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The Red Feather Lakes Christmas tree sale area, also known as Swamp Creek, as well as an area set aside as a back-up tree cutting location in the Pingree Park area, was impacted by the Cameron Peak Fire.
Forest Service personnel will provide directions the rest of the way.
District staff will be diligently working to identify another location for Christmas tree cutting to resume in December Christmas tree permit sales begin Monday November 23rd for cutting on the Sulphur Ranger District and you can cut your tree November January 6th. Permits are 20 per tree, with up to 5 trees per household. The Red Feather Lakes Sale Area was impacted by the Cameron Peak Fire and is not available for Christmas tree cutting in /5.
Dec 14, Last year we enjoyed cutting down a wild Christmas tree in the Winter Park area. This year we decided to try another location, the Red Feather Lakes area.
Stay out of recently burned areas.
We. Nov 20, But with much of the traditional cutting area near Red Feather Lakes burned by fire, the routes into the area dangerous due to the possibility of falling trees, and Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins.
Re-cut the end of the tree by 1 inch and let it stand in a bucket of"Fire-Minimizing" mixture (recipe below) until you’re ready to bring it indoors. Fill the reservoir twice a day (morning and evening) with the remaining mixture. NOTE - This mixture does NOT make your tree fireproof! Oct 31, Permits for Red Feather Lakes are also available for purchase on site the first two weekends in December (cash only).
Permits do not sell out at this cutting area. Sulphur Ranger District Winter Park/Fraser. The Sulphur Ranger District offers seven Christmas tree cutting areas across Grand County. Tree cutting is open throughout the district from November 1, through January 6, Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins.
Nov 30, People will get the chance to cut their own Christmas trees when the cutting area on the Canyon Lakes Ranger District near Red Feather Lakes opens Dec. Tree cutters. Follow Red Feather Lakes Road 16 miles and turn left onto County Road 68C (Boy Scout Road). Follow Boy Scout Road for seven miles. Signs or Forest Service personnel will direct you into the area. o Tree Cutting Hours are Monday-Thursday 11 am to 3 pm, Friday-Sunday 9 am to 3 pm. o Best to have snow tires or chains.
A 4×4 vehicle is recommend but not required. o No tree larger than 10 inches in diameter may be cut down.