Best Outdoor Gas Fire Pits

 The glow of an evening fire is hard to beat. And there’s no easier way to experience that glow than with a propane (LP) or butane fire pit. Gas fire pits reign supreme when it comes to convenience and many people would argue that regardless of the source, all fire burns the same!

How To Tell Which Gas Fire Pit Is Best?

There are a lot of gas fire pits available and each seller has their own pro’s and con’s. Overall, you have to consider what is important to you and pick the features that reflect that. But don’t worry, we’re here to help.

Durability

You want a fire pit that lasts. Although you’ll want to protect the gas fire pit when not in use, you should still find one that can stand up to the weather. You should try to pick a gas fire pit that your grandchildren can eventually use if they choose to!

Material

Gas fire pits can be made out of an assortment of materials. And because there are so many different parts, there is more room for failure than in wood burning fire pits.

Fire Pit Safety

If you have kids or pets, you should ensure whichever gas fire pit you buy is safe for them to be around.

Aesthetics

Form should usually follow function, but that doesn’t mean that form isn’t important. Although, taste is subjective and we can’t tell you if you should like how something looks or not. But you’re purchasing this gas fire pit both for its usefulness and for how its appearance on your patio, yard, or deck. Be sure to find something you can live with long term!

Why choose an outdoor gas fire pit?

There are many reasons why you’d choose an outdoor gas fire pit. Maybe you don’t like cleaning up or the hassle of finding fuel. Or maybe you’re environmentally conscious and want to save a few trees. Maybe you’re allergic to the wood smoke or have young children you’d rather keep away from the harmful toxins and carcinogens found in wood burning fire pits.

With most things in life, there are very few “one size fits all” solutions. And outdoor fire pits are no different. No matter what your reason is, we’ve done the heavy lifting and created a list of the best outdoor gas fire pits available on the market. As more pits enter the market, we’ll update this list so you’ll be sure you have the most comprehensive, curated list of gas outdoor fire pits available.

Best Gas Fire Pits

Name/Image Learn MoreBrandRatingDimensionsHeatMaterial
BCP Extruded Aluminum Gas Outdoor Fire Pit Table

BCP Extruded Aluminum Gas Outdoor Fire Pit Table

view pricefull review Best Choice Products4.5 Star Average Rating 45" x 45" x 23.5"42,000 BTUsAluminum
AZ Patio Heaters GS-F-PC Propane Fire Pit

AZ Patio Heaters GS-F-PC Propane Fire Pit

view pricefull review AZ Patio Heaters4 Star Average Rating 38" x 29" x 38"40,000 BTUsSteel
Endless Summer GAD860SP LP Review

Endless Summer GAD860SP LP Review

view pricefull review Uniflame4.5 Star Average Rating 21.7" x 41.26" x 41.26"40,000 BTUsSteel
Endless Summer GAD1401M LP Gas Outdoor Fire Pit

Endless Summer GAD1401M LP Gas Outdoor Fire Pit

view pricefull review Uniflame4.5 Star Average Rating 32.1" x 32.1" x 27.6"30,000Steel
Endless Summer GLT1343SP Review

Endless Summer GLT1343SP Review

view pricefull review Uniflame4 Star Average Rating 11" x 11" x 15"10,000 BTUsSteel

Other Fire Pit Options

Didn’t find anything you like? Maybe instead of a gas fire pit, you’d rather look at some wood burning fire pit options. Or, if you’re completely lost and want us to help you navigate the nuances of each product, feel free to check out our outdoor fire pit buyer’s guide.