Wood Cutting on USAG Alaska managed 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 Sikes Act Permit (SAP) and USAG Alaska Wood Cutting Permit. 

Timber sales also available. For individuals interested in larger volumes of wood, contact the iSporsman technical phone: 907-361-9684  (leave a message) or usarmy.wainwright.id-pacific.mbx.fwa-isportsman@army.mil

Wood Cutting Permit Terms and Conditions

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.


To obtain a wood cutting permit:

  1. You must first obtain a Sikes Act Permit (SAP) 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 the Wood Cutting Permit and follow the prompts for payment.

*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.


Fort Wainwright Area Wood Cutting Maps


Donnelly Training Area and Fort Greely


More Useful Information on Wood Cutting:

BTU-Weight-Load Capacity-Cord Estimation Handout


Technical issues: leave a message at 907-361-9684 or email: usarmy.wainwright.id-pacific.mbx.fwa-isportsman@army.mil