What if you could win firewood straight from Rocky Mountain National Park? Now you have the chance! Over 100 permits will be granted via a lottery to claim wood that has been previously cut from the forest. If chosen through the lottery, you will be limited to one cord of firewood, which can be picked up by appointment near Moraine Park.
If you're interested, here's what you need to do...
1.) Email ROMO_Firewood@nps.gov now through 8am on March 27th. In the subject line of the email, type your last name, then first name in the following format: Smith, John.
2.) In the body of the email, type your full name, home address and phone number.
And then you're officially entered!
If you're selected, you'll be contacted by the RMNP staff to set up an appointment. You'll need to receive a vehicle and gear inspection, obtain the permit, go through an orientation to wood gathering and then gather your wood.
Please note a couple of things... First, if selected, a $20 non-refundable fee will be charged to claim the permit. Second, most of the wood will require a chainsaw - it hasn't been cut into smaller more manageable pieces.