Buy firewood permit early

From the United States Forest Service

BOULDER, Colo. – (March 29, 2016) Make the most of your opportunity to collect firewood on the Roosevelt National Forest’s Boulder Ranger District by picking up a permit early this year. Permits are valid through Dec. 31, 2016. The best months to purchase a permit are March, April and May to avoid waiting in busy summer lines.

Firewood permits cost $20 a cord, with a one cord minimum, five cord maximum. A cord is approximately 4 feet by 4 feet by 8 feet. Wood is not precut or located in a designated area. Check the district map provided to ensure collection is within 200 feet of a road.

Visitors can purchase permits at the Boulder Ranger District Visitor Information Center located at 2140 Yarmouth Ave. Be sure to bring a form of identification with you. The Information Center is open Monday-Friday and is closed during the lunch hour. It’s best to call ahead to be sure the office is staffed with someone who can sell permits: 303-541-2500.

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