Christmas Tree Farms
Cut you own or grab and go
There are plenty of cut-your-own tree options within a short drive of Portland.
In Cumberland County try:
Balsam Ridge Christmas Tree Farm, 140 Egypt Road, Raymond, open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 9 a.m. to dusk. 655.4474 www.balsamridgechristmas.com
Choose and cut balsam fir, canaan fir and blue spruce. Also horse-drawn wagon rides, gift shop and barn and hot chocolate on weekends.
Beech Ridge Farm, 193 Beech Ridge Road, Scarborough, open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 839.4098 www.beechridgefarm.com
Choose and cut balsam fir and blue tip spruce. Borrow a saw and take a sleigh or trailer ride to the field. You’ll re-board the trailer to get your tree back to your vehicle. Complimentary hot chocolate and a warming wood stove in the gift shop.
Hanscome’s Christmas Tree Farm, 194 Mountford Road, North Yarmouth, open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 831.2311.
Mostly balsams but other species available.
Merry Christmas Trees, 105 River Road, Windham, open daily 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 892.8407
Offers 20 acres of balsam firs, all cut-your-own.
McNeally Farms, 20 Carll Lane, Gorham, open Friday through Sunday 9 a.m. to dusk, 892.9660 www.mcneallyfarms.com
Select from more than 2,500 trees, large or small, balsam or canaan fir. They provide saws, measuring poles and twine.
Staples Christmas Trees, 18 Christmas Tree Way, Windham, open daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 892.7231. www.Facebook.com
Balsam fir and Fraser fir up to 12 feet tall. Also decorative wreaths, kissing balls and boughs. Complimentary hot chocolate.
Vining’s Christmas Trees, 87 Tuttle Road, Cumberland, open Monday through Friday noon to dusk, Saturday & Sunday 9 a.m. to dusk, 829.5723. www.balsamchristmastrees.com
Balsam firs and wreaths available. All trees $40.
In York Country try:
Boiling Spring Farm, 101 Gould Road, Dayton, open daily 9 a.. to 4 p.m., 499.7919 www.facebook.com
Balsam fir and fraser fir, kissing balls, wreaths. Saws provided, wagon rides, hot chocolate. Tree shaking and netting are complimentary.
Bragdon Tree Farm, 1389 Bragdon Road, Wells, open Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 646.5472
All balsam firs. They’ll help you cut and net your tree. Candy canes for the kids.
Cider Hill Creek Farms, 6 Cider Hill Creek Lane, York, open Friday noon to 4 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 475.5068 ciderhillcreekfarms.com
Choose from blue spruce, balsam fir, fraser fir and white fir.
Holmes Tree Farm, 193 Whitten Road, Kennebunk, open Tuesday through Sunday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 985.3778 holmestreefarm.com
Balsam and fraser firs on 30 acres. They’ll loan you a saw, do free bailing of your tree and assist you in getting it onto your car roof.
Lank Farm, 1 Saw Mill Road, Kennebunk, open daily 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 985.4925. lankfarmkennebunk.com
Choose and cut or choose and they cut (balsam fir), precut trees, wreaths, bows and decorations. Saws provided and trees tied. Santa visits from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Dec. 3, 4, 10, 11.
Osgood’s Which-A-Way Farm, 163 Witchtrot Road, South Berwick, 384.2618
Choose-and-cut trees. Call for hours.
And if you don’t mind the drive try:
Bob & Aurings Christmas Tree, 1206 Middle Road, Dresden, 737.4430
Choose-and-cut trees. Also wreaths and centerpieces.
Bond Mountain Acres, 174 Bond Spring Road, Route 11, West Newfield, open daily 10 a.m. to dusk, 793.4658.
Choose-and-cut Scotch pine and balsam fir trees, kissing balls, baskets, wreaths. Coffee, cocoa, cider, cookies and candy canes on the weekends.
Frederickson’s Tree Farm, 118 Prescott Hill Road, Monmouth, open Friday through Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. www.facebook.com
Choose from balsam firs for $35.
Green Acres Tree Farm, 663 South 27th Boothbay Road, Edgecomb, 882.6063 greenacretreefarm.com
Balsam, concolor, Scotch pine and fraser firs. Also wreaths, garlands and bundles.
Hummer Tree Farm, 20 Varney Mill Road, Bath, open Friday through Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 443.5944 hummertreefarm.com
Balsam fir trees, most $40.
Mystic Valley Farm, 1409 Route 2, West Dixfield, open daily 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 645.2784 www.mysticvalleyfarm.biz
Organically grown balsam firs. Free netting and tie-downs.
North Parish Christmas Tree Farm, 231 North Parish Road, Turner, open weekends, 225.3382.
Choose and cut trees, wreaths, garland and kissing balls. Call for hours.
Rice’s Tree Farm, 192 Bowie Hill Road, Durham, open Saturday & Sunday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 926.3622.
Choose and cut balsam firs available up to 12 feet; pre-cut balled blue spruce and balsam fir. Hot chocolate and cookies.