Local Burn Restrictions

Fall Wildfire Season

October 15 - November 30
Conditions are ripe for wildfires this time of year.

Spring Wildfire Season

February 15 - April 30
During this period, the 4PM Burn Law is in effect.

Localities with outdoor fire restrictions

We list information here as a courtesy; however, always check with your local fire department or Sheriff's office prior to burning.

  • None listed at this time.

Shenandoah National Park Firewood Ban

The Shenandoah National Park (SNP) bans campers from bringing firewood into the park. The ban on bringing firewood into the SNP is an attempt to slow the spread of the Emerald Ash Borer. The small beetle is responsible for the deaths of tens of millions of ash trees.

4PM Burn Law and Burning

Read our Frequently Asked Questions: Can I Burn? to learn more and help prevent forest fires.

Last modified: Tuesday, 25-Nov-2014 12:13:04 EST