Best Adirondack Rocking Chair

Best Adirondack Rocking Chair

What’s better than sitting in an Adirondack chair? Rocking in an Adirondack chair!

Adirondack chairs are typically known as being large, stationary chairs with high backs and wide arms, but there is a whole range of Adirondack rocking chairs you can choose from to give you the best of both worlds. You can enjoy the high backs and wide arms of an Adirondack chair while also being able to rock with an Adirondack rocker.

The Best Adirondack Rocking Chair

1. Heritage High Fan Back Rocker


The Heritage High Fan Back Rocker made by Wildridge Poly Furniture is a great weather-resistant Adirondack rocking chair for you to place anywhere you want. Because it’s made of high-density polyethylene resin, you can place it directly in the elements without worrying about it rotting, fading, or being infested by insects. It’s the perfect Adirondack rocker for all of the outdoor elements and comes in various colors for you to choose the exact color you need.

Chair Dimensions

Outside: 31"W x 34"D x 39"H

Seat: (from floor) 17"H x 23.5"W x 19.5"D

Arm Height From Floor: 25"

Why Do We Love This?
  • Eco-friendly
  • Made with 316 Marine-grade fasteners
  • Made in the USA
  • Includes a 20-year manufacturer’s warranty
  • Great for all types of weather

2. Cedar American Forest Adirondack Rocker


If you’re looking for a durable wooden Adirondack rocking chair, look no further than the Cedar American Forest Adirondack Rocker made by Creekvine Designs. It is made of western red cedar, so even though it’s a wooden Adirondack rocker, it is still durable against the weather and insects.

You can choose between an unfinished or stained Adirondack rocker. If you choose unfinished, make sure you stain it or paint it to protect the chair and keep it from deteriorating while it stays in the elements.

Chair Dimensions

Overall: 30"W x 35"D x 37"H

Seat & Back: 22"W x 18.5"D x 19.75"H

The chair weighs 38 pounds and has a total weight capacity of 390 pounds.

Why Do We Love This?
  • Made in the USA
  • Round and sanded edges won’t snag or splinter
  • Zinc-plated steel hardware
  • Made from durable western red cedar

3. Classic Adirondack Rocker


The Classic Adirondack Rocker made by Wildridge Poly Furniture is another great high-density polyethylene resin rocker you can choose if you’re looking for the best Adirondack rocking chair that won’t fade, splinter, rot, or become infested with insects.

While high-density polyethylene resin is plastic, it has a realistic wooden appearance that makes it look like a wooden Adirondack chair. You can choose from a variety of different colors, and you don’t have to worry about repainting it as it should last a lifetime.

The Classic Adirondack Rocker comes with a 20-year residential and a 5-year commercial limited warranty from the manufacturer should anything happen to the chair.

Chair Dimensions

Outside: 30"W x 39"D x 39"H

Seat: (from floor) 18"H x 20"W x 19"D

Arm Height From Floor: 24"

Why Do We Love This?
  • Maintenance-free HDPE resin
  • 20-year residential manufacturer’s warranty
  • 5-year commercial manufacturer’s warranty
  • 316 Marine-grade fasteners
  • Made in the USA

4. Outdoor Classic Westport Adirondack Rocking Chair


The Outdoor Classic Westport Adirondack Rocking Chair by Highwood is made of 100% recycled material. It is weatherproof, so it won’t crack, splinter, or rot. It also won’t become infested with insects. You also won’t need to stain it or repaint it.

Simply choose the color chair you want, and it will last for years. If anything should go wrong with your Outdoor Classic Westport Adirondack Rocking Chair, it comes with a 12-year residential limited warranty from the manufacturer.

Chair Dimensions

35"W x 39"H x 30"D

Why Do We Love This?
  • Made from 100% recycled plastic
  • Weatherproof and will not crack, splinter, rot, or become infested with insects
  • No sanding or staining required
  • Many colors to choose from
  • 304 stainless steel hardware
  • 12-year residential limited warranty from the manufacturer

5. Poly Adirondack Gliding Chair


The Poly Adirondack Gliding Chair by A & L Furniture is a glider rocker. A glider rocker is designed to rock the chair back and forth without using curved feet so that the chair stays better in place.

The Poly Adirondack Gliding Chair is made of high-grade recycled plastic HDPE poly and uses stainless steel joints. The high-grade plastic keeps the chair protected from all elements and insects. If you choose to use a cushion for this Adirondack rocker, you will need to make sure the cushion is weatherproof; otherwise, you will need to store it out of the elements so that it doesn’t get ruined.

There are 14 colors to choose from, and it should never need repainting. Simply wash the rocker with a pressure washer each year to keep it clean and the colors bright.

Chair Dimensions

Inside Seat: 22"W 17"D 17"H

Back: 31"H

Arms: 5.5"W 8"H (from seat)

Why Do We Love This?
  • Handcrafted in the USA by Amish woodworkers
  • High-grade recycled plastic is durable and easy to maintain
  • 14 different colors to choose from
  • Includes stainless steel hardware

How to Choose the Best Adirondack Rocking Chair

Adirondack rocking chairs have high backs, wide arms, and wide seats. They are ideal for all types of outdoor sitting, including on the front porch or in your backyard.

You should choose an Adirondack rocking chair that is weather-resistant and won’t splinter, crack, fade, rot, or mildew.

Plastic Adirondack rocking chairs are ideal because they are resistant to all of the elements as well as insects. If you choose a wooden Adirondack rocking chair, make sure that it is sealed with a sealant or paint so that it stays protected and free from insects.


So there you have it! These are the best Adirondack rocking chairs you should consider when adding Adirondack rocking chairs to your outdoor space.

For more Adirondack rocking chairs and accessories, look at some of these great Adirondack options on our website.

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