Cutting down your own Christmas tree is such a fun and memorable family experience and tree permits will be going on sale soon. The Forest Service just released all the information regarding tree permits for the Boise and Payette Nation Forest going on sale starting Saturday, November 23rd, 2019.

Permits will be available at Boise and Payette NF District Offices and the Interagency Visitor's Information Center which is located at 1387 South Vinnell Way in Boise. All permits are valid until December 25th.

Each permit allows one tree to be cut down, with a limit of three permits per family. The cost of a permit for one tree is $10. There is a 12 foot height restriction for all trees being cut down.

Permits are valid on both Payette and Boise National Forests. All tree permits are for personal use, not allowed for commercial profits. Permits are not refundable and purchaser must be 18 years of age or older.

All fourth-graders can participate in the "Every Kid Outdoors" program and receive a free tree permit. Click here for details.