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Christmas tree permits now available from Kaibab, Prescott national forests
Permit holders may begin cutting Nov. 9

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Christmas tree permits for the Kaibab National Forest are now available to purchase online through Recreation.gov. Permit holders may begin cutting their trees starting Nov. 9.

Permits are also available from Prescott National Forest.

Permits will be available for purchase through the Recreation.gov webpage for Kaibab Christmas trees, which also lists details about designated cutting areas, maps, dates, and sizes of trees that may be cut.

Permits are limited to one per household and will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis until sold out. Up to five trees may be purchased on a single permit at $15 per tree. A processing fee will be applied to each transaction. Permits are valid Nov. 9-Dec. 31.

When purchasing an online permit, it is important to carefully read the overview and need-to-know information prior to purchasing.

Fourth-grade students can get a free Christmas tree through the Every Kid Outdoors Program by entering their pass ID on Recreation.gov. More information about the initiative and how to obtain a pass is available at www.everykidoutdoors.gov.

More information is available from Kaibab National Forest at www.bit.ly/KNFChristmasTrees.

More information about permits on Prescott National Forest is available from the Bradshaw – Chino Valley Ranger District Office at (928) 443-8000 or Prescott National Forest at (928) 777-2200.

Information provided by the U.S. Forest Service

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