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14 Amazing Portable Fire Pits

With one of these portable fire pits, the backyard party goes anywhere you do.

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Pop-up Portable Fire Pit

This pop-up fire pit folds down into a storage sleeve so you can take it anywhere. It weighs just eight pounds but can hold up to 125 pounds of wood or charcoal.

Just listen to this Amazon reviewer: “All in all I would say, as someone who is very skeptical of things that seem too good to be true, this fire pit is the real deal.”

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Solo Stove Portable Fire Pit

At about the size of a trash can, this Solo Stove fire pit fits easily in the back of a vehicle. One of the best smokeless fire pits around, the stainless steel design makes this portable fire pit attractive and durable. It weighs 19 pounds and burns wood.

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Team Spirit Fire Pits

These portable fire pits from The Ridge collection come in various styles. Show pride for your favorite sports team at the next tailgate party or support for the U.S. Army with the model shown above.

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Gas Camping Fire Pit

The Camco Little Red Campfire is a propane-fueled portable fire pit. It’s ideal for backyard camping and trips to the beach. It’s a little less than 14 inches tall and weighs just 15 pounds when assembled.

One Walmart reviewer writes, “I’m an easily cold person, and this campfire puts out the heat. I love it! And no smoke in my eyes. It fits perfect in my motorhome. So glad I bought it.”

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Square Fire Pit

The Tailgater X portable gas fire pit is perfect for camping, tailgating or hanging out at home. Its flames are easily adjusted with a front dial. A magnetic lid keeps transportation mess-free.

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Fire Pit With Folding Legs

This 16-inch fire pit might be small but it boasts a 20,000 BTU output rate. Folding legs make it easy to transport and store. It runs on propane and includes pumice stone and a carrying case.

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Flat Folding Fire Pit

This wood-burning fire pit folds flat to fit in its carry bag (included). And it takes only about one minute to assemble. “Great little fire pit, fit in the bottom of a Rubbermaid and is just so darn convenient,” says one Wayfair reviewer. “I originally bought for the back yard but now it travels with me.”

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Fire Pit on Wheels

At 45 inches tall, this enclosed fire pit is a bit larger than some of the others on this list, but the wheels make it easy to move. Its 360-degree flame visibility adds ambiance to any outdoor space.

“It is so nice to sit around the fire pit!” says one Ace Hardware reviewer. “It keeps us warm on cool nights, smells wonderful and keeps the bugs away too. Roasting marshmallows is an added bonus.”

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Portable Fire Pit With a Bronze Finish

This miniature gas fire pit is another great choice for campsites and tailgates. It’s a compact and portable fire pit with lava rocks, diamond-shaped cut-outs and an elegant bronze finish.

“This is the perfect addition to our deck! Easy set up and operation,” says one Wayfair reviewer. “Gives plenty of heat and a campfire feel without the hassle of wood.”

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Swedish Torch Log fire pitsCourtesy of Benda Porter-Rockwell

Swedish Torch

Take the party wherever friends and family gather. The Swedish torch is an easy-to-build, portable fire pit.

Salvage a tree trunk or another large chunk of wood that’s cut flat on the bottom so it will stand on end. Use a chainsaw to cut an “X” across the top. Then drill two 2-in. holes, one on the side and one on the top. The holes should connect in the center of the log. Air easily flows through the side hole with the flame coming through the top.

The sawdust from the drilling becomes a ready-made source of fuel to warm the spirits or fill the belly. The beauty of this fire pit is that you don’t have to keep stoking it since the fire burns from the inside out, giving lasting heat for hours.

Chainsaw need sharpening? Here’s how to do it.

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Folding Fire Pit

This portable outdoor fire pit/grill fits in your backpack, making it easy to go from the campsite to the backyard barbecue in no time. Made from stainless steel, this fire pit weighs just three pounds. The pit can be set up in 30 seconds and is designed to safely hold a fire and keep flames away from the ground. It’s a genius piece of camping gear.

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Real Steel, Matey

Weld your own portable fire pit ring. Or, if you’ve got masterful metalworking skills, you can raise the Jolly Roger flag on your own fire pit pirate ship. You’ll have no trouble getting a few friends to help move this creation from one party to the next.

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Cover & Carry Fire Pit

Convenient cover and carrying handles make this fire pit super portable. At less than 20 inches in diameter, this portable outdoor fire pit can go anywhere. It can be stored easily in your RV, camper, trunk, shed, garage or closet — once it has completely cooled down, of course.

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Mini Fire Bowl

Great for a beach getaway when you can’t build a fire in the sand, this 22-inch mini fire pit folds up and can be toted anywhere. This mini fire pit comes with the necessary fire pit accessories, including a log grate, cooking grate and carrying bag. It’s perfect for one or two people.

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