The state of New York is one of the best locations for finding amazing Christmas Tree Farms for cutting your own holiday tree. There are many great farms that are ideal for taking your family along for a fun holiday adventure. Build a great new family tradition by planning a weekend to visit one of the many amazing Christmas Tree farms located throughout New York State.
Christmas Tree Farms in New York State
When you plan your family trip to cut down a holiday tree, make sure to check in advance regarding policies the individual tree farm may have regarding cutting down the trees and payment. Some locations ask you to bring your own saw, but most will provide a cutting tool or go with you to pick and cut a tree. Most will accept a credit or debit card, but there are still some small farms that prefer cash only. Take a moment to research and even call in advance.
Note: One acre of Christmas trees produces oxygen for eighteen people daily!
I have listed prices available on the website or social media accounts of the Christmas Tree Farms listed below. I am not responsible for price differences. Remember, prices are subject to change.
To get the most complete information, give the farm a call or contact them via social media just in case they changed their hours.
Bailey Family Christmas Trees
Their tagline says they are the finest trees around, and who are we to say otherwise? Bailey Family Christmas Trees are located in Cambridge, New York. Trees are available to tag starting in October with just a $20 fee. Trees are all priced at $75 and they do accept cash as well as all major credit cards.
Opens November 22, all trees $75
856 Route 199
Red Hook, NY 12571
Battenfeld’s Christmas Tree Farm
Head to Red Hook, New York and Battenfeld’s Christmas Tree Farm for a true holiday experience. Not only can you cut your own tree, but you can pick up centerpieces, wreaths, and even meet Santa while at this location. Prices on trees are in the $65 range, but the experience on select days even includes holiday bagpipers. This is a perfect place to make it a full family event.
Opens November 20th, all trees $65
530 Center Cambridge Rd
Cambridge, NY 12816
BJ’s Christmas Tree Farm
In Pleasant Valley, New York, you will find BJ’s Christmas Tree Farm that takes you back in time. Eastern White Pine, Douglas Fir, and Concolor Fir are the variety of choices at this farm. You’ll find not only cut your own trees but options for homemade wreaths and swags that are perfect for decorating your home. Pricing is not listed on their website, but the link to social media has options for asking questions and checking out past reviews and seasonal offerings.
Opens Friday of Thanksgiving weekend, then on Saturdays and Sundays from 9am-4pm.
14 Evergreen Path
Pleasant Valley, NY 12569
Carter Christmas Tree Farm
Miller Place, New York is the home of the Carter Choose & Cut Christmas Tree Farm. Offering White Spruce, Scotch Pine, Blue Spruce, and Norway Spruce, they are another great farm that allows pre-tagging the week prior to Thanksgiving most years. This helps you secure your pick ahead of time to pick up when the holiday is near. There is no information on their website currently regarding pricing or forms of payment.
Open Saturdays and Sundays only, 9 am – 4:30 pm, November 20th until December 19th, 2021
123 North Country Road
Miller Place, New York 11764
Christmas Tree Lane
Christmas Tree Lane is a family owned and operated Christmas Tree Farm. Cut your own trees or purchase pre-cut trees. Affordable and fun for the whole family. They accept cash and checks.
Opens November 27th
9 Christmas Tree Drive
Wallkill NY 12589
Chengerian’s Tree Land
This is an award-winning Christmas tree farm located in Fulton, New York. Chenergian’s Tree Land has a superior variety of Frasier Fir for you to cut with your family. Grown with no chemicals, these are definitely a popular choice for those who prefer a green option. While pricing varies, you will want to check out their website linked above to download a coupon for your purchase before you arrive.
$5 coupon on website
84 Merritt Road
Fulton NY 13069
Emmerich Tree Farm
Located in Warwick, New York, the Emmerich Tree Farm is more than just a holiday tree destination. This location hosts weddings, year-round events, and has an amazing tree farm that provides you and your family with a choice of Spruce or Fir varieties ranging in price from $42 up to $120 for larger options. Accepting all major credit cards or cash, this is an ideal location to take your kids and enjoy the tree cutting experience and a complimentary cup of hot chocolate on a cold winter evening before Christmas.
Reservations are required for the 2021 Christmas Tree cutting season
101 Sleepy Valley Rd.,
Warwick, NY 10990
Evergreen View Farm
Near Buffalo, New York the Jurek Plantations is a family-owned operation that has been supplying local fresh Christmas trees for eons. Cut-your-own trees are available to 12′ high and are priced starting at $45.99 (pre-cut are less expensive). This is a great operation – you can borrow a saw, your tree is baled for free, you can get help loading and tying down your tree! There are three locations one in Clarence (which also offers wagon rides on weekends), Amherst (this farm provides the pre-cut trees they sell, pre-cut only), and Akron.
Use this coupon to save $5 off a cut-your-own (or pre-cut) Fraiser Fir, White Fir, Douglas Fir, Canaan Fir, Balsam Fir, Noble Fir, Grand Fir, Austrian Pine, White Pine, Colorado Blue Spruce, or White Spruce Christmas Tree! (Check the website for what location sells which type of tree).
Open everyday November 21st – December 22nd from 9am-5pm.
