Planned Controlled Burn

Under the direction of the Summit County Fire Warden and Alpine Forestry, Basin Recreation has scheduled a control burn in Summit Park Open Space starting Tuesday, January 5 and will continue throughout the month while conditions allow. Burning operations strictly conform to all required county permitting, ideal weather conditions and air quality regulations to ensure safety. In total, nine hundred (900) slash piles will be burned, promoting forest health and fuel reduction goals. The area will remain open during burning.