Passes & Permits

Recreation Passes & Permits

Annual Passes 2017The Interagency Passes are honored nationwide at all Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, and US Fish & Wildlife Service sites charging entrance or standard amenity fees.

Forest Product Permits

Forest productsCollecting and removing forest products requires a permit. Forest products include items such as, firewood, christmas trees, edible material, decorative material, minerals, plants, and other woody material.

Special Use Permits

Special Use PermitsCertain types of uses of public lands require "Special Use Authorizations." These include commercial activities, such as filming, guiding, and events.

Campfire Permits

CampfireA campfire permit is required for campfire use, except when camping in a developed campground.

Firewood Permits

fuelwood permitThe Plumas National Forest has a longstanding policy of allowing personal and commercial use firewood cutting and gathering from national forest lands.

 

Christmas Tree Permits

christmas tree permitChristmas trees permits may be purchased from November 1st to December 24th although ice and snow may close roads at any time.

 

Fee-Free Days

The Forest Service waives recreation fees at most day-use sites on lands managed by the agency. Participation by concession-operated sites may vary. The 2017 dates are:

  • January 16, 2017: Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • February 20, 2017: President's Day
  • June 10, 2017: National Get Outdoors Day
  • September 30, 2017: National Public Lands Day
  • November 11 - 12: Veterans Day Weekend

Spotlights

Christmas Tree Permits

Christmas trees permits may be purchased from November 1st to December 24th although ice and snow may close roads at any time. Please follow the link for more details!


Highlights

  • Whitewater Boating Authorization Link opens in a Pdf Document
  • Military Passes
    FREE Pass is valid for 12 months from issue month Pass is for all ACTIVE Military and their Dependents Required identification includes: For Active Military Personnel – DOD Common Access Card (CAC – Geneva Convention Card For Military Dependents – DOD Uniformed Service ID, form DD 1173 Covers entrance to Fish and Wildlife Service Refuges and National Park sites that charge an entrance fee. Covers use of Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, and Forest Service sites that charge a standard amenity fee.
  • Campfire Permits
  • Personal Use Firewood Permit