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Plumas National Forest Christmas Tree Permits on Sale Nov 1

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Plumas National Forest Christmas tree cutting permits (personal use) will be available starting November 1. The $10 permit allows you to cut a tree through December 24th.  Permits may be purchased through the mail, at PNF Ranger District offices and at participaring local businesses.

To receive a permit by mail, please send mailing address information plus a check or money order (payable to USDA Forest Service) to:  Plumas National Forest, Christmas Tree Permit, P.O. Box 11500, Quincy, CA 95971.  Neither cash nor credit cards may be used and a self addressed stamped envelope is not needed. You must be 18 years or older to purchase the non-refundable permit and no more than two permits will be mailed to one address or household.  Mail requests received after December 1 will be returned as the Forest Service can not guarantee permits will reach their destination prior to December 24. 

Because of the unpredictable weather conditions in the mountains, plan to cut a tree as soon as possible, dress appropriately in warm clothing, and be prepared for possible ice and snow on the roads (carry tire chains).  Check the Plumas National Forest website for other information including participating local businesse and local Ranger District Offices at:

Make it a fun weekend - call local chambers and/or visiter information centers for information about lodging, dining, and holiday events in areas near the forest.

Plumas National Forest Offices - All offices are closed on weekends, Veteran's Day observance, November 12, and Thanksgiving Day, November 22.

Quincy:  Mt. Hough Ranger District, 39696 Highway 70, three miles north of Quincy, (530) 283-0555, (8 am-4:30 pm, Monday-Friday).

Supervisor's Office, 159 Lawrence St., (530) 283-2050, (8 am-4:30 pm, Monday-Friday).

Blairsden:  Beckwourth Ranger District, 23 Mohawk Road, 1/4 mile west of Blairsden on the south side of Highway 70, (530) 836-2575 (8 am-4:30 pm, Monday-Friday).

Greenville:  Information & Work Center, 128 Hot Springs Road, (530) 284-7126, (8 am-12 noon & 12:30 pm-4:30 pm, Thursday-Friday.

Oroville:  Feather River Ranger District, 875 Mitchell Ave., (530) 534-6500, (8 am-4:30 pm, Monday-Friday).

Challenge: Challenge VIS, 18050 Mulock Road, (530) 675-1146 (9 am-3:30 pm, Friday and Saturday).

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