Allenspark Sort Yard 

Community Forestry Sort Yards

Drop off your logs, slash and timber for FREE at one of our two community forestry sort yards.

Meeker Park / Allenspark Area Sort Yard

Opens May 18

Wed - Sat
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

8220 Colorado Hwy 7
Allenspark, CO

Nederland Area Sort Yard

Opens May 4

Wed - Sat
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

291 Ridge Road
Nederland, CO

Call 303-678-6368 for operational status of sort yards.

Now Recruiting Volunteer Sort Yard Hosts

Are you interested in helping us operate the sort yards? Volunteers greet people as they enter the yard, collect data on the material they are delivering, provide information about forest ecology, bark beetles, and wildfire mitigation.

What We Accept


  • Trim branches flush to the trunk
  • Ends of logs must be cut square
  • All species accepted
  • Call 303-678-6368 for specifications

Chunk & Decayed Wood

Chunk wood
  • All wood must be free of nails, wire, and metal
  • Remove root ball

Noxious Weeds

Weeds in brown paper yard waste bag
  • Must be in a sealed paper yard bag
  • Learn more about Noxious Weeds



Pine Cones, Needles & Leaves

Pine Cones, Needles & Leaves

What We Do Not Accept

Logs with Branches

Log with brances

Loose Weeds

  • Weeds are accepted but only if in a sealed paper yard bag

Treated Lumber

Treated lumber

Construction Waste

Construction Waste

Rocks & Dirt




Stumps & Root Balls

Root ball

Cut Grass, Lawn Clippings, & Sod


Hauling Guidelines

  • Clean out your pickup or trailer before loading material. This helps keep trash and debris from mingling with material.
  • All material must be securely tied down.
  • Keep all types of material separate within the load. Each type of material is unloaded in a different location.
  • Haul pine cones, and pine needles in reusable containers.

Photo Credits

"Yard Waste Bag Lineup (#1429)" by regan76, used under CC BY 2.0 / Cropped from original

"cut up tree" by wintersoul1, used under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

"starr-081027-0332-Pinus_sp-cones_on_koa_leaf_duff-MISC_Piiholo-Maui" by Forest and Kim Starr, used under CC BY 2.0

"Sod" by Allan Lorde, used under CC BY-NC 2.0 / Cropped from original


Parks & Open Space
Wayne Harrington