Build a log pathway by wood don't Worry about Rot simply Paint on a few coats of water Based Water Proofer to both sides of the wood . (decks and Fences). for Termites buy a few blocks of candle wax melt in pot and brush on to bottom side of wood also
This sand backyard fire pit area is awesome. I can just feel my feet in the sand, like at the beach. and we have sugar sand as a natural feature on our property, so we are in good shape to make this happen!