National Forest Foundation

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Forest Lovers

National Forest Foundation


Tis the season for holiday shopping. Not sure what to get your forest-loving friend or family member? Consider these unique gift ideas they’re sure to love – and that will give back to our precious public lands and National Forests.

Give the gift of trees.

From combating climate change to restoring forests after wildfire, there are so many reasons to plant trees this holiday season. And for just $1 per tree, it’s a great deal for any budget. With customizable, instant digital certificates, this is a meaningful last-minute gift idea. Plant trees in honor of your loved one today.

Shop brands that give back.

Each of our corporate partners is committed to protecting and restoring our public lands and forests. Click here to check out our full list of corporate partners.

Here are just a handful of gift ideas that will give back to our forests:

Looking for great stocking stuffers?

Choose Endangered Species Chocolate and Black Forest Gummies for your holiday sweet treats.

Show them you care.

This year has been filled with change and isolation – show your long-distance bestie or family member you care with a thoughtful gift.

Send a heartfelt card! From now until December 25, each Greenvelope purchase will plant a tree on a National Forest.

Flowers are always appreciated. As a longtime partner of the NFF, Blooms Today delivers beautiful arrangements that are sure to impress your loved one.

Looking the perfect gift?

They’ll love classic apparel and accessories from Filson. As an added bonus, you can plant trees at check-out to help our forests even more.

Beauty and skincare lover? Choose the company that has planted over 8 million trees: Caudalie. Caudalie products take care of your skin and the environment.

Ski bum or gear junkie? Shop brands like REI Co-op and Zeal optics for all your outdoor recreation and gear needs. For a limited time, Zeal will plant a tree with every goggle sold.

Give experiences.

Change it up and give experiences rather than hard goods. There’s nothing better than a memorable ski trip or National Forest adventure.

Gift an Epic Pass or lift ticket to ski at one of Vail's 37 resorts - or a partner resort. As a NFF corporate partner, Vail has committed to stewarding our public lands and giving back to the places we love to play.

Purchase an America the Beautiful Pass. The pass will provide access to all fee areas on federal public lands (including National Forests and Grasslands) for a year.

Make a cabin, campsite, or lookout reservation on Now is the perfect time to start planning your summer adventures, book your trip and spend the night in a National Forest.

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