During the transition between seasons, it’s all about extending your stay in outdoor oases. Welcoming gathering spaces and appealing gardens should be enjoyed well into Fall. Outdoor fire pits are the top seasonal solution to incoming cool weather, and make a bold statement in your backyard. Whether you install a sleek raised fire feature or a stone-walled form, adding a source of heat to your home is always a good idea. Take a look at these ten fire pits that are rekindling our love for the outdoors.

outdoor fire pits
Photo by Scot Zimmerman

Flames leap from a ground-level bed of rocks extending from a St. George home’s freeform patio. The unique placement gives homeowners access to the fire from both the stone patio and the grassy lawn.

Photo by Joshua Caldwell. Landscape by Northland Design.

A raised fire pit anchors the hillside home‘s tiered yard. The gathering area is just one of the many outside spaces tucked into various tiers of the yard. Built into the stacked stone wall is a wrap around bench that’s perfect for entertaining larger groups.

outdoor fire pits
Photo by Scot Zimmerman

An outdoor coffee table doubles as a fire pit in the backyard lounge of a chic Ivins home. Symmetrical design elements deliver effortless style to the space, while warm-hued pillows add pops of color.

outdoor fire pits
Photo by Scot Zimmerman

Water appears to flow into the flames of a ground-level fire pit heating things up on a St. George home’s patio. The red rock vistas provide a stark contrast to the modern form of the fire pit.

Jayson King, Outdoor living, Patio
Photo by Alan Wilbur.

Jayson King, principal at Landform Design Group, maximized this outdoor space with chic furnishings and a sleek raised fireplace. “I love adding elements of fire in outdoors design, they bring people together,” says King.

Photo by Scot Zimmerman

Located at the edge of a Park City home’s landscape, a round, raised fire pit invites guests to gather around the large feature. White adirondack loungers circle the fire pit, providing a classic cabin feel to the grand home.

outdoor fire pits
Photo by Adam Finkle

In a remarkable landscape remodel, homeowners incorporated elements of water and fire to create their ultimate backyard oasis. The raised stone fire pit incorporates natural textures and shapes to maintain the organic aura of the yard.

outdoor fire pits
Photo by Scot Zimmerman

Flames dramatically rise from a pit set into the stone floor of a Salt Lake City home’s contemporary, private patio. The befitting feature compliments the modest space without taking up valuable square footage, and echoes the main home’s sleek modern design.

Photo by Doug Burke

A patio in Old Town Park City holds several spaces for entertaining. The lounge area comprises custom outdoor furnishings and a fire feature carved from a basalt pillar.

outdoor fire pits
Photo by Scot Zimmerman

A stunning raised fire pit sits on the edge of a patio and overlooks a Park City home’s spectacular mountain property.

Fire Starters

Made in Ore Inc.’s SLC studio and available in assorted finishes, these recyclable fire features heat things up in landscapes across Utah. 

Ore Inc., SLC, orecontainers.com


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