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Regional Christmas Tree Program (RCTP): Front Range/Denver Metro Cutting Areas
The 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 433KB] 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.
The map below shows the Front Range/Denver Metro Christmas Tree Cutting areas. These areas are within the shortest driving distances from (north to south) Ft. Collins, Denver and Colorado Springs. Please check out information regarding Core Cutting Dates and Permit Information for Front Range/Denver Metro Areas before you head out to your area.
Front Range/Denver Metro Area Christmas Tree Cutting Map
On the map below, when you see a Christmas Tree in a text box, click on it. You will then be taken to that cutting area's webpage.