During the summer months, fire pits are a perfect place to gather under the stars with friends and family after a long day of fun and grilling. But, there usefulness extends beyond those months. In fact, one might say that a fire pit extends the usefulness of your outdoor living spaces, as they give you a place to stay warm once the weather turns colder during the autumn months.
But, you probably don’t need convincing about a fire pit. You already know what fun they are, and you want to install one in your backyard. Therefore, check out the 20 perfect backyard fire pit ideas that we’ve pulled together below. There plenty inspirational!
1. Working With Gas
When you’re using a gas-operated fire pit, you can do some truly unique things; like this one, which is set into a bench.
2. Next to the Pool
Are you the kind of person that favors a nighttime dip? Then you’ll love having a fire pit right next to the pool.
3. The Next Level
We’ve seen some large fire pits in our day, but this one definitely takes the cake! It’s like sitting next to a volcano!
4. Sunken In
Right next to the water with a sunken-in fire pit like this. Can you think of a more ideal spot?
5. A Simple Circle
If you’re interest is solely in creating space to gather with family and friends, then something like this might be all that you need!
6. The Right Chairs
Oftentimes you’ll find that it’s the chairs that make the fire pit and not the fire pit itself.
7. Getting Contemporary
Those who have a preference for contemporary styling can always do something like this with their backyard fire pit.
8. The Budget
This backyard fire pit absolutely proves that you don’t need an enormous budget in order to do something cool.
9. Table Style
Here you’ve got a gorgeous backyard fire pit that also doubles as a place to eat and drink. Wonderful!
10. Tucked Away
For a true sense of intimacy with your backyard fire pit, you may wish to tuck it away into a space like this.
11. Adirondack Chairs
If you ask us, Adirondack chairs were practically made to be placed around a backyard fire pit.
12. Blending Materials
A mix of a stone and metal can really create a look for your fire pit that will make it stand out.
13. By the Grill
When considering placement for your fire pit, it’s almost always a good idea to keep it near the grill.
14. Lovely Colors
To really make a fire pit that feels like an additional living space, make sure you consider your color scheme carefully.
15. Eye Popping
The use of blue in this fire pit area is something that really captures your attention and draws the eye.
16. Blending In
You’ve got to admit that this backyard fire pit area does a wonderful job of blending into the surroundings.
17. Accent Wall
Hey, you can also use accent walls in your outdoor living spaces, just like you see here with this backyard fire pit.
18. Unique Materials
The way that this fire pit has been constructed is a real eye-catcher, and it’s placement within the backyard could not be better.
19. Right on the Edge
If you’re fortunate enough to have a beautiful view like this on your property, then you may wish to place your fire pit right on the edge of that view.
20. Inside Outside
Through sound choices and the inclusion of a fire pit, you can really make your outdoor living spaces feel like they’re a part of your indoor ones.