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#191102 - 06/23/15 03:09 PM California Campfire Permit on line
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Discovered an on line resource to acquire a campfire permit for California. It covers stoves as well as open fires, so is relevant to any backpacker not living off granola. An interagency permit, it's good on state and federal lands.

Pretty simple: watch a video, take a multi-choice quiz, print permit.
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#191131 - 06/24/15 10:02 PM Re: California Campfire Permit on line [Re: Rick_D]
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I like that idea of watching the video to get the permit. It can't hurt and it could help.
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#191139 - 06/25/15 11:36 AM Re: California Campfire Permit on line [Re: billstephenson]
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Yep--this is a very easy way to do this. But bear in mind that local conditions change, and the permit is subject to local conditions. SO yes, you have a permit---but that permit is not valid if there are special restrictions in place. And in this crazy fire season, that is quite likely.

Check with the local office of the USFS to make sure you can have a fire where you plan to have one...
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