PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 2008
Did you know there’s a Minnesota Christmas Tree Association? With their expertise, we can get info on the types of trees available, tips on how to care for them, and perhaps most helpful of all, information on where to buy them. Many tree farms open the day after Thanksgiving. Visit www.mncta.com or the tree farm’s site for detailed opening hours and specific trees sold, plus additional directions (some addresses listed below are mailing addresses, not exact locations).
HANSEN TREE FARM
7440 Alpine Drive NW
Ramsey, MN 55303
Related Services: Free: shaking & baling and tree bags, wagon rides, kid’s log cabin play area. Assistance to load or cut your tree, saws & twine provided. Gift Shop & Artisan Gallery, Wreaths-garland-swags, tree stands, drilling
Directions: U. S. Hwy 10 to Ramsey Blvd (between Anoka & Elk River), north 1-1/2 miles past Ramsey Town Center to Alpine Drive NW, left 1/4 mile
PETERSEN TREE FARM
Jack & Jan Petersen
County Rds 5 & 63
Related Services: Wreaths, tree stands & bags. Free shaking and baling on weekends; saws provided
Directions: From Highway 10 in Anoka, take Hwy 47 north 2 miles, turn left on County Rd 5 (Nowthen Blvd), go 4-1/2 miles, left on County Road 63 (175th Ave NW), go 1/2 mile. Follow signs
RUM RIVER TREE FARM
21050 Lake George Blvd. N. W.
Related Services: Wreaths, tree stands, Santa, petting zoo. Free: sleigh rides with horses, coloring books, candy canes. Call for dates and times for horses & Santa. Tree shaking and bailing. A great experience for all!
Directions: US 10 to Round Lake Blvd (#9), North 10 miles.
BECKER, CLEAR LAKE, MN (ST. CLOUD)
JAN’S CUT YOUR OWN
Jan & John Donelson
12519 37th SE
Clear Lake, MN
Related Services: Free baling, shaking & tree bag. Gift Shop, wreaths, garland, crafts. Living History events, Horse-drawn wagon rides, Bonfire, Haystacks and Swing set to play on, Santa flying in by helicopter, Trees of all sizes.
Directions: Becker on Hwy 10, 7.5 miles north on State Hwy 25, turn right after mile marker 88. Second location off of Highway 25
PETERSEN TREE FARM
Jack & Jan Petersen
County Rds. 6 & 55
Clear Lake, MN
Related Services: Wreaths, tree bags & stands, fresh-cut trees, saws provided. Free shaking and baling, hayrides, candy canes, 210 acres, toys for kids
Directions: Hwy 10 to Clear Lake, north on County Rd 6 for 3 miles, OR take I-94 to Clearwater exit, go north on Hwy 24 for 3 miles, cross Hwy 10 & continue north on County Rd 6 for 3 miles
IVERSON TREE FARMS
Directions: 9 miles south of Sacred Heart, MN on Hwy 9
SMREKARS ACRES TREE FARM
Natascha and Jay Smrekar
45384 285th Ave
Related Services: Wreaths , Garland, pre-cut trees, bags available, free baling, saws and twine provided. Complimentary cider and treats.
Directions: Hwy 71 to CR 16, Head East to Guthrie, Turn North, on CR 100, Follow to 285th Ave.
WOLCYN TREE FARMS & NURSERY
Tom & Adie Wolcyn
4542 Hwy 95 N. W.
Related Services: Wreaths, roping, Gift Shop
Directions: 8 miles west of Cambridge on Hwy 95, or 10 miles east of Princeton on Hwy 95
CHUB LAKE TREE FARM
1867 E. Chub Lake Road
Related Services: Mail order wreaths & trees
Directions: South on County #1, 1 mile; south on County #3, 1 mile; right on East Chub Lake Road to farm.
