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Christmas Tree Permits Available for Lassen National Forest 2017

Posted November 03rd 2017


Lassen National Forest Christmas tree permits are on sale from November 1 through December 22, 2017

Permits cost $10 and may be used to cut one tree on Lassen National Forest between November 1 and December 25. Each household may purchase up to two permits.  Along with the permit, buyers will also receive a map showing cutting areas, requirements, and helpful tips.  

Although tree cutting is permitted through December 25, officials recommend cutting early in the season before higher elevations become snowbound. Trees can stay fresh for several weeks when properly cared for. 

Permits may be purchased at all Lassen National Forest visitor centers and work stations and via mail. Order forms are available at www.fs.usda.gov/lassen (see “Passes & Permits” section). Mailed requests should be directed to the nearest Forest Service office listed and must be received on or before December 8. To expedite requests, submitters should write “Christmas Tree Permit” on the envelope. 

Locations, Dates and Hours for 2017 Christmas Tree Permit Sales  


Webcam on Hwy 44 near Lassen Park Manzanita Lake Entrance:  
http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist2/cctv/sm_lassen.shtml

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