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  • Fire Restrictions in Effect

    Forest Order 03-20-12
    Eldorado National Forest
    Fire Restrictions

    Pursuant to 16 USC 551 and 36 CFR 261.50(a), and to protect natural resources and provide for public safety, the following acts are prohibited on the Eldorado National Forest.

    1. Building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, campfire, or stove fire, except within the stoves and fire rings provided in the Developed Recreation Sites listed in Exhibit A.
    2. Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, a Developed Recreation Site listed in Exhibit A, or while stopped in an area at least three feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable material.
    3. Welding, or operating an acetylene or other torch with an open flame.

    ... see forest order for exemptions and Exhibit A for a list of exempted developed facilities.