Due to extremely dry conditions, the Estes Valley Fire Protection District has issued a Stage 2 fire ban with the following restrictions:

  • Campfires are not allowed 
  • Charcoal is not allowed
  • Any items with open flames (i.e.tiki torches) are not allowed
  • Propane fire rings are not allowed
  • Propane cooking stoves and gas lanterns are allowed
  • Smoking on public property is only allowed within an enclosed vehicle or an area at least three feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable material.
  • Fireworks are not allowed

This fire ban is effective August 21st, 2020 until otherwise lifted by the Fire Chief or his designee.