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The Cardinal fifth wheels by Forest River prove affordable luxury camping is possible! Whether you're a weekend warrior or plan to go full-time, there is a Cardinal for you!

 

Each model is constructed with a vacuum bonded, welded aluminum structure, along with a Tufflex PVC roof membrane, residential fiberglass insulation, and many durable construction materials. You will love the "Easy Clean" floors inside with no floor vents, and the electric fireplace with thermostat control and a remote is sure to make your space feel more like home. Outside, you'll appreciate the electric front/rear stabilizers, exterior shower, "On the Go" ladder prep, and even rooftop solar prep that allows for off-grid capabilities. 

 

Come see why Forest River's first full-profile luxury fifth wheel, the Cardinal needs to be your next RV!

  • Cardinal 23RK

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    Forest River Cardinal fifth wheel 23RK highlights: Entertainment Center King Bed ... more about Cardinal 23RK

    Specifications

    Sleeps 4
    Slides 1
    Length 29 ft 4 in
    Ext Width 8 ft
    Hitch Weight 1215 lbs
    GVWR 9275 lbs
    Dry Weight 7313 lbs
    Cargo Capacity 1962 lbs
    Fresh Water Capacity 50 gals
    Grey Water Capacity 38 gals
    Black Water Capacity 38 gals
    Furnace BTU 35000 btu
    Available Beds King
    Refrigerator Type 12V
    Refrigerator Size 10.7 cu ft
    Cooktop Burners 3
    Number of Awnings 1
    LP Tank Capacity 20 lbs
    Water Heater Type On Demand Tankless
    AC BTU 13500 btu
    Axle Count 2
    Number of LP Tanks 2
    Shower Type Standard
    Electrical Service 50 amp

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  • Cardinal 26RD

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    Forest River Cardinal fifth wheel 26RD highlights: 10.7 Cu. Ft. 12V Refrigerator ... more about Cardinal 26RD

    Specifications

    Sleeps 5
    Slides 1
    Length 29 ft 11 in
    Ext Width 8 ft
    Hitch Weight 1131 lbs
    GVWR 9931 lbs
    Dry Weight 7479 lbs
    Cargo Capacity 2452 lbs
    Fresh Water Capacity 50 gals
    Grey Water Capacity 38 gals
    Black Water Capacity 38 gals
    Furnace BTU 35000 btu
    Available Beds King
    Refrigerator Type 12V
    Refrigerator Size 10.7 cu ft
    Cooktop Burners 3
    Number of Awnings 1
    LP Tank Capacity 20 lbs
    Water Heater Type On Demand Tankless
    AC BTU 13500 btu
    Axle Count 2
    Number of LP Tanks 2
    Shower Type Standard
    Electrical Service 50 amp

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  • Cardinal 312RLLE

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    Forest River Cardinal fifth wheel 312RLLE highlights: Front Private Bedroom ... more about Cardinal 312RLLE

    Specifications

    Sleeps 4
    Slides 3
    Length 35 ft 6 in
    Ext Width 8 ft
    Interior Color Elliot Slate, Ivory Cream
    Hitch Weight 1735 lbs
    GVWR 15500 lbs
    Dry Weight 10649 lbs
    Cargo Capacity 4851 lbs
    Fresh Water Capacity 60 gals
    Grey Water Capacity 45 gals
    Black Water Capacity 45 gals
    Tire Size 16"
    Furnace BTU 35000 btu
    Available Beds King
    Refrigerator Size 17 cu ft
    Shower Size 48" x 30"
    Number of Awnings 2
    Axle Weight 7000 lbs
    LP Tank Capacity 30 lbs
    Water Heater Capacity 10 gal
    Water Heater Type DSI Gas/Electric
    AC BTU 15000 btu
    Awning Info Power with LED Lights
    Axle Count 2
    Washer/Dryer Available Yes
    Number of LP Tanks 2
    Shower Type Shower w/Seat

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  • Cardinal 39QB

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    Forest River Cardinal fifth wheel 39QB highlights: Two Full Baths Murphy Bed ... more about Cardinal 39QB

    Specifications

    Sleeps 8
    Slides 4
    Length 43 ft 3 in
    Ext Width 8 ft
    Hitch Weight 2124 lbs
    GVWR 14124 lbs
    Dry Weight 11630 lbs
    Cargo Capacity 2494 lbs
    Fresh Water Capacity 60 gals
    Grey Water Capacity 114 gals
    Black Water Capacity 76 gals
    Furnace BTU 35000 btu
    Number Of Bunks 2
    Available Beds King, Murphy
    Refrigerator Type 12V
    Refrigerator Size 10.7 cu ft
    Cooktop Burners 3
    LP Tank Capacity 20 lbs
    Water Heater Type On Demand Tankless
    AC BTU 13500 btu
    Axle Count 2
    Number of LP Tanks 2
    Shower Type Standard
    Electrical Service 50 amp

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  • Cardinal 25BH

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    Forest River Cardinal fifth wheel 25BH highlights: Front Private Bedroom Dual ... more about Cardinal 25BH

