South Platte Ranger District 2013 Holiday Tree Program

Buffalo Creek Christmas Tree Areas
South Platte Ranger District
Pike National Forest

Cost:  $10.00/permit/tree; maximum of 5 trees per household

For personal use only; not for resale

Cutting dates:  November 29 through December 15

Please note: all permits are sold out!

The following information are in PDF version. Please visit Adobe website to download free Adobe Acrobat software in order to read the files.


Christmas tree identification guide at the Buffalo Creek tree cutting area:

Reminder: Permits are non-refundable and can only be used on the day listed on the permit.  If you are unable to cut on the day you purchased your permit for, you can cut on any weekday between December 2 through December 6, December 9 through December 13, or on December 15, 2013.

With the pink colored permit secured to the tree, this family is ready to go home and decorate it!