Utah Grown Christmas Trees

    Utah Grown Christmas Trees

    by Michael Kuhns, Extension Forestry Specialist

    Buying a fresh-cut Christmas tree is a fun way to ring-in the holidays, but most live Christmas trees in Utah are brought in from other states. Here are some ideas on where to get freshly cut Utah-grown Christmas trees. Find information on Christmas Tree selection and care.

    Land Management Agencies – Christmas tree permits (both for individual trees and for commercial cutters) sometimes are available from Utah's land management agencies. Call your local office of an agency for the best information. Agencies who sometimes have trees available (click for a link) are the USDA Forest Service (click on "By State" box and enter Utah to get Utah National Forest information), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands (click on About Us for a list of Area Offices).

    *Update* See the USDA Forest Service's latest press release about Christmas tree harvest.

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    Tree Lots – You will occasionally come upon tree lots selling pre-cut trees that have been harvested live from Utah's forests. This can be a very good way to get a really fresh tree. Tree species you will find on such lots include pinyon pine, subalpine fir, Douglas-fir, and lodgepole pine.

    Choose-and-cut Trees – Utah has relatively few businesses that sell Christmas trees that are grown locally. Listed below are several that we know of. Listing, of course, does not mean we endorse any particular grower. If you grow trees or sell locally-grown trees and want to be added to our list, e-mail your information to us.

    Beck Christmas Tree Farm
    630 W 900 S, Alpine, UT
    Phone: 801-400-2255

    Meldrum Tree Farm - Choose and Cut Christmas Trees
    Website: https://utahchristmastreefarm.weebly.com
    Location: 2073 West Gentile Street, Layton UT.
    Phone: 801-544-3542
    Email: info@utahchristmastreefarm.com
    Christmas tree varieties: Austrian pine, Colorado spruce, Blackhills spruce, Scotch pine. Check the website for days / times open.
    Directions: Coming from south on I-15, take exit 328 toward Kaysville/UT-273, turn left onto 200 North, go 0.9 miles, turn right onto Flint St, go 1.6 mi, turn left onto Gentile St, go 1.5 mi to 2073 W Gentile.
    Coming from North on I-15 - take exit 332 for Antelope Dr/UT-108, turn right at 2000 N (Antelope Dr), go 0.7 mi, turn left onto 2200 W, go 2.0 mi, turn left onto Gentile St, destination will be on the right 0.1 mi at 2073 W Gentile.

    North Pole Pines
    Website: www.northpolepines.com
    2546 West 3100 North, Farr West, UT 84404
    Phone: 801-731-6466
    Species: French Blue Scotch pine, white spruce, balsam fir
    Directions: I-15 to Farr West exit (#349), west under freeway to 2000 West, north to North Plain City Rd. (3300 North), west to 2575 West, south to 3100 North, east to North Pole Pines.

    Petersen Family Farm
    Website: www.petersenfarm.com
    11887 South 4000 West Riverton, UT 84096
    Phone: 801-999-8548

    Robinson's Tree Farm

    6262 West Old Hwy Road
    Christmas tree farmers, Morgan, UT 84050
    Phone: 801-876-3190
    Species: Colorado blue spruce, alpine fir; all Utah grown!
    Hours of Operation: Monday-Sunday until dark.
    Cut your own tree; hand saw supplied; 6 ft to 14 ft trees available.
    Directions: On I-84 East headed to Morgan, take Exit 92 toward Mountain Green/Huntsville. Turn left at 6300 West. Continue onto Hwy 30/Old Hwy Road. Destination will be on the left.

    Roland Searle
    2008 N Vernal Ave Vernal, UT 84078
    Phone: 435-789-6646

    Updated 11/4/15

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