Christmas tree permits available soon |

Christmas tree permits available soon

Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado – Christmas tree cutting permits will soon be available from all offices of the White River National Forest.

Christmas tree cutting is allowed in most areas on the White River National Forest with the following exceptions: wilderness areas, commercial timber sales, recreation and ski areas, administrative areas, Glenwood Canyon, and No Name Road (near Camp Hale). Maps showing where Christmas tree cutting is allowed are available at all offices where permits are sold. Permits cost $10 each and may be purchased with cash, check or money order. There is a limit of 10 permits per individual. The permits must be attached to the tree prior to cutting and must be left on the tree until it arrives at its final destination.

For the Eagle/Holy Cross Ranger District, permits will be available beginning Monday at both the Eagle Ranger Station, 125 W. 5th Street in Eagle, or at the Holy Cross Ranger Station, 24747 US Highway 24 in Minturn. Both the Eagle Ranger Station and the Holy Cross Ranger Station will be open Monday through Friday during normal business hours. The Minturn office will also be open Dec. 4 and Dec. 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 970-328-6388 or 970-827-5715 for additional information.

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