Passes & Permits

The Forest Service offers many activities such as hiking, camping, harvesting forest products such as mushrooms, gathering firewood, and cutting Christmas trees. Many of the facilities and services associated with these opportunities are free, but others require fees, permits, or passes to help maintain, manage and improve upon the amenities you enjoy. This section will help you understand the variety of passes and permits available to you.

  • Recreation Passes

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    America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Passes are available to order online, or in our offices during normal business hours.

  • Forest Products

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    Forest products are varied, and include: firewood, Christmas trees, wildflowers, cones, poles, tree boughs, nuts and berries, mushrooms, ornamental cuttings, moss, and rocks.

  • Commercial Permits

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    Commercial and Event permits can include everything from permits to film a movie on public lands, to holding a race or sporting event on your National Forest trails. Learn more here!