Know before you go! Fire restrictions and fire bans are common in Colorado due to our increasingly warm and dry conditions. To help out our fellow campers we have added this quick reference map to the current fire restrictions and fire bans in Colorado. Make sure to check this to get an idea of the fire restrictions and fire bans that may be in effect in the area you will be camping in.
We do not maintain or update this map ourselves. If you want to know when the the last time the map was updated follow the map link to it’s own page and it will say when this was last updated.
Colorado Fire Restrictions and Fire Bans Map
Below is a Google map of Colorado. The counties are color coded to give campers or those that are planning camping trips a quick reference to the fire restrictions that may be in place.
Interactive Fire Ban Map Information:
Click on the map to show the information links for each county and fire restriction.
Blue: Indicates a County Enacted Fire Restriction in place.
Gray: Indicates areas that have not reported a fire restriction to Colorado emergency management.
Fire Restriction Definitions
Note: Possessing, discharging or using any kind of fireworks or pyrotechnic device is
always prohibited on National Forests.
Click the following link to see the specifics of what each stage of fire ban means.
Please Abide Fire Restrictions and Fire Bans
Campers should always be careful of the fire danger when they are out camping. Please make sure to respect any restrictions in the area. Also let your neighbors know, kindly, of any fire restrictions they may be unaware of. Please make sure to put all your fires completely out. This means no smoke or heat. We usually soak the fire ring so it is a literal ash soup, just to be sure. Even the smallest ember can reignite the fire with a small breeze. Also keep an eye out on your neighbors as well to make sure their fires are also out. When it get’s hot and dry it is too easy to have a small spark turn into a huge wildfire.
Hopefully this Colorado Fire Restrictions and Fire Bans map will help campers take the proper measures to protect and preserve the campgrounds we enjoy year round. Thank you for being a considerate and careful camper!