12 Outdoor Rugs to Fit Every Budget and Style

Bring a resilient splash of color outside with these durable all-weather rugs that resist open-air perils like mildew and fading.

"Alys" by Ballard Designs

Patterned Rug

This polyproplyene patterned rug, machine-loomed to mimic hand-knotting while keeping costs down, comes in five colors and resists both fading and mildew. Priced from $19 to $199, it is seriously stylish—and seriously affordable.


"Ames" by Pottery Barn

Recycled Rug

Handwoven of 100% recycled polyester, this yarn-dyed rug feels like real wool—although no sheep were shorn in its creation. Reversible, easy to clean, and manufactured for long-lasting color, it comes in various sizes and is priced from $39 to $279.


"Ocean Wave" by Frontgate

Antimicrobial Rug

Boasting a colorful wave pattern, this felted outdoor rug is made with a hand-layering needle-punch process and is a mere .38 inch thick. Both fade- and mildew-resistant, this is a soft, durable all-weather rug that is easy to clean. Priced from $495.


"Racetrack" Braided Rug from L.L. Bean


If you're looking for some country appeal, consider this all-weather braided rug from L.L. Bean. Made of polypropylene woven in a traditional Racetrack pattern, it is designed to drain water easily, dry quickly, and resist mold. It's reversible, available in four sizes and four colors, and priced from $49 to $499.


"Suzanne Kasler Wide Stripe" by Ballard Designs

Hand-Tufted Rug

This vivid canopy stripe rug is hand-tufted and made of 100% washable poly-acrylic pile. Soft and smart, it is fade- and mildew-resistant and can be easily cleaned with a mild soap solution and garden hose. It's available in three colors and assorted sizes, and priced from $49 to $699.


"Jute Bouclé" by West Elm

Jute Rug

Handwoven from 100% jute, a soft, shiny vegetable fiber, this reversible rug is classic and durable, and comes in a variety of colors. While jute rugs may not offer the longevity of modern synthetics, there's no denying their beauty, indoors or out. It's available in various sizes, including runners, and ranges in price from $39 to $499.


"Seascape Chindi" at Cost Plus World Market

Water Bottle Rug

You can enjoy the beauty of this colorful, flat-woven indoor/outdoor rug and rest easy knowing that you've made an eco-smart purchase. Handwoven of polyester yarn made from recycled water bottles, this rug is agreeably sized at 3' x 5'—and agreeably priced at $59.99.


Five Seasons "South Padre" Rug at Hayneedle

Striped Rug

The bold cream and blue stripes of this indoor/outdoor rug by Couristan will make a fashion statement in any backyard. Made of 100% polypropylene in a flat-weave construction, the rug is mold- and mildew-resistant, and UV-stablized for color retention. It's available from Hayneedle.com and priced from $19 to $89.


"St. Tropez" by Ballard Designs

Olefin Rug

Loomed in a high/low weave of 100% olefin, this rug mimics the look of sisal but offers a softer, more luxurious feel. It resists stains, mildew, mold, and fading, and can be customized in a number of Sunbrella fabric borders. Priced from $159 to $849.


"Red Bolinas" at Cost Plus World Market

Easy to Clean Rug

Woven of 50% jute and 50% polypropylene, this Bolinas-patterned rug is certain to enliven any porch, deck, or poolside. Easy to clean and UV-stabilized to protect against fading, the 4.9' x 6.9' rug is available at worldmarket.com and currently priced at $59.99.


"Lucia" by Grandinroad

Long Lasting Rug

Vibrant hues of green and blue enhance the abstract lotus blossom pattern of the Lucia rug. Made of UV-stabilized acrylic and polypropylene, the rug offers the look of natural fibers with the benefits of fade- and moisture-resistance and easy care. Available in four sizes and priced from $49 to $499. 


"Shaw Living Floral Turquoise" at Home Depot

Affordable Rug

Celebrate summer with this brightly colored indoor/outdoor floral rug from Shaw. Machine-woven in olefin with a latex backing, the 8' x 10' carpet is both colorfast and stain-resistant, and attractively priced at The Home Depot for $159. 


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