Ranger district office goes to winter hours

Beginning today, Nov. 20, the Pagosa Ranger District Office of the San Juan Public Lands will go to winter hours — open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

In addition to information on recreational opportunities within the Forest, the office provides a variety of services including the sale of permits for fuelwood and Christmas trees.  

Through the San Juan Mountains Association, the office carries a variety of Smokey Bear items, maps and books, including nature identification guides and children’s books. The annual holiday sale of many bookstore products at 20-percent off begins Nov. 28. Sales go to support interpretive and educational efforts.

For more information, visit the office at 180 Pagosa St., call 264-2268 or visit  www.fs.fed.us/r2/sanjuan.