When it comes to driveway gate material options, metal (including iron/wrought iron) is a favorite for its durability and wide range of design options. It’s not the preferred option for privacy – metal gates generally have an open design – but it’s a popular material to beautify a property’s entrance and enhance security for both residential and commercial applications.

As a follow up to our blog post featuring 6 Totally Unique Wooden Driveway Gates, we’ll take a look at a handful of eye-catching metal gate styles that are sure to attract the attention (and envy!) of your neighbors.


deer fence gate with custom deer head ornaments

This set of metal gates feature deer and buck head inserts. We custom made these gates for a rural property and the design is completely unique. Any type of animal can be crafted to reflect your style and interests.


swirling leaf and branch pattern on metal gate

There’s nothing basic about this gate. We forged each leaf and vine as well as the custom wording along the top of the gate, “A Stone’s Throw.” As a built-in bonus, this gate is pretty effective at preventing larger unwanted critters from passing through to the property.


unique blades of grass pattern on metal drive gate

From the overlapping grass design to the green finish, this custom metal driveway gate reflects the natural beauty of this mountainside property. Optionally, you can consider the surrounding trees and flowers to inspire a seamless integration into your landscape.


geometrical pattern on black metal driveway gate

This metal gate’s squares and rectangles are strategically interlocked to give it a distinctly craftsman-inspired look. Notice how the design of the light fixtures blends seamlessly with the gate.


retro rectangular design on metal driveway gate

With a geometric square-and-rectangle design, this interesting metal driveway entry gate is something of a cross between Asian-inspired angles and a funky retro design.


ornate mythological dragon with stars and moon on a large metal driveway gate

Guaranteed you won’t see another driveway gate like this one. Our client gave us free reign to design something to reflect their artistic profession. The results are, simply put, stunning.

No matter where your style tends, Tri State Gate can design a gate that combines form and function to suit your home. We have an extensive gallery of metal driveway gates, including completely custom gates, that you can peruse for even more style inspiration. If you’re not sure which driveway gate material is best, we have a helpful gate material guide to get you started.

Tri State Gate offers free, on-site consultation to further discuss your gate options – from custom designs to security gate accessories. With more than 25 years in the business, Tri State Gate is the standard for professional driveway gate installation in the New York – New Jersey – Connecticut region. Contact us today!