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News release: Christmas tree permit sales to begin October 14

October 12, 2021

Permit holders may begin cutting November 9

Williams, Arizona, October 8, 2021 — Christmas tree permits for the Kaibab National Forest will be available to purchase online through beginning October 14 and permit holders may begin cutting their trees on November 9.

Permits will be available for purchase through the webpage for Kaibab NF Christmas trees, which also lists details about designated cutting areas, maps, dates, and sizes of trees that may be cut. Permits are limited to one per household and will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis until sold out. Up to 5 trees may be purchased on a single permit at $15 per tree. A processing fee will be applied to each transaction. Permits are valid between November 9, 2021 through December 31, 2021.

When purchasing an online permit, it is important to carefully read the overview and need-to-know information prior to purchasing. Visitors will also need to set up or login to a account to complete the transaction.

Fourth-grade students can get a free Christmas tree through the Every Kid Outdoors Program by entering their pass ID on For additional information about the initiative and how to obtain a pass, visit