Lassen National Forest Open for Wood Cutting

Forest Service News Release

Lassen National Forest Is Open for Woodcutting
SUSANVILLE, CA September 23, 2021 – Woodcutting is allowed on the Lassen National Forest (NF) outside of the Dixie Fire area closure.
A valid wood cutting permit is required and chainsaws must have spark arresters to prevent sparks from starting a new wildfire.

The Lassen NF does have fire restrictions in place due to the historically dry conditions.

It is necessary to obtain a personal use or commercial use wood cutting permit. For questions about how to obtain a wood cutting permit, please contact the nearest Lassen NF office at: https://www.fs.usda.gov/lassen.

Woodcutters can learn about current restrictions by calling this number: 530-257-9553.

Please be cautious when traveling within the Lassen National Forest because firefighters, fire vehicles, and heavy equipment are still working within the area.

For additional information about the Lassen NF, please visit: http://www.fs.usda.gov/lassen or by following us on Facebook or Twitter.