Where can I cut my own Christmas tree in Washington state?

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Where can I cut my own Christmas tree in Washington state?

You can now get the Christmas Tree cutting permits online.

  • Mt. Baker Ranger Station.
  • Verlot Public Service Center. 33515 Mountain Loop Highway, Granite Falls, WA.
  • Enumclaw Office. 450 Roosevelt Ave.
  • Glacier Public Service Center. Mt.
  • Skykomish Ranger Station.
  • Seattle REI.
  • Darrington Ranger Station.
  • Snoqualmie Ranger Stations.

How much does it cost to cut down your own Christmas tree?

Average prices for choose and cut trees are between $65.91 and $83.47, any size. Flocking and fire retardant are available for an additional $10 per foot, plus the cost of the stand if not provided.

Can I cut down a Christmas tree myself?

If you want to cut down your own tree, you can either go to a tree farm or venture into the woods to find your own. If you want that extra sense of adventure, head into the woods, but be prepared. Some areas require a permit to cut down a tree (usually a nominal fee).

Do you need a permit to cut down a tree in Washington state?

Washington state has no law concerning the removal of special trees on private property. In Seattle, there also isn’t a permit requirement for private residence tree removal. However, some public right-of-way trees are maintained by private residences, and removing those require a permit.

Can I cut down trees on my property in Washington state?

If you plant a tree on your property and it grows into your neighbor’s property, Washington law deems such a tree to be jointly and equally owned by you and your neighbor. You cannot cut down that tree without acquiring permission from your neighbor.

How do I get a permit to cut down a Christmas tree in Washington?

Be sure to pick up your tree permit at your local Forest Service district ranger office before you harvest your tree. Permits are $5 for most National Forests in Washington, and $10 for the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.

Which Christmas trees last the longest?

Great for strength: The strongest branch award goes to the Noble Fir. It’s strong, stiff branches will hold up even the heaviest of ornaments. Longest lasting: The longest-lasting tree (if you take care of it!) is the Fraser Fir.

Do cut your own trees last longer?

Chopping down your own tree ensures you have the freshest cut possible, assuming you don’t live more than a couple hours away. This is because it takes three to four hours for a seal of dried sap to form over the cut trunk, thereby hindering its ability to absorb water.

How much do you tip your Christmas tree guy?

Christmas tree carrier A $20 cash tip is appropriate for home delivery; $10 for an attentive carrier who also offers service while you choose a tree; $5 if the person has just helped you bundle it up and load it onto the car.

When should you cut down your Christmas tree?

The best time for cutting your own Christmas tree is between late November and mid-December. Note that the average time a well-watered cut tree holds its needles is three to four weeks.

Where to cut down a Christmas tree in Seattle?

Although this year’s holiday season will be anything but typical, Seattle families can still cut down their annual tree at a neaby U-Cut Christmas tree farm. These lots are decked for the season and offering as much holiday cheer as possible (outside of a 6-foot bubble, of course).

Where can I get a Christmas tree permit in Washington?

There are five in Washington: Colville, Gifford Pinchot, Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie, Okanogan-Wenatchee and Olympic. The cost for the permit varies from $5 to $10 depending on the forest and some of the rules vary as well.

Where is the best place to cut down a Christmas tree?

All of them are grown at their u-cut lot farm in the hills on the Olympic Peninsula, but they also offer two other convenient locations featuring a mix of fresh, pre-cut trees in Seattle.

Where can I find a cheap Christmas tree?

The Cascade Mountains near North Bend, Friday. National forests are a good source for inexpensive Christmas trees — $10 per tree in Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National… (Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times)

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