Free firewood accessible during Wrights Lake in Eldorado National Forest

October 22, 2014 - Picnic Time

Free firewood will be accessible to a open for a singular time during Wrights Lake Recreation Area in a Eldorado National Forest.

The area will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 25-26 and Nov. 1-2 to cut and accumulate timber from trees that were downed in storms, according to a created matter from a U.S. Forest Service. Woodcutters will be released giveaway permits on a spot, officials said.

Permits are for personal use only, and blurb entertainment for resale is not allowed. Woodcutters contingency sojourn on existent paved surfaces and contingency not retard roads, gates or closure barriers. Only newly downed logs will be available for cutting.

More than 200 trees fell in storms final winter, causing endless repairs to a campground, cruise areas and trails. Although Forest Service workers hosted a clean-up eventuality for a open final spring, many downed trees sojourn to be cleared, officials said.

Several manners will be in outcome during a event:

▪ The giveaway assent is for personal use only. No blurb timber entertainment for resale will be allowed.

▪ No early entrance will be allowed.

▪ Recreation activities will be limited during a eventuality to yield for open safety. Access to a Rockbound and Twin Lakes route heads will be allowed.

▪ Wood cutters contingency sojourn on existent paved roads, pull-outs and spurs, and contingency not retard roads, gates or closure barriers.

▪ Cutting of usually newly wind-downed logs will be permitted. Older weathered logs contingency be left on site.

▪ Woodcutters contingency check out and exit a embankment before 4 p.m. any day.

▪ Members of a open who do not respect a manners will be asked to leave.

Call The Bee’s Robert D. Dávila, (916) 321-1077. Follow him on Twitter @Bob_Davila.

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