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8 Outdoor Fire Pits Small Enough for Your Porch

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Sitting around an outdoor fire pit is a great way to spend a warm night with family and friends. But not everyone has the space to build a fire, and even if you do, things can get messy. Enter these pretty, portable units that come in a variety of sizes and can be fueled with charcoal, wood, or propane. All are compact enough to put on your porch, and warm enough to snuggle up around. Scroll down for our favorites from Wayfair.

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Charcoal & Wood-Burning Fire Pits

Derbyshire Steel Wood Burning Fire Pit

Outdoor fire pit
Wayfair

$185 (was $209), Wayfair

Size & Specs:

  • 24” H x 36” W x 36” D
  • 29 pounds
  • Fuel type: Wood

This decorative fire pit can be used for both grilling and warmth. It’s water-resistent and comes with a cover, so you won’t have to schlepp it indoors when you’re done using it and can instead find it a permanent home on your porch.

One reviewer wrote, “Love this fire pit! It assembled very easily and is very sturdy. It comes with a heavy nylon cover and so we have no worries leaving it out in the rain. We haven’t been through snow yet but I have high hopes. It’s large and perfect for the patio. We have 6 Adirondack chairs circled around it and they fit perfectly.”

Meadow Steel Wood Burning Fire Pit

Outdoor fire pit
Wayfair

$119 (was $138), Wayfair

Size & Specs:

  • 23.5” H x 17.75” W x 17.75” D
  • 19 pounds
  • Fuel type: wood

This modern furnace-syle fire pit is deep, allowing more wood to be burned at once and more time to finish your fireside cocktail. Made of durable, powder-coated steel, this showpiece also comes with a cover to provide ultimate weather protection.

One reviewer wrote, “Was easy to assemble and it looks great in our backyard! Thank you Wayfair, never disappointed with my online orders.”

Solo Stove Ranger Stainless Steel Wood Burning Fire Pit with Ranger Stand

Outdoor fire pit
Wayfair

$294.99 (was $319.98), Wayfair

Size & Specs:

  • 12.5” H x 15” W x 15” D
  • 15 pounds
  • Fuel type: wood

This compact, ultra-efficient fire pit leaves only fine ash behind, making cleanup a breeze. It’s easy to transport to camps or just from porch to patio, so you can feel like you’re in the deep woods wherever you are.

One reviewer wrote, “5 STARS!! Absolutely love this! No assembly, light enough to move and empty, comes with a storage bag that makes it easy to bring with you anywhere. I also love that it burns a controlled fire making it safe for small spaces.”

Liliath Cast Iron Wood Burning Fire Pit

Outdoor fire pit
Wayfair

$409.99, Wayfair

Size & Specs:

  • 15” H x 28” W x 28” D
  • 116 pounds
  • Fuel type: wood, charcoal

There’s something especially beautiful about cast iron. Extremely durable (and heavy!), this fire pit will last for years and add industrial style to your porch.

One reviewer wrote, “AMAZING! Deep bowl and already has a drain hole in case it rains. If you’ve ever had to try and get standing water out of a rain filled fire pit….well….nightmare! This is a first class pit. Well made, heavy duty and super good looking!”

Gas Fire Pits

Endless Summer Gas Portable Stainless Steel Propane Fire Pit

Outdoor fire pit
Wayfair

$164.99, Wayfair

Size & Specs:

  • 17.1” H x 24” W x 27.7” D
  • 41 pounds
  • Fuel type: propane

This beauty comes with lava rocks and an oil-rubbed bronze frame cut into a lattice design. The propane 58,000 BTU stainless steel burner means you can enjoy the ambiance of a fire without the ashy cleanup. won’t have to worry about the cleanup of a

One reviewer wrote, “This is a perfect addition to our front seating area. We can enjoy it and shut it off when we want to go inside.”

Nathaniel Concrete Propane Fire Pit

Outdoor fire pit
Wayfair

$559.99, Wayfair

Size & Specs:

  • 23.25” H x 31.75” W x 31.75” D
  • 90 pounds
  • Fuel type: propane

This concrete, stone-like fire pit is everything you could want in a gas unit. It has a hidden fuel tank for your propane, and an adjustable flame to create your own ambiance.

One reviewer wrote, “I received this fire pit within 3 days after I ordered it. It was packed well and everything was in good shape. I ordered two different colors of blue glass which I used instead of the lava rocks which came with the fire pit. (The fire pit also came with a cover which fits perfect).. I have used it once and am very impressed. You can’t go wrong with this unit.”

Williford Concrete Propane Fire Pit

Outdoor fire pit
Wayfair

$359.99, Wayfair

Size & Specs:

  • 24” H x 25” W x 25” D
  • 60 pounds
  • Fuel type: propane

This concrete fire pit adds a rustic vibe to your outdoor space. With its barrel design, it doubles as a conversation piece and will fit in well with your daytime decor.

One reviewer wrote, “Absolutely love this fire pit! … We love the lava rocks, which provide “the campfire glow” and added heat. It is sturdy and well made; very little assembly. Looked at many fire pits & reviews before choosing this one.”

Paulino Camp 58,000 BTU Portable Propane Fire Pit

Outdoor fire pit
Wayfair

$149 (was $209), Wayfair

Size & Specs:

  • 11” H x 19” W x 19” D
  • 15 pounds
  • Fuel type: propane


Easy to clean and completely smokeless, this fire pit is the perfect companion on tailgates, dinner parties, RV trips, and camp outs. It’s durable and a great affordable option.

One reviewer wrote, “Great alternative to wood-burning fire pit. I live in a semi-arid region with frequent burn bans. This propane alternative keeps the flames where they belong without risking sparks flying into the dry grasses and timbers, yet can enjoy a nice fire on cold nights. Love it!”

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