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    Specifications

    Sleeps 7
    Slides 1
    Length 30 ft
    Ext Width 8 ft
    Hitch Weight 1385 lbs
    GVWR 10185 lbs
    Dry Weight 7768 lbs
    Cargo Capacity 2417 lbs
    Fresh Water Capacity 50 gals
    Grey Water Capacity 76 gals
    Black Water Capacity 38 gals
    Furnace BTU 35000 btu
    Number Of Bunks 2
    Available Beds King
    Refrigerator Type 12V
    Refrigerator Size 10.7 cu ft
    Cooktop Burners 3
    Number of Awnings 1
    LP Tank Capacity 20 lbs
    Water Heater Type On Demand Tankless
    AC BTU 13500 btu
    Axle Count 2
    Number of LP Tanks 2
    Shower Type Standard
    Electrical Service 50 amp

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  • Cardinal 27RB

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    Forest River Cardinal fifth wheel 27RB highlights: Full Rear Bath Tinted Windows ... more about Cardinal 27RB

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    Specifications

    Sleeps 4
    Slides 1
    Length 29 ft 11 in
    Ext Width 8 ft
    Hitch Weight 1170 lbs
    GVWR 9970 lbs
    Dry Weight 7533 lbs
    Cargo Capacity 2437 lbs
    Fresh Water Capacity 50 gals
    Grey Water Capacity 76 gals
    Black Water Capacity 38 gals
    Furnace BTU 35000 btu
    Available Beds King
    Refrigerator Type 12V
    Refrigerator Size 10.7 cu ft
    Cooktop Burners 3
    Number of Awnings 1
    LP Tank Capacity 20 lbs
    Water Heater Type On Demand Tankless
    AC BTU 13500 btu
    Axle Count 2
    Number of LP Tanks 2
    Shower Type Standard
    Electrical Service 50 amp

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  • Cardinal 35FL

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    Forest River Cardinal fifth wheel 35FL highlights: Front Entertainment Four ... more about Cardinal 35FL

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    Specifications

    Sleeps 7
    Slides 4
    Length 43 ft 5 in
    Ext Width 8 ft
    Hitch Weight 2115 lbs
    GVWR 14115 lbs
    Dry Weight 10708 lbs
    Cargo Capacity 3407 lbs
    Fresh Water Capacity 60 gals
    Grey Water Capacity 76 gals
    Black Water Capacity 38 gals
    Furnace BTU 35000 btu
    Available Beds King
    Refrigerator Type 12V
    Refrigerator Size 10.7 cu ft
    Cooktop Burners 3
    LP Tank Capacity 20 lbs
    Water Heater Type On Demand Tankless
    AC BTU 13500 btu
    Axle Count 2
    Number of LP Tanks 2
    Shower Type Standard
    Electrical Service 50 amp

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  • Cardinal 36MB

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    Forest River Cardinal fifth wheel 36MB highlights: Four Slide Outs Middle ... more about Cardinal 36MB

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    Specifications

    Sleeps 10
    Slides 4
    Length 42 ft 7 in
    Ext Width 8 ft
    Hitch Weight 2335 lbs
    GVWR 14335 lbs
    Dry Weight 11538 lbs
    Cargo Capacity 2797 lbs
    Fresh Water Capacity 60 gals
    Grey Water Capacity 45 gals
    Black Water Capacity 45 gals
    Furnace BTU 35000 btu
    Number Of Bunks 3
    Available Beds King
    Refrigerator Type 12V
    Refrigerator Size 10.7 cu ft
    Cooktop Burners 3
    LP Tank Capacity 20 lbs
    Water Heater Type On Demand Tankless
    AC BTU 13500 btu
    Axle Count 2
    Number of LP Tanks 2
    Shower Type Standard
    Electrical Service 50 amp

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  • Cardinal 38BET

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    Forest River Cardinal fifth wheel 38BET highlights: Unique Dual Entry Doors ... more about Cardinal 38BET

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    Specifications

    Sleeps 8
    Slides 5
    Length 43 ft 6 in
    Ext Width 8 ft
    Furnace BTU 35000 btu
    Available Beds King, Murphy
    Refrigerator Type 12V
    Refrigerator Size 10.7 cu ft
    Cooktop Burners 3
    LP Tank Capacity 20 lbs
    Water Heater Type On Demand Tankless
    AC BTU 13500 btu
    Axle Count 2
    Number of LP Tanks 2
    Shower Type Standard
    Electrical Service 50 amp

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  • Cardinal 41DS

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    Forest River Cardinal fifth wheel 41DS highlights: Two Full Baths Murphy Bed ... more about Cardinal 41DS

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    Specifications

    Sleeps 7
    Slides 4
    Length 43 ft 3 in
    Ext Width 8 ft
    Hitch Weight 1845 lbs
    GVWR 13845 lbs
    Dry Weight 11603 lbs
    Cargo Capacity 2242 lbs
    Fresh Water Capacity 60 gals
    Grey Water Capacity 114 gals
    Black Water Capacity 76 gals
    Furnace BTU 35000 btu
    Available Beds King, Murphy
    Refrigerator Type 12V
    Refrigerator Size 10.7 cu ft
    Cooktop Burners 3
    LP Tank Capacity 20 lbs
    Water Heater Type On Demand Tankless
    AC BTU 13500 btu
    Axle Count 2
    Number of LP Tanks 2
    Shower Type Standard
    Electrical Service 50 amp

