Guide: Christmas Tree Farms in the Hudson ValleyPosted:
Looking for the perfect tree this holiday season? Here is a list of Christmas tree farms across the Hudson Valley.
Before heading to the farm, you should know what type of Christmas tree you are looking for. There are a variety of trees including:
Blue Spruce – a distinctive blue-green color with short, pointy needles.
White Spruce – greener than a Blue Spruce and has short pointy needles.
Norway Spruce – bright green needles and softer compared to other Spruces.
Concolor Firs – known for their scent, this tree has long soft needles with a lighter color underneath.
Fraser Firs – typically not found on Long Island because of the weather. However, they are a dark green-blue color and the needles point upward.
Douglas Fir – one of the most popular Christmas trees, it is typically very full.
Balsam Fir – full and dark green coloring with a slim top, it is similar to the Fraser Firs.
Canaan Fir – Similar to Fraser and Balsam Firs with a dark green coloring, full and slim on top.
White Pine – strong branches and has a bushy look compared to Spruces and Firs.
*Firs typically last longer than Spruces and have a pine-like scent.
26 Bilmar Blvd.
Types of trees: Fraser Firs, Balsam Fir, Concolor Fir, Grand Fir, Blue Spruce, White Pine
Open: Nov. 29 - Dec. 22. Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Friday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
BJ's Christmas Tree Farm
14 Evergreen Path
Types of trees: Douglas Fir, Concolor Fir, Eastern White Pine
Open: Friday, Nov. 29 and weekends from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saltsman Tree Farm
214 Route 308
Types of trees: Choose and cut - Blue Spruce, White Spruce, Fraser Fir and Balsam Fir; Pre-Cut - Fraser Fir and Balsam Fir
Solvang Tree Farm
80 Bedell Road
Types of trees: Colorado Blue Spruce, White Spruce, Norway Spruce, Scotch Pine, Fraser Fir, Concolor Fir, Douglas Fir
Open: Opening day is Nov. 29. Weekends Friday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
1611 Route 9
Open: Nov. 29 through Dec. 24. Weekends from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m
More Information: Hot apple cider, hot chocolate, crafts and more available.
Edward's Tree Farm
77 Amity Road
Open: Nov. 29 through Dec. 22. Weekends from 10 a.m.to 4 p.m.
Emmerich Tree Farm
101 Sleepy Valley Road
Open: Nov. 29. through Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Dec. 6-8 - from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
280 Angola Road
Types of trees: Douglas fir, Scotch Pine, and Blue Spruce.
Opening day is Nov. 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fox Ridge Christmas Tree Farm
17 Kays Way
About the trees: All trees are $45
Dates: Open only Dec. 7 and Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. to dusk
More Information: Accepts cash or check
Graney Tree Farm
24 Lang Drive
Types of trees: Blue spruce, balsam wreaths.
Dates: Thanksgiving through Dec. 24. Weekends from 9 a.m. to dusk.
405 Goodwill Road
Open: Daily after Thanksgiving from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m; Sundays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Manza Family Farm
730 Route 211
Types of trees: Spruce, Douglas, Fraser and concolor firs.
Open: Nov. 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
More Information: Visit with Santa weekends 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Pennings Farm Market
161 State Route
Dates: Daily 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
1448 Route 211 West
Dates: Nov. 29- Dec. 23, Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Pine View Farm
575 Jackson Avenue
Open: Dec. 7 - Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
52 Rocky Bar Road
Dates: Select weekends in December
Stone Oak Tree Farm
207 Stony Bar Road
Dates: Opens weekends from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m; by appointment only.
1401 Route 302
Types of trees: Douglas fir, balsam, blue spruce, scotch pine
Sumner's Wintergreen Tree Farm
123 Brola Road
Open: Check website for more information
Wright Family Farm
329 Kings Highway
Types of trees: Fraser Fir and Balsam Fir
Open starting Nov. 30. Monday through Thursdays from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
More available items: Variety of wreaths, roping/garland and seasonal décor items.
Stuart's Fruit Farm
62 Granite Springs Road
Dates: Check website for details.
Other info: Accepts cash or check only
Wilkens Fruit and Fir Farm
1335 White Hill Road
Types of trees: Fraser Fir and Douglas Fir
Open starting Nov. 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. - through mid-December
More Information: Free cup of hot apple cider with every tree purchase
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