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Permit for Motorized Access
Rules & Regs for Motorized Access
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Motorized Access Rules
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Game Harvest Card
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Recreation Lease Property:
North Cascades Timberlands

15,000 acres of forestland in Whatcom County, Washington. Deers, elk, and bears are frequently spotted on the property.

Motorized Recreation Access

Motorized Recreation Access permits allow access for a range of outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, hiking, bicycling, sightseeing, photography – activities that are not allowed are motorcycling, ATVing, snowmobiling and target shooting.

The motorized recreation access program requires a permit for each family, with family defined for the purposes of this permit as married spouses and their children under 19 years of age. Every person in a vehicle entering the property must have a permit or be named on their parent’s permit, even if they are not driving. A limited number of permits are available.

Access is open from January 1st to December 31st except July 3rd, 4th and 5th. Access is allowed from 1 and 1/2 hours before sun­rise to 1 and 1/2 hours after sunset through the recreation gates identified on the map. Seasonal closures are dependent on weather and may apply at different times of the year. See web site home page for closure alerts.

Firewood cutting is allowed from designated areas between January 1st and April 14th and again from October 16th through December 31st. Up to two cords of wood are allowed annually per permit if it is available. Maps for firewood units are on line. Please see Rules & Regulations for complete detailed information.

Each permit is valid for only one vehicle. One vehicle windshield tag and one rear view mirror tag is included when the permit is purchased. Permit holders are expected to have both displayed in their vehicles when on the property. See the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ tab) for details.

Non-motorized Recreation Access

Non-motorized Recreation Access permits allow access for a range of outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, hiking, bicycling, sightseeing, photography – activities that are not allowed are motorcycling, ATVing, snowmobiling and target shooting.

Access is open from January 1st to December 31st except July 3rd, 4th and 5th. Access is allowed from 1 and 1/2 hours before sun­rise to 1 and 1/2 hours after sunset through the recreation gates identified on the map. Seasonal closures are dependent on weather and may apply at different times of the year. See web site home page for closure alerts.

Firewood cutting is not allowed for Non-motorized access permit holders.

Each permit is valid for only one person.

Firewood

Purchase of a Motorized Recreation Access permit allows cutting of firewood when it is available.

Up to 2 cords of firewood may be cut annually from January 1 to April 14 and from October 16 to December 31 and it may be used for personal use only. Firewood must be cut from designated areas and removed in firewood lengths.

A cord of firewood measures 4’ x 4’ x 8’ or 128 cubic feet. A quarter cord measures 4’ x 4’ x 2’ or 32 cubic feet of wood.

Firewood may not be gathered outside the regular firewood season or from outside designated areas. Winching wood out of units, use of firewood splitters or commercial size vehicles are prohibited. Cutting snags, buckskin logs, old growth logs and cedar is prohibited. Maps of firewood areas are available on line and may also be available at the recreation access gate that accesses the firewood unit.

Game Harvest Card

A Game Harvest card is required whenever game is harvested from North Cascades Timberlands. Cards may be filled out and left at the gate before leaving the property or you may print a game harvest card and mail it to us at:

North Cascades Timberlands Recreation Program 11415 NE 128th Suite 110 Kirkland WA, 98034

Status: Available
Price: $200.00
Price Note: Lease price is for each individual
Tract Name: North Cascades Timberlands
Usage Type: Deer , Bear , Cougar
Water Features: Creeks and Streams
State: WA
County: Whatcom
Acres: 15116.0
Latitude: 48.7833
Longitude: -122.25
Permit for Non-Motorized Rec Access: View

Contact Information:
Mike Heaney
Office: (425)820-3420
Email: mike.heaney@afmforest.com

 
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