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Allenspark CWPP
The Allenspark Community Wildfire Protection Plan is for and by the people of Allenspark to inform and educate property owners and residents about escape plans from a forest fire, easy ways to slow down a fire around your house, and what people should know and do to be prepared for a fire in our area. It helps our firefighters by mapping water resources, vegetation types and important features that should be saved. It is a comprehensive fire protection plan for our area that opens doors for grants and other moneys for fire mitigation and defense. This Allenspark-specific CWPP is now augmented and supported by the Boulder County CWPP.
Allenspark Beetle Control
Allenspark Beetle Control (ABC) is a group of concerned Allenspark area citizens who care about their forest and want to fight against the epidemic infestation of the mountain pine beetle and other beetles that are destroying the trees on the Front Range. ABC is now a project of the Allenspark CWPP.
Community Forestry Sort Yards
Allenspark Area Sort Yard operating schedule for the 2013 cutting season:
  • Spring Hours: Fridays and Saturdays only from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 24 thru June 15.
  • Summer/Fall Hours: Tuesday thru Saturday 9 a.m to 5 p.m. July 30 thru Oct. 19.
  • Please note: The site will not accept infested mountain pine beetle (MPB) logs until after beetle flight.
Boulder County has established two community forestry sort yards to collect wood and slash from county residents (only one generally operates at a time). The location alternates one time each year between Allenspark and Nederland. The Allenspark site is located north of Meeker Park on Highway 7, about one-eighth of a mile north of the Boulder/Larimer County line on the east side of the road. Check the Website for current hours of operation and much more useful info. Boulder County's Forest Health program promotes forest sustainability through outreach and education with private landowners. The Boulder County Forest Health Website is a wealth of useful and up-to-date information for Allenspark landowners.
Regional Mountain Trails Master Plan
Purpose: Develop a long-term, multi-agency master plan for a network of access points and travel corridors for non-motorized users in the foothills and mountains of Boulder County.
COMMUNITY KICK-OFF MEETING
Tuesday, May 7, 6:30-8 p.m. Allenspark Fire Station, 14861 Hwy. 7

View the complete schedule of kick-off meetings
Rocky Mountain NP Projects in our Area
Forestry Management, Inc.
Forestry Management, Inc. was organized in 1976 for the promotion and education of good forestry practices and management of private forest lands. These practices can include controlling the pine beetle, removing, treating and disposing of beetle infested timber, the thinning of forest lands to promote healthy forests and educating land owners in fire mitigation practices. FMI financially supports Allenspark Beetle Control, the Allenspark CWPP and this website. FMI is a nonprofit organization that welcomes your financial support. Please direct your contributions to FMI, 359 Big John Road, Lyons, CO 80540 or click on the Donate Button, at left. Your tax deductible donation will be gratefully acknowledged by letter.
The Allenspark Wind
The Allenspark Wind is a journal of the life and times of Allenspark, Ferncliff, Longs Peak, Meeker Park, Peaceful Valley, Raymond, and Riverside, Colorado. Published monthly, the Allenspark Wind features informative, educational, and entertaining articles in a newspaper format averaging 24 to 28 pages. Content includes timely announcements, news and current-events reports, historical perspectives, opinions, creative expression, and ads for local businesses. Production is by community volunteers.
Boulder County
Most of Allenspark is within Boulder County. The northernmost neighborhoods are in Larimer County.
Allenspark Transfer Station and Recycling Drop-off Center accepts bagged and loose garbage from households and small businesses for a fee. Recycling is free of charge.
Burn Permits can be obtained on-line for open slash burns in Boulder County.
Whose property is that? Find out using satellite imagery, property lines and ownership information at Boulder County GIS.
Boulder County Constituent Services Liaison, Carrie Haverfield, can help direct your question or concern to the Board of County Commissioners.
Visit the Commissioners' Hearings and Meetings website for live webcasts of important public hearings.
Allenspark Fire Protection District
The Allenspark Fire Protection District is staffed by twenty five volunteers. Our response area covers approximately 155 square miles in rural Larimer and Boulder Counties. Special services that we provide in addition to Fire Protection and Emergency Medical Services are Search and Rescue, Inspections, Fire Prevention and Mutual Aid to neighboring agencies.
Allenspark Weather and Webcams
The Allenspark 1.7E weather station and the Wild Basin Webcam are located along Highway 7 at mile-marker 17.
The Elkstreet.com weather station and webcam are located in Pine Valley.
CoCoRaHS Daily Precipitation Reports. Search for 'Station Number' CO-BO-22 or CO-BO-15 to display daily rain and snow data for Allenspark.
Our Public Agency Partners in Forest Stewardship
Colorado State Forest Service, Boulder District
Rocky Mountain National Park
Roosevelt National Forest, Boulder Ranger District
Roosevelt National Forest, Canyon Lakes District
Boulder County Wildfire Mitigation
Larimer County Wildfire Mitigation
Our Legislators
US Senate: Senator Mark Udall D, Senator Michael Bennet D
Representing Boulder County portion of Allenspark:
US House of Representatives (2nd Dist): Representative Jared Polis D
State Senate (16th Dist): Senator Jeanne Nicholson D
State House of Representatives (13th Dist): Representative Claire Levy D
Boulder County Board of County Commissioners
Representing Larimer County portion of Allenspark:
US House of Representatives (4th Dist): Representative Cory Gardner R
State Senate (15th Dist): Senator Kevin Lundberg R
State House of Representatives (49th Dist): Representative B.J. Nikkel R
Larimer County Board of County Commissioners


This public information resource is sponsored by FMI and the Allenspark CWPP planning team,
Stan Huntting, Webmaster. Contact: webmaster (at) allenspark.info