Abel Tree Farm
Owner/Operator: Stephen Abel
435 North Clove Rd. (County Route 9), Verbank 12585
Phone: 845-677-6395 or 315-264-1563
Species: White Spruce, Norway Spruce, Colorado Blue Spruce and Douglas Fir. Over 25 acres of shaped trees of all sizes including trees that are over 10 feet tall.
Other Items Available: Wagon rides, wreaths, tree stands, free hot chocolate; hot food and fresh baked goods available for purchase. Assistance with cutting, baling and loading trees if you like.
Open: Black Friday and then weekends until Christmas, 9am until dusk. Visit: www.Abelstrees.com
F.W. Battenfield & Son
Owner/Operator: Fred Battenfeld
856 Route 199, Red Hook, 12571 (6 mi. E. of Rhinebeck & 4 mi. W. Taconic Pky)
Species: Douglas, Balsam, Concolor, Fraser Fir, Blue Spruce, White Pine, Canaan Fir.
Other Items Available: 100 acres, custom wreaths to 6’ india., garland, kissing balls, Christmas Shop with ornaments/crafts, tree stands, free baling. Weekends - pavilion with refreshments, horse-drawn wagon rides (weather permitting), free tree taxi. 2009 Dutchess County Fair Grand Champion.
Open: Daily, 8am-4pm. November 28 thru December 21 Visit our website with farm map for Santa sightings on weekends, bagpiper date and for final closing date. www.christmastreefarm.us
The Benner Farm
Owner/Operator: Bernadette Knopfli, Shawn Sullinger and the Reilly Children
179 Benner Road, Red Hook, NY 12571
Species: No Pesticides Used: Colorado Blue Spruce, White Fir (Concolor Fir), White Spruce. Other Items Available: Wreaths, decorations, baling, saws provided. Maple syrup from own trees, hot cider, very large trees. Assistance with cutting, baling and loading trees. Home delivery available.
Open: Saturday & Sunday, 9am-5pm, from Nov.29 thru Christmas Eve.
Bigrock Farms on the P&E
Owner/Operator: Mark Burdick and Michael and Lea McCauley
Two locations: Farm: 72 Creamery Rd. Stanfordville, NY
Farmstand: 6031 Route 82, Stanfordville, NY 12581
Species: We offer cut-your-own: Balsam Fir, White Pine and Norway Spruce, up to 7 ft. tall. We also offer local, fresh cut, Fraser and Balsam Fir 8 ft. - 9 ft. tall. We take special orders for Christmas trees up to 18 ft. (we deliver locally and will set your tree up in your house, please call for special orders and pricing).
Other Items Available: We offer wreaths (decorate your own if you wish) and roping. We specialize in our own hand-made barn wreathes up to 8 ft. in diameter (we will put them up and take them down). Please call to special order your large wreaths. We serve refreshments. Visit our Route 82 Farmstand which offers a large selection of local food products.
Open: Tree Farm: Fridays thru Sundays, starting the day after Thanksgiving thru Christmas. Fridays 12pm-5pm, Saturdays & Sundays 10am thru 5pm Farmstand: Open 7 days a week thru New Years Eve: Monday thru Thursday 12pm-7pm, Friday 10am-9pm and Sat. & Sun. 10am-7pm
Bilmar Nurseries, Inc.
Owner/Operator: Bryant Rawls
26 Bilmar Blvd., Pleasant Valley 12569
Species: Mostly Fraser Fir, Balsam, Canaan and Concolor Firs, Blue, Norway and White Spruces and White Pine
Other Items Available: The freshest precut Fraser, Balsam, Concolor (the 2014 New York State Grand Champion) Firs to 14’. Christmas shop with crafts from local vendors, decorations, our own wreathes and more. Free saws, baling, and twine. Weekend fire truck or hay wagon rides to our fields. Hot and cold refreshments on weekends.
Open: Friday after Thanksgiving through Christmas eve from 9:00am - 4:30pm.
Visit our website www.bilmarnuersuriesinc.com for a better look at all our tree farm information.
BJ’S Christmas Tree Farm
Owner/Operator: Joe Cardella
14 Evergreen Path., Pleasant Valley, 12569
Species: Douglas Fir, White Pine, Pre-cut Fraser Fir
Other Items Available: Free Cocoa, Hot cider. Free mechanical tree shaking, baling, tying tree to car, tree drilling for stand straight stands. Christmas tree shoppe, wreaths and other decorations made from greens.
Open: Friday after Thanksgiving then weekends only until Christmas 9am-4pm
Owner/Operator: Wendy & Richard Philipps
407 North Tower Hill Road, Millbrook, NY 12545
Species: Douglas Fir, Fraser Fir, Norway, White & Blue Spruce. Large trees to 12ft. tall
Other Items Available: Saws, tree baling, ‘helpers’, wreaths, refreshments, cider, candy canes.
Open: Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Nov. 28 thru Dec.21, 9:30 am– 4:30 pm. For more information and directions visit www.evergreentree.com
Owner/Operator: Bryant Rawls
664-702 Van Wagner Road, Poughkeepsie
Species: Fraser Fir, Concolor Fir, Canaan Fir, White Spruce, Colorado Spruce, Norway Spruce and Serbian Spruce. Trees to 12’
Other Items Available: Saws, tree baling, our own wreaths. Food by St. Paul’s Church on weekends. Visit our vintage 1943 New Haven Railroad Caboose that once traveled through the property and possibly what is now the Walkway Over the Hudson. HAYRIDES TO THE TREES ON WEEKENDS Open: Friday Nov. 28, 10am. Weekends 9am -4:00pm. Weekdays 12pm - 4:30pm. Winner of 4 Blue Ribbons at the 2014 Dutchess County Fair. Check our website for Santa visit, status in inclement weather and other events. www.bilmarnurseriesinc.com
Owner/Operator: Thomas Hahn Jr.
