Photo submitted Merry Christmas! This is one of the official photographs of the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree from Colorado. It is decorated with 5,000 ornaments from Colorado school children. Children from Hotchkiss K-8, North Fork Valley Montessori School and students in the Afterschool Art Program at The Creamery Arts Center in Hotchkiss created decorations for the tree. The 73-foot Engelmann Spruce came from the White River National Forest.