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Want to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree? Here is Some Permit Information for Denver

Want to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree? Here is Some Permit Information for Denver
This Snow Covered Christmas Tree stands out brightly against the dark blue tones of this snow covered scene.
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Make Christmas more fun this year or keep your family tradition alive by cutting down your own Christmas tree. BUT! Do not forget to buy a permit first.  Here is some information regarding permits and locations in Colorado.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Buffalo Creek:

  • Wednesday, November 23, 2016 is the last day to purchase a permit
  • Permits only cost $10 and can only be bought in person
  • Permits can be bought at the South Platte Ranger District Office during operating hours, which are 8am- 4pm
  • You can obtain your own Christmas Tree on certain dates starting November 25th through December 8th

 

Leadville and Salida

  • Permits will be available starting November 21st through December 23rd
  • Permits cost $10 and a map of tree cutting area comes with it
  • Permits are available at Salida and Leadville Ranger District Offices

 

Fairplay

Permits available at

  • South Park Ranger District Office from November 25th to December 23rd
  • Lake George Fire Department on November 25-27 and December 2-3

 

Elk Creek Cutting Area and Fraser

  • The cutting area will be open from December 3rd through December 10th
  • Permits can be purchased for $10 seven days a week
  • Permits are available at:
    • Murdoch’s in Fraser
    • Winter Park Chamber of Commerce
    • Grand Lake of Commerce
    • Granby Ace Hardware

 

Sulphur Ranger District

  • Permits can be utilized from November 1st to January 6th
  • Permits are available at:
    • Murdoch’s in Fraser
    • Winter Park Chamber of Commerce
    • Grand Lake of Commerce
    • Granby Ace Hardware
    • Sulphur Ranger District Office

 

Red Feather Lakes

  • Area will be open from December 3rd– 11th from 8:30am-2:30pm
  • Permits are available at US Forest Service Fort Collins and Greeley Offices
  • Permits will be available on-site for cash only on weekends
  • Please call 970-295-6700 to make sure there is someone available who sells permits

 

Some Tips for You:

  • Don’t Forget to Bring an Ax- It is not provided for you and chainsaws are not allowed
  • Clothing- Dress weather appropriate because you will be outside
  • Sled- You may want to bring a sled in order to carry the tree or your children
  • Vehicle- Come with an appropriate vehicle that will allow you to transport your tree

 

Come keep family traditions alive and experience Christmas at its finest.

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