The 25 Best Western NC Christmas Tree Farms Near Asheville, Boone & Beyond

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[Updated October 10, 2022]

Whether you’re continuing a lifelong Christmas tradition or getting your first ever real tree, picking out a tree from one of the many Western NC Christmas Tree Farms is truly a magical holiday moment.

Especially when you’re doing it among the majestic Blue Ridge mountain overlooks and landscapes of North Carolina.

Exploring rows of bright evergreens and finding the perfect North Carolina Christmas tree to bring home for the holidays is sure to get you in the spirit and fill your family with holiday cheer!

Read on to see our staff picks for the 25 best Western NC Christmas tree farms near Asheville, Boone and beyond!

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Western NC Christmas Tree Farms Guide

(Arranged alphabetically by area)

  1. Boyd Mountain Christmas Tree Farm (Waynesville)
  2. Frosty Mountain Christmas Trees (Marshall)
  3. Helms Christmas Tree Farm (Vale)
  4. Mehaffey Tree Farm (Waynesville)
  5. Smoky Mountain Tree Farm (Waynesville)
  6. Appalachian Christmas Mountain Farm (Boone)
  7. C and J Christmas Trees (Boone)
  8. Circle C Tree Farms (Boone)
  9. Clawson’s Christmas Tree Farm (Boone)
  10. Panoramic Choose & Cut (Boone)
  11. Poplar Grove Choose and Cut (Boone)
  12. Walker Farm (Boone)
  13. Appalachian Evergreens (Blowing Rock)
  14. Bear Wallow Choose and Cut (Sugar Grove)
  15. Blue Stone Greenery (Sugar Grove)
  16. Cartner’s Christmas Tree Farm (Newland)
  17. Christmas Corner (Newland)
  18. Elk River Evergreens (Elk Park)
  19. Frosty’s Choose & Cut (West Jefferson)
  20. Long’s Tree Farm (West Jefferson)
  21. Red Barn Tree Farm (Linville Falls)
  22. Swinging Bridge Christmas Tree Farm (Deep Gap)
  23. Fir Heaven’s Sake Christmas Tree Farm (Andrews) 
  24. Bear Valley Farm (Glenville)
  25. Tom Sawyer Christmas Tree Farm & Elf Village (Glenville)

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Christmas Tree Farms Near Asheville NC

Boyd Mountain Christmas Tree Farm - cut your own christmas tree nc
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1. Boyd Mountain Christmas Tree Farm

445 Boyd Farm Rd, Waynesville NC • (828) 926-8888

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Located in Waynesville NC, the Boyd Farm has been in the Boyd family for over 100 years and continuously provides beautiful Christmas trees for families to purchase each year.

For an authentic experience, you can cut your own Christmas tree in NC! When visiting the farm, you get to pick out the tree you want, and they will bale it and tie it to your vehicle, or you can use the provided bow saws and cut your own!

The best part is, dogs are welcome to join you during your visit as long as they are kept on a leash!

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Frosty Mountain Christmas Trees
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2. Frosty Mountain Christmas Trees

13623 Highway 212, Marshall NC • (828) 656-8100

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Unlike smaller choose-and-cut NC Christmas Tree farms, Frosty Mountain typically offers tens of thousands of trees during the 6-week period before Christmas.

Once you find your perfect symbol of Christmas, you can watch while they harvest it and trim it to just the right shape. They will then place the tree in netting to protect it and load it onto your car.

Along with the trees, Frosty Mountain also offers fresh wreaths and garlands for purchase.

Note that visitors may have to walk up to a half-mile on hilly ground to find the perfect tree. So make sure you’re wearing sturdy footwear!

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Due to excessive demand in recent years, Frosty Mountain will be closed for the 2022 season to give their Fraser Firs time to grow. We will update this post as soon as they reopen.)

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Helms Christmas Tree Farm
Helms Christmas Tree Farm

3. Helms Christmas Tree Farm

6345 Christmas Tree Lane Vale, NC • (704) 276-1835

Official Website

Helms Christmas Tree Farm was established in 1972 and for almost 50 years has provided families with choose and cut trees along with an awesome place to make lifelong memories.