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Cardinal Features:

Standard Features (2024)

 

Construction

  • Sidewalls: 2" Vacuum Bonded, Aluminum Framed w/ High Density Block Foam Insulation
  • Roof: 5" Arched Roof Rafters 16" On Center w/ Two Layers of Batten Insulation
  • Dual Roof Vents for Breathable Attic
  • PVC Roof Membrane w/ Lifetime Warranty
  • Floors: 5/8" Tongue & Groove Plywood w/ Batten Insulation
  • Slide Box: 2" Laminated Aluminum Framed Sidewalls & Roof w/ 1" Wood Flooring
  • 2" Laminated Aluminum Framed Front Wall Anchors Sidewalls for Added Strength
  • EGS Backing Strips in Sidewalls to Anchor Interior Cabinets
  • Seamless Roto-Cast Holding Tanks
  • One Piece Molded Fiberglass Front Cap w/ Batten Insulation
  • 5" Aluminum Radius, Rolled From Roof to Sidewall
  • Electric Front/Rear Stabilizers
  • Rooftop Solar Prep (for 200W Solar Panel)

Cardinal Series Package

  • 17" 2-in-1 Oven Range
  • .9 Cu. Ft. OTR Microwave
  • 50+ Gallon Fresh Water Capacity
  • 10.7 Cu. Ft. 12V Refrigerator
  • Lift-Up Booth Dinette Storage
  • King Size Bed (All Floorplans)
  • Extra Large Pass-Through Storage
  • “Easy Clean” Floors (No Floor Vents)
  • Extra Wide MORryde Entry Steps
  • Flush Floor, Linoleum Galley Slide-Out
  • Pull Out Step Stool
  • 32" Wide Entry Door w/ Friction Hinge
  • Battery Disconnect Switch
  • Tinted Windows
  • “On the Go” Rear Ladder Prep
  • Flagpole Holder on Pin Box
  • Outdoor Shower
  • LP Quick Connect
  • “Stow N Go” Cornhole Boards (Stowed Under Dinette Cushions)

Climate Package

  • Vacuum Bonded, Welded Aluminum Structure
  • Best-in-Class Size, High Efficiency 35,000 BTU Furnace
  • 13,500 BTU Ducted A/C System w/ Second & Third A/C Prep
  • On Demand Tankless Water Heater
  • Dual Roof Vents for Breathable Attic
  • Electric Fireplace w/ Thermostat Control & Remote
  • Tufflex PVC Roof Membrane
  • 4'X8' Sectioned ABS Plastic Underbelly Armor
  • 50 Amp Service
  • Dual 20 Lb. LP Tanks
  • Sidewalls: 2" High Density Block Foam Insulation
  • Roof: Residential Fiberglass Insulation
  • Floor: Residential Fiberglass Insulation w/ 5/8" Tongue & Groove Plywood

Optional Equipment

  • Second & Third 13,500 BTU A/Cs
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Tank Heaters
  • Free-Standing Dinette w/ 4 Chairs (IPO Booth Dinette)
  • 200W Solar Panel w/ 30 Amp Controller

See us for a complete list of features and available options!

All standard features and specifications are subject to change.

All warranty info is typically reserved for new units and is subject to specific terms and conditions. See us for more details.

Due to the current environment, our features and options are subject to change due to material availability.

Manu-Facts:

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Customer Satisfaction is Our #1 Priority.

 

At Forest River, Inc., your needs, interests, budget, and lifestyle are at the forefront of everything we do. This affects every step from design, to the manufacturing floor, and on to you, our Customer. Whatever your need—recreation, transportation, or cargo hauling—we strive to bring quality products within reach of everyone. It’s not just a slogan: “Customer Satisfaction is Our #1 Priority.”

 

In 1996, Forest River founder Peter Liegl had a vision. He foresaw an RV company dedicated to helping people experience the joy of the outdoors by building better recreational vehicles. After purchasing certain assets of Cobra Industries, the Company started manufacturing pop-up tent campers, travel trailers, fifth wheels and park models. Continually growing, Forest River now operates multiple manufacturing facilities throughout the United States producing Class A, B and C motorhomes, travel trailers, fifth wheels, toy haulers, pop-up tent campers, truck campers, park model trailers, destination trailers, cargo trailers, commercial vehicles, buses, pontoons, and mobile restroom trailers.

 

Our large production capacity enables us to fill our customers' orders promptly without cutting corners or rushing through production procedures. This ensures that each Forest River product is conscientiously built and undergoes thorough, detailed inspection before it's shipped to the customer. This guarantees that every family who desires quality recreation will find a Forest River product that serves their needs, interests, budget, and lifestyle.

 

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