If you have the desire to make Christmas tree hunting extra special for the kids this year, why not go to a “Cut-Your-Own” Christmas tree farm for an all-out, chop your own tree down with brute force to show the kids how Grandpa used to do it? All it takes is a little drive to one of the Christmas tree farms listed below and you’ll give the kiddos a Christmas they won’t soon forget.
Los Angeles County
25039 Magic Mountain Parkway
The Roatcap family presents to you for the 43rd year: a bounty of lush, cut-your-own Monterey Pines. All cut-your-own trees are $49.99 no matter what size. Nancy’s Ranch also offers pre-cut fir trees from Washington State. All pre-cut trees are cut and sold within 3 days and are always stored in water. Precut tree prices range from $19.99 to $449.95. The tree farm is open the day after Thanksgiving until December 24th. Please call before going to confirm tree availability.
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Frosty's Forest Christmas Tree Farm
25235 Orchard Village Road
email@example.comOpen from the day after Thanksgiving until December 24th from 10am to 9pm on weekdays and 9am to 9pm on weekends. Frosty’s Forest Christmas Tree Farm offers cut-your-own Monterey Pines. Pre-cut Christmas, wreaths, flocking and fire retardant services are also available. Please call before going to confirm tree availability.
Mountain Pines Christmas Tree Farm
29932 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano
The Mountain Pines Christmas Tree Farm opens on Thanksgiving day and is open until December 23rd. The hours are 9am until 9pm every day. Douglas Fir, Fraser Fir, Grand Fir and Noble Fir have been planted and are available to cut-your-own. Please call before going to confirm tree availability.
5392 Richfield Road
Richfield Pines Christmas Tree farm boasts claim to be the only Southern California Christmas tree grower with trees in the 15’ to 26’+ size range. The trees are cut on the day you order it and are fresh Monterey Pines. Trees are priced at $6.75 a foot. Richfield Pines requires reservations that can be made the week before Thanksgiving. Candy Canes are given for free to the kiddos. Please call before going to confirm tree availability and to make a reservation.
31435 Brown Avenue
With two locations in the Inland Empire, Christmas Conifers offers quality, variety and exceptional service. Cut-your-own and reservations for trees are available. Opening day to reserve a tree in the city of Bloomington is November 12th from 8am to 5pm. Opening day in the city of Nuevo location is November 25th from 8am to 5pm. Please call before going to confirm tree availability.
The Wickerd Farm
26852 Scott Road
The Wickerd Farm has been in the Wickerd family since 1904 and started selling Monterey Pines in 1994 (they sold a total of 50 in their first year). Monterey Pines are available to cut-your-own at the price of $8.00 per foot. Douglas, Noble, Nordman and Grand Firs are shipped in from northern California and Oregon. Early reservations are available starting on November 20 and 21st. Please call the farm before going to confirm tree availability.
Desiree Eaglin lives in the Inland Empire with her two kids and “Clark Griswold” type husband. She’ll be sure when he’s picking a tree this year that it is free of squirrels. Desiree blogs at Sarcastic, Funny and Brutally Honest.