Wood burning fire pits are one of the most traditional fire pits; the smell of firewood burning makes them nostalgic in nature. For a long time, they have been a backyard staple. The dancing flame, aesthetic, and simplicity have been their redeeming features.Wood burning fire pits are a great source of heat. On average, the burn time is approximately 3-4 hours, depending on how many logs you add in. Wood burning fires are fantastic ways to stay warm and have a great ambient feel all year round.