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April 20, 2024

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Boulder County Land Use

DATE CORRECTION: Boulder County Community Forestry Sort Yards to open for the 2024 season in May.

Meeker Park Sort Yard opens May 8.

Boulder County, Colo. - The Boulder County Community Forestry Sort Yard program, a free log and slash disposal service for Boulder County residents, will open soon for the 2024 season. Both sort yards will have an extended season this year.

Nederland Sort Yard | 291 Ridge Road, Nederland | 303-258-3622
Open Wednesday, May 1, through Saturday, Nov. 16
Hours of Operation: Wednesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Meeker Park Sort Yard | 8200 Hwy 7, Allenspark | 970-586-3259
Open Wednesday, May 8, through Saturday, Nov. 2
Hours of Operation: Wednesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Both sort yards will be closed on Wednesday, June 19, in observance of Juneteenth and Thursday and Friday, July 4-5, in observance of the Fourth of July holiday. The sort yards may also have periodic closures depending on weather, staffing, and administrative requirements.

County residents can drop off tree branches and logs free of charge at either sort yard location. Grass, leaves, weeds, forbs, pine cones, and pine needles in brown paper yard bags are also accepted. Residents are asked to check the webpage for details on what is accepted at the sort yards and how to prepare materials.

For more information about the sort yard program please visit the Community Forestry Sort Yards webpage or contact Wayne Harrington at or 303-678-6368.

Sort yard parking lot with piles of logs and branches

Meeker Park Sort Yard