Gas fire burners are becoming increasingly popular, and it’s not difficult to see why. That’s because these devices not only produce a clean flame without all of the smoke that wood pits produce, but they’re also extremely easy to maintain. All that’s required for them to work is a suitable gas source and a space in your backyard to enjoy their warm flame.
When it comes to buying one of these pits, it can be a little more difficult to find a suitable one, however. That’s because they come in a number of styles. To help out our readers, we’ve selected what we feel are the ten best gas fire burners currently available. Any of these models will work extremely well in the backyard or around the deck area.
Best Gas Fire Pits, Reviews
#10 Endless Summer LP Gas Outdoor Pit
This gas fire pit is the ideal centerpiece for any backyard, patio or even a deck. It’s made out of cast iron and has a beautiful slate mosaic tile mantel that looks good with just about any decor. The user can easily install a propane tank inside the base of this unit, and no one will be able to see it.
This unit comes with both logs and lava rocks to complete the fire pit look, and it’s easy to set up and use. It uses a multi-spark ignition system that makes it easy to light, and once lit, it will produce up to 40,000 BTUs of heat. With this unit, anyone can enjoy the elegance of a fire without having to worry about ashes.
#9 Blue Rhino Outdoor Propane Fire Pit
Designed to be a fire pit that’s capable of keeping your backyard in use all year round, this high-quality model will not only add a little bit of appeal to your outdoor spaces but will also provide a bit of heat. That’s because this pit is capable of producing up to 30,000 BTU of heat.
All the homeowner has to do is hook it up to a propane tank, and it’s ready to deliver a beautiful flame that’s accentuated by blue fire glass. This model also features a hidden control panel that’s easy to use, and it has a push-button ignition system that lights it up quickly and effectively.
#8 Bali Outdoors Square Fire Pit
Not only is this an attractive fire pit, but it’s also less expensive than many of the models which are competing against it. It’s approximately 25-inches tall and 28-inches wide and only weighs 70-pounds, so it can be fit anywhere around the patio area or in the backyard.
When equipped with a 20-pound LP canister, this fire pit can produce up to 50,000 BTU through its stainless steel burner. This product also has a hidden control panel for discrete control of the unit and has an electric ignition for a quick start. And it comes with beautiful lava rocks that just add to its appeal.
#7 Great Deal Furniture Crawford Fire Pit
The Crawford fire pit is not only designed to produce a flame that can produce up to 40,000 BTUs but is also designed to be an attractive centerpiece for any patio. And it doesn’t matter if the flame is on or not, this fire pit always looks good and provides a beautiful focal point.
It’s manufactured using steel and magnesium oxide, so that it’s not only durable enough to stand up to harsh weather and high heat conditions but is also designed to look good. The outside of this unit has a stone finish that also looks quite attractive, and the unit features a battery-operated ignitor for added convenience.
#6 GDF Studio Stonecrest Square Fire Pit
The Stonecrest fire pit is designed to add a beautiful focal point to any patio and to give the homeowner something to gather around on cold, dark nights. It’s made with a magnesium oxide fire bowl that holds up to heat and harsh weather conditions, and it also has a very attractive outer finish that’s designed to replicate natural stone.
This unit is easy to set up, and little to no assembly is required to have it up and running. This unit is 34.5-inches long by 34.50-inches wide and 24-inches high. And when it’s equipped with a propane tank, it’s capable of producing up to 40,000 BTUs.
#5 Bond Outdoor Newcastle Firepit
Sitting on a base that looks like it’s constructed using natural stone, this unit is ready to become the focal point of anyone’s backyard or patio. A propane tank can be installed inside the base, and this will provide the fuel for this unit to produce its beautiful flame in its Newcastle fire bowl.
The height of the flame can be easily adjusted using the unit’s control knob, and the fire pit produces a flame that’s capable of producing 40,000 BTUs of heat. Since it uses pulse ignition to light the flame, this unit is also extremely easy to light. All of which makes this a great pit for just about anyone.
#4 Outland Firebowl 883 Fire Pit
This unit is designed to give homeowners the benefit of a fire without having to worry about the hassle and cleanup of burning wood. This portable unit can not only be used in the backyard but is also small enough to take on camping trips or for beach parties.
No tool assembly is required to use this pit, and once it’s set up it’s very easy to use. It’s a CSA approved pit that’s safe to use during most campfire bans, and it doesn’t produce sparks the way that wood burning units do. This unit also comes with a 10-foot hose that can easily be connected to its fuel source: a 20-pound propane tank supplied by the user.
#3 Heininger 5995 Portable Outdoor Pit
This 19-inch diameter fire pit using propane gas, so it can be used during virtually any weather conditions. It produces a flame that’s bright, smokeless and produces 58,000 BTUs of heat. It’s small, portable size can not only be used easily in the backyard or out on the patio but can be taken on trips for camping, tailgating or for cooking outside of an RV.
This fire pit is extremely lightweight, so it can be carried to where it’s going to be used quite easily. And since it includes a regulator and 10-foot hose with it, all the user has to do is hook it up to a compatible propane gas tank.
#2 Outland Living Series 410 Grey 36-Inch Pit
This gas fire pit is unlike any other fire pit you’re likely to see. That’s because this grey 36-inch outdoor pit has an 8mm black tempered glass tabletop and uses 15-pounds of Arctic Ice glass rocks to create a brilliant visual effect that has to be seen to be fully appreciated.
This unit has a stainless steel burner that can produce up to 42,500 BTU of heat when the unit is hooked up to a propane tank and fired up. This unit’s base has fireproof wicker that further complements the overall design of this piece and makes it an attractive addition to any backyard or patio.
#1 Outland Living Series 401 Brown 44-Inch Pit
This rectangular fire pit has won international design awards, and after seeing it, it’s quite easy to see why. It’s approximately 44-inches long, 32-inches wide and 23-inches high, so it’s just the right size for gathering around on cold autumn nights.
It also has a black tempered glass top that contains at its center a stainless steel burner. Around its burner are clear decorative glass rocks that add further appeal to the unit. And finally, this unit has a UV HDPE fireproof wicker all around its base that helps it to complete its look. It’s a very attractive and functional 35,000 BTU fire pit.