Passes & Permits

Recreation Passes

Photograph of a Annual Recreation PassPark N' Ski passes and interagency recreation passes including the Annual Pass, Every Kid in a Park 4th grade program, Interagency Military Passes, Senior Passes for persons over 62, and Access Passes for persons with permanent disabilities.

Forest Products

Photograph of evergreen cones on the forest floor.Special forest products are non-timber goods that can be found in the forest such as mushroom, beargrass leaves, fern greens, pinecones, evergreen boughs and huckleberries.

Events & Commercial

photograph of a film crew on a national forestSpecial events or commercial use of public lands require a permit. This includes commercial activities such as filming or guiding, and non-commercial uses such as organized events or gatherings.

Firewood Permits

photograph of stacked firewoodThe Idaho Panhandle National Forests offer Firewood Collecting Permits to the public. Click here to learn more about collecting firewood.

Outfitter and Guides

Photograph of horseback riders on a ridgetop.Information for forms and other information on Outfitter and Guide permits on the Idaho Panhandle National Forests. (pdf)

Christmas Trees

photograph of a christmas tree, freshly cut and taggedCutting the family Christmas tree is an outing that people who live near forested lands can enjoy during the holiday season. The Idaho Panhandle National Forests have an abundant choice of trees from which to choose.

Recreation Residences

Photograph of a recreation residence cabinSummer homes, also referred to as recreation residences, have a long tradition on the Idaho Panhandle National Forests. Click here for information on these permits.