Find local Christmas tree farms here!

Whether you want to cut your own tree, pick a live tree and have it cut for you, buy a tree already cut or buy a living tree you can plant, this page provides detailed listings of Central-Northwestern Minnesota's choose-and-cut Christmas tree farms, places to buy pre-cut (also called pre-harvested and fresh-cut) trees, stands, sleigh rides, hay rides and related winter events and fun. Some listings are for tree farms, others are tree lots, and some only offer hay rides, sleigh rides or other winter events. READ EACH LISTING to know what each facility offers. The farms are listed further down this page, so scroll down the page! Since this service is free and open to ALL Christmas tree farms, not just those who belong to an association or pay for an ad, like almost all other websites do, this is the most complete and current listing available! I'm always looking for more to add, and to correct any inaccuracies or errors, so if you encounter any, please email me!

Tips:

  • If the name of the farm is blue with an underline; that's a link to their website. Click on it for the most current hours and information.
  • ALWAYS call the farm or store BEFORE YOU GO to confirm their supply, their hours and whether they have trees, are allowing choose-and-cut or just precut trees; and which attractions or winter activities are available.  All three can change during the short Christmas season, due to weather, demand and the farmer's business conditions! Farms get sold, shut down or run out of trees, and they don't all update me every day, let alone every year. For more tips to make your trip fun and successful, click here!
    DON'T DRIVE OUT THERE IF YOU CAN'T REACH THEM BY PHONE OR EMAIL!
  • The dates indicate when I last received an update, no date means it may be years old!
  • And please tell the farmer you visit in Central-Northwestern Minnesota that you found their farm here! I need the farmers to realize that you found them here so that they will keep their information up to date!

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!  

Updates for December 2016

December: Most Christmas tree farms open on the Friday right after Thanksgiving and are open up to Christmas Eve.Some are only open on weekends, or only have hayrides, Santa visits and events on weekends.

And next Spring, you'll want to take your children to a free Easter egg hunt - see our companion website to find a local Easter Egg hunt.

Christmas tree farms, lots and activities, sorted by county

Click on Resources above, if you need a county map

Becker County

  • Priewe Tree Farm and Apiaries - Christmas trees-you choose and you cut, Honey from hives on the farm
    14424 County Highway 4, Lake Park, MN 56554. Phone: 218-532-2483. Alternate Phone: 218-234-9321. Email: jmpriewe@yahoo.com. Open: 9am to 5pm on Friday after Thanksgiving, and then 9am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday, and every Saturday and Sunday thereafter until December 18; Weekdays by appointment. Directions: Take Becker Co#5 South from Lake Park, MN for 10 miles. Turn right (West) on Becker Co#4 at Roadhouse Bar and Grill. Go past Cormorant Lutheran Church (about one mile). Tree Farm, Priewe Evergreen Terrace is on right, just past the church. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check.
    Christmas tree varieties:
    You-Choose and You-Cut varieties: Balsam Fir, Blue Spruce, Colorado Blue Spruce, Norway Spruce, White Pine, White Spruce.
    (UPDATED: November 02, 2016) (UPDATED: November 11, 2015) (UPDATED: October 25, 2014) (ADDED: November 05, 2012)

Big Stone County

Clay County

Douglas County

  • Piepho's Tree Farm - Christmas trees-you choose and you cut, Christmas trees- you choose and we cut, Living Christmas trees (to plant later), Christmas wreaths, Christmas boughs, Santa appearances, trees baled, saws provided, bonfires, free hot cider,
    Piepho Lane, Alexandria, MN 56308. Phone: 320-491-9444. Email: ypiepho@gctel.net. Open: Weekends after Thanksgiving 9am to 5pm. Directions: From Alexandria - 5 miles east on highway 27 to county road 17. Take right on to Piepho Lane. Payment: Cash, Check.
    Christmas tree varieties:
    You-Choose and You-Cut varieties: Balsam Fir, Black Hills Spruce, Blue Spruce, White Pine.
    You Choose and We cut varieties: Balsam Fir, Black Hills Spruce, Blue Spruce, White Pine.
    Living, rooted tree varieties: Balsam Fir, Black Hills Spruce, Blue Spruce.
    (ADDED: May 02, 2011)

