Christmas Tree Cutting Permits

Christmas tree permits purchased online will have to be printed to be valid. However, this program allows you to purchase your Christmas tree permit from the comfort of your own home, or by using your mobile device, instead of traveling to a Forest Service officeYou can learn about purchasing your permit and gathering your Christmas tree here. Traditional Christmas tree permits will also be available at a number of participating vendors. 

To download our Christmas Tree Cutting Information Sheet, click here. To find additional vendor locations, click here, but please call ahead to verify availability.

Cutting location maps:

Cutting areas are located within national forest lands in the eastern portions of Pierce, King, Snohomish, Skagit and Whatcom counties. Call your local forest service district office for more detailed information.

Permits cost $10 each for a tree up to 15 feet. The permits are nonrefundable. The supply of permits at all locations is limited. Once the supply is exhausted, no more permits will be available, so it is advised to call and verify their availability ahead of time.