SPECIAL FOREST PRODUCTS
As a service, the BLM provides the sale of certain forest products to the public. A valid permit must be in your possession at all times when cutting and removing forest products. You must be 18 years of age or older to purchase a permit.
Violations pertaining to the Terms and Conditions of any Forest Product Permit, Resource Damage, or Damage to Government Property shall be punishable by law.
Permits are available for firewood, posts, poles, Christmas Trees, transplants, and other items by request. Areas for removal of forest products will be designated on the permit.
All permits (excluding Christmas trees) will cost a $15 minimum charge to cover processing.
- Firewood- Juniper firewood permits are $15.00 and allow the holder to cut up to 10 cords. This permit is good for Juniper ONLY. If you choose to purchase this permit you can't purchase a permit for another type of wood. All other firewood is $10.00 per cord; Minimum 2 cords and maximum 6 cords
- Posts & Poles- The minimum cost of a permit is $ 15.00 which allows the permit holder to cut a maximum of 50 poles.
- Christmas Trees- $10.00, limit one tree per household
PERMITS MAY BE PURCHASED AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS
Pocatello Field Office
4350 S. Cliffs Drive / Pocatello, ID
Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Kwik Stop (Christmas Trees Only)
226 E. 50 South
Malad City, Idaho
Monday through Sunday, 5 am to 10 pm.
*All permits sold at this location will be charged a $1.00 processing fee.
Evans Tru Value (Firewood Only)
125 North Main Street
Malad, Idaho 83252
Idaho Falls Visitor Center (Temporarily Unavailable)
425 North Capital Avenue
Idaho Falls, Idaho
For more information, please contact the BLM's Pocatello Field Office at 208-478-6340.
Firewood permits are generally available June 1 to November 30 (weather permitting - call to verify). NO firewood may be cut /removed after November 30th. Please be aware that some areas have gates that close on November 15th.