Forest Products Permits

Forest Product Permits

The following actions are prohibited: Cutting, removing or otherwise damaging any timber, tree, or other forest product, including special forest products and forest botanical products

Forest Products are forest resources that are used for personal, commercial, and scientific purposes.  Examples include (Christmas trees, firewood, small tree, and other live plants, collections of cones, bark, conks, boughs, mushrooms, post and poles, rocks, etc.) except as authorized by Federal law, regulation, permit, contract, special use authorization, free use authorizatin, or personal use authorization. 

Guidelines for Plant Collection:

  • Following appropriate environmental analysis, commercial collection of native species (plants, plant parts, or seed-quantity, location and appropriateness) may be allowed.
  • Except for Forest Service approved scientific or restoration projects, or cultural use, no collection of seeds or plants are permitted in Research Natural Areas, Special Interest Areas, Wilderness or recommended Wilderness, developed recreation sites, the Central Wasatch Management Areas, and within the Cache Box-Elder Management Area from mouth of Logan Canyon to Temple Fork and Tony Grove-White Pine areas.


2019 Christmas Tree Cutting on National Forests In Utah News Release

Evanston and Mt. View Ranger District Flyer
Map of Evanston cutting areas
Map of Mt. View cutting area

Heber-Kamas Ranger District
November 5, 2019 updated Christmas tree cutting information for the Heber-Kamas Ranger District. Silver Eagle in Heber has sold out of the Christmas tree permits. Permits are still available at the
• Heber Ranger District office, 2460 South Highway 40, Heber, Utah Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
• Kamas Ranger District office – 50 East Center Street, Kamas, Utah Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
• Mirror Lake Service Chevron (Kamas) – 2 North main Street – (435)783-4375
Permits are $15.00, one permit per person, one tree only.
Species of trees that can be cut include, sub-alpine fire, white fire and lodgepole pine. Trees 20 feet tall or shorter, may be cut and removed and may be cut until December 25th. All trees must be tagged prior to transporting them.
2019 Christmas Tree cutting infomation flyer
2019 Christmas tree cutting rules and regulation brochure and map
Enlarged map

Spanish Fork Ranger District: (801) 798-3571 The Spanish Fork Ranger District will begin issuing 300 permits at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 7th at the Spanish Fork Ranger District located at 44 West 400 North, Spanish Fork, Utah. One tree permit per adult (16 years of age and older) will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis until tags are sold. Tree-cutting permits are $15.00 and are for designated cutting areas within the Vernon area located in Tooele County on the Spanish Fork Ranger District. Only pinyon pine or juniper trees, 20-feet tall or shorter, may be cut and removed. Trees may be cut until December 24th and all trees must be tagged prior to transporting them.

2019 ASHLEY NATIONAL FOREST: (435) 789-1181 –
Christmas tree permits will go on sale Friday, November 15th at Forest Service offices and local vendors.  Tree permits are $15.00, limit one tree per household. Flaming Gorge-Vernal Ranger District: (435) 784-3445 - Permits will be available at the Flaming Gorge Ranger District office, intersection of Highway 43 & 44, Manila, Utah from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Permits will also be available at Flaming Gorge Resort, Highway 191, Dutch John, Utah, Sunday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Permits will also be sold at Flaming Gorge Market and Mercantile, (435) 784-3582, 75 East Highway 43 in Flaming Gorge, Utah from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Sunday.

In Vernal, permits may be purchased at the Forest Supervisor’s office, (435)789-1181, 355 North Vernal Avenue, Vernal, Utah, Monday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Tuesday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Permits are available at the following businesses 7 days a week: Davis Jubilee Store, (435)789-2001, at the Customer Service Desk, 575 West Main, Vernal, Utah, Monday through Saturday 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Sundays 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Liberty Corner, (435)247-2690, 6982 North 9500 East, Highway 12 in Lapoint, Monday through Saturday 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Sundays 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Duchesne-Roosevelt Ranger District: (435) 738-2482 - Permits may be purchased at the Duchesne Ranger District office, 85 West Main, Duchesne, Utah, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Permits may be purchased at the Chevron Eagles Nest (435) 738-2030 at 472 west Highway 40 in Duchesne, and they are open 24-7. Permits may also be purchased at the Hanna Country Store, State Route 35, Hanna, Utah, (435) 848-5752, Monday through Saturday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; Stewart’s Market at the Customer Service Desk, 245 West Highway 40 in Roosevelt, Utah, Monday through Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., closed Sundays, (435) 722-5650, and Davis Jubilee Food & Drug, at the Customer Service Desk, 750 East 2nd North, Roosevelt, Utah, Monday through Saturday 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Sunday, 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (435) 722-2296.

2019 Fishlake National Forest Christmas tree cutting information
News Release

2019 Manti-LaSal National Forest Christmas tree cutting information

2019 Sawtooth National Forest Christmas tree cutting information

2019 Bridger-Teton National Forest Christmas tree cutting information

Caribou-Targhee National Forest Christmas tree cutting information

Humbolt-Toiyabe National Forest Christmas tree cutting information

2109 BLM Utah Christmas tree cutting information
News Release

Firewood cutting permits allows firewood cutters to remove downed timber or to cut standing dead trees under most conditions. Firewood cutters are urged to use caution when driving and cutting in the forest, as both are potentially dangerous activities. 

The funds generated by firewood permit sales go directly into road maintenance and salvage sale fund.

The Ogden and Logan Ranger Districts are now selling firewood cutting permits for $7.50 per cord.    Permits will be issued for a minimum of 4 cords for $30.00 and a maximum of 10 cords for $75.00.  Permits are valid for dead and down wood, in designated areas.  A permit may be purchased at either the Logan or Ogden district office that will allow cutting on both districts.  Contact either office for specific dates, maps and accessibility at 435-755-3620 for Logan and 801-625-5112 for Ogden.  Permits are available at the Logan Ranger District, 1500 E Highway 89 Logan Utah or Ogden Ranger District 507 25th St. Ogden Utah.

Evanston Ranger District at (307) 789-3194, Mt. View Ranger District at (307) 782-6555 Firewood cutting permits are available June 3, 2019 through November 15, 2019. Personal Use Firewood Flyer  
Evanston Ranger District cutting area map
Mt. View Ranger District cutting area map 
Post and Pole Flyer 
TeePee Pole Cutting Flyer 

Heber/Kamas Ranger District at (435) 783-4338 or
(435) 654-0470 Starting Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 10:00 am you can cut firewood in the following campgrounds: Mirror Lake, Lost Creek, Moosehorn, Trial Lake, Washington Lake, and Lilly lake. Please note that restrooms will not be available.  No camping will be permitted in these areas.  No felling of trees will be permitted within the campgrounds, and activities should be limited to cutting and gathering of firewood from trees that are already on the ground.
Personal Use Firewood Cutting Flyer & Map 
Post and Pole Cutting Flyer and Map
Transplanting Tree brochure and Map

Pleasant Grove Ranger District at (801) 785-3563 Personal use firewood cutting information. Firewood cutting area map
Transplanting Tree Information

Spanish Fork Ranger District at (801) 798-3571 Personal Use Firewood Cutting Info

Ashley National Forest firewood cutting information

Salt Lake Ranger District:  Rock Permit
The Salt Lake Ranger District has discontinued the rock permit program.  Bureau of Land Management, Salt Lake District Office is issuing permits for their district.  For additional information contact 801-977-4300.