They sell Carolina Saphire, White Pine, Leyland Cypress, Red Cedar, Colorado Blue Spruce, and pre-cut NC Fraser Fir trees for you too choose from.

You can also purchase wreaths ranging from 18 inches to 6 feet wide as well as garlands and window sprays.

A bow saw will be provided for you to cut down your tree and the friendly staff will help securely tie your tree to your vehicle for the ride home.

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Mehaffey Tree Farm
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4. Mehaffey Tree Farm

24 Corner Drive, Waynesville NC • (828) 476-8505

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Operating in Waynesville since 1984, this family-owned farm is one of the best Christmas tree farms near Asheville NC.

The Mehaffeys will not be selling wholesale Fraser Firs during the 2021 season, but they will be open for retail choose and cut customers on November 20 and 21, November 25 – 28, and December 2 – 5 or until they are sold out.

They’re also a pet-friendly Christmas tree farm, so your four-legged friends can come along for the adventure! Just make sure they’re on a leash of 6 feet or less.

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Smoky Mountain Tree Farm
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5. Smoky Mountain Tree Farm

756 Hemphill Rd, Waynesville NC • (828) 400-2933

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If you’re looking for a Christmas tree farm near Asheville, Waynesville’s Smoky Mountain Tree Farm is widely considered one of the best.

Their family-owned North Carolina tree farm has an abundance of beautiful Fraser Fir trees in a variety of sizes, and the staff will be available to help bale and tie the tree to your car for the journey home.

The farm also sells Fraser Fir wreaths and garlands and is open rain or shine Monday through Thursday from 10 am to 3 pm, and Friday through Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm. They are open until Christmas Eve or until they run out of trees.

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Christmas Tree Farms in Boone NC

Appalachian Christmas Mountain Farm Christmas tree farms North Carolina
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6. Appalachian Christmas Mountain Farm    

7177 US-421, Boone NC • (336) 982-3953

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This farm has dedicated themselves to growing an assortment of Fraser Firs Christmas trees for the North Carolina Mountain Town of Boone. 

As a choose and cut Christmas tree farm in NC, Appalachian Christmas Mountain Farm has trees ranging from tabletop size to 12 feet tall.

Those who work at the farm will accompany you to the field and, once you’ve picked the perfect tree, they’ll cut and trim the tree to your liking.

There is also an attraction where kids can choose their very own tiny tree and a hayride through the tree fields. 

A shop on the property that sells handmade wreaths, holiday decorations, products from local vendors, and refreshments for your time on the farm. 

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Rainbow over C&J Christmas Tree Farm in Boone NC 

7. C and J Christmas Trees

1999 Brookshire Road, Boone NC • (843) 833-0156

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Awarded the title of Conservation Farm Family of the Year in 2018 and the Environmental Stewardship Award from the National Christmas Tree Association in 2019, C and J Christmas Trees is one of the best choose and cut Christmas tree farms in NC!

Open from 9 am to 4 pm each weekend of December, you can pick from a range of trees all the way from tabletop size to 8 feet tall along with an assortment of wreaths and handmade bows.

You will be able to pick out which tree you want and then the staff will cut it down, bale it, and secure it to your vehicle for the ride home. 

Hotdogs, BBQ, chips, apple cider, hot chocolate, coffee, and dipped marshmallows and pretzels will also be for sale. 

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Circle C Tree Farm in NC- choose and cut christmas tree farms in NC
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8. Circle C Tree Farms

372 Will Cook Road, Boone NC • (828) 265-7504

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In 1996 Dennis Cook decided to transform the 30 acres once owned by his grandfather into a choose and cut Christmas tree farm. After years of hard work they are now growing trees that can get up to 13 feet tall!

Though you cannot cut the tree yourself, the farm allows you to handpick whatever tree you want and does the work for you.

Circle C’s specializes in NC Fraser Fir trees with sizes ranging from 3 feet to a massive 13 feet tall!

They do not have a huge supply of smaller trees, but there is a good selection in their pre-cut section at a lower price.

This year’s season starts November 12 at 9 AM. Christmas Trees range from 7 to 13 feel tall.

Prices vary depending on the size of the tree. Pre-cut trees are available at a discount.

