Christmas Tree Permits Available Soon at National Forest Offices in Arizona

PHOENIX, Arizona November 2, 2016.  For Immediate Release –National Forest offices in Arizona will offer Christmas tree tags for sale.  The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest has already begun selling permits.  For details please visit the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest Passes & Permit page.

The Coconino National Forest will begin selling Christmas tree tags on Friday, November 18, 2016, at three locations:

  • 300 tags will be available at the Mogollon Rim Ranger Station,
  • 200 tags will be available at the Flagstaff Ranger Station, and
  • 100 tags will be available at the Forest Supervisor’s Office in Flagstaff.

Visit the Coconino National Forest Christmas Tree Permits page for additional details.

The Coronado National Forest will begin selling Christmas tree permits on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, at the Douglas Ranger District.  Please contact the Douglas Ranger District at (520) 364-3468 for additional information.

The Kaibab National Forest will begin selling Christmas tree tags on November 16, 2016, at three locations:

  • 800 tags will be available at the North Kaibab Ranger District
  • 500 tags will be available at the Tusayan Ranger District
  • 500 tags will be available at the Williams Ranger District.

Visit Kaibab National Forest Christmas Tree Permit page for additional details.

The Prescott National Forest will begin selling Christmas tree permits on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at two locations:

  • 300 permits available at the Bradshaw Ranger District
  • 100 permits available at the Chino Valley Ranger Station
  • 100 permits available at the Verde Ranger District (starting Monday November 21, 2016)

Visit the Prescott National Forest Christmas Tree Permit page for additional details.

The Tonto National Forest will begin selling Christmas tree permits on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, at the following locations:

  • 500 permits at the Tonto Supervisor’s Office
  • 500 permits at the Mesa Ranger District
  • 500 permits at the Cave Creek Ranger District
  • 475 at the Payson Ranger District, and
  • 25 at the Pleasant Valley Ranger District.

Visit the Tonto National Forest Christmas Tree page for additional details.

Additionally, all fourth graders are eligible for a free Christmas tree permit, while supplies last, through the Every Kid in a Park initiative.  Every Kid in a Park is a nationwide call to action to build the next generation of conservationists.  All fourth graders are eligible to receive a fourth grade pass that allows free access to federal lands and waters across the country for a full year.  In support of this initiative, the Forest Service is making available a free Christmas tree permit to every interested fourth grader with a fourth grade pass or paper voucher.  More information about the initiative and how to obtain a pass is available by visiting www.everykidinapark.gov.  To be eligible for a free Christmas tree permit from your local national forest office, all fourth graders must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and present their fourth grade pass or paper voucher.

Please contact the local Forest Service office where you are interested in cutting your family Christmas tree for additional information.





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