Best Off-Road Tonneau Covers

For a truck bed cover to last on the trail, it needs to be water resistant, easy to use, and durable enough to withstand off-road debris. Whether you’re looking for soft, hard, folding, or a roll-up tonneau cover, any of these six covers make a great choice for off-roading purposes.

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BAKFlip MX4 Hard Folding

This popular folding truck bed cover is equally at home on the road and off of it. The aluminum panels are lightweight but strong enough to withstand sand, gravel, mud, and other damaging elements. Any gear you keep under the MX4 will be protected from storms and other water sources that can soak your bed while traveling the trail.

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Extang Trifecta 2.0 Soft Folding

The Trifecta 2.0 combines multiple features such as tool-free installation, leather grained vinyl, and triple fin seals to create the ultimate soft folding tonneau cover. Mud and snow alike can be easily washed off after a day away from the pavement. It can even be removed in seconds when you need total bed access.

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DiamondBack SE Heavy Duty

With its .08” panels, the DiamondBack SE is among the strongest and sturdiest hard tonneau covers on the road today, making it perfect for the rigors of off-road use. It can support up to 400 pounds of weight and bed access is available via either of the two large panels. With the four included cargo cleats, you can use the top of the cover as another storage area for any gear you bring on the trail.

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RetraxPRO XR Retractable

Unlike most retractable tonneau covers, Retrax covers use sealed ball bearings that allow the retractable portion to glide back and forth and lock in any position. In addition to this feature, the XR includes channeled rails, which can be used to mount accessories such as kayak racks and bike racks. The XR was designed with adventurous truck owners in mind, making it an ideal addition to any off-road rig.

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BAK Revolver X4s Hard Roll-Up

The Revolver X4s is almost unique among tonneau covers with its hard rolling design. The aluminum slats that comprise the cover’s rolling portion are protected from the elements by a layer of canvas-like fabric material. Locking rotational rails ensure that the cover is secure when closed, so you can count on the X4s to protect your gear from more than just rain and mud. It’s a great choice for truck owners who don’t want to lose rear visibility when the tonneau cover is open and the vehicle is being driven.

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Gator SR1 Soft Roll-Up

Durable and affordable, the Gator SR1 is perfect for building on a budget. It’s easy to install using basic hand tools and, once installed, it can be opened for 100 percent bed access. The hook-and-loop fasteners hold the cover firmly in place when shut, keeping cargo in your bed safe, dry, and out of the elements. Speaking of the elements, spring-loaded tensioners on either side of the cover automatically adjust to keep the cover’s tension optimal regardless of the temperature outside.

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