FERGUS FALLS, MN
WEETOWN OUTPOST INC
27054 Co. Hwy 1
Fergus Falls, MN
FOREST LAKE, MN
HALLEY TREE FARM
17338 Lyons St.
Forest Lake, MN
Related Services: Wreaths, stands; free apple cider, free shaking, and disposal bag with tree purchase, baling $2.00, Cut and Precut trees.
Directions: North on I-35 to Forest Lake, Exit 131, left one mile on Broadway (Co 2) farm on left
MANSMITH’S CLASSIC CHRISTMAS TREES
23595 Elmcrest Ave. N.
Forest Lake, MN
Related Services: Heated Gift Shop, wreaths, garlands, swags, baling, all trees cleaned with shaker
Directions: At Forest Lake & I-35, go west 1 mile on County Rd 2 to Elmcrest (Sportsman’s Club Rd), north 1/4 mile
HAMPTON HILLS TREE FARM
Related Services: Wreaths, tree stands, Santa, Free: sleigh rides with horses, coloring books, candy canes. Drive to your tree on 4 miles of plowed field roads. Tree shaking and tree bailing available
Directions: I-494 to Highway 52 south to Hwy 56 – 7 miles south of Hampton exit on Hwy 56
H & Z TREE FARM
Robert and Marie Hadlich
11650 Layton Ave S
Related Services: Not Fancy-Just Nice trees! Wreaths, Roping, and Stands
Directions: On US Hwy 61 South go 1 mile to Hwy 316 south. 1 1/2 mile turn right on Michael Ave.
HOWARD LAKE, MN
CROW RIVER NURSERY
Paul and Tamara Saunders
1339 County Road 6 Southwest
Howard Lake, MN
Directions: Hwy 12 (394) west to Howard Lake; County Rd 6 north 6 miles
WILLOW RIVER TREE FARM
850 Kelly Road
Related Services: Hay wagon rides, animal petting, free shaking & baling
Directions: I-94 east to exit 4, east on Hwy 12, south on Kelly Rd.
BERNIN’S TREE FARM
6540 Greene Avenue N
Related Services: Animal Identification Game, wreaths, garland. Free: Baling, Shaking, Car Tie Down, Cider, Cookies, Coloring Books, and Candy Canes
Directions: On Hwy 61, one mile east of Ricci’s Cantina
1602 285 Ave. NE
Related Services: Gift Shop, wreaths, Santa & hayrides (weekends), Free shaking and baling
Directions: 1/2 mile south of Isanti on Hwy 65, 1/3 mile east on County 55 (285th Ave)
MOUNTAINLAND TREE FARM
Lee & Julie Steinberg
14211 645th St
Kellogg, MN 55945
507-767-4555 or 763-753-4938
Related Services: Horse-drawn wagon rides, Gift Shop, wreaths, garland, baling, Santa, cider
Directions: One-half mile north of Kellogg to County Rd 30 east, north to County Rd 24, east to Pine Tree Rd to farm, follow signs
24066 Pillsbury Ave So
Related Services: Christmas Store (Dept 56, etc.), full service Choose & Cut, Train rides
Directions: Interstate 35 to C. Rd. 70, east to McDonald’s, south on the east frontage road 3 miles
LAKEVILLE / NEW MARKET, PRIOR LAKE, MN
LOG CABIN PINES
Dave & Cindy Peterson
6345 E. 240th St.
Related Services: Handmade crafts, wreaths. Fraser fir are only available in precuts. Tree shaking and baling available
Directions: South on 35W to County Rd 70, go west (right) 5 miles to County Rd 27, south (left) 2-1/2 miles to County Rd 62, west (right) 1/2 mile
LE SUEUR, MN
BREWERY HILL CHRISTMAS TREES
Scott & Mary, Gerry & Sue Wilson
820 Ottawa Road
Le Sueur, MN
Related Services: Wreaths, flocking, homemade candies, crafts, tree stands and accessories
Directions: 1 mile south of Le Sueur on County Rd 36 (Main St.)
