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Passes & Permits

The Daniel Boone National Forest offers many activities such as hiking, biking, camping, birding, driving for pleasure, harvesting plants and gathering firewood. Many of the facilities and services associated with these opportunities are free. Some do require fees or permits to help maintain, manage and improve the amenities that you enjoy.

Types of Permits

Recreation - Information about forest cabin rental permits, as well as the Interagency Passes accepted on the Daniel Boone National Forest. Where to buy your pass.
Forest Products - This category includes firewood and plant collection permits. View "Gathering Forest Products" brochure
Event & Commercial - Information on permits for commercial activity on National Forest lands and for passes to special events.
Other - Information concerning any passes and permits that don't fit into one of the above categories can be found here.