Nov 4, 2013 11:39 AM by David Randall
Permits for cutting down a Christmas Tree on public land are now available. The permits, which cost $10 each, are valid only for the areas of the state in which they are purchased. Bureau of Land Management and United States Forest Service offices and hours for permit sales are listed below:
· BLM Royal Gorge Field Office and San Carlos Ranger District, 3028 E. Main St., Cañon City, Mon. through Fri. from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Contact: 719-269-8500.
· BLM permits may be purchased at the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area Office, 307 West Sackett Ave., Salida, Mon. through Fri. from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact: 719-539-7289.
· USFS permits may be purchased at the Pike and San Isabel National Forests and Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands Supervisor's Office, 2840 Kachina Drive, Pueblo, Mon. through Fri. 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Contact: 719-553-1400.
· USFS permits may be purchased at the USFS offices in Westcliffe (719-783-2079) and La Veta (719-742-3681). Please call prior to stopping by the offices, as they do not have established office hours.