Christmas tree permits are available for purchase across all seven districts on the Custer Gallatin National Forest.

Forest Service offices in Bozeman, West Yellowstone, Livingston, Gardiner, Big Timber, Red Lodge, and Billings will all have permits available Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm. There is a limit of three permits per household. Permits are also available at these local businesses:

Belgrade: Lee & Dad's IGA, Belgrade True Value

Bozeman: Owenhouse Ace Hardware, Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply

There are general guidelines for cutting a tree. For more information, contact any Custer Gallatin National Forest office. For general forest information, visit or

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