BLM Christmas tree permits available in Grand Junction

RAND JUNCTION, Colo. – Permits for cutting Christmas trees on Bureau of Land Management lands are available in Grand Junction at the Grand Junction Field Office, 2815 H. Road. 

Permits are $10 per tree and may be purchased Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Permits are for piñon pine or juniper. Christmas tree cutting is permitted on many BLM-administered lands within the Grand Junction Field Office.  Printed maps of cutting areas are available at the BLM office.  

BLM recommends bringing along a hand saw, eye protection, rope or twine, extra food, water and blankets when you cut your tree. Tire chains, a shovel and emergency supplies are also a good idea.

For more information about Christmas tree cutting on BLM lands, call (970) 244-3000.

Permits for cutting Christmas trees on National Forest lands are available at Forest Service offices. For more information on National Forest permits, call (970) 874-6615.    

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 western states, including Alaska, on behalf of the American people. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. Our mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

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Grand Junction Field Office


Chris Joyner, Public Affairs Specialist