Firewood Available in Recreation Areas on the Pintler District

Contact(s): Leona Rodreick

     Firewood gathering will be available to valid firewood permit holdersin a number of developed recreation sites on the Pintler Ranger District of the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest.  

     Downed trees and wood on the ground will be available for gathering –felling of trees is not permitted. Wood gatherers are asked to pull to the side of the road but do not drive off road, be courteous to recreationists using the sites and to other gatherers, and you must have your valid firewood permit in possession.

     The following recreation sites are open for firewood gathering May 15 through June 14, 2014:

East Fork Campground,

Stony Campground,

Red Bridge Boat Launch.

Sites open to firewood gathering June 7 through June 14, 2014 include:

Echo Lake Picnic Area,

Copper Creek Campground,

Piney Campground,

Philipsburg Bay Campground.

      For more information contact the Pintler Ranger District in Philipsburg at (406) 859-3211 or the Deer Lodge office at (406) 846-1770.