Free Firewood for City Residents

The City of St. Louis Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry offers free firewood to the residents from mid November to the first week in March.

Overview

Free Firewood is available for pickup at three locations starting Tuesday, November 13, 2018.

All wood comes from the removal of dead or structurally damaged trees from City streets and parks.

Firewood Pickup Locations

  • Forest Park – Lower Muny Opera Parking Lot
  • O'Fallon Park - North of Picnic Site #4 
  • Carondelet Park - Compost and Recycling location off Grand and Holly Hills, area between gate and recycling containers.

    Confirm hours of operations, as the pick up area is behind the gate: 
    Monday - Friday, 7am - 4pm
    Saturdays, 7am - 2pm
    Sunday, closed

Firewood Availability

  • Daily wood supply is NOT guaranteed.
  • Wood is typically dropped off after 3:00 p.m. on Tuesdays
  • Free firewood will be available until the first week of March, 2019.
  • Commercial vehicles and trailers are prohibited due to park restrictions. 

Instructions

  1. Choose a free firewood location closest to your address.
  2. Arrive with material to haul or carry away firewood safely.
  3. Commercial vehicles and trailers are prohibited due to park restrictions. 

For questions, contact the Forestry Division at (314) 613-7200

Fees

No Fee.

Firewood is free to all city residents.

What to Expect

All wood comes from the removal of dead or structurally damaged trees from City streets and parks.

The wood from tree maintenance operations will vary in size and species when left for City residents. Ash wood will not be available.

Wood is not split.

All wood is offered on a first come, first served basis.

Additional Information

Contact

Division of Forestry

(314) 613-7200

1415 N. 13th St.
St. Louis, Mo 63106

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Contact the Division of Forestry

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