Why can't I bring my own firewood to campgrounds for use?
New York's forests are under attack from numerous invasive exotic insect pests. One common way many of these insect pests are moved around the state and country is on firewood carried by campers, hunters and other users of our forests. Use local firewood instead.
Firewood and Invasive Insects
Moving firewood could potentially spread invasive insects to other part of the state and cause extensive damage to healthy forests