30 Cool Fire Pit Ideas

Add some excitement to a deck or backyard with one of these smokin' fire pits or hot torches.

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Small Rustic Fire Pit

A small fire pit embedded into a stone patio and circled with wooden chairs creates a rustic feel.

Cozy Circle

This fire pit creates a warm focal point for an area with benches arranged in a cozy circle. The outdoor fabric used in the pillows repeat the garden's colors.

Restoration Hardware Firepit

Lava Rock Natural Gas Fire Bowl, $1295.

California Fire Pit Design

An outdoor wooden banquette offers a cozy gathering place around the fire pit in this backyard design created by Chris Lambton for HGTV's Yard Takeover.

Fire Pit Under Arched Veranda

A rectangular fire pit under an arched veranda highlights this rooftop design, which also includes a built-in bar with a kegerator, lounge seating and low-voltage lighting.

Fire Trough

A 6-foot long fire trough will keep guests cozy while they enjoy the stunning views from this patio.

Custom Fire Pit and Table

This custom combo table and fire pit, crafted from natural stone slab with wood and steel accents, make cool-weather dining and entertaining more comfortable. 

Verona Custom Gas Fire Pit

From its porcelain tile top to the fire glass bowl, this 55-inch hexagonal gas fire pit is a showstopper. Two heat settings available: 30,000 or 40,000 BTUs. $1699, FrontGate.com. 

Fire Pits Enhance Patio Entertainment

Fire pits are classic porch heaters that allow homeowners and guests to safely enjoy the heat of wood fires outdoors. They are designed to keep small fires burning for hours while safely containing flame and embers. 

Modern Look

This dramatic fire pit keeps it clean and simple. 

An Artful Glow

This TIKI Glow Torch adds atmosphere and light effects to your deck or backyard.

Seating Around a Fire Pit

A fire pit provides the focal point for this seating group that includes built-in benches. 

Creating a Look Around the Fire Pit

Finding furniture to suit the look of your fire pit and backyard is important. These classic Adirondack chairs work well and give graphic punch to this pit. 

Antigua

Described as fire sculptures, the Alumina line from TIKI allows you to bring fire to a patio or deck. The basket weave pattern of the Antigua is actually weather-durable resin. www.tikibrand.com

Fire Pit in an Adobe-Style Hacienda

A fire pit adds atmosphere to an outdoor area of this historic 1920 John Byers U-shaped hacienda set in the Santa Monica Mountains in the Pacific Palisades Riviera. 

Blue Rhino Uniflame LP Gas Outdoor Fire Pit

This attractive unit is sure to be your backyard’s centerpiece. Featuring a decorative tile mantle, this propane-powered gas fire pit offers 30,000 BTU’s of heat and easy care. About $748, thefirepitstore.com. 

Fire Pit With Pool

In this design, a fire pit combines with a crescent-shaped pool to provide relaxing lounge space. 

TIKI Metro

This cool portable fire pit boasts some very "Jetsons" lines. www.tikibrand.com

Public Square Fire Sculpture

From the Alumina line, this Public Square TIKI fire sculpture features a bronze finish. www.tikibrand.com

Brick Fire Pit

This fire pit is lined with a fire brick interior, veneered in house brick and finished with a four-piece thermal bluestone coping. A gas starter and custom log grate make this fire pit easy to enjoy. 

Patio Fire Pit

This cozy condo patio features a custom fire pit and lounge chairs.

Fossill Stone Outdoor Fire Pit

This stylish, 30-inch wide pit would complement a classic garden design. Made of concrete blocks, it’s sturdy and offers five feet of heat radius. About $254 at HomeDepot.com.

Bristol Torches

Bristol Torches from TIKI feature a metal finish and burn for up to five hours. www.tikibrand.com

Fire Pit and Lagoon-Shaped Pool

This raised fire pit next to a lagoon-shaped pool sets a welcome scene for evening entertaining.

Two, Count 'Em, Two Torches in One

The 2-in-1 Flame and Solar Torch from TIKI has a solar-powered light that turns on at night as well as a natural-flame torch and features a slate finish.

Fire Pit and Spa

This relaxing backyard features the warmth of a spa and fire pit.

Repurposed Pit

Done with your rusty fire pit? Turn it into a lovely container garden.

A Beautiful Vessel

An old fire pit becomes a stylish planter.

Tabletop Fire Pit

This sexy little fire pit proves that even city dwellers with a tiny fire escape can enjoy the cozy, communal pleasures of a fire pit. This nifty Fuoco Tabletop Fire Pit features a gel-powered fuel source for easy extinguishing.

Astrofire Fire Pit

Add chic to your modern backyard or deck with this hip fire pit in juicy colors that keeps the outdoor fun going no matter the season.