NORTHERN CALIFORNIA Tourism Recreation & Hospitality Council

Christmas Tree Permits

Family Christmas tree cutting 

Christmas tree cutting permits (personal use) are now on sale for the Plumas and Lassen National Forests..  Permits may be used only in the forest for which they were purchased. A map of the tree cutting areas and regulations are included with the permit. 

Please note: There are no retail outlets for permits this year, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

Please follow these links to U.S.  Forest Service offices where Christmas tree permits may be purchased.

Plumas National Forest                                           Lassen National Forest


With a $10 permit, Christmas trees may be cut until December 24, 2016. Tree cutters are asked to take extra care to cut in the areas noted and to remember to attach the permit to their tree before leaving the cutting area, to avoid penalties.

Make your family outing to Plumas County even more memorable by including some local holiday traditions such as a ride in a horse drawn wagon or  participating in a tree lighting ceremony complete with food, song, and merriment.  Warning: You may have to include an extra day to take in all the festive shopping opportunities! 

Click on the links to the left for information about lodging, dining, and local events in your favorite part of the county.

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