Utah Administrative Code

The Utah Administrative Code is the body of all effective administrative rules as compiled and organized by the Division of Administrative Rules (see Subsection 63G-3-102(5); see also Sections 63G-3-701 and 702).

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R651. Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation.

Rule R651-613. Fires.

As in effect on January 1, 2020

Table of Contents

R651-613-1. Restrictions on Lighting and Maintaining Fires.

The lighting or maintaining of a fire is prohibited except:

(1) In designated camping and picnicking areas when the fire is confined in a fireplace or grill provided for that purpose,

(2) in other locations by permit, and

(3) in stoves or lanterns using gasoline, propane, or similar fuels.

R651-613-2. Fires must be Extinguished when not in Use.

All fires shall be completely extinguished when not in use. Leaving a fire unattended is prohibited.

R651-613-3. Throwing or Dropping of Burning Material.

Throwing or dropping of a lighted cigarette or other burning material is prohibited.

R651-613-4. Posted Restrictions Prohibiting Smoking or Fires.

Smoking or lighting fires is prohibited in the park area when such restriction is posted.



Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment


Notice of Continuation

June 7, 2018

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law


Additional Information


For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R651, please contact the promulgating agency (Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.