Cut your own $74.99 (plus tax)
Pre-cut from $27.99 (plus tax)
9170 Transit Road
East Amherst, NY 14051
Bale your own:
11370 Hunts Corners Road
Akron, NY 14001
Cut your own, precut, free baling:
6600 Strickler Rd
Clarence, NY 14031
Kelly’s Tree Farm
Balsam and Fraser Fir are the choices available at Kelly’s Tree Farm in Croghan, New York. One of the top features of this farm is the ability to go in October to pick your tree and tag it prior to the official cutting season beginning after Thanksgiving. No information as to cost or tree types, but it is easy to contact them using their online form or social media with questions.
10711 State Route 812
Croghan, NY 13327
Moore Tree Farm
Moore Tree Farm in Groton, New York has been a popular choice for over 30 years. Average trees are priced at $49.95, with smaller options in the $27.95 range and larger options priced at $149. They do also offer lower-cost pre-cut versions if that is of interest. Accepting cash, and most major credit cards, they are a convenient location to those in the Ithaca region.
November 20th-24th, 10am-4pm daily (Closed Thanksgiving)
November 26th – December 23rd 9am-5pm daily
575 Auburn Road
Groton, NY 13073
Morgan Hill Tree Farm
Choose and cut your own real Christmas Tree at Morgan Hill Tree Farm. Price includes tax and free stump trimming, shaking, baling, and center drilling. They accept cash and credit. Find your perfect tree from our abundant selection including Douglas Fir, Concolor Fir, Frasier Fir, and Blue Spruce. You may cut your own (saws provided), or bring your own hand saw. (no chain saws allowed). Staff members are also willing to offer assistance.
$45 (any tree, any size)
$55 Blue Spruce
299 Morgan Roas
Scottsville, NY 14546
Nitsche Tree Farm
Lindley, New York is the home of Nitsche Tree Farm. They sell Douglas Fir, Balsam Fir, Concolor Fir, Fraser Fir, White And Blue Spruce, Live Potted trees, and Wreaths. Precut trees are also available. Cash and checks accepted. No credit card sales. Exact change appreciated.
Prices are listed on their Facebook Page
Nitsche Tree Farm opens the Friday after Thanksgiving.
Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (until dark)
Open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until Christmas Eve.
Watson Creek Road
Pine View Farm
A historic farm turned Christmas tree farm, Pine View Farm is a great destination to take your family to cut your own tree if you are near the Hudson Valley. This beautiful farm offers Blue Spruce, Canaan Fir, Concolor Fir, Meyer Spruce, and White Spruce. All trees are priced at $73 and they only accept cash and personal checks as of the 2017 season information. This is a rustic location, and does not offer the gift shops and other experiences of other tree farms, but does offer amazing trees.
Saltsman Tree Farm
The Saltsman Tree Farm is a smaller location that has been family-owned and operated for over thirty years in Rhinebeck, New York. Prices vary depending on the size of the tree and they accept cash and local checks only. Pre-Cut: Fraser Fir, Balsam Fir, Canaan Fir, Concolor Fir, Douglas Fir – Choose & Cut: Blue Spruce, White Spruce, Fraser Fir.
This year (2021) trees range in height from 5 feet to 10 feet. We occasionally have larger trees, but they tend to sell out quickly.
They provide saws. On weekends they will bale your tree and secure it to your car free of charge – (weekends only)
Open Friday November 26th
214 Route 308
Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Santa’s Christmas Tree Farm
The name says it all! Head to Cutchogue, New York for Santa’s Christmas Tree Farm and a wonderful family-friendly tree cutting experience. Santa Claus and live reindeer are on the premises throughout the holiday season to help make the experience more fanciful for your family. You can choose from over 8,000 Douglas Fir trees to cut. Most of our tree heights are between 6-7 feet tall. You can also choose to purchase a pre-cut tree.
30105 Main Rd
Cutchogue, NY 11935
Wilbert’s Christmas Tree Farm
One of the best Christmas tree farms in New York for the budget is Wilbert’s Christmas Tree Farm located in Williamson, New York. Prices range from $35 for an average-sized tree you cut on your own. For pre-cut or larger trees, you may pay between $50-$80. They accept cash, Visa, and MasterCard.
Coupon for a free removal bag
1325 Salt Rd
Webster, NY 14580
Note If you live in Western New York, there is a WNY Christmas Trees website with more information. There are a lot of Christmas Tree farms listed for Erie County. There is also a telephone number you can call to inquire about a Christmas Tree farm near you!
(I am not certain how old the site is, I picked up the pamphlet at an outdoor show I went to with Hubby.)
Don’t see a Christmas Tree Farm listed here near you? Check out the Christmas Tree Farmers Association of New York for a Christmas Tree Farm in your area! I needed to take a photo for this post, put in my zip code and got 20-something farms within 25 miles. There are a LOT of Christmas tree farms in New York State! My nearest one used to be within walking distance. For the photo, I had to drive 10 minutes to their next closest location (the closest one got sold a few years ago as urban sprawl took over).
There are so many amazing Christmas tree farms in the state of New York. This list includes a wide variety around the state and also has a good variety of budgets represented. Make new memories this year by using this list to create a family outing just in time for the holidays.
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