BLM Christmas Tree permits available starting November 16


Bureau of Land Management

BLM Office:

Carson City District Office

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CARSON CITY, Nev. - The Bureau of Land Management, Carson City District, will begin selling Christmas tree cutting permits on Friday, November 16. The permit allow cutting a pinyon pine or juniper tree on designated BLM lands primarily in the Pinenut Mountains between Carson City and Yerington, the Clan Alpine and Desatoya mountains east of Fallon, and the Excelsior Mountains southeast of Hawthorne. Maps and directions are available with permit purchase. The cost per permit/tree is five dollars.

No more than 10 permits may be purchased by one individual; the permits are for individual use only. Collection of trees for resale requires a special permit. The BLM permits for Christmas trees will be sold at the locations listed below. The Reno and Carson City BLM offices accept credit cards, cash and checks; other locations only accept cash or checks made payable to the BLM.


BLM Carson City District Office

5665 Morgan Mill Rd.

Carson City, NV 89701

Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.



BLM Nevada State Office-Reno

1340 Financial Blvd.

Reno, NV 89520

Mon.-Fri. 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Galena Creek Visitor Center

Mt Rose Highway, Reno, NV

Six miles up Mt Rose Highway from Highway 395/580

Fri.-Sun. 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.



Cal Ranch

2035 N. Carson St. Carson City, NV 89706

Mon.-Sat. 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Sun. 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce

1477 US Highway 395 North Suite A

(inside the museum building)

Gardnerville, NV 89410

Mon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.



Community Action Center-Hawthorne

924 5th St.

Hawthorne, NV 89415

Mon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


UNR Cooperative Extension Office-Fallon

111 Sheckler Road

Fallon, NV

Mon.-Fri., 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.



Middlegate Station

42500 U.S. Highway 50

(48 miles east of Fallon)

7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., daily


Cold Springs Station

52500 U.S. Highway 50 (62 miles east of Fallon)

8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., daily



Tree cutters should be prepared with warm clothing, first aid kit, extra food and water, heavy rope or chain, shovel and tire chains, in the event of bad road conditions or inclement weather. Some cutting areas may be inaccessible after snowfall, so it is advisable to cut trees early in the season.


The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest began selling Christmas tree permits on November 1.


For more information, please contact Amanda Amar, Carson City BLM Forest Products Manager, at 775-885-6000 or

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.