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Forest River Rockwood ultra lite travel trailer
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7 models with great floorplans and features ... "these fun-inspired units are designed with family-friendly features"

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Important dimensions:
Exterior length from 23'4" to 31'9",  Exterior width 8'0"
Exterior height w/o A/C 9'4"
Base/dry unit weights between 3941 and 5228 lbs
GVWR between 5812 and 6639 lbs
7 floorplans are available - we show these below
MSRP (awaiting manufacturer's latest information)
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Forest River Rockwood Ultra lite travel trailer exterior
 

The picture above shows the model 2604.  The Rockwood is built with a fully laminated aluminum frame (floor, sidewall, & roof). Insulation factors R-7 side wall, R-12 floor and R-14 roof. 
Forest River says: "When the weekend comes and you're ready for adventure, Rockwood rises to the challenge. Rockwood travel trailers and 5th wheels turn every outing into a party. These fun-inspired units are designed with family-friendly features that make your time together a celebration."

We show 2 pictures of the 2604 interior below.  The first shows the living area looking towards the bedroom. The large slide is shown on the left; this provides a lot of space and a real feeling of spaciousness.  You can see the layout on the floorplans lower down this page.

Forest River Rockwood Ultra lite travel trailer interior looking forward
 
The second picture shows the arrangement looking in the other direction:  

Forest River Rockwood Ultra lite travel trailer interior looking to rear

 
Forest River have created a wide range of floorplans

for the Rockwood ultra lite travel trailer

The 2304S model (23'8"), one slide (all models have one slide) with a 60x74 flip queen bed. The 2501SS (27'1") has a queen bed and bunk beds. The 2601SS (29'3") has a long slide with a queen bed and a nice bunk arrangement. The 2603 (27'1"), the 2604 and the 2607 (both 29'3") both are without bunks but with a really spacious open arrangement. The 2701 is the longest model at 31'9" with queen bed and bunks and a lot of space taking advantage of the extra length.

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Forest River Rockwood Ultra lite travel trailer floorplans 

 
Interior and exterior standard features of the Rockwood ultra lite travel trailer:

Exterior features include:  Aluminum Frame (Floor, Sidewall & Roof), Laminated Filon Fiberglass Sidewalls, Alpha Vinyl Roof, Outside Shower, Two-20lb Gas Bottles, Auto Gas/Electric Refrigerator, Electric Motor for Slide Out, Aluminum Bed and Dinette Frames, Rear Stabilizer Jacks

Interior features include:  Screwed and Glued Cabinetry, Designer Valances w/ Mini Blinds, Three Burner Gas Range, Six Gallon Gas Water Heater,

Optional features include:  Heated Mattresses, Gas Oven, Microwave, Awning, Outside Gas Grill & Worktable, Optional Cream Interior w/ Stainless Appliances, Power Awning with adjustable rain dump, 15" LCD TV
  

7 models with great floorplans and features ... "these fun-inspired units are designed with family-friendly features"
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ElaineWarning: Do Not buy a Rockwood smooth side camper, I own a 2009 Forest River Rockwood ultra lite travel trailer. I bought the camper in Feb. in 2011, the couple used it 3 times when she found out she had cancer, she sold it. By the time we pulled it home it started to bubble. The bubbles are on the same side as the slide out living room and bedroom. The bedroom door will not open or close. They do no stand behind there products. Once you drive it off the lot, they no longer want anything to do with you unless you are willing to pay thousand of dollars to fix it. How sad it is that the companies that make campers do not stand behind there products
ElaineWarning: Do Not buy a Rockwood smooth side camper, I own a 2009 Forest River Rockwood ultra lite travel trailer. I bought the camper in Feb. in 2011, the couple used it 3 times when she found out she had cancer, she sold it. By the time we pulled it home it started to bubble. The bubbles are on the same side as the slide out living room and bedroom. The bedroom door will not open or close. They do no stand behind there products. Once you drive it off the lot, they no longer want anything to do with you unless you are willing to pay thousand of dollars to fix it. How sad it is that the companies that make campers do not stand behind there products
ElaineWarning: Do Not buy a Rockwood smooth side camper, I own a 2009 Forest River Rockwood ultra lite travel trailer. I bought the camper in Feb. in 2011, the couple used it 3 times when she found out she had cancer, she sold it. By the time we pulled it home it started to bubble. The bubbles are on the same side as the slide out living room and bedroom. The bedroom door will not open or close. They do no stand behind there products. Once you drive it off the lot, they no longer want anything to do with you unless you are willing to pay thousand of dollars to fix it. How sad it is that the companies that make campers do not stand behind there products
TrishBought a Rockwood Signature Ultra light (2012 model) 315Bss and have had nothing but problems right after the first season. 1. 2 tires seams are ripping and flat (we had to replace at $ 500) 2. kitchen faucet leaked and could not be fixed...replaced $ 80 3. thermostadt piece of crap replaced with a digital $ 75. 4. Leaking water filter at bathroom sink cabinet. Service call and part $ 300. 5. outside storage doesn't lock any more. 6. TV lasted all of 1 camping trip and took a month to get fixed!!! So we had to buy a replacement TV for $ 600!!! Can't run a/c and fridge at the same time!!!!!!! will never buy another Forest River Product! So buyers beware. my husband was able to do most of the repairs so that saves hundreds of $$$$ in service calls.
LeeI bought a brand new 2109s in 2012 and have had a lot of issues with it. I am really easy on these kind of things but this has been really bad. First the electric side of the water heater would not work. The holding tank indicator system showed everything full even when all the tanks were empty. Had to replace the circuit board on the panel. The slide stopped working due to a sheared pin in the motor. The really big issue was the fact that the thing almost burned up in a campgrounds in Florida due to a wiring defect. The trailer was on fire and was minutes from total loss. We had to replace the hot water heater because it was destroyed in the fire. Forest River did pay for some of the damage but they were really hard to deal with. We were just lucky to be at the campground when the fire started. I have had to do a lot of repair on this unit for being brand new. Buyer beware.
FlugelbonemanWe have had a 2010 Rockwood 2304s since new. It is the best trailer I have owned and it is #12. Tows better, floor plan exceptional, workmanship and finish average. I am astounded at the comments on this website compared to my experience and others with similar FR products.
chuckRockwood 2604. Bought new had nothing but trouble. Slideout wouldn't work on vacation then floor started squeking. Dealer wouldn't fix and Rockwood said haul it to Indiana and we would look at it. Tore wall out fixed it myself. Junk, junk, junk. Sold it at a loss. Stay clear of this unit.
Herbert JonesWe just purchases this unit. Everrhing in it worked properly on our maiden voyage of 500 miles. We went to crater lake Oregon. However we had one of the new tires blow out because of a defective sidewall. We were just informed by the dealer that it will be 2-4 weeks before they will receive the relacement tire. Oh for joy the summer is slipping away.
Happy CamperI have a 2006 Rockwood 2306 with triple bunks. This has been a solid and reliable rig for family camping and early fall hunting trips. No leaks and issues that some others seem to have dealt with. I would buy another Rockwood in a heartbeat!
John & DorothyWe bought a Rockwood by Forest River in 2004. We had it parked at a campsite for 9 years. Took it off the site and wanted to sell it and did. All the wall were moldy including the floor. We had leaks and they were repaired, called to have it fixed because wetness persisted and still leaked. We lost a lot of money, put up with mole (which we were unaware of). Don't buy a Rockwood. We lost money.
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