Steve & Joan Turck
67304 MN Hwy 24
Related Services: Free baling & shaking, Gift Shop, wreaths, hayrides, precut trees, cutting & loading help available, LIVE REINDEER, Santa on weekends
Directions: 9 miles NE of Litchfield on State Hwy # 24
MAPLE GROVE, MN
6210 Lawndale Lane
Maple Grove, MN
Related Services: Have fun while choosing a pre-cut or cutting your own. See the animals: peacocks, goats, chickens, and more. Play on the Trolley and Playground. Free hot cider and fire for roasting marshmallows.
Directions: 3 miles west of 494 on Lawndale Lane between County Roads 10 & 47
Wayne and Jean Lesmeister
46289 180th St
Related Services: Custom Wreaths, garland, Gift Shop, Horse drawn wagon rides on the weekends, free cider and cookies
NEW ULM, MN
GUGGISBERG TREE FARM
17703 Grandview Rd
New Ulm, MN
Related Services: Wreaths, roping, tree stands available, saws and tree shaking provided.
Directions: 4 miles south of New Ulm on Hwy 13, then west 3 miles on Cty Rd 24, then south 1.7 miles on Grandview Rd (Gravel)
PARKERS PRAIRIE, MN
PLANTS BEAUTIFUL NURSERY
15927 County Hwy 42
Parkers Prairie, MN
Related Services: Our 38th year, thousands to Choose & Cut, all sizes, saws available, Pre-cut trees inside greenhouse, Shaking & baling for ease of hauling & setting up, Wreaths and garland, gift shop with unique items
Activities: Free Horse Drawn Sleigh or wagon rides with purchase On Nov 25, 26, 27, Dec 3, 4 & 10, 11. Camp Fire, hot apple cider, snacks.
Directions: In Parkers Prairie turn by the bank, go east on County Rd 42, go 8 miles
CUPKIE CHRISTMAS VILLAGE
P.O. Box 243
Related Services: Gift Shop open year-round & daily Nov-Dec, choose & cut or pre-cut trees, saws available, free shaking & baling, horse-drawn sleigh or wagon rides & Santa Thanksgiving weekend & two following weekends, bonfire, cider & coloring books. For sale: fresh wreaths, garland & swags, children’s entertainment area and petting zoo. Call for activities schedule.
Directions: From Perham on Hwy 10 take Hwy 78 south to County Rd 14, go west about 500 yards on left.
MR. SNOWMAN’S CHRISTMAS TREE FARM
7619 N 1250th St.
River Falls, WI 54022
Related Services: Garland, Baskets, Fresh wreaths made at farm
Directions: From Hudson, WI 8 miles south. From Prescott, WI 4 miles north on St. Croix River across from Kinnikinic State Park)
CHOOSE & CUT FRASER FIRS
2230 48th St. N.E.
