Christmas Tree Cutting Permit

Christmas Tree Cutting Permits Lassen National Forest Christmas tree permits will be on sale from November 1 through December 22, 2017.

Permits cost $10 and may be used to cut one tree on Lassen National Forest between November 1 and December 25. Each household may purchase up to two permits.  Along with the permit, buyers will also receive a map showing cutting areas, requirements, and helpful tips.  

Although tree cutting is permitted through December 25, officials recommend cutting early in the season before higher elevations become snowbound. Trees can stay fresh for several weeks when properly cared for. 

Lassen National Forest Christmas tree permits are also available for purchase at the following locations on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest:

Shasta-Trinity National Forest Headquarters
3644 Avtech Parkway, Redding, CA (530) 226-2500
Additional hours 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. November 25, December 2, 9

Shasta Lake Ranger Station
14255 Holiday Road, Mountain Gate, CA (530) 275-1587 - call for hours