Kings Canyon National Park has around 20 cords of surplus wood that is now available by permit to the public.
The wood is available on a first-come first-serve basis until the supply is gone or snowfall hinders access to the Dorst wood yard.
Firewood permits can be obtained at the Lodgepole Visitor Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and must be purchased before the wood can be removed. Permits are in effect within 30 days of purchase.
The cost is $10 per cord with a limit of six cords per family each year. There is no entrance fee into the national park through Sunday, Aug. 28, in honor of the National Park Service’s 100th birthday.
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If you cut your own wood, you must stop by the Lodgepole Visitor Center and ask for a ranger to assist you to the wood yard.
For more information on wood permits, contact the Lodgepole Visitor Center at: 559-565-4405