Hat Creek Ranger District holds fuelwood pick-up day at two recreation sites

Lassen National Forest, Hat Creek Ranger District will hold a Fuelwood Pick-up Day, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at Bridge Day Use Area and at Cave Campground.  Both sites are located off Highway 89, just north of Old Station and the Highway 44 junction.

Forest Service employees have cut hazard trees at these two recreation sites into rounds approximately 14 inches long. These rounds, mostly pine, can be collected with the use of your 2024 Personal Use Fuelwood Cutting Permit.

Recreation sites on the Lassen National Forest are prohibited areas for regular fuelwood cutting, and the use of chainsaws at these two recreation sites on March 30 is still prohibited. Follow all other regular fuelwood cutting rules, permit guidelines, and all travel management regulations while retrieving fuelwood.

A 2024 Personal Use Fuelwood Cutting Permit is required to take advantage of this opportunity. Fuelwood permits can be purchased at any Lassen National Forest District Office during regular business hours Monday through Friday.

A minimum purchase permit cost $20.

To get more information about this Fuelwood Pick-up Day, contact Hat Creek Ranger District office during regular business hours, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at (530) 336-5521.

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