Venturing out into thebrforest to cut your own tree for the Christmas holiday season can be a greatbrfamily tradition.
The kids love helpingbrpick out the tree and being part of taking it home. It is something memoriesbrare made of. If you have time for a day trip to the forest this uniquebrexperience can be yours in this age of plastic trees and Christmas tree salesbrlots on almost every corner.
The Spanish ForkbrRanger District has Christmas tree permits that will go on sale Nov. 7. Thebrtree cutting permits sell for $15 each and are limited to one per adult. Thebrpermits are sold on a first-come, first serve basis until all tags are sold.
Christmas tree cuttingbris allowed until Dec. 24 and all trees must be tagged before transporting thembrhome. If you need additional information, contact the Distract Ranger Office atbr(801) 798-3571. (Helmick is a Serve Daily contributor.)