The Best 22 Cut-Your-Own Christmas Tree Farms Near NYC

The Best 22 Cut-Your-Own Christmas Tree Farms Near NYC

The Best 22 Cut-Your-Own Christmas Tree Farms Near NYC

If cutting your own tree is a family tradition (new or old!), check out this guide to Christmas tree farms near NYC! Bonus: These farms are all within a 1½-hour drive from Manhattan.

Each farm has a selection of live Christmas trees and allows you to pick your own tree from its natural setting, cut it down, and cart it home. Species of Christmas trees you can buy include beautiful spruces and firs, and they’re all available at these local farms in a range of sizes sure to fit any home.

Fraser firs, known for having that classic, full Christmas tree shape, tend to be one of the most popular trees to buy this time of year. Most Christmas tree farms in the New York City area are slated to open Thanksgiving weekend, but it’s a good idea to call to confirm dates and availability before visiting.

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Cut Your Own Tree in Westchester County, NY

1. Stuart’s Farm

62 Granite Springs Road, Granite Springs
Hours: Season opens late November
Price: Call for information

Head north to Westchester to visit this nearby farm to choose your tree. There’s an on-site bakery that has hot and cold cider, fruit pies, fresh apple cider doughnuts, jams, and jellies.

2. Wilkens Fruit and Fir Farm

1335 White Hill Road, Yorktown Heights
Hours: Nov. 25 to mid-December, Wednesday-Monday, 10am-4:30pm. Reservations required between Nov. 25 and Dec. 1
Price: Call for information

This cut-your-own Christmas tree farm offers Douglas and Fraser fir trees, as well as some pre-cut Fraser firs. Enjoy a farm market, gift shop, and bakery at this Westchester Christmas tree farm near NYC. Customers get a free cup of hot apple cider with every tree purchase.

Cut Your Own Christmas Tree in Putnam County

1. Cockburn Farm

1611 Route 9, Garrison
Hours: Black Friday Nov. 24 through Christmas Eve Dec. 24, 9am-5pm
Price: $75 and up, depending on tree

Bring your family to this popular Putnam County farm to cut-your-own Christmas tree. Choose from a variety of firs that range in size from 3 feet and taller. Hand saws are available to borrow. Handmade wreaths and grave blankets are for sale. Santa is sometimes on-site, but check his schedule on the website.

Christmas Tree Farms in Orange County

1. Emmerich Tree Farm

101 Sleepy Valley Road, Warwick
Hours: Weekends beginning Friday, Nov. 24 from 9am-3:30pm by reservation only.
Price: Call for information; $40 deposit required when making reservation, which will go toward the purchase of your tree

Free trimming, drilling, shaking, and baling. This year, the farm is offering more retail items for sale, including local merino wool yarn, home-made wood crafts, ornaments and more.

2. Manza Family Farm

730 Route 211, Montgomery
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10am-5pm, Friday-Sunday; 10am-6pm
Price: Pre-cut trees $35 and up; Cut your own tree $70.

Roping available. Pre-cut trees and wreaths for sale; outdoor gift shop on premises. Bring the whole family!

3. Pine View Farm

575 Jackson Ave., New Windsor
Hours: Check for this year’s dates and operating hours
Price: $79

Choose from a variety of tree species, including blue, white, and Meyer spruces, and several different firs at this Orange County Christmas tree farm. Bow saws and tree carts available. Staff will bale and secure your tree to your vehicle for your trip home.

4. Stone Oak Farm

207 Stony Bar Road, Slate Hill
Hours: Weekends, beginning Saturday Nov. 25 – Sunday Dec. 12. 10am to Dusk.
Price: $70 for trees up to 10ft. $5 extra for each additional foot.

This cut-your-own Christmas tree farm in Orange County offers more than 8 acres of spruce and fir trees of all sizes. Staff will bundle your tree into netting for your trip home for a $5 charge.

Fairfield County, CT, Christmas Tree Farms

1. Jones Family Farm

606 Walnut Tree Hill Road, Shelton

Hours: Nov. 18-Dec. 23, daily (except Thanksgiving Day), 9am-5:30pm. To harvest your own tree, arrive by 4pm. Reservations are required on most weekends. Check the website for more information.
Price: Prices vary depending on size of the tree.

Twine and tree baling services available. Holiday decorations and traditional crafts and ornaments for sale. Refreshments available. Leashed dogs are welcome during Christmas time, though they are not allowed in all areas.

2. Maple Row Farm

555 North Park Avenue, Easton
Hours: Nov. 18-Dec. 23, daily, 9am-4:30pm
Price: $128 on weekends for pre-cut trees. $12 off on weekdays.

Cut-your-own and pre-cut trees available at this Connecticut farm. Tree baling and assistance provided. Saws are provided or bring your own (no chainsaws allowed). Wreaths, roping, and tree stands available. Holiday accessories are for sale.

