The great outdoors is a wonderful place to spend time with friends and family or even alone. That’s why portable propane fire pits are perfect for camping trips – they provide warmth without taking up much space and who doesn’t love to sit around a blazing campfire? In this blog post, I’ll provide you with everything you need to choose the fire pit that will keep you warm on your next camping trip!
Portable Propane Fire Pits
Portable fire pits are perfect for those who love to camp but don’t like the mess and hassle of building a wood fire. Portable fire pits are easy to store and transport so they can be taken anywhere from the backyard, the campground, or to a remote boondocking location.
These portable fire pits are powered by propane, which is perfect when roasting marshmallows.
The benefits of portable propane fire pits
- They are easily moved and stored
- They come in different sizes and shapes
- The level of flame and heat can be adjusted
- They can be turned off and left unattended without risk of spreading fire
- They can often be used during a burn ban
- They can be used at home
How portable gas fire pits work
Portable fire pits require a gas canister to fuel the flame. Some RVs have a quick-connect hookup which allows the fire pit to run on the RV’s propane tanks. The portable fire pit is connected to the propane tank by a hose.
What features should I look for in a portable propane fire pit?
There are a variety of portable fire pits, which provide different levels of heat and flame. They are rated by BTU (British Thermal Units). The higher the BTU the more warmth they put out. The tradeoff is you’ll also use more propane at higher BTUs.
Some portable fire pits must be used with a lighter while others have built-in ignition.
Many have lids that lock into place to keep them from spilling in transit.
Some also come with carrying cases. In many cases, you can purchase a carrying case separately if your model didn’t come with one.
Do propane fire pits provide warm?
Fire pits put out enough heat to stay cozy warm on a chilly evening. Whether you’re in the backyard or the campground, it’ll definitely keep you warmer. You’ll find yourselves huddled around the fire pit with a cup of coffee or hot cocoa on those chilly camp mornings too.
No matter where you are or what season, you’ll love the warmth your fire pit provides. Can we talk about those s’mores?
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Do propane fire pits use a lot of propane?
The amount of propane you’ll use with your fire pit will depend on the BTUs it is rated for and if you’re using a high or low setting. The chart below shows propane usage by BTU.
PROPANE CYLINDER/TANK SIZE (LBS) AND BTUS RATES
APPROX. BURN TIME
|20 lb Propane Tank Last at 10000 BTU||43.19 Hours|
|20 lb Propane Tank Last at 20000 BTU||21.59 Hours|
|20 lb Propane Tank Last at 30000 BTU||14.40 Hours|
|20 lb Propane Tank Last at 40000 BTU||10.80 Hours|
|20 lb Propane Tank Last at 50000 BTU||8.64 Hours|
|20 lb Propane Tank Last at 60000 BTU||7.20 Hours|
Don’t forget to use your fire pit at home during the winter months!
Everybody loves a fire in the backyard on cool fall evenings. With portable gas fire pits, you can have your own cozy campfire at home. Why not roast marshmallows for s’mores just for fun!
Here are two of my favorite portable propane fire pits.
Portable fire pits are portable, easy to store and transport. They can be taken anywhere from the backyard, the campground, or a remote boondocking location if you’re looking for a cozy place to stay warm during your next camping trip! You’ll find yourselves huddled around portable gas fires with friends on those chilly nights too – no matter where you go or what season it is.
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