Free drop off sites for Denver residents with broken tree limbs

DENVER - Denver property owners can drop off broken tree limbs at several sites for free beginning Thursday.

According to Denver Public Works, property owners are responsible for cleanup of debris on their property as well as on sidewalks.

The drop-sites are:

  • Havana Nursery: 10450 Smith Road – enter off Havana Street 
  • Barnum Park North:  3144 W. 6th Ave – east side parking lot - access via 8th and Federal

Both sites will be accepting branches starting on Thursday, Oct. 18 through Sunday, Oct. 21 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Proof of Denver residency is required.

Please remember:

  • No tree stumps will be accepted
  • No commercial contractors
  • No professional landscapers
  • No private haulers

If a tree limb is broken on a public right-of-way tree, or you have general questions about the condition of a public-right-of way tree, please contact Denver Forestry for assistance
For trees on private property, citizens can visit for a list of licensed and insured tree care contractors.

Tree branches can also be disposed of as part of regular trash collection:
Branches must be no larger than 4 inches in diameter, and they must be cut into lengths of 4 feet or less, bundled and tied, and weigh no more than 50 pounds.  Bundled branches can be set out with regular trash on your scheduled trash collection day. For more information about branch disposal visit

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