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Clawson's Choose and Cut
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9. Clawson’s Christmas Tree Farm

4944 Hwy 194 N., Boone NC • (828) 719-6395

Official Website

Open 7 days a week from 8 am to 5 pm, this Boone NC Christmas tree farm is the perfect place to continue your family’s Christmas tree traditions (or make new ones)!

Once you choose your favorite Frasier Fir, the friendly staff can help bail and tie down your tree for the journey home.

Along with picking out your tree, you can enjoy complimentary coffee and hot chocolate or take a scenic hayride around the farm.

Also, make sure to take a few minutes to visit the farm’s animals, including their beautiful horse, Reason!

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Christmas Tree Photo
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10. Panoramic Choose & Cut

368 Panoramic Lane, Boone NC • (828) 719-6395

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One of the best Boone Christmas tree farms, Panoramic Choose & Cut has a bountiful selection of Fraser Fir trees in all sizes from tabletop size to 13 feet!

Once you find the perfect tree for you, the staff will help you cut, bag, and strap it down for the ride home!

You can also purchase beautiful wreaths, which are available in 12 and 16-inch sizes, to add to your festive holiday decorations.

Before you go, don’t miss out on exploring the farm. Take an old-fashioned hayride, visit cows and horses, and enjoy beverages and snacks. Kids can even take a pony ride!

The choose and cut trees are open the Saturday and Sunday before Thanksgiving, the Friday, Saturday, and Sunday after Thanksgiving, and the following two Saturdays and Sundays.

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Poplar Grove Choose and Cut Christmas Tree Farm NC
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11. Poplar Grove Choose and Cut

1944 Poplar Grove Rd. South, Boone NC • (828) 387-0132

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Conveniently located just 4 miles from downtown Boone, Poplar Grove Choose and Cut is a small family-owned and operated farm supplying you with beautiful Fraser Fir trees.

After you pick out and cut down your favorite real Christmas tree, be sure to check out their Christmas shop.

There you can pick out a variety of holiday gifts like hand-poured scented soy candles, handmade goods, and more!

The farm will be open November 19th through December 5th from 9 pm to 5 pm on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Leashed pets welcome.

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Walker Farm
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12. Walker Farm

511 Hodges Gap Road, Boone NC • (828) 264-0931

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Open seven days a week from Thanksgiving through December, Boone’s Walker Farm offers some truly stunning Fraser Fir trees ranging from 4 feet to 13 feet tall!

The farm offers baling services to help prepare your tree for the trip home and has fresh wreaths you can purchase as well.

Just be sure to get there early in the season, as their beautiful Christmas trees tend to sell out fast every year.

Walker Farm opens Thanksgiving Day 9:00 – 5:00, call for hours after Thanksgiving.

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Christmas Tree Farms Near Boone NC

Appalachian Evergreens
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13. Appalachian Evergreens

574 RC Cook Road, Blowing Rock NC • (828) 264-7602

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A Boone-area favorite since 1933, Appalachian Evergreens offers beautiful Christmas crafts such as handmade wreaths and garlands from fresh-cut evergreens.

To purchase them, along with a variety of other goodies (including candle centerpieces and table-top trees), you can visit their website to shop online.

For in-person fun, you can visit their farm in Blowing Rock (8 miles from Boone). There you can choose and cut the perfect Fraser Fir Christmas tree to bring home for the holidays!

Opening weekend is November 19-20th, followed by Nov. 25th-Nov. 27th with tentative dates after the 27th. Hours are 9 AM- 4 PM.

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Bear Wallow Choose and Cut
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14. Bear Wallow Choose and Cut

406 Long Ride Farms Rd, Sugar Grove NC • (828) 773-7158

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With a variety of stunning Fraser Fir and White Pine trees, you’re sure to find the perfect tree to help you celebrate Christmas at Bear Wallow Choose and Cut.

After picking your tree, you can cut down the tree yourself, or the friendly staff will be available to help you in any way they can.

Also available at the farm for purchase are beautiful fresh-cut wreaths. Just make sure to call and schedule an appointment before visiting!

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Bluestone Greenery Choose and cut Christmas Trees North Carolina
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15. Blue Stone Greenery

1230 Howard Edminston Rd., Sugar Grove NC • (828) 297-5377

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Known as the place “where Christmas never ends,” Boone’s Bluestone Greenery nurtures their trees all year-round to supply you with the best trees possible for the Christmas season.

