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Traeger Scout Pellet Grill and Smoker in Black

  • Smoke, bake or braise anywhere with this Traeger small smoker
  • Portable smoker with 4lb hopper and baffled lid
  • Traeger's digital arc controller provides 25-degree increments
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Product Overview

Never leave your wood-fired flavor behind with this portable smoker. Whether you're cooking RV-side after a long day on the road or setting up camp in the deep woods, add some serious flavor to your getaway. Featuring a Digital Pro Controller with an added meat probe to easily monitor your cooks, the Scout may be small in size, but can grill with the best of them.
  • Find the Scout Pellet Grill Cover here
  • Easy to clean porcelain-coated grill grates
  • 184 sq. in. grilling area
  • 4 lb. hopper can handle plenty of cook time
  • Digital Pro Controller allows you to set the temp in 25 degree increments
  • Meat Probe
  • Lid latches for safe transport
  • Weighs 45 lbs. for easy transport anywhere
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Assembled Depth (in.)
21 in
Assembled Height (in.)
13 in
Assembled Width (in.)
20 in


Accessories Included
No Additional Items Included
Assembly Required
Fits No. of Burgers
Front/Side Shelf
Grill Color Family
Grill Grate/Surface Material
Porcelain-Coated Steel
Grill Material
Grill Wheels
Grill/Smoker Category
Freestanding/Cart Style
Grill/Smoker Features
Automatic Auger
Grill/Smoker Fuel Type
Hopper Capacity (lb.)
Ignition Type
Number of Side Burners
Outdoor Living Product Type
Wood Pellet Grill
Primary Cooking Space (sq. in)
Product Weight (lb.)
45 lb

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
No Certifications or Listings
Grate Warranty
3 Years
Overall Grill Warranty
3 Years

Questions & Answers


Is electricity needed to run the argue?

Asked by Fred June 12, 2020

Yes Electricity is needed a 3 Prong plug

Will this grill operate long enough with a 4 lb pellet hopper to prepare a meal (say 1 hour at hi...

Asked by Alyssa April 3, 2019

This will run for 3-4 hours before you would need to add more pellets.

Customer Reviews

  • 3.3
    out of 95 reviews
  • 40% recommend this product
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Camping companion
I bought this for our camping trip. I couldn’t fathom cooking my food any other way while camping. I was nervous because it needed power. The sales guy at Costco assured me it would work with the power source inverter. This came free in the deal. It was hooked up to the truck battery and we ran an extension chord to the inverter. It worked perfectly! We used it a few times a day. Pizzas burgers tri tip potatoes. This Traeger is going with us everywhere!
Great portable grill
This is our second Traeger. We do a lot of camping and other small grills just weren’t cutting it. The only issue is that it is very hard to keep a lower temperature. It’s the nature of the design, it’s very small, and doesn’t have the ventilation that a full size grill has. That being said, it’s perfect for our needs. We wanted a grill, not a smoker, and everything that we have made has been perfect. One of the best steaks I’ve ever had was made on this little grill.
by Sarah U
Scout Grill
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] It’s a perfect size to take camping but it tends to have huge temperature swings! I’ve learned that it if I want cook at 225 that I better set it 180 to keep it from going up in the 300s!
by Elko85
Best grill ever
I love this grill!! I literally will not cook meat on anything else anymore. It’s so easy to operate and everything comes out mouth watering.
1st time use piece of garbage
Got this for a Christmas present. 1st time use followed the break in procedures. Then tremors to cook a steak. I usually reverse seat my steak on my Pro 22, turns out awesome. I tried to smoke very little smoke. Turned it up to sear, the thing ran away smelt like it was going to catch on fire opened it up and flames, smoke coming out of the hopper. Shut it down, let it cool and tried again. Just wanted to get hot enough. So far 40 minutes later and it hasn’t even past 325 when it’s set at 450 or high. Wanted to eat at 6:30 it’s now 8 still not up to temp. Started this process at 5 pm. Had to turn on the 22 in hopes to eat before I die waiting for this thing to heat up. Still hasn’t got above 325
by J Denison
Response from MarketingJun 8, 2020
Hi there, we are deeply sorry that you're having these problems with your grill, we would like to help. Please send us an email at SCS@Traegergrills.com, one of our in-house team members will be able to get you squared away.
Love this grill. Perfect for 2--6 people.
Love this grill. Perfect for 2--6 people.
by Galawgirl
2 people found this helpful
Don’t buy this
All the bad reviews are accurate. Problems out of the box and finding a service dealer has been a pain. Now I can’t use my brand new grill for weeks.
by Nseldridge
Response from TraegerJun 15, 2021
Hey there Nick. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review on your new Traeger Scout. We appreciate the feedback. Having temperature issues with the Scout, right out of the box, is not a common occurrence, but is also not unheard of. Furthermore, we're always here, ready and willing to help. Your new Traeger Grill is covered under our 3-year warranty to keep it cooking and functioning properly within that 3-year time period. Luckily, we found your account with us and were able to see where you have called into our customer support about your Scout. A replacement RTD probe, covered under warranty, was ordered for you on 6/12/2021. The great news about that is it has already shipped out today, 6/15/2021, on its way to you, with UPS. As per the UPS website, expected delivery date is tomorrow, 6/16/2021, by 7pm. Some more good news from your account, on 6/12/2021, a service dealer was located in your local area, contacted by us, and a work-order submitted to them, for your Scout. We will email you today with all details, including tracking number, for your replacement RTD probe warranty order, and another copy of the work-order submitted to your local service dealer. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us again via live chat on our website, or give us a call at 1-800-TRAEGER, (872-3437). An agent will be more than happy to assist you.
Terrible performance
I bought this as Christmas present for my parents. I have enjoyed several our Traeger grills and believed this would be perfect for them. Wrong. I helped the get it set up went through all the pre-use steps in the manual. First time we cooked on it the temp shot up so high it errored out. We called customer service the last was very nice helped us get it going and we followed the instructions to a tee. Start temp low, don’t open the lid very much made sure we had not messed with the p setting etc. temp still was all over the board. This week my father went to cook 2 racks of ribs. Total disaster. The temp never stabilized, the cook temp was set at 180 and it continued to fluctuate between 200 and 350 the whole time he wasn’t opening the lid all the time and the outside temp was a modest 85 degrees. I bought this so they could have something to enjoy and not have to babysit. Absolute total waste of my money. I really don’t know why this is continuing to be sold. Traeger has great products….THIS IS NOT ONE!!!!
A great and easily stored stove that makes really great...
A great and easily stored stove that makes really great smokey meats!
by bingO
Your warranty is parts only.. if the sensor goes out. You have to replace it your self
Bought and used twice...heat sensor went out. Traeger shipped the part but expected us to replace it ourselves...you have tp take the whole machine apart. What else could you screw up???? Would this void the warranty??? Are they making these in China??? Buy something else.
by Bontikastreasures
Response from Traeger GrillsMay 10, 2021
Thank you for taking time to review your grill. We have 3 years warranty for all of our grills, changing eligible replacement parts won't void the warranty. If you need any help with replacing parts, please feel free to give us a call at 800-TRAEGER, our tech would like to walk you through the installation, or we can find you a local dealer to help you replace the parts. TraegerService
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