There’s nothing like a fresh Christmas tree to get you in the holiday spirit! Lucky for us Marylanders, there are plenty of places we can go to get a fresh tree right from the ground! All you need is a warm coat, gloves and a little muscle. Here are four Maryland farms that offer that cut-your-own experience.
Clemsonville Christmas Tree Farm
10120 Clemsonville Road
Union Bridge, MD 21791
Located in Carroll County, this Christmas tree farm is one of the most affordable cut your own farms in the region. With all trees are priced at just $25, it’s definitely worth the trip. While you’re there, check out the Everlasting Tree, a 50-foot limestone rock formation in the shape of a Christmas tree. Clemsonville Tree Farm is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m..
5501 Detrick Road,
Mount Airy, MD 21771
Gaver’s cut your own trees range from $55 to $100 and include varieties like Colorado Blue Spruce, Canaan Fir and Scotch Pine. The on-site wreath shop has decorated wreaths, centerpieces, swags and more. Gaver also has a farmers market/bakery serving up hot, fresh cinnamon-sugar apple cider donuts. Check the website for daily updates on hours of operation.
Triadelphia Lake View Farm
15155 Triadelphia Mill Road
Glenelg, MD 21737
Triadelphia Lake View Farm or TLV for short, has cut your own trees ranging from $45 to $60 and including shaking, bailing and drilling. On weekends, the little ones can visit with Santa from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. TLV also has a warming hut with seasonal snacks and hot drinks. The farm is open Monday through Thursday from noon to 5 p.m. and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends.
Pine Valley Farms
1150 Fannie Dorsey Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
This large farm offers seven varieties of trees ranging from 5-feet to 12-feet, availability conveniently listed on the website. Bring your checkbook or cash, because the farm does not accept credit cards. Stop for a snack in the Christmas barn and browse the fresh wreaths, decor and tree accessories. Check the website for hours.