BLM firewood permits available at multiple locations


Bureau of Land Management

BLM Office:

Carson City District Office

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CARSON CITY, Nev. - The Bureau of Land Management, Carson City District is continuing to sell firewood cutting permits at multiple locations. Pinyon Pine and Utah Juniper permits are $10 a cord. Only dead trees – standing or down may be cut.

Permits are valid for 90 days from the date of purchase. Permits for no more than five cords of wood can be purchased at one time, with an annual limit of 10 cords. A commercial firewood permit is required for individuals who want more than 10 cords. Maps of authorized firewood cutting areas and stipulations are provided when purchasing permits.

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. Please stay on existing roads and report any permit violations to the Carson City District Office at 775-885-6000.

BLM permits for firewood will be sold at the locations listed below. All locations will accept cash or check and in addition, the BLM Carson City 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             

Garnerville, NV 89410                                           (inside museum building)

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.-4:00 p.m.

For more information, please call Paul Fuselier at 775-885-6000.

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 western states, including Alaska, on behalf of the American people. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. Our mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.