Firewood Cutting Opportunity at Carlyle Lake

Published Jan. 30, 2018

CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will offer an opportunity for individuals to obtain a Special Use Permit to cut up downed trees in the Dam West Campground.  Permits will be available at the Carlyle Lake Project Office from 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. beginning February 5, 2018.  A total of 10 permits will be issued on a first come first serve basis and there is no charge.  All permit holders will be limited to two cords of firewood which may not be used for commercial use or resale. Trees will be located throughout the campground and vehicle access will be limited to paved surfaces only.  Cutting dates will be from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday’s and Saturday’s beginning February 9th.           

For more information on Carlyle Lake, contact the Carlyle Lake Project Office at (618) 594-2484 or email at

Doug Wasmuth
Kim Hammel

Release no. 18-009