Cut-Your-Own Holiday Tree

Christmas Trees can now be purchased on

Maps, Cutting Guidelines, and Regulations:

Interactive map and overview

Bessey Ranger District

Pine Ridge Ranger District

Samuel R. McKelvie National Forest

Road Conditions & Travel Restrictions:

  • Vehicle access may be limited due to wet ground and snow. 
  • In these conditions, high-clearance vehicles with 4WD are advisable.  Bring tire chains.
  • Please be aware of and follow all travel restrictions


  • Call a district office for local road conditions, weather and travel advisory information.
  • Four-wheel drive vehicle or chains.
  • Full tank of gas.
  • Handsaw, axe, shovel for digging snow.
  • Tarp, rope or tie-downs.
  • Dress appropriately for winter weather.
  • Sled, snowshoes are advisable at higher elevations.
  • First-aid kit, food, extra water, blanket, warm liquids.

A Holiday Tradition