Christmas tree cutting in Fraser |

Christmas tree cutting in Fraser

The USFS staff welcome visitors to the Elk Creek Cutting Area on Sunday, Dec. 4. They ensure everyone who comes out to cut their tree has a permit, the proper vehicle and to answer any questions.
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The Elk Creek Cutting Area is located west of Fraser and Winter Park. From Fraser, travel west on County Road 72 to the cutting area entrance.

Roads will be plowed to allow motor vehicles equipped with four-wheel-drive or chained tires entry from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Snowmobiles and ATVs are not allowed in the cutting area.

Buy a permits in advance at these locations:

Winter Park Chamber of Commerce – 78841 U.S. Highway 40 Winter Park; open seven days a week, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Country Ace Hardware – 627 W. Agate Granby; open Monday – Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Murdoch’s Ranch & Home Supply – 541 Zerex St. Fraser; open Monday – Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sulphur Ranger District – 9 Ten Mile Drive Granby; open Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Grand Lake Chamber — 14700 US Highway 34, Grand Lake; open 7 days a week, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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