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14 Festive Christmas Tree Farms in North Carolina (Choose and Cut Fun For All!)

Published by Christina Riley. Last Updated on February 25, 2024.

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It’s time to put up a freshly cut tree with the holiday season quickly approaching! If you haven’t yet, you’re in luck because high-quality Fraser Fir and other species are found at these amazing Christmas tree farms in North Carolina.

All welcome you to choose and cut your own. Most of these farms are located in Western North Carolina (with two outliers), so make a weekend of it if you’re not within a short drive of these mountain towns.

Since the holiday season will be gone before we know it, here are 14 of our favorite North Carolina Christmas tree farms!

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Christmas Tree Farms in North Carolina

Christmas tree farms in North Carolina are a big deal because we have some of the best!

Along with more detailed location info, we’ve also alphabetized these 14 NC Christmas tree farms by town name to keep things organized.

Whether you’re a new resident, a frequent visitor, or a local, we’re leaving no detail behind. If you live in North Carolina and are wondering, “Are there any Christmas Tree farms near me?” we think this NC travel guide will help you out!

For a more visual representation of these NC Christmas tree farms, follow our map.

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1. C & J Christmas Trees

Address: 1999 Brookshire Rd, Boone, NC

Just 10 minutes from Downtown Boone is this adorable family-owned and operated Christmas tree farm. At C & J Christmas Trees, you can take your pick of trees ranging from table-top size to nine feet tall!

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2. Circle C Tree Farms

Address: 372 Will Cook Rd, Boone, NC

Circle C Tree Farms offers Christmas trees anywhere from 3 feet to 14 feet and beyond. Arrive ready to find your perfect North Carolina Christmas tree, and one of the friendly Circle C Tree Farms associates will help cut it down for you.

If you’re short on time or forgot the chainsaw, the farm also has a healthy selection of pre-cut trees.

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3. Panoramic View Tree Farm

Address: 368 Panoramic Ln, Boone, NC

Named for the beautiful panoramic views, Panoramic Tree Farm is the last of our Christmas tree farms in the North Carolina mountain town of Boone. In addition to picking a North Carolina Christmas tree, enjoy hayrides, hot cocoa, & farm animals.

Bonus Note: ALL pets are welcome!

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4. Clawson’s Choose & Cut

Address: 4944 Highway 194 North, Boone, NC

Clawson’s Choose & Cut is a fantastic North Carolina Christmas tree farm located in Boone, North Carolina. Owned by the same fantastic family as Panoramic View Tree Farm (and only a few miles apart from each other!) Clawson’s is open daily during the 2023 Christmas season (including Thanksgiving day!) and has farm animals, hot cocoa, and hayrides for families to enjoy.

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5. Bear Valley Farm

Address: 231 Bee Tree Rd, Glenville, NC

Nestled in the Smoky Mountains is a cozy Christmas tree farm where you can pick your very own Fraser Fir. Make a day of it by trying Bear Valley Farm’s old-fashioned cider, coffee, and hot chocolate around a warm fire.

You’ll know you’ve found this Jackson County farm once you spot the little red caboose!

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6. Lil’ Grandfather Choose and Cut

Address: 15371 NC Hwy 18 South, Laurel Springs, NC

Lil’ Grandfather is the first of two Christmas trees in North Carolina’s Alleghany County that we’ll feature. Here, you can choose from Fraser Fir, Concolor Fir, White Pine, and Blue Spruce Christmas trees.

With free horse rides, hayrides, a hay bale movie theater, handmade crafts, and Santa Claus and his workshop, there is a whole day of fun here for the entire family!

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7. Mistletoe Meadows

Address: 583 Burnt Hill Rd, Laurel Springs, NC

Support a small local business by visiting Mistletoe Meadows to find your Christmas tree. Mistletoe Farms is an award-winning farm, even chosen to provide the White House tree in 2007! 

If you’re in the area on a nice day, check out Stone Mountain State Park‘s hikes, waterfalls (including Stone Mountain Falls and Widow’s Creek Falls), and more!

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8. Sandy Hollar Farms

Address: 63 Sandy Hollar Ln, Leicester, NC

Located in Leicester (Buncombe County, near Asheville) is the family-owned Sandy Hollar Farms. Open from 9 am to 4 pm, they offer a large selection of Christmas trees.

Come early to enjoy hayrides, their Christmas gift shop, snack shack, and fresh wreaths and garlands!

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9. Spillman’s Christmas Tree Farm

Address: 1576 Will Coltrane Rd, Sophia, NC

Spillman’s Christmas Tree Farm in Sophia, Randolph County, offers choose and cut Virginia Pine, Carolina Sapphire, and Norway Spruce trees and pre-cut Fraser Fir or White Pine trees.

Once you’ve picked the perfect tree, take a scenic wagon ride overlooking Randleman Lake to end the day!

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10. Fir Heaven Sake Christmas Tree Farm

Address: 40 Fir Heaven Sake Ln, Topton, NC

Fir Heaven Sake Christmas Tree Farm is the westernmost place we’ll mention, all the way over in Cherokee County. This place offers more than just choosing a tree.

Enjoy a day with sleigh rides with Santa and snap some photos in front of the hand-painted wooden Christmas scenes. Check out their gift shop full of handcrafted goods and coloring books for your kids!

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11. Helms Christmas Tree Farm

Address: 6345 Christmas Tree Ln, Vale, NC

Pick your favorite tree at Helms in Lincoln County. This is one of few Christmas tree farms in NC that offers the classic Fraser Fir, plus five other tree species!

Leave with your Christmas tree and the many wreaths and garlands they offer.

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12. Boyd Mountain Christmas Tree Farm

Address: 445 Boyd Farm Rd, Waynesville

Boyd Mountain Christmas Tree Farm is home to beautiful trees and is easily accessed from Georgia, South Carolina, and Tennessee. This western NC farm even invites Santa Claus to visit during the last two weekends of November, a surprising little treat for younger kids!

Look into renting one of their log cabins for a fun weekend vacation in Waynesville!

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13. Smoky Mountain Christmas Tree Farm

Address: 756 Hemphill Rd, Waynesville, NC

Choose your next Fraser Fir Christmas tree from the Smoky Mountain Tree Farm this year! Nestled in the wilderness but still close to Waynesville and only 30 minutes from Asheville, this farm offers cabins for rent on their property.

When you arrive, you may just be greeted by the resident Yorkshire Terrier, Jesse!

Regardless of which Waynesville Christmas tree farm you choose, we think you should stop by Maggie Valley during your trip.

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14. Frosty’s Choose & Cut

Address: 2152 Beaver Creek School Rd, West Jefferson, NC

a close up on a Christmas tree at Frosty's Choose & cut

Start a family tradition by picking one of Frosty’s trees in Ashe County, the largest Christmas tree-producing county in the US! Choose your own Fraser Fir Christmas Tree and enjoy complimentary hayrides, bonfires, s’mores, hot chocolate, and hot cider while waiting for your tree to be loaded.

Try your hand at making your own wreath, as well. Make a trip to Frosty’s for a whole day of fun!

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Ready to Visit These Christmas Tree Farms in North Carolina?

It’s never too early to prepare for the holidays! During this festive season, we hope you can visit one of these amazing Christmas tree farms in North Carolina.

While we’re on the topic, have you picked your own tree, or do you plan to pick one? If so, which of these farms would you visit if you had to choose?

We’d love to know in the comments section or our Facebook Group!

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