This is definitely something that more and more homeowners are doing these days. There are, of course, a number of reasons for this. Naturally, it’s great to have a wonderful fire to gather around during the nighttime hours in the summer. But, a fire pit can do something else. It can extend the life of your outdoor living spaces, making them places you can enjoy even as the weather gets cold in the fall or hasn’t completely warmed up in the spring.
So, if you’ve been thinking about installing a fire pit in your backyard, read on! You’re going to love the 20 stone fire pit ideas that we’ve collected below, and should be able to draw plenty of inspiration from each.
1. Going Natural
If you’re looking for a stone fire pit that blends in, then you may wish to try something naturalistic like this.
2. Tucked Away
Given the limited space of this backyard, we love how the fire pit is tucked away against the side of the house.
3. In the Patio
When you’re working with a stone fire pit that’s fueled by gas, you can put that fire pit in unconventional places.
4. Extending Outward
The way that this fire pit area extends out into the backyard and is sunken into it create an intimate feel.
5. Get Comfortable
With limited space to work with in this urban environment, this stone fire pit does a great job of being comfy and inviting.
The juxtaposition of the rugged stone work of the fire pit and the constrained work of the patio is nice.
7. Perfectly Blended In
This fire pit doesn’t feel tacked onto this beautiful patio; it feels very much a part of it.
8. A Little Is All You Need
You don’t need to go big with your stone fire pit! Sometimes a little is all you need as this example proves.
9. Fire and Water
For something that’s really relaxing, try pairing your stone fire pit with a water feature nearby.
This thin and square gas stone fire pit is something that always fits into the design of a contemporary patio.
11. Low Profile
The low profile of the stone fire pit on this patio keeps the whole outdoor living space feeling wide and open.
12. Clean Look
The stonework of this outdoor fire pit is a bit more regimented than most are, and that’s a good thing!
13. Clean and Modern
You’ve just go to love the clean, sleek and modern look of this backyard fire pit that sits on the edge of the patio.
14. Making the Table
For something really unique, try combining the idea of a stone fire pit with that of an outdoor table.
15. Below the Pool
The placement of this backyard fire pit, which is below the pool, is perfect for warming up after a quick dip.
16. Lighting Is Important
Given that you’ll likely be using your fire pit during the night hours, it’s important to have nice lighting in the vicinity.
17. A Perfect Circle
For a stone fire pit that’s perfect for entertaining everyone, a perfect circle of comfortable chairs is vitally important.
18. Squaring Up
When you want a patio that feels more controlled and modern, you’ll want to go with a square shape for your stone fire pit.
19. Your Paradise
There are so many different places you can put a fire pit in the backyard; just make sure you’re creating your own paradise!
20. Dividing Up
Check out how this backyard stone fire pit provides a perfect division between the patio and swim areas.