Christmas Tree Permits available
Range from $5 to $25, depending on size
by Bridger-Teton National Forest
November 26, 2007
(Western Wyoming) - The Bridger-Teton National Forest announces that Christmas tree permits are available for purchase. Permits may be obtained at the Kemmerer, Big Piney, Pinedale, Greys River (Afton), and Buffalo Ranger Stations. Permits are also available at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Kemmerer and Pinedale Field Offices. Forest and BLM offices are open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday.
The Bridger-Teton will also be selling Christmas tree permits at the Interagency Visitor Center in Jackson seven days a week, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. The permits are available at the Confluence Information Center in Alpine as well.
A permit is required to cut Christmas trees on the Bridger-Teton National Forest. Personal use permits for trees less than twelve feet tall are five dollars, permits for trees 12-25 feet are fifteen dollars, and permits for trees over 25 feet are twenty-five dollars. Only one permit is allowed per person, but individuals may purchase up to four additional permits for friends and family members, provided they have the name of each additional person at the time of purchase.
The Bridger-Teton would like to remind everyone that you must have the permit in your possession at the time of cutting. Additionally, everyone is asked to please follow the travel restrictions that are in place on the forest. Forest travel maps are available at the Ranger Stations, as well as the Visitor Center in Jackson, and the Information Center in Alpine.
If you have any further questions, please contact the Bridger-Teton National Forest at (307) 739-5500.