Jordon Rymer LEO
US Forest Service Law Enforcement and Recreation Staff would like to remind users of the Ward Lake Recreation Area that building, maintaining, or attending a fire using wood pallets, construction materials with nails or hardware attached, or treated wood of any kind is a violation of 36 CFR 261.52(a). The Ward Lake Recreation area includes all overnight (Signal Creek Campground, Last Chance Campground, and 3 C’s Group Use Site) and day use locations (Ward Lake and Grassy Point Shelters, roadside and lakeside picnic sites, and roads and trails within the recreation area). Violations of these Prohibitions are punishable by a fine of not more than $5,000 for an individual or $10,000 for an organization, or imprisonment for not more than six months, or both. Users are encouraged to bring their own fire wood if wishing to build a fire in the Recreation Area.