Submitted by Olympic National Forest

The Olympic National Forest is pleased to announce that permits for Holiday Trees are available for purchase through Saturday, December 23.  Contact local offices to confirm hours and obtain additional information. Permits are $5 each and good for one U-cut tree on the Olympic National Forest.
christmas tree national forest
Find the perfect Christmas tree for your home inside the National Forest. Photo credit: US Forest Service

All fourth graders are eligible for a free Holiday Tree permit through the national Every Kid in a Park initiative. In order for students to receive a free tree permit, they must present a valid paper voucher printed from the Every Kid in a Park website.

Once you get your permit you may cut your very own Holiday Tree from designated areas in the Olympic National Forest.
Permits are available only at the following locations during the hours listed, excluding federal holidays. Fourth grader permits are not available at the Hoodsport or Sequim Visitor Information Centers or during weekend hours in Quilcene. Mail order requests for permits are no longer accepted.
Olympia – Olympic National Forest Headquarters 360-956-2402
Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Quilcene – Hood Canal Ranger District 360-765-2200
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Weekend Hours: Saturdays and Sundays 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Hoodsport – Visitor Information Center 360-877-2021
Monday through Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Weekend Hours: Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sundays 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Forks – Pacific Ranger District 360-374-6522 (Please call to confirm office is open)
Monday, Wednesday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday Noon to 4:00 p.m.
Quinault – Pacific Ranger District 360-288-2525
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m.
Sequim Visitor Information Center 360-683-6197
Monday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Permits will be available through Saturday, December 23, 2017. Contact local offices to confirm hours and obtain additional information, as well as current road and weather conditions.
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