Christmas Tree Harvest-Permits available in mid-November

Christmas Tree Permits Available for Purchase Online

Christmas tree permits for the 2020 season will be available for purchase online at rec.gov beginning November 12! The Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is one of thirteen National Forests participating in offering permits online through the Recreation.gov. Christmas tree permits purchased online will have to be printed to be valid. However, this program allows you to purchase your 2020 Christmas tree permit from the comfort of your own home, or by using your mobile device, instead of traveling to a Forest Service office. You 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. We highly recommend using rec.gov or local vendors for your permitting needs. 

Forest Service offices are currently closed to the public due to Covid-19. Please call for further information or visit Rec.gov for Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie christmas tree permit information. Forest Service offices are closed Thanksgiving Day and may close early on Christmas Eve. See below for a list of Vendors, call for hours. 

To download our Christmas Tree Cutting Information Sheet, click here.

Cutting location maps:

Darrington

Mount Baker - North

Mount Baker - South

Skykomish

Snoqualmie - North

Snoqualmie - South

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 for 2020 season 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.

Plan to purchase a Sno-Park parking permit if the trip includes parking in a designated Sno-Park lot. When at a trailhead requiring a fee, the Northwest Forest Pass will need to be displayed on the vehicle dashboard. Get a tree early before snow falls as most trees are reached by narrow, unplowed mountain roads. High-clearance vehicles are often required for forest roads along with tire chains and a shovel. Check ranger stations for road and weather information or go to www.fs.usda.gov/goto/mbs/road-trails.

Christmas Tree Permits Available at The Following Locations:

Darrington Hardware
1220 State Route 530 NE
Darrington, WA
360-436-1260

Outdoor Recreation Information Center (Ranger Desk Inside REI-Seattle)
222 Yale Ave. N.
Seattle, WA
206-470-4060

Open Wednesday - Sunday 10am-6pm (Excluding Breaks) Closed Holidays and Nov. 27th

Mt. Baker Chamber of Commerce
7509 Mt. Baker Hwy., Maple Falls, WA 98266
360-599-1518

*Open: Thursday-Sunday  10am - 4pm Cash only

Mountain Loop General Store   
2005 Mtn. Loop Hwy.  Granite Falls, WA 98252
360-691-4585

Grandy Creek Grocery
Concrete, WA 98237
360-826-3690

Enumclaw Ski and Mountain Sports
240 Roosevelt Ave Enumclaw, WA  98022
360-825-6910
sales@skiandbicycle.com

The Sky Deli
148 5th St. North
Skykomish, WA
360-677-2211

REI-Alderwood
184th St. SW
Lynwood, WA
425-640-6200

Crossroads Grocery
7802 Silver Lake Rd., Maple Falls, WA 98266
360-599-9560

Pro Ski and Mountain 
112 W 2nd Street
North Bend, WA 98045
425-888-6397 ext. 1

Cascade Mercantile
31387 WA-20
Lyman, WA 98263
360-826-3331   

Sky Valley Chamber of Commerce (Visitor Center)   
320 Main Street 
Sultan, WA 98294
360-793-0983


 



Quick Links



https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/mbs/passes-permits/forestproducts/?cid=fseprd602862