Flame Genie Pellet Fire Pit
Want the coziness of a fire without the hassle of burning wood logs? The Flame Genie is powered by wood pellets, which means it reduces smoke and sparks, and there's less ash to clean up. At only 12 pounds, it can be easily repositioned to delight your backyard guests wherever they've gathered. Available on Amazon; $83.73.
Fire Sense Bon Fire Patio Fireplace
This handy fire pit features a retractable handle and large wheels that make it easy to move around the patio or transport to the campfire or beach. The durable spark-screen walls keep embers from landing on clothing or surroundings, and the double doors allow for easy refueling, cleaning, and marshmallow roasting. Available on Amazon;$97.44.
CobraCo Hand-Hammered 100 Percent Copper Fire Pit with Screen and Cover
Bet you've never roasted s'mores by such a chic heat source! Imagine sitting around toasty flames as they bounce around the rim of this hand-hammered copper fire pit. At more than 11 inches deep, the basin is perfect for housing a long-lasting fire, and it's outfitted with a mesh screen to protect against flyaway ash. Expect the copper to weather with use, aging gracefully to a rustic patina. Available from The Home Depot; $229.99.
Esschert Design Rusted Steel Fire Bowl
Northwoods Outdoor Fireplace
In the Landmann Northwoods Outdoor Fireplace, you get a sturdy, generously sized base that holds plenty of firewood—even larger, longer-burning logs. Also included is a full-coverage spark guard that lifts out of the way, a cooking grate, and a couple of handy stoking tools. A handle runs around the perimeter of the fire pit, and there's also a mechanism for releasing ash and promoting optimal airflow. Available from The Home Depot; $73.69.
Crosley Hudson Fire Pit
If you're looking for a fire pit that can keep the flames going almost all night long with very little maintenance, look no further. The Crosley Hudson fire pit is equipped with an oversize steel bowl to hold a hearty supply of wood for longer, warmer fires. The innovative lattice pattern vents the fire, helping it burn vigorously. Available from Target; $159.99.
Terrain Low Profile Pit
For a modern aesthetic, go with this sleek fire pit from Terrain. The short square base has a wide center for building the perfect backyard fire. Any weathering that happens over time will only enhance its already rustic appearance. It may be simple, but it’s not basic. Available from Terrain; $188.
Big Sky Outdoor Campfire Ring
Pure Garden Square Fire Bowl
Typically, a fire pit table, or one with a ledge, costs a pretty penny. That’s why you should grab this bargain fire pit available at Target. The 26-inch tall woven metal pit is an attractive choice for any patio, especially when you consider its reasonable price tag. It’s the perfect piece for gathering around for conversations and laughs. Available from Target; $83.99.
Sun Joe Classic Stone Cast Fire Pit
Hampton Bay Quadripod Fire Pit
Sol 72 Outdoor Rustic Cast Iron Fire Pit
This classic pit is just what your backyard is missing. Its simple cast iron finish will complement any outdoor decor style—plus you don't need fancy bells and whistles when all you actually want is a blazing firing for roasting treats and keeping you warm. Available from Wayfair; $108.99.
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