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Florence County Courthouse will be closed the following holidays:

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If any of the above mentioned holidays falls on Saturday, it shall be observed the preceding Friday and if a holiday falls on Sunday, it shall be observed on the following Monday.
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Frequently Asked Questions & Samples

Rules and Regulations on the Florence County Forest

1. How to obtain the Code of Ordinances for the Florence County Forest?

Chapter 19, County Forests & Park System Ordinance
Chapter 21, Subchapter 1, All Terrain (ATV) & Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) Ordinance 

Camping in Florence County

1. Can I camp on County Forest Land?

Overnight camping, including tents, trailers, cars and trucks may be permitted in the County Forest without charge for a period of no more than 14 days. Any camper who violates the rules of good conduct, including cutting or defacing timber, carelessness with fire, violation of game and fishing laws of the State, or improper disposal of garbage and litter shall be subject to ejection from the County Forest and subject to the penalties provided by County and State laws.

When camping on the County Forest, blocking roads, parking areas, or lake access is not permitted.

2. Can I reserve a campsite at a County Campground?

No, the campsites are not reservable.

3. Where can I find information on Florence County Campgrounds?

Visit or call the Florence Natural Resource Center (715) 528-5377 or (715) 528-3207

Access the following link:

http://www.exploreflorencecounty.com/tourism/recreation/?category17=Parks


General

1. How do I reserve a County Park Pavilion?

Call (715) 528-3207 or stop in to check date availability. Pavilion rentals are $25 per day. Currently Lake Emily Park, Keyes Lake Park, West Bass Lake Park and Tipler Trailhead have pavillions. 

2. What are the rules regarding tree stands or ground blinds on Florence County Forest?

Access the following link, then scroll to page 14:

Ordinances

Maps

1. How do I find information on Florence County's recreational trails?

Access the following link for maps:

http://www.exploreflorencecounty.com/resources/maps_and_brochures/

2. Where can I find information on grouse hunting?

Access the following link;

http://www.exploreflorencecounty.com/resources/maps_and_brochures/

3. Where do I find a Florence County map?

Access the following link:

http://www.exploreflorencecounty.com/resources/maps_and_brochures/

or call (715) 528-3207 to request one these maps by mail.


Permits

1. How do I find information on cutting firewood on county land?

Stop in at the Florence Natural Resource Center. Firewood Permits are $10. You may also call (715) 528-3207 for more information. A sample of the permit maybe viewed by accessing the following link:

Sample Firewood Permit

2. How do I obtain a permit to cut boughs on Florence County Land?

Stop in at the Florence Natural Resource Center. Bough permits are $50. You may also call (715) 528-3207 for more information. A sample of the permit maybe viewed by accessing the following link:

Sample Bough Cutting Permit

3. How do I obtain a permit to harvest a Christmas tree on County Forest Land?

Stop in at the Florence Natural Resource Center. Christmas Tree permits are $5 per tree. You may also call (715) 528-3207 for more information. A sample of the permit maybe viewed by accessing the following link.

Sample Christmas Tree Permit

4.  How do I obtain access to my property across the Florence County Forest?

Contact the Forestry office at (715) 528-3207 and speak to a forester to talk about access agreements.  Below are two examples of access agreements that could be used.

Sample Private Access Agreement

Sample Temporary Access Permit

5.  I am a disabled hunter - how do I get permission to access areas of the County Forest blocked from motorized vehicles?

Contact the Forestry office at (715) 528-3207 and speak to a forester to get a disabled access permit.  Please see sample below:

Sample Disabled Access Permit


Tax Delinquent Property

1. How do I find out if there are any tax delinquent properties for sale?

Access the following link:

Tax Delinquent Properties
 
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