Firewood Permits

Fuelwood Permits - 2016

FUELWOOD PERMITS are sold at $10 per cord for 2 cords minimum ($20) to 10 cords maximum ($100). Each household is allowed to cut and remove up to 10 cords per year.

The cutting and removal of standing DEAD and DOWN trees for fuelwood is permitted, except where otherwise resticted or prohibited as described in the permit package. The cutting of LIVE trees for fuelwood is prohibited, except where allowed as described in the permit package.

All Forest Service Travel Restrictions apply. Contact local Forest Service offices for up-to-date information.


Fuelwood Permits will be available to purchase at the GMUG Forest Services Offices.



To purchase a fuel wood cutting permit, you must present a valid drivers license. The person who will be cutting the wood must be present at the purchase to sign the permit.


Grand Valley District

  • Fuelwood Cutting Maps :
    • Vicinity Map
    • Map 1:  Grand Valley District (Grand Mesa)
    • Map 2:  Uncompahgre Plateau
    • Fuel wood Cutting permits can be purchased at the following locations during the summer (only) 2016.

      • Valley Ranch (970) 487-3000
        57454 Hwy 330
        Collbran, CO. 81624
        Hours of Business: Monday- Saturday 6am-6pm; Sunday 8am-2pm

Gunnison District

Norwood and Ouray Ranger Districts

Paonia District