Firewood Cutting​​

Firewood cutting is permitted at Cedarville State Forest with a permit. Permits are free of charge and can be obtained from Cedarville State Forest Headquarters or by contacting Each permit allows for the collection of one cord of wood. Cutting is only allowed in areas specified by the permit. Only tim​ber that is already dead and down may be cut. Wood is for personal use only and may not be used commercially.

Firewood use at Cedarville State Forest

Firewood for camping can be purchased on site. Additionally, campers are welcome to gather sticks and limbs on the ground around their campsite. Please DO NOT bring outside firewood into the State Forest. A wide variety of forest insect pests are accidentally transported and introduced to new areas by transporting personal firewood between distinct geographic locations. Please keep our forests safe!