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BLM firewood permits for Carson City District available at multiple locations


us-doi-blm-logo-11-300x261-7477139-3106963With the arrival of fall and colder temperatures, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Carson City District is selling firewood cutting permits to help prepare for the winter months. Pinyon pine and Utah Juniper permits are $10 a cord. Only dead trees, standing or down may be cut. Maps of authorized firewood cutting areas and stipulations are provided when purchasing permits.


One cord permits are valid for 30 days and two-cord permits are valid for up to 60 days. Three-plus cord permits are valid up to 90 days.  People may purchase up to ten cords before a commercial firewood cutting permit is required.


While out cutting firewood, remember to be in possession of your permit and map.  During dry weather, wood cutters should have a fire extinguisher, shovel and bucket of water handy. In addition, all chainsaws must be equipped with spark arrestors.


BLM permits for firewood will be sold at the locations listed below.  All locations will accept cash or check and in addition, the Carson City BLM can process credit card orders in person or over the phone.


BLM-Carson City District Office                                Mon.-Fri., 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

5665 Morgan Mill Rd.                                                      775-885-6000

Carson City, NV 89701                               


Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce                      Mon.-Fri., 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

1477 US Highway 395 North Suite A                            775-782-8144

Reno, NV 89520-0006
Alpine County Chamber of Commerce                      Daily, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

3 Webster St.                                                                      530-694-2475

Markleeville, CA 96120                                                   After Nov 15th: Mon. – Fri, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.


UNR Cooperative Extension Office-Fallon              Mon.-Fri., 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

111 Sheckler Road                                                            775-423-5121
Fallon, NV 89406                               

Galena Creek Visitor Center                                        Tues. – Sun., 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Mt Rose Highway, Reno, NV                                          775-849-4948
6 miles up Mt Rose Hwy from Hwy 395/580              After Oct 15th: Fri. – Sun., 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Please stay on existing roads and report any permit violations to the BLM Carson City Office at 775-885-6000.  For more information, please call Coreen Francis at (775) 885-6161.


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