WOOD CUTTING


Wood Cutting on Fort Wainwright lands is permitted only in areas designated by the Garrison Forester.  Individuals that want to harvest trees for firewood must first obtain and carry on their person a Fort Wainwright Recreation Access Permit (RAP) and Fort Wainwright Wood Cutting Permit.

Wood Cutting Permits cost $30.00 ($10.00 per cord, 3 cord minimum purchase - 10 cord maximum) and can be paid with a credit card on-line.  

Wood Cutting Permit Terms and Conditions

 

How obtain a Wood Cutting Permit on this website:

You can obtain a wood cutting permit on this website or at any of the 3 kiosks located inside the Fort Wainwright Environmental Division Office, Building 3023 or the Fort Wainwright and Fort Greely Main Gate Visitor Centers (Greely is closed on weekends).

3023 or the Fort Wainwright and Fort Greely Main Gate Visitor Centers (Greely is closed on weekends).

To obtain a wood cutting permit:

  1. You must first have a Recreation Access Permit (RAP). To obtain a RAP you must Register for an isportsman account by selecting 'Register' located at the top of this pages task bar.

     

  2. Once you have created your account select Acquire Permit(s) then select Wood Cutting Permit and follow the prompts for payment.

     

  3. Additional cords can be purchased the same way as indicated above. Additional cords can only be purchased if you already have a wood cutting permit. Go into your USARTRAK/isportsman account and select Acquire Permit(s) then select Additional Wood Cutting Cord Permit and follow the prompts for payment.

Wood Cutting Area Maps

FWA Birch Hill Wood Cutting Area Map                       YTA Wood Cutting Area Map

FWA Main Post Wood Cutting Area Map                      Donnelly Training Area East and West Cutting Area Map

TFTA Wood Cutting Area Map                                       Gerstle River Wood Cutting Area Map       

Fort Wainwright Combined Wood Cutting Area Maps         

 

More Useful Information on Wood Cutting

How to Prepare Your Firewood Supply

BTU-Weight-Load Capacity-Cord Estimation Handout

BTU Values for Alaska Interior Tree Species

Chainsaw and Tree Falling Safety

 

Timber Sales

For information on timber sales, please call 907- 361-1168 or  907-361-9318