Where To Get Christmas Trees: Cut Your Own or Find Your Perfect Tree Close To Home

Christmastime is here! If only a real Christmas tree will do, we’ve got you covered with a variety of cut your own and pre-cut tree lots. Bundle up, load up the car, and go get that tree!

Be sure to check the websites before you go for any updates. Most have posted their COVID-19 precautions as well.

Hidden Pond Tree Farm
4 West Field Avenue, Mendham, NJ
973.865.6362
Open every day from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM for the 2020 season. Cut your own tree up to 8 ft. or buy a pre-cut up to 14 ft. Weather permitting, there will be hayrides and a bonfire. You can also enjoy a marshmallow roast and a snack bar. Cash and checks only.

Stehli Trees
455 Route 515, Vernon, NJ
201.618.9802
Stehli Trees will be open on a limited basis this year on Saturdays December 5th and 12th and Sundays December 6th and 13th from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Trees 10-feet or larger are priced at $7.50 per foot plus tax. All other trees are $50 plus tax. “Charlie Browns” are also available for $25. Enjoy a cup of complimentary and homemade hot apple cider. Cash and checks only.

Hall Tree Farm
93 Red Mill Road, Glen Gardner, NJ
908.537.2056
40+ acres are planted with thousands of trees to choose from. Saws are provided and there are helpers available to cut and tie on. Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome. The farm will be open Saturday and Sundays through December 20th from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. There will be no inside shop or hay rides this year. Cash and checks only.

Shale Hills Farm
98 Pond School Road, Sussex, NJ
973.875.4231
For over 50 years, Shale Hills Farm has been making family memories. Cut-your-own trees are hand-sheared for the perfect look. Open on weekends from 9:30 AM until dark. There’s plenty to see around the farm, too.

Anne Ellen Christmas Tree Farm
114 Daum Road, Manalapan, NJ
732.786.9277
Cut your own and pre-cut trees are available. The fields are open daily from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM. The farm and Christmas shop are open until 8:00 PM.

Stonerow Tree Farm
242 Wykertown Road, Route 629, Branchville, NJ
973.875.7968
All trees are $50. The farm is open on weekends through Christmas from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Saws and twine area available. Leashed pets are welcome.

Wyckoff’s Christmas Tree Farm
246 County Road 519, Belvidere, NJ
908.475.4508
Wyckoff’s will be open Monday through Friday from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM and on weekends from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Cut your own and pre-cut trees are available. You can also stop by the Christmas Barn for decorations and gifts. Tailgating has been suspended for the 2020 season and dogs are no longer permitted on the property.

You can also learn all you need to know about Christmas trees from this handy tree guide from the New Jersey Christmas Tree Growers Association.

Looking to stay local to pick up a pre-cut tree? These local spots should have what you’re looking for.

The Cub Scouts of Montclair Pack 12
63 Church Street, Montclair, NJ
Open Fridays 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Saturday 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM, and Sundays 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Brookside Garden Center
551 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ
973.748.0655
Open daily from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

Fred’s Christmas Trees
875 Grove Street, Clifton, NJ
973.783.7588
Open daily until 9:30 PM.

Caldwell Nursery
246 Passaic Avenue, West Caldwell, NJ
973.226.1480
Monday – Friday 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM; Saturday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Sunday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Richfield Farms
1139 Van Houten Avenue, Clifton, NJ
973.777.7535

Cedar Grove Christmas Trees
40-800 Pompton Avenue, Cedar Grove, NJ
800.781.1745
Open Monday through Friday 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM; Saturday and Sunday 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Chuck’s Trees
151 Commerce Road, Cedar Grove, NJ
973.202.0197
Open Monday through Saturday 8:30 AM to 9:00 PM and Sunday 8:30 AM to 7:30 PM.

Pleasantdale Nurseries
240 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ
973.731.0830
Open Monday through Thursday and Saturday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM; Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and Sunday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

No matter who cuts down your tree, you’ll need to care for it once you get it home. Learn how here.

 

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