Their Frasier Fir Christmas trees are of the highest quality, so you’re guaranteed to find the perfect one to cut and carry home!

You can also purchase plain or decorated wreaths and garlands that are handcrafted each season in a variety of sizes to add to your collection of Christmas decorations.

If you can’t make it out to the property, Blue Stone Greenery has an online store where you can purchase a tree, garland, or wreath and have them shipped to you!

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Cartner's Christmas Tree Farm - christmas tree shop nc
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16. Cartner’s Christmas Tree Farm

One Balsam Drive-Mt. Glen, Newland NC • (828) 259-9465

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This family-owned and operated NC Christmas tree farm near Banner Elk has been providing locals with gorgeous trees since 1959.

The Carters offer fresh individually Hand-Pruned to Decorate™ 3–14-foot Fraser fir trees along with wreaths and garlands that can be pre-ordered online.

The choose and cut Fraser fir Christmas trees are available on November 20-21, 25-28, and December 4-5 from 9 am to 5 pm.

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Christmas Corner, tree farm in NC
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17. Christmas Corner      

2780 Linville Falls Highway, Newland NC • (828) 733-4850

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Christmas Corner is where to go if you’re looking for North Carolina tree farms near Banner Elk. 

Open from November 19th to December 11th, this family-owned tree farm specializes in Fraser Fir trees, which can grow to over five feet tall.

The farm offers spiced apple cider that you can enjoy while you browse the selection of trees and they’ll assist you every step of the way.

They also sell wreaths, kissing balls, tree stands, and watering funnels to keep the trees fresh for the holidays. 

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18. Elk River Evergreens

121 Brooks Shell Rd, Elk Park NC • (828) 387-7695

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Elk River Evergreens has to be listed as one of the best NC tree farms.

Located near Banner Elk and the Blue Ridge Parkway, their choose-and-cut method for their Fraser firs is you choose and they cut.

They will also prepare your tree for your tree stand, bale it, and tie it down on your vehicle for you.

After picking out the perfect Xmas tree, you can visit their gift shop to browse through a variety of Christmas gifts, decorations, and handmade Fraser fir wreaths and bows.

There’s also complimentary hot chocolate, apple cider, and popcorn available for farm visitors to enjoy.

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19. Frosty’s Choose & Cut

2152 Beaver Creek School Rd, West Jefferson NC • (800) 238-8733

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One of the best Christmas Tree farms in the NC mountains, Frosty’s Choose and Cut is a great place to celebrate the holidays and find the perfect tree to bring home.

With Fraser Fir trees available in a variety of sizes, ranging from tabletop up to 12 feet fall, you’re sure to find a tree that fits your family’s needs.

Once your tree is cut, it will be baled and put on a trailer to be taken to the loading area, where you can pick it up. 

While you wait, you can explore “Santa’s Attic” for all sorts of presents, decorations, wreaths, and greenery that are available for purchase. You can also take part in their Build-a-Wreath activity.

Your family can choose the size of your wreath, pick out the specific greenery to include, and select from a bunch of decorations to make your wreath unique.

Note that this NC Christmas tree farm is only open from November 18-20, November 25-27, and December 2-4, so get there early for the best selection!

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Long's Tree Farm in NC
Long’s Tree Farm

20. Long’s Tree Farm

8306 NC Hwy 16 South, West Jefferson NC • (336) 846-5261

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Nestled in the gorgeous Blue Ridge mountains of western North Carolina, Long’s Tree Farm is a family-owned business that has been growing and harvesting Christmas trees since the late 1970s.

Their choose and cut trees are available the weekend before Thanksgiving and every weekend until Christmas from 9 am to dusk. 

They have sheared White Pine trees ranging from table-top to 10 feet tall along with quality Fraser Fir Christmas trees ranging from table-top to a towering 16 feet tall!

After picking your perfect tree, staff will be available to help cut, trim, bale, and load it if needed. 

Before leaving, you can also purchase handmade wreaths and garlands made out of Fraser Fir, White Pine, and Boxwood. 

