BLM Christmas tree permits available in western Colorado

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – Permits for cutting Christmas trees on Bureau of Land Management lands are available in Grand Junction, Montrose, Cortez and Durango at the following locations:

The permits are for piñon pine or juniper, and are $8-10 per tree. Permits are available Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the locations listed above.

Additionally, maps of cutting areas are available at the BLM offices, and the public should bring along a hand saw, eye protection, rope or twine, extra food, water and blankets when looking for the perfect tree. Tire chains, a shovel and emergency supplies are also recommended.

For more information, contact a local BLM office.

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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Southwest District Office


Chris Joyner, Public Affairs Specialist
Shannon Borders, Public Affairs Specialist