3. Paproski’s Castle Hill Farm

25 Sugar Lane, Newtown
Hours: Tree season is Nov. 26-Dec. 23. Weekdays by appointment (pre-cut only), Saturday 9 am to 4:30 pm, Sunday 9 am to 3:30 pm.
Price: Cut-your-own trees start at approximately $80. Cash or check only.

Staff will provide assistance in wrapping and tying your tree to your car. Also offers pre-cut trees and handmade wreaths. New clearing section with tagged trees, allowing you to select your tree in advance.

4. Fairview Tree Farm

2 Sawmill City Road, Shelton
Hours: Nov. 25-Dec. 18, Friday to Sunday, 9am-5pm
Prices: Call for information

Cut your own Christmas tree at this Fairfield County Christmas tree farm. The farm is also known for its seasoned firewood, great for wood-burning stoves or fireplaces.

Long Island Tree Farms

1. Elwood Pumpkin Farm

1500 E. Jericho Turnpike, Huntington
Hours: Saturday-Sunday, 10am to 5pm; Monday-Friday, 3pm to 5pm.
Price: Call for information. No credit cards.

A 20-acre farm in western Long Island that offers trees in a variety of sizes. Bring your own saw to cut your tree, or the staff can cut one for you. Pre-cut trees are available. Staff will help you tie your tree to your car (no charge).

2. Tilden Lane Farm

43 Wyckoff St., Greenlawn
Hours: Nov. 25-26, Dec. 2-3, and Dec. 9-10, 9am-3pm
Price: All trees $80 and up

This year, the farm has a limited supply of cut-your-own trees, so it’s a good idea to go as early as you can. Pre-cut trees are available. The farm is known for its honey. If it’s warm enough outside, you might even be able to see some bees at work! Hand-made wreaths are for sale.

Cut Your Own Christmas Tree in NJ

1. Barclay’s Christmas Tree Farm

35 Orchardside Drive, Cranbury
Hours: Black Friday, Nov. 24-25, and Dec. 3-4. Call for hours
Price: $75-$150

Choose from Douglas, white, and fraser firs, as well as blue and Norway spruces at this New Jersey Christmas tree farm. Saws, rope, and netting are available for free.

2. Simonson Farms

118-260 Dey Road, Cranbury
Hours: Opening for the season on Black Friday. Check here for detailed hours.
Price: $65-$100

Head to this third-generation cut-your-own Christmas tree farm in NJ to choose from pre-cut, choose-and-cut, balled, and burlap trees.

3. Hidden Pond Tree Farm

4 W. Field Road, Mendham
Hours: Opens daily 8am-5pm
Price: Call for pricing

Pre-cut trees are also available. Refreshments available. Free hayrides (weather permitting). Marshmallow roasting around the bonfire. Christmas shop with wreaths, greenery, centerpieces, and other decorations. Cash or checks only.


4. Rolling Green Farm

61 Hacklebarney Road, Long Valley
Hours: Friday, Nov. 26, 10am-5pm; Nov. 27-Dec. 25, Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
Price: All cut-your-own trees $50.

Wreaths and other items available for sale in the shop. The farm asks customers not to cut trees that are shorter than 6 feet. Pre-cut trees can be trimmed down.

5. Holiday Tree Farm

44 Augusta Hill Road, Augusta
Hours: Call for hours.
Price: All trees $62

Trees range in size up to 9 feet at this NJ farm. Saws provided. Christmas shop on premises with wreaths and other holiday decorations for sale. No credit or debit cards.

6. Shale Hills Farm

98 Pond School Road, Sussex
Hours: After Thanksgiving Day: Saturday-Sunday, 10am-4pm
Price: All trees $99

Santa will make appearances throughout the day. Christmas movies in the hayloft and a petting zoo full of animals in the barn.

7. Stonerow Tree Farm

242 Wykertown Road, Branchville
Hours: Starting Nov. 25, open Saturdays-Sundays, 9am-4pm
Price: $65-$75

Spruces and firs available. Saws and twine available. Dogs are welcome on a leash.

8. Evergreen Valley Christmas Tree Farm

77 Jackson Valley Road, Washington
Hours: Nov. 25-Dec. 23, Tuesday-Sunday, 9am-4pm
Price: Tree prices start at approximately $45; vary by species.

Browse thousands of Christmas trees of all kinds, and enjoy a free wagon ride. Hot chocolate available. Assistance provided.

9. Wyckoff’s Christmas Tree Farm

246 County Road 519, Belvidere
Hours: Starting Black Friday, Saturday-Sunday from 8am-4:30pm; Monday-Friday from 10am-4:30pm
Prices: Tree prices start at around $14 per foot for cut-your-own trees.

A favorite cut-your-own Christmas tree farm in NJ since 1958, Wyckoff has more than 5,000 trees available. Wreaths, grave blankets, green décor, and more are also for sale.

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