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Santa Fe National Forest to sell Christmas Tree permits
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Santa Fe National Forest to sell Christmas Tree permits

The Santa Fe National Forest will begin selling tree permits November 21 for $10. There will be a purchase limit to up to five permits per person.  People with permits won’t be able to start cutting their Christmas Trees until November 24.  All permits can be purchased through the Forest Service Offices and at the following vendors through Dec. 23:

The Coyote, Jemez, Espanola, and Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Cuba Ranger District hours of operation are Monday through Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Walatowa Visitor Center Christmas tree sales are on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Espanola Ranger District satellite office in Los Alamos has hours Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

This tree permit will authorize the holder to be able to cut down or dig up any live Evergreen tree up to 10 feet in height that is designated by an issued map with the permit.

Trees located on state or private land, within designated wilderness areas, within 300 feet of a recreation site, within 100 feet of a paved road or at Forest Service Ranger will be illegal to cut down. 

To find out additional information about Christmas tree permits, contact one of the following offices:

- Forest Supervisor’s Office (505) 438-5300

- Coyote Ranger District (575) 638-5526

- Cuba Ranger District (575) 289-3264

- Espanola Ranger District (505) 753-7331

- Los Alamos Satellite Office (505) 667-5120

- Jemez Ranger District (575) 829-3535

- Pecos Ranger Station (505) 757-6121

- Las Vegas Ranger Station (505) 425-3534

To find out additional information about permits, visit www.fs.usda.gov/santafe.

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