County Route 115 (1697 Salt Point Turnpike 3 mi. south of Taconic Pkwy).
Easy to find. Salt Point
Phone: 845-266-5042, 845-266-3680
Species: Douglas Fir, White Pine, Blue Spruce, Fraser Fir, Canaan Fir and Concolor Fir.
Other Items Available: Wreaths, Roping, Cemetery Crosses and swags.
Open: Day after Thanksgiving - Dec. 21 Monday-Friday 12pm-4:30pm. Sat. & Sun. 9:30am -4:30pm. Hayrides on weekends. Our own all natural meats available throughout the week!
Owner/Operator: Marion Wood
265 Market Lane, Stanfordville 12581
Species: Colorado Blue Spruce, Douglas Fir, Balsam Fir, White Fir.
Open: Beginning Sat., Dec. 6 and every Sat. & Sun. thru Dec. 21. 10am to 4pm. During the week by appointment.
Operator: T.J. Baright
689 Schultzville Road, Clinton Corners, 1 mile E. off Taconic Parkway, Salt Point Turnpike Exit.
Phone: 845-554-2936 or 845-554-6142
Species: White Spruce, Blue Spruce, Limited Fraser Fir
Other Items Available: Pre-cut Trees, Farm animals and Grass Fed Meats.
Open: First three weekends in December, Saturdays & Sundays, 9am-4 pm.
Owner/Operator: Valerie Hail
37 West Dorsey Lane, Hyde Park 12538
Species: Scotch Pine, Balsam Fir, Douglas Fir
Open: BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. The organic trees have become beautifully trimmed, very large trees. 15’ plus. Average price is $200. Visit our website: www.lepetitchateauinn.com for lodging information.
Primrose Hill Farm
Owner/Operator: Bob Schoch Family
203 Fiddlers Bridge Rd. Staatsburg 12580
Phone: 717-519-7532, 717-519-7533
Species: Firs:- Douglas and Concolor. Spruces - White, Norway and Chinese Blue. Pines - White and Scotch.
Other Items Available: Natural and sheared trees, tall trees, saws, tree carts and baling. Carriage House Shop includes wreaths, roping, tree stands, ornaments, gifts, hot drinks, cookies, brownies and more.
Open: Daily, 9am-4 pm, Nov. 28 thru Christmas (call if you need tree(s) before or after these dates). Visit our website: www.primrosehillfarm.com
Plains View Farm
Owner/Operator: Glenn Wade
21 Freedom Road, Pleasant Valley, NY 12569
Species: White Norway & Blue Spruce, Douglas & Fraser Fir, White & Scotch Pine.
Other Items Available: Wreaths, Tree stands, Refreshments.
Open: Weekends from Thanksgiving
Saltsman Christmas Tree Farm
Owner/Operator: L. Tremper Saltsman
214 Route 308, Rhinebeck
Species: Choose and Cut Blue Spruce and White Spruce, Freshly Pre-cut Balsam Fir, Fraser Fir
Other Items: Wreaths, Christmas arrangements, Tree Stands, Garlands, Hanging Christmas Kissing Balls, Decorations, Barn Christmas Shop, complimentary tree baling and more, weekend complimentary hot cider, donuts, hot roasting chestnuts on open fire. Also, Newfoundland dog sled/cart activity on Saturday, Dec. 6th
Open: Fri. Nov. 28 thru Dec. 24 or until sold out Weekend: 9am-dusk, Weekdays: Tuesday-Friday 10am to dusk. Visit: www.saltsmantreefarm.com
Owner/Operator: Jennifer Jorgensen & Doug Moffitt
80 Bedell Road, Poughkeepsie
Species: Cut Your Own: White Spruce, Scotch Pine, Douglas Fir & Blue Spruce. Pre-Cut: Fraser Fir, Douglas Fir & Concolor Fir.
Other Items Available: Wreaths, roping, Christmas balls & centerpieces (made on premises), farm animals, refreshment stand and Gift Shop
Open: Fri., Sat., & Sun. 9am-4:30 pm Nov. 28 thru Dec. 21 www.solvangfarm.com
Owner/Operator: Lobotsky Family
191 White Schoolhouse Road, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Species: Balsam Fir, Fraser Fir, Canaan Fir, Blue Spruce
Other Item Available: Baling, saws provided, hot cider and cocoa
Open: Weekends beginning 11/22 & Black Friday, 9:30am - dusk; Weekdays beginning 12/1, 11:30am - 4:00pm
Murphy Crest Tree Farm
Owner/Operator: Bill Murphy
170 Depot Hill Road, Amenia 12501
Species: Douglas Fir, Concolor Fir, Canaan Fir, Norway Spruce, Wreaths, Tree stands.
Other Items Available: Assistance cutting & tying, free baling, mechanical tree shaking, free refresh for drilling stand straight tree stands, tree carts and hand saws available.
Open: Fri. Nov. 28, then every Sat. & Sun. thru Dec. 22, 9:30am-4pm www.murphycresttree.com
Download a link of Christmas tree farms here.
Stephanie D. Radin
Agriculture/Horticulture Program Leader
(845) 677-8223 x104
Last updated February 2, 2015