Recreation passes & permits include seasonal day use passes for day use areas with fees on the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests; national interagency annual, access, and senior passes; and trail permits for ATV/OHV trails
Forest products include items such as firewood, stone, and other miscellaneous products for personal use. Collecting and removing such forest products requires a permit.
Christmas tree permits are not issued on the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests.
Ginseng permits are not issued and the harvest of ginseng is prohibited on the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests.
Certain types of uses of public lands require "Special Use Authorizations". These include commercial activities, such as filming and guiding. Non-commercial uses may also require Special Use Authorizations, including organized recreation events, weddings, and gatherings. Please contact a District Office for more information.