The Gallatin National Forest is located in the south central part of Montana.
Where is this Forest?

 

Forest Products Permits

PERSONAL USE FIREWOOD PERMITS

Price:
$6.25 / cord

Restrictions:

  • 4 cord minimum, 12 cord maximum
  • Dead down trees and logs as well as standing dead trees unless reserved from cutting
  • 6 foot maximum length

Additional Information:

Permit season runs from April 1 to March 31. Permits for cutting firewood are available for purchase at all Gallatin Forest district offices. Firewood permits will also be available at these local businesses: Owenhouse Ace Hardware (bicycle shop) in Bozeman , Lee & Dad’s Grocery in Belgrade, and Gateway Exxon in Gallatin Gateway.



 

PETRIFIED WOOD COLLECTION PERMITS

Price:
Permit Required (no charge)

Restrictions:

  • 20 cubic inches (approx. 3” x 3” x 2”) of petrified wood per person, per calendar year
  • Collection only within the boundaries of the Gallatin Petrified Forest Special Management Zone
  • Expires December 31 of the year issued



 

CHRISTMAS TREE PERMITS

Price:
$5 / tree

Restrictions:

  • Limit three permits per household
  • Permits are good Forest-wide, except at campgrounds, trailheads, Wilderness Areas, and areas where trees have been planted for reforestation purposes.
  • Sold during November & December

Additional Information:

Permits are for sale at each of the district offices. They are also available for purchase at Owenhouse Ace Hardware in Bozeman, Lee & Dad’s Grocery in Belgrade, Gateway Exxon Market in Gallatin Gateway, and Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply in Bozeman.