Are you looking for a Christmas tree? ‘Tis the season to head to the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge if you want to do it yourself.
People can cut down a tree for free beginning on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28 until Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25 at the Kenai refuge.
There are some simple guidelines you’ll need to follow:
- Must use hand tools.
- Trim stumps as close to the ground as possible.
- One tree per household.
- No trees within 150 feet road, lake, stream, trail, campground, or picnic area.
- Also, no tree cutting refuge headquarters/visitor center area and along ski hill road.
If you have any questions contact the refuge office during regular business hours at 907-262-7021.