Timber Sales

Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc. provides professional timber marketing services to our clients through a competitive Sealed Bid Sale process. Below, please find some of our current timber sales.

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The Whelen Springs 91 Tract timber sale will be offered by lump sum sealed bid on Friday, May 24, 2024, at 10:00 a.m.  

Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc. has been authorized to solicit lump sum bids for the sale of all merchantable timber within clearcut sale area totaling ±85.1 acres, located in Clark County, Arkansas.

 Location:  Timber to be sold is on land described as:

  • Whelen Springs 91 Tract: Part of the SW¼, Section 26, Township 10 South, Range 20 West, clearcut timber sale area containing 85.1 acres, more or less, Clark County, Arkansas (Whelen Springs 91 – CLICK HERE TO SEE MAPS). West and South boundaries were surveyed and painted white in 2023 - click HERE for survey.

Timber to be Sold: All merchantable timber within the designated sale areas is to be sold and is FSC Certified through Four State Timberland Owners Association (FSTOA). Timber sale boundaries have been marked with pink Timber Harvest Boundary (THB) flagging and red / white boundary line paint.  Streamside Management Zones (SMZ) have been marked with orange SMZ flagging and blue paint.  Kingwood Forestry conducted an inventory of merchantable timber with nine (9) cruise lines running east and west in May, 2024. Based on inventory within clearcut sale area, estimated tree counts and timber volumes are as follows:

  • Pine Sawtimber: 7,613 Tons
  • Pine CNS: 74 Tons
  • Pine Pulpwood: 212 Tons
  • Pine Topwood: 599 Tons
  • Red Oak Sawtimber: 632 Tons
  • White Oak Sawtimber: 99 Tons
  • Gum & Misc. Sawtimber: 711 Tons
  • Hardwood Pulpwood: 1,367 Tons

Based on our estimates, pine sawtimber to be sold within clearcut sale area averages 20.0” DBH and 374 BF/tree.

Due to variations in cruising methods, utilization standards, and scaling practices, tree counts and volume estimates cannot be guaranteed. Volume report in Tons and Board Feet are available HERE.

Method of Sale: Timber will be sold on the basis of lump sum sealed bids. A bid form is attached. Bids will be opened at 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 24, 2024, at the Kingwood Forestry office at #4 Executive Circle, Arkadelphia. Buyers submitting bids are welcome to attend the bid opening. Mailed bids should be addressed to Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc., P.O. Box 65, Arkadelphia, AR 71923, with “Barringer Timber Sale” clearly marked in the lower left corner of the envelope. Telephone bids from buyers known to Kingwood will be accepted; however, it is preferred that bids be delivered by fax to 870-246-3341 or by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Faxed / e-mailed bids will be immediately acknowledged. Please await confirmation that your faxed / email bid has been received.  Anyone submitting a bid for the purchase of the timber will be provided with a summary of the bid results.

Conditions of Sale:

  1. The landowner reserves the right to accept or reject any bid.
  2. A performance deposit of $1,000.00 is to be paid to Kingwood Forestry Services Escrow and will be held until all work is completed satisfactorily.
  3. Conveyance will be by conventional Forest Products Sale Contract providing twenty-four (24) months from date of contract execution to cut and remove the designated timber.
  4. Buyer must notify Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc. two (2) days prior to start of harvesting operation.
  5. Logging damage must be held to a minimum. Compliance with Best Management Practices for Arkansas will be required.

For more information, contact Jimmy Don Thomas or Phil Wright of Kingwood Forestry Services, Inc. at 870-246-5757 or by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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