Forest Service sells firewood permits on the Bridger-Teton National Forest
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
May 5, 2013
The Bridger-Teton National Forest will sell firewood permits for private use beginning Wednesday, May 15, 2012 at many of our District offices.
Firewood permits are a service offered by the U.S. Forest Service and cost four dollars per cord with a minimum purchase of five cords for twenty dollars. The Forest also offers permits for sale via postal mail. Details can be obtained through one of our Forest Offices or from the website at http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/btnf/passes-permits/forestproducts
When gathering firewood, permits allow for the harvest of down or standing dead wood only. All wood gathered must be kept to a length of 8-feet or less. All Forest users are encouraged to check with the local ranger stations for information about the areas trails and roads.
In the Jackson area, Interagency partners at the Jackson Hole / Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center are again selling firewood permits on behalf of the Bridger-Teton National Forest. The Visitor Center is open daily from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm, including weekends and holidays. The visitor center is the sod-roofed building located at 532 N. Cache in Jackson. Firewood permits can be obtained at the visitor center any time during their regular business hours. (In Sublette County) Permits are offered at the following Forest offices.
Big Piney Ranger District
10418 S. US HWY 189
Pinedale Ranger District
29 East Fremont Lake Road
Pinedale, WY 82941
For more information, contact the Bridger-Teton at 307-739-5500.