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 Eastern Idaho'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, email or find current information on their website or Facebook page!
  • And please tell the farmer you visit in Eastern Idaho 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!
  • After Christmas, click here to find how how and where to easily recycle or dispose of your Christmas tree! And to recycle used, broken or old Christmas lights and electronics See this page for local options to easily recycle your Christmas holiday lights

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

Updates for December 2017

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 -  (www.EasterEggHuntsAndEasterEvents.org) . It's the ONLY website that is updated every Easter for all Easter Egg hunts in the U.S.

Christmas tree farms, lots and activities, sorted by county

Click on Resources above, if you need a county map

Bingham County

Bonneville County

  • Haroldsen Farm - Christmas trees- you choose and we cut,
    6236 North 15 East, Idaho Falls, ID 83401. Phone: 208-522-5077. Open: Saturdays between Thanksgiving and Christmas, plus the Friday after Thanksgiving; 9 am until dark. Directions: On 15th East/Saint Leon Road (the northern extension of Woodruff), half a mile north of the Highway 20 interchange. If you are coming via the highway, it is exit 311. Look for the sign by our driveway. For a map to our farm, click here. Payment: Cash, Check.
    Christmas tree varieties:
    You Choose and We cut varieties: Blue Spruce.
    (ADDED: August 23, 2016)
  • Dixie National Forest Christmas Tree Cutting Permits - Christmas trees- you choose and you cut,
    Caribou-Targhee National Forest, Idaho Falls, ID 83401. Phone: Marcia Gilles (435) 865-3730. This year unplug the family from electronics and take a walk in the woods to cut your Christmas tree on the Dixie National Forest. For many this annual tradition of Christmas tree cutting conjures up images of kids bundled in snowsuits while sipping on hot chocolate as the family locates the perfect tree to fill their home with the fresh smell of pine. Whether tree cutting is already a family tradition or you are ready to start a new tradition of cutting the Christmas tree on the Dixie National Forest, you will need to obtain a permit. Permits for trees up to ten feet can be purchased for $10, and permits for trees above ten feet can be purchased for $20. "Receipts from this special forest program go back into a local fund that directly benefits recreation users on the Dixie National Forest," said Dixie National Forest Public Affairs Officer, Marcia Gilles. Need more incentive to get the family out and cut a tree? In support of the national Every Kid in a Park initiative, the Dixie National Forest will offer one free Christmas tree cutting permit to fourth graders who present a valid paper or durable Every Kid in a Park pass. The limited number of free permits are good for trees under 12-feet and the fourth grader must be present with the parent at the time the permit is issued. The Every Kid in a Park pass can be obtained at www.EveryKidinaPark.gov. Print out the voucher and bring into any Dixie National Forest office location (vendors are not participants) for the free tree permit.
    Special regulations dictate what types of trees can be cut in different areas of the forest. "For instance, on Cedar Mountain it is legal to cut white fir, subalpine fir, pinion, and juniper. On the Powell and Escalante Ranger Districts, all tree species except bristlecone pine can be taken," said Gilles.
    Permits are available at all Dixie National Forest Offices - St. George, Cedar City, Panguitch and Escalante - and through partner vendors, including, Ace Hardware in Cedar City, Boulder Exchange in Boulder, Clarke's Market in Tropic, Antimony Merc in Antimony, Cottam's Canyon Country in Escalante, DASIA at St. George Interagency Office, and Veyo Mercantile in Veyo. However, the 4th grade free tree permits are only available at Forest offices and the Interagency Visitor Center in St. George.
    A few things to remember when cutting your perfect tree
    Christmas tree permit pricing: $10 for a tree up to 10 feet tall and $20 for a tree up to 20 feet tall
    Five Christmas tree permits are allowed per household-for personal use only.
    Trees must be cut within designated cutting areas. Cutting area maps are included with the permit.
    Trees may be cut between November 4 through December 24. There are no refunds on Christmas tree permits.
    Tags, which come with the permit, should be attached to the tree when it is cut.
    Tree Stumps should be left no higher than six inches, and any branches left on the stump should be lopped off.
    To limit damage to the forest road system, please do not drive on wet roads.
    General information about the Christmas tree cutting program and tree identification are available at the Dixie National Forest website under "Passes and Permits", then "Forest Products" .
    Your snow day adventures await for you on the Dixie National Forest this winter! For more information, or suggestions on where to cut a tree, visit your local Forest Service office or call the Dixie National Forest at 435-865-3700.

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Madison County

Teton County

 

More Christmas Tree Farm listings are coming soon for Eastern Idaho! Do you know of any Christmas tree farms or other special Christmas and winter events in Eastern Idaho? Please tell me about them - Click here to write to me!