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Firewood cutting returns to Mark Twain Lake

Firewood cutting returns to Mark Twain Lake (MGN Online).

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced firewood cutting for personal use will be allowed by permit in designated areas of Mark Twain Lake.

The cutting period starts October 27, 2017 and continues through February 11, 2018.

Firewood cutting areas may close for a short time during this period to accommodate hunting seasons, inclement weather and ground conditions.

The following areas are available for firewood cutting:

  • Hunter/Fisherman Lot No. 10
  • Hunter/Fisherman Lot No. 13
  • Hunter/Fisherman Lot No. 14
  • Hunter/Fisherman Lot No. 15
  • Hunter/Fisherman Lot No. 24
  • Hunter/Fisherman Lot No. 53
  • Hunter/Fisherman Lot No. 60

Additional firewood cutting areas in recreation areas and hunter/fisherman access areas may become available throughout the cutting period depending on demand, weather conditions, and ground conditions.

The fee for a firewood permit is $10.00.

Firewood cutting for commercial use or resale is prohibited.

Permits must be obtained in person between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the M.W. Boudreaux Visitor Center.

Payment may be made by personal check, credit card, or cash.

For further information, contact the Mark Twain Lake Project Office, 20642 Highway J, Monroe City, Missouri 63456, or telephone (573) 735-4097.

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