Fire Restrictions

Clear Creek County

Clear Creek County Fire Restrictions

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

April 21, 2022

Clear Creek County Sheriff’s Office is implementing temporary Stage 1 Fire Restrictions effective at 12:00 today, April 21, 2022. Due to high fire danger, no open flames, sparks, shooting.

December 2, 2020 –  Fire Ban Rescinded.

Sheriff Rick Albers has rescinded the Temporary Stage 1 Fire Restrictions with No Shooting for the unincorporated areas of Clear Creek County. Clear Creek County will no longer have any fire restrictions as of Wednesday, 12/02/2020, at 12:00pm, Noon. The Clear Creek County Sheriff’s Office has assessed the conditions of Clear Creek County and determined that no fire restrictions are needed at this time. We will continue to monitor conditions and place restrictions as they are needed. We continue to ask the public to remain diligent and use caution when dealing with open fires.

November 10, 2020 – Clear Creek County lands are now reopen for recreational use and remain under a Stage I Fire Ban and Stage II USFS fire ban remains in place across the entire Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland.

A Stage 2 fire ban means no open flames are allowed, including charcoal grills, wood stoves, and fire pits. Gas powered cooking stoves with an on off switch are permitted. In Clear Creek County, the Stage 2 fire ban includes a no recreational shooting restriction but hunting with a license is allowed.

Learn more about the County Stage I Fire Ban

See a complete map of closures and fire restrictions across both Forests and the Grassland.

Learn more about our fire restrictions and fire closure areas.

Plan your adventure in advance by visiting the official Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests website to find maps, closure orders and restrictions for the area you intent to visit, and always have a backup plan in case the area you intended to go is too crowded or is closed. TheLeave No Trace and Care for Colorado websites provide helpful information on ways to care for our public lands.

October 22, 2020 –  Clear Creek County lands are temporarily closed for recreational use (hunting included) and under a Stage II Fire Ban and Stage III USFS Fire Ban – Learn more about the County Stage II Fire Ban  and the USFS Stage III Fire Ban

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Clear Creek County Fire Authority

681 County Road 308
PO Box 507 Dumont, CO 80436


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