Firewood cutting and gathering season in the Sierra National Forest is open April 1 to November 30. To cut and gather firewood in the Sierra National Forest, you must obtain a woodcutting permit authorizing the permit holder to gather a specified amount of dead and downed wood for personal use from any portion of the Sierra National Forest open to woodcutting.
The cost of a fuel wood cutting permit is $10.00 per cord with a two cord minimum.
Permits for the Sierra National Forest will be available at the following office locations:
Prather office open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Clovis and North Fork offices open Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Oakhurst and Mariposa offices open Tuesday to Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.