Christmas Tree Sales and Cutting to Begin Monday, November 19

Editor | - November 15, 2012

Personal-use Christmas tree permits for $10

From a Santa Fe National Forest Service press release... 

Santa Fe National Forest offices and various vendors in Los Alamos, Santa Fe, Pecos and Las Vegas will begin selling personal-use Christmas tree permits for $10 beginning Monday, November 19 through December 24. 

Permit holders may also cut their tree(s) on Monday, November 19. If you plan to cut your tree on Thanksgiving Day, please purchase your permit ahead of time because all Forest Service offices will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Vendor Locations & Contact Information:

Los Alamos Historic Society & Gift Shop 
1921 Juniper Los Alamos, NM 87544 

500 Market Street Santa Fe, NM 87501

Pecos Canyon Station
144 N. Main St., Hwy 63 Pecos, NM 87552

Griego’s Market
Hwy 50, Pecos, NM

Pancho’s Minute Men Shell Station
Hwy 50 & 63, Pecos, NM

Laguna Vista Quick-Stop
167 Hwy. 518 Las Vegas, NM 87701

Safety Precautions:

Be prepared for winter weather—wet, muddy or snowy roads.  Let someone know where you are going and when you expect to return.  Winter storms can occur suddenly.  If one comes up, start heading home.  As a minimum, we suggest you take the following items with you:

Tire chains, tow chain, first aid kit, warm clothing, shovel, full gas tank, matches or flares and a flashlight.