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Christmas tree farms in NC -Red Barn Tree Farm in Linville NC
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21. Red Barn Tree Farm at Linville Falls Winery

9557 Linville Falls Hwy, Linville Falls NC • (828) 765-1400

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The Red Barn Tree Farm is part of the family owned and operated 40-acre vineyards, Linville Falls Winery. It is a great NC Christmas tree farm to visit if you are looking for a Choose-n-Cut tree for the holiday season.

Start by picking up a measuring pole to help you choose the perfect tree. Once you’ve found it, wave the pole to signal one of the farm’s chainsaw operators to cut it for you. 

They are open November 17th through December 4th every day from 10 am to 5 pm and on Thanksgiving Day from 12 pm to 4 pm. 

Along with Christmas Trees, the Red Barn Tree Farm also offers Hayrides for fun or to get to the out of the way spots on the farm.

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Swinging Bridge Farm - NC Christmas Tree Farms
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22. Swinging Bridge Christmas Tree Farm

711 Old Glade Road, Deep Gap NC • (828) 964-2030

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Nestled in the Blue Ridge mountains, this fabulous farm offers field-grown rhododendrons all year round, blueberries in the summer, and gorgeous Fraser fir Christmas trees in November and December.

At Swinging Bridge Farm you can pick out a tree and the farm’s staff will cut it, bale it, and tie it to your car for you. If you want, you can cut the tree down yourself with a handsaw provided by the farm.

After picking out your tree, you can enjoy complimentary hot cider as you explore the scenic farm and take a stroll across their photogenic swinging bridge!

They are open 7 days a week from 10 am to dusk throughout the season.

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Christmas Tree Farms near Bryson City NC

Fir Heaven's Sake, NC Christmas tree farm
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23. Fir Heaven’s Sake Christmas Tree Farm            

40 Fir Heaven Sake Lane, Andrews NC • (828) 361-4350

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Opening up the day after Thanksgiving, Fir Heaven’s Sake Christmas tree farm is proud of their NC Fraser Fir trees.

With sizes ranging from nine feet to fourteen feet tall, you can pick the perfect tree and cut it down yourself. 

Fir Heaven’s Sake has very reasonably priced trees at only $9 per foot so customers won’t have to break the bank for a tree.

They plant anywhere from 300 to 500 trees per year too so their supply won’t be running out too soon.

The farm also has a small gift shop on the property where you can shop around after you chop a tree.

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Christmas Tree Farms near Cashiers NC

Bear Valley Farm, Christmas Tree Farm in NC
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24. Bear Valley Farm       

231 Bee Tree Road, Glenville NC • (828) 736-1405

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Bear Valley Farm sits right along the Great Smoky Mountains and is one of the best North Carolina tree farms.

Here, you’ll hand-pick whatever tree you like and their team will cut it down and load it for you. 

Hospitality and traditions are important to those at Bear Valley and you’ll get to enjoy some cowboy coffee and hot chocolate around a warm fire after tree picking. 

The farm has a small area for their mini donkey’s, where you can pet them and play with them if the weather is good enough for the animals.

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Tom Sawyer Christmas Tree Farm in North Carolina
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25. Tom Sawyer Christmas Tree Farm & Elf Village

240 Chimney Pond Road, Glenville NC • (828) 743-5456
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(by reservation only for the 2022 season)

Situated on 80+ acres of land filled with beautiful Fraser Fir Christmas trees, Tom Sawyer Christmas Tree Farm & Elf Village is truly a magical place for anyone who loves the holidays.

Their regular hours are from 9 am to 4 pm. You can choose the tree you want and cut it yourself, or have the staff cut one for you.

While you’re on the farm, be sure to check out the tiny elf-sized cottages that are scattered throughout the Christmas trees.

You can also visit with Santa on November 23rd, 25th, 26th & 27th –by Christina Maggitas 

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Growing up in rural south Georgia, Christina Maggitas developed a love for nature at a young age and spent the majority of her formative years outdoors. Since visiting the Great Smoky Mountains with her family as a child, she has always admired the beauty of the Blue Ridge region and spends as much time as she can hiking in North Georgia. She has a passion for writing and storytelling, with the hopes of inspiring others to enjoy the great outdoors. Christina studied Journalism and Emerging Media at Kennesaw State University, and now works as the Travel Editor for US News & World Report.