Related Services: Fraser fir wreaths, delivery, heated showroom, 4’ to 11’ trees, tree stands, tree shaker, baling, saws, fields have lights, hard surface parking
Directions: 1 mile north of Rochester on Hwy 63, east on 48th St. N.E. (County Rd 124), approx. 1 mile
ST. CLOUD/CLEAR LAKE/DUELM, MN
WEIS CHRISTMAS TREES
Leon C. Weis, Denis Weis
2200 105th Ave. SE
St. Cloud, MN
320-252-5286 (Leon) or 320-743-2134 (Denis)
Related Services: Mechanical needle removal, tree cutting assistance, tree wrapping, Santa, vehicles permitted
Directions: 3 miles south of Duelm, 12 miles east of St. Cloud, 8 miles north of Clear Lake on Sherburne County #6
ST. CLOUD/RICE, MN
15621 5th Ave NW
Related Services: Wreaths, precut trees, heated building, free baling
Directions: 2-1/2 miles east of Hwy 10’s flashing light on County Rd 12, 1 mile north on County Rd 56
HINKEMEYER’S TREE FARM
Floyd & Jan Hinkemeyer
12675 22nd Ave NE
Related Services: Shaking, baling, Gift and Craft Shop, free hayrides on weekends. Free candy canes, tie-down ropes, use of saw & sled. Wreaths, swags and decorating greens
Directions: 5 miles east of Rice on County. Rd 2 (10 miles north of St. Cloud on Hwy 10)
ST. CROIX FALLS, WI
ST. CROIX FLORAL
1257 State Rd 35
St.Croix Falls, WI
Related Services: Bailing, Horse drawn Hayrides, Wreaths, Roping, refreshments
Directions: From Hwy 8 in St. Croix Falls – take Hwy 87 (Main street of SC Falls) north of SC Falls 6.6 miles to Beede Lake Trail. Go right (east) 1 mile, go left (north) 300′ to Farm entrance
ST. FRANCIS, MN
TEC CHRISTMAS TREES
P. O. Box 539
Related Services: Wreaths, roping, custom-cut trees
Directions: From Anoka take Hwy 47 north to Isanti Hwy 8 (261st Ave NW) turn west on County Rd 8, 1 1/4 miles
HAPPY LAND TREE FARM, INC.
Ken & Sandy Olson
16190 Groningen Road
Related Services: Horse-drawn sleigh rides on weekends, concessions available, wreaths and garland; Free: tree bags, baling, coffee, hot cider
Directions: From Twin Cities-I-35 north to Sandstone exit, turn left, 1?2 mile to Co. Rd. 28, right turn-5 1?2 miles, watch for signs. From Duluth, turn right from Sandstone exit
ST. CROIX VALLEY TREES
Paul E. Schottler
458 Rice Lake Road
Related Services: Wagon rides, tree shaking and wrapping, wreaths, Gift Shop, children’s play area
Directions: 5 1⁄2 miles north of Somerset on County Rd I, then follow the tree signs
STILLWATER CHRISTMAS TREE FARM
12303 May Ave. N.
Related Services: Wagon rides, Tree shaking, drilling & baling, wreaths, gift shop, children’s play area, precut trees
Directions: 6 1/2 miles north of MN Hwy 36 on Co. Rd. 15 to 120th St. (or Co. Rd. 61), east to May Ave. north 1/2 mile
STILLWATER/LAKE ELMO, MN
KRUEGER’S SPRUCEGATE FARM OF LAKE ELMO
Neil & Deb Krueger
4452 Lake Elmo Ave N
Lake Elmo, MN
Related Services: Cut-your-own or choose from our pre-cut trees. Specializing in custom decorated wreaths, large trees and a customer reserve list.
Directions: 1 mile north of Lake Elmo on County Rd 17 (between Hwy 5 & 36)
TAYLORS FALLS, MN
ERICKSON BROTHERS TREE FARM
Steve or Paul Erickson
19994 North Lake Blvd.
Related Services: Gift Shop, precut trees, Model Train Display, tree stands, shaker, baling, wreaths, garland
Directions: From Twin Cities: I-35 north to Hwy 8 east (Forest Lake), continue on Hwy 8 until 1/8 mile past Hwy 95
10850 110th St.
Related Services: Wagon rides to fields, cider, wreaths & garlands-made to order.
Directions: US Hwy 5 to Waconia, south 2 1⁄2 miles on US Hwy 284, west three-quarters mile on 110th St.
Deer Trail Tree Farm – Woodbury
Directions: Military Road/Radio Drive to Glen Road West to Deer Trail; Hwy 61 to Glen Road East to Deer Trail
GOLDENMAN CHRISTMAS TREES
11055 245th Ave.
Related Services: Shaking, baling, horse-drawn sleigh rides, Gift Shop, wreaths, cider.
Directions: 7 miles north of Elk River on U.S. Hwy 169 to County Rd 36 east -then follow signs
Listings compiled by the Minnesota Christmas Tree Association.