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Fire Restrictions in the Dillon Ranger District

The Dillon Ranger District has a prohibition on backcountry campfires.

The Details

  • Campfires are not allowed in undeveloped areas located in the Dillon Ranger District.
  • Fires are allowed in designated metal fire rings in developed campgrounds.
  • Campfires also are allowed with a valid permit on private property, as long as the fire is contained within a commercially manufactured outdoor fireplace or chiminea that has an ember screen, or in a fire pit that has an ember screen.
    • Residents of the Summit Fire & EMS response area (Copper, Dillon, Frisco, Keystone, Montezuma, Summit Cove, Silverthorne, Wildernest/Mesa Cortina and the lower Blue Valley) may apply for a permit from Summit Fire & EMS.
    • Residents of the Red, White & Blue Fire Protection District, which includes all areas south of Farmer’s Korner, including Breckenridge and Blue River may apply for a permit with Red, White & Blue Fire.