Firewood Permit Sales
Firewood logs

Firewood Permit Sales

Boulder County Parks & Open Space will be starting annual firewood sales soon. Sign up to receive emails with information about sale dates and times.

Upcoming Firewood Sales

Sales are usually held at Hall Ranch outside Lyons. Each permit, or ticket, costs $10 and is good for one truckload of wood. So regardless if your truck can carry a 1/2 cord or a whole cord, buy one ticket for each truck you plan on bringing. Sorry, trailers are not allowed.

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How It Works

  1. Purchase a ticket for the date and time of your choice
  2. Each ticket costs $10 and is good for one truckload of firewood – All sales are final and refunds will not be given
  3. Print your ticket(s), bring your signed Liability Waiver, and arrive before the time listed on your ticket
  4. Bring ALL required personal protection equipment if you plan to use a chainsaw (details below)
  5. Staff will lead you into the property where you will load and haul away your firewood

Other Important Details

  • Tickets may be purchased for personal use only
  • Each person present must have a signed Liability Waiver
  • Individuals may purchase a maximum of 10 tickets annually
  • Must arrive before the time listed on your ticket/permit
  • Staff will escort ticket holders promptly at the time listed on your ticket/permit
  • Late arrivals cannot be accommodated and tickets will be forfeited
  • Firewood must be picked up and removed on the specified ticket date
  • Firewood not picked up will be forfeited
  • Dogs and other pets are not allowed
  • All sales are final and refunds will not be given

Transportation

  • Each ticket is good for 1 truck and as many helpers as needed as long as they are transported in the allotted vehicles and sign the Liability Waiver
  • Due to adverse road conditions, trailers are not allowed
  • Only one trip per vehicle is allowed so make sure your vehicle can haul the amount of firewood you decide to load
  • Roads are extremely adverse
  • 4WD, off-road suitable vehicles are required
  • All vehicles must be licensed and insured
  • Drivers must obey all rules, regulations, and directions given by staff
  • Loads must be securely and safely secured per applicable CDOT regulations

Firewood

  • Wood species available is ponderosa pine
  • Firewood may be green or dry
  • No guarantee of moisture content or wood quality is expressed or implied

On-Site Cutting

  • Firewood will already be pre-cut into lengths no longer than 8′ long, normally stacked in decks along roadside
  • Bucking of oversized material to facilitate/enable manual handling is allowed
  • Ticket holders are allowed to use chainsaws (2 chainsaws max per ticket holder)
  • Chainsaw operators must wear appropriate personal safety equipment including eye and ear protection, gloves, chaps, and boots
    • Without ALL of these pieces of safety equipment you will not be allowed to cut
  • Processing of material into stove-length pieces on site is not allowed

Adverse Weather & Prescribed Fire

  • If staff determines that weather, prescribed fire, or other adverse conditions affect the ability to access the site, an alternate date will be scheduled
  • Ticket holders will be alerted by email if a date is postponed
  • Check the status on the information line at 303-678-6347

Storing Firewood

  • Do not stack firewood near living trees on your property as doing so could lead to insect and disease issues
  • Do not stack firewood near or under decks, structures, or propane tanks to reduce fire hazards

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Parks & Open Space

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303-678-6347