Add to your holiday festivities, here are several Christmas tree farms where you can cut your own tree!
We HIGHLY encourage you to confirm times and dates and tree supplies before going. Please don’t drive a long distance to find the the tree farm you chose has closed for the season!
- White Pine Acres, 3630 Copper Ridge Road.
They charge $30 for White Pine trees, regardless of size and also offer hot chocolate and roasted marshmallows. Cash and check only. Open daily beginning the Friday after Thanksgiving from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- House Mountain Christmas Tree Farm, 6300 Childs Road in Corryton.
They offer White Pine, Virginia Pine, and Leyland Cypress. Call 865-687-0324 for hours.
- Bluebird Christmas Tree Farm, 985 Brushy Valley Road, Heiskell.
They offer Leyland cypress, White Pine, Virginia Pine, Arizona Cypress, and Fraser Firs for around $40. Have some hot chocolate or apple cider by their fire or shop in their gift shop. They are open Thursday-Sundays from 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
- Buttermilk Farms, in Loudon County, located off of I-40 at exit 364. Turn right, then take first right and look for the sign that says Buttermilk Farms.
They offer White Pine and Norway Spruce starting at $30. They also have hayrides and hot chocolate. Open just the first two weekends after Thanksgiving on Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Bakers Creek Tree Farm, 409 Henry Lane, Greenback.
They offer White Pine and Norway Spruce. Call (865) 856-4042. Open 7 days per week from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Wilson Gyln Christmas Tree Farm, 950 Wilson Hollow Way in Sevierville.
Choose and cut your very own Christmas tree and even use our antique and handmade sled to bring it back. They offer Frazier Firs, Norway Spruces, Canaan Firs, Douglas Firs, White Pines, and Yellow Pines. Open Thursday-Saturday beginning November 29th from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- Camp’s Christmas Forest, 415 Kile Road in Sweetwater.
They offer White Pine , Scotch Pine, Virginia Pine, Norway Spruce, Leyland Cypress and a few Fir trees. White pine roping and wreaths are available as well as tree stands. Call (423) 373-3191 for hours. Open Saturdays 12-5 p.m. and Sundays from 1-4 p.m.
Here are some tips for caring for your fresh cut tree:
1. Promptly put the tree in your tree stand with plenty of water and keep it watered daily as needed, taking care to not allow the stand to go dry.
2. Keep your tree away from heat vents.
3. Be sure the tree is well supported.
4. Turn off tree lights when you are not at home and before going to bed.
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