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Top 16 Westchester Christmas Tree Farms to Cut Your Own

Top 16 Westchester Christmas Tree Farms to Cut Your Own

Find local Christmas tree farms in Westchester County and head out to cut your own Christmas tree this holiday season.

There’s nothing better than the smell of fresh pine at Christmastime, so head to one of these Westchester Christmas tree farms, or one nearby, to cut your own tree this year! 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. Most Christmas tree farms in Westchester, Fairfield, Putnam, and Dutchess counties are slated to open Thanksgiving weekend, but it’s a good idea to call to confirm dates and availability before visiting.

New to owning a real Christmas tree? Learn how to care for a real Christmas tree from the National Christmas Tree Association.

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Looking for farms a little further out to make a day trip out of finding the perfect tree? Browse event more tree farms near NYC, on Long Island, and in the lower Hudson Valley.

Cut Your Own Tree in Westchester, NY

1. Stuart’s Farm 

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

Find and cut your perfect Christmas tree, then visit the 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: November 26 to December 4, Wednesday-Monday, 10am-4pm. Check the website before visiting to see if the farm started requiring reservations.
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. Reservations are required until December 4, after which walk-ins for trees are welcome.

Fairfield County 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.

Receive a special dated and hand-designed wood ornament when you harvest your own tree. Hand saws, 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 

229 Stepney Road, Easton
Hours: Nov. 19-Dec. 23, daily, 9am-4:30pm
Price: $118 on weekends for pre-cut trees. $10 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.


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3. Paproski's Castle Hill Farm 

25 Sugar Lane, Newtown
Hours: Tree season is Nov. 26-Dec. 23. Weekdays from 9am-4:30 pm, weekends by appointment only.
Price: Cut-your-own trees start at approximately $60. 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.


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4. Fairview Tree Farm

2 Sawmill City Road, Shelton
Hours: Nov. 25-Dec. 18, 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. 

Christmas Tree Farms in Putnam County

1. Cockburn Farm

1611 Route 9, Garrison
Hours: Black Friday Nov.25 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 Dutchess County, NY

1. Abel's Trees 

435 N. Clove Road, Verbank
Hours: Starting Black Friday until Christmas, open on weekends from 9am-4:30pm. Weekday appointments available by reservation starting November 27.
Price: All trees $75.

Baling and handling assistance provided. Free hot chocolate. Wreaths, tree stands, tree preservatives, and automatic tree-watering devices are also available. All size trees available, including trees taller than 10 feet. Kettle corn and baked goods available for purchase. Cash and checks only. 


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2. Battenfeld Christmas Tree Farm 

856 Route 199, Red Hook
Hours: Check website for hours
Price: Cut your own tree for $80

Handmade decorated wreaths, ornaments and garlands for sale. Rent a handsaw for $10 or purchase it for $15. Farm map and discount coupon available on the website. Leashed pets allowed. Check website for Santa’s schedule.

3. BJ's Christmas Trees 

14 Evergreen Path, Pleasant Valley
Hours: Limited hours: 9am-4pm on November 25-27 and December 3-4
Price: All trees $57

This is the farm’s final year of Christmas Tree operations. Offers a variety of trees, as well as handmade wreaths. Staff will bale and drill your tree, then carry and tie it to your car. Must pick up any reserved trees by December 4.

4. Evergreen Farm 

407 N. Tower Hill Road, Wassaic
Hours: Call for hours of operation
Price: Trees up to 7 feet tall are $85. Over 7 feet, $95.

Several species available along with full-service bailing, handsaws, and carrying.

5. Fabulous Firs 

683 Van Wagner Road, Poughkeepsie
Hours: Open weekends and Black Friday beginning the weekend of November 19. 9am-4pm.
Price: Call for pricing.

Baling provided. Bring your own saw or borrow one. Leashed dogs are welcome. 

6. Plains View Farm

21 Freedom Road, Pleasant Valley
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Hours: Opening day is Nov. 25, 9am-4pm.
Price: Trees up to 8 feet tall are $70. Cash or check only.

Hand saws and a tractor-pulled hayride to the fields are available. There is a tree drilling machine and compatible stands offered so your tree will be ready to assemble at home. Tree balers and "elves" available help you tie your tree to your car.

7. Saltsman Christmas Tree Farm 

214 Route 308, Rhinebeck
Hours: Opens Nov. 25. Closed Mondays. Check website for detailed hours.
Price: Trees start at approximately $55

Cut-your-own and pre-cut trees are available at this Dutchess County tree farm. Enjoy an outdoor fire and doughnuts. Saws available. 

8. Solvang Tree Farm 

80 Bedell Road, Poughkeepsie
Hours: Open Friday-Saturday, 9am-4:30pm starting November 25
Price: Call for information 

Rope, saws, and baling provided. Pre-cut trees are also available. Small petting zoo on-site. Christmas boughs, wreaths, and garland are also available for purchase.

9. Wonderland Farm 

191 White Schoolhouse Road, Rhinebeck
Hours: Opens in mid November, Friday, 10am-4pm, Saturday-Sunday, 9am to dusk. 
Price: Call for information

This 100-acre farm in Rhinebeck offers a wide selection of 4- to 15-foot trees. Saws and binding provided. Free hot cocoa available. Daily farm updates available on the farm’s Facebook page.

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