Firewood available through Lake Murphysboro State Park

Jayette Bolinski
Firewood available through Lake Murphysboro State Park

MURPHYSBORO – Residents of Jackson County in southern Illinois may collect firewood for personal use from a designated area within Lake Murphysboro State Park beginning March 1.

Site staff recently removed trees from the park. Although firewood is available for free, a permit and waiver must be completed before removing any wood from the park. Forms are available at the park office between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Only one permit is available per person per day, with up to four permits total allowed per person. Firewood is available for personal use only; it may not be resold.

For more information, contact Lake Murphysboro State Park at 618-684-2867.

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