Christmas tree permits are available for purchase at all local ranger district offices of the Gallatin and Custer National Forests. Public affairs specialist Mariah Leuschen says this is a great family fun event.

Permits are $5.00 each with a limit of three permits per family and can be purchased during regular business hours, monday through friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at any of the local ranger district offices.