Rocky Mountain Region Christmas Tree Program

 
Banner with trees and snow
Young child pulling a cut Christmas treeThe Rocky Mountain Region manages 17 national forests and seven national grasslands throughout Colorado, Nebraska, along with most of South Dakota and Wyoming. Christmas tree cutting permits are generally available from most US Forest Service offices [.pdf 434KB] throughout the Rocky Mountain Region. Call the office of the closest Ranger District to the area you want to cut in to verify that they are offering Christmas tree cutting permits.
 
Cutting a Christmas tree in a national forest is a tradition for many residents of the Rocky Mountain Region. In doing so, you take an active part in managing your national forests as you celebrate your own family's holiday tradition!
 
Banner with trees and snow
Regional Christmas Tree Cutting Information Map
 
Christmas trees being loaded onto vehicles at the Buffalo Creek cutting area in the South Platte Ranger District, Pike National Forest, located in the Colorado Front Range southwest of DenverThe Rocky Mountain Region map below can be used as the starting place to find information regarding Christmas Tree Cutting opportunities on US Forest Service lands located throughout our five-state region. When you move your cursor over a state below, a filled-in map outline will appear. Click on the map outline to visit that state's Christmas Tree Cutting Program webpage, which will open in a new window. From there you can select Christmas Tree Cutting Program Information webpages for individual national forests and grasslands.
 
Front Range Primary Cutting Areas Map - Click to view a link to the Front Range Primary Cutting Areas webpage   For folks that are only interested in finding the Christmas tree cutting areas closest to the Front Range [Denver Metro area] you can click on this Front Range Primary Cutting Areas link or on the small Front Range map to the left. You will then be taken to the Front Range Primary Cutting Areas webpage which shows the cutting areas closest to (north to south) Ft. Collins, Denver and Colorado Springs.
 
Rocky Mountain Region Christmas Tree Cutting Program Information MapMap of Wyoming - Click on the map outline to view a link to the Wyoming Christmas Tree Program Information webpage Map of South Dakota - Click on the map outline to view a link to the South Dakota Christmas Tree Program Information webpage Map of Nebraska - Click on the map outline to view a link to the Nebraska Christmas Tree Program Information webpage Map of Kansas - Unfortunately, Christmas tree permits are not available from the Cimarron National Grassland, the only Forest Service lands within the state of Kansas Map of Colorado - Click on the map outline to view a link to the Colorado Christmas Tree Program Information webpage
 
Banner with trees and snow