Grant County

Hubbard County

  • Smrekars Acres Tree Farm - cut-your-own or fresh-cut Christmas Trees, saws available, Garland, Tree Stands (see also Christmas), Wreaths
    Guthrie, MN. Phone: (218) 224-3465, (218) 368-0619. Email: jnsmr@paulbunyan.net. Open: from the Friday after Thanksgiving thru Christmas Eve on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm; Hayrides: December 4/5, December 11/12. Directions: click here for a map. Our Christmas tree farm offers the options of cut-your-own or fresh-cut Balsam fir, Spruce, Scotch, White and Red Pine. We also sell custom made wreaths and garland of Balsam fir or mixed pine. Cider, treats, and memories are complimentary. Tree baling available upon request. (UPDATED: November 28, 2010)

Otter Tail County

  • Cupkie Christmas Village - Gift Shop open year-round & daily November to Dec, choose & cut or pre-cut trees, saws available, free shaking & baling, horse-drawn sleigh or wagon rides & Santa Thanksgiving weekend & two following weekends, bonfire, cider & coloring books. For sale: fresh wreaths, garland & swags, children's entertainment area. Call for activities schedule.
    P.O. Box 243, Perham, MN. Phone: 218-346-6164. Directions: From Perham on Hwy 10 take Hwy 78 south to County Rd 14, go west about 500 yards on left. Open: November 15  to Christmas.
    Christmas tree varieties: Balsam Fir, Canaan Fir, Fraser Fir, White Spruce, Norway Pine, Scotch Pine, White Pine, Colorado Spruce.
  • Plants Beautiful Nursery - Wreaths and garland, free horse drawn sleigh rides with purchase
    15927 County Hwy 42, Parkers Prairie, MN. Phone: 800-451-7623
    Email: pbn@midwestinfo.com.   Directions: In Parkers Prairie turn by the bank, go east on County Rd 42, go 8 miles. Open: November 20th to Christmas. Christmas tree varieties: Balsam Fir, Fraser Fir, Norway Pine, Scotch Pine, White Pine, Colorado Spruce, White Spruce.

Pope County

  • Riverpine Christmas Trees - Christmas trees-you choose and you cut, Precut Christmas trees, Living Christmas trees (to plant later), Christmas wreaths, Santa appearances, Christmas decorations, trees bagged, trees tied, tree shaking provided, trees baled, saws provided, sleigh rides, winter wagon rides, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area
    26887 State Hwy. 104, Glenwood, MN 56334. Phone: 320-278-3725. Email: riverpine@tds.net. Directions: 13 miles south of Glenwood on State highway 104. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in October, November, December. Open: Weekends after Thanksgiving 10 am until dark; Weekdays by appointment; October Tag A Tree (2nd weekend in October): 10 am until dark. Payment: Cash, Check.  (updated: 12/07/07, A)
    Christmas tree varieties:
    You-Choose and You-Cut varieties: Balsam Fir, Black Hills Spruce, Blue Spruce, Colorado Blue Spruce, Fraser Fir, Red Pine, Scotch Pine, White Pine.
    PreCut varieties: Balsam Fir, Black Hills Spruce, Blue Spruce, Colorado Blue Spruce, Fraser Fir, Red Pine, Scotch Pine, White Pine.
    Living, rooted tree varieties: Balsam Fir.

Stevens County

Todd County

  • Cornerstone Pines LLC - Christmas trees-you choose and you cut, Christmas trees- you choose and we cut, Precut Christmas trees, Christmas wreaths, Christmas boughs, garlands, Santa appearances, Christmas decorations, trees tied, tree shaking provided, trees baled, saws provided, sleigh rides, winter wagon rides, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area
    19180 281st Ave, Grey Eagle, MN 56336. Phone: 320-732-3299. Email: ckparker2009@hotmail.com. Open: See our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From Long Prairie: - Take US highway 287 6.5 miles East to 281st Avenue - Go South on 281st Avenue 3/4 mile From Grey Eagle: - Take US highway 287 6.5 miles Northwest to 190th Street. - Go West on 190th Street to 281st Avenue - Go North on 281st Avenue 1/4 mile. Click here for a map and directions. Tagging event October 23, 2010: 10 am to 6 pm. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover.
    Christmas tree varieties:
    You-Choose and You-Cut varieties: Balsam Fir, Blue Spruce, Fraser Fir, Scotch Pine, White Pine, White Spruce.
    You Choose and We cut varieties: Balsam Fir, Blue Spruce, Fraser Fir, Scotch Pine, White Pine, White Spruce.
    PreCut varieties: Balsam Fir, Blue Spruce, Fraser Fir, Scotch Pine, White Pine, White Spruce, and other varieties (call!).
    (ADDED: August 27, 2010)

Traverse County

Wadena County

Wilkin County

 

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