • Can accommodate 2 people.
  • Has 5 tinted Plexiglass windows that offer panoramic view of the field.
  • Hinged solid door features a knob and handle latch for opening and closing it, as well as securely
  • latching it onto its heavy-duty door frame.
  • Waterproof and UV-resistant model that can be left outside for months on end.
  • Requires little maintenance.
  • Its center height is 85inches.
  • Has 5 sides which form a pentagon for maximization of interior space.
  • Excellent scent trapping.
  • Comes with a 12-month limited warranty.
The Cons
  • Does not come with a seat.
  • Heavy model that needs to be transported by a truck to the hunting site.
  • Expensive.
  • Does not natively support blind brushing.

Bottom-line

Terrain 80121 The Range is a premium-grade, all-weather, ultra-durable, and easy-to-setup hubs-style ground blind that has a hard HDPE case.

It has 5 wall which are arranged into a pentagon for maximization of interior space to accommodate 2 people. It also features a bulged roof to maximize the center-height to 85inches.

Moreover, it comes with 5 tinted and hinged Plexiglass windows that offer panoramic view of the field, and can be opened to allow for bow and rifle hunting.

Likewise, this waterproof and UV-resistant model offers excellent scent trapping and requires little maintenance. These aforementioned features make The Range the best hard-wall ground blind in this review.