Prescott NF Offering Virtual Services in Response to COVID-19 - Clarification on how to purchase fuelwood permits

Contact(s): Debbie Maneely: 928-777-2212


The Prescott National Forest has closed offices to the public and implemented virtual services to protect the health and safety of employees and members of the public during the COVID-19 outbreak in accordance with guidance from federal and state authorities. 

 

Fuelwood permit purchases can be made by credit card over the phone, or by check through the mail. Purchasers using a credit card can call any of the offices listed below.    

 

Whether purchasing by credit card or check, purchasers should be prepared to provide their name, address, phone number, type of identification and identification number, the names of any additional cutters, and number of cords desired.

 

The minimum cost for a permit is $20 for 4 cords, with a maximum purchase of 20 cords per household in 2020.  Permit tags will be mailed to purchasers, along with a receipt and a firewood guide that includes cutting instructions, and a map. Purchasers are required to sign and date the permit in the permittee line as soon as it is received.

 

If purchasing by check, send a written request by mail to any of the offices listed below, to the attention of “Fuelwood Permits.” The written request should include your name, address, phone number, type of identification and identification number, the names of any additional cutters, and number of cords desired (minimum 4 cords $20.00, maximum 20 cords $100.00). Your written request must be signed and dated, as well as include your check payment for the exact amount of cords being purchased.

 

   Please contact any of the offices listed below for more information or to purchase fuelwood permits, map, passes:

 

  • Supervisor's Office, (928) 777-2200 M-F, 8:30 – 12:30; 1:00 – 4:00

          735 N. Highway 89, Chino Valley, AZ 86323

 

  • Bradshaw-Chino Valley District Office - (928) 443-8000 M-F, 8:30 – 4:30

          2971 Willow Creek Road, Bldg 4, Prescott, AZ 86301

 

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you in advance for your patience as we manage our response to the pandemic and do our best to continue operations while minimizing risk. 





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