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If you're tired of artificial trees and want to take the family on an outing to find and cut down your own special tree, here's some Christmas Tree Farms within 100 miles of Huntsville:
4251 Carl T Jones Drive, SE, Huntsville, AL 35802 (Across from Target)
8716 Madison Boulevard, Madison, AL 35758 (At the Country Hearth Inn)
cell phone (828) 268-4099 (North Carolina area code)
Comments: Fraser Fir Christmas trees. Custom trimming, free bailing and loading. Wreaths and roping. We deliver.
George F. Brown, Jr., 482 St. Clair Lane, Huntsville, AL 35811
Phone: (256) 851-9375
Directions: From North Memorial Parkway, go east on Winchester Rd. Right on Bell Factory (at sign), right on St. Clair Ln., Farm on right.
Features: Choose & Cut Virginia & White Pines. Leyland Cypress & Arizona Cypress. B & B trees and fresh wreaths available. Tree shakers and balers.
Tree Types: Choose & Cut: Arizona Cypress, Leyland Cypress, Virginia Pine, White Pine, Pre-Cut Trees: Fraser Fir, Colorado Blue Spruce,
Comments: Saws, Wrapping Service, Shaking Service, School Tours.
Hours: Daily 9am - 5pm
Dates: Friday after Thanksgiving until Christmas
1383 McCutcheon Loop Rd, Laceys Spring, AL 35754
Phone: (256) 882-6185 Tree Types: Virginia Pine, White Pine, and Leyland Cypress.
Hours: 9am until dark, 7 days a week.
Open: Day after Thanksgiving until Christmas Eve.
9609 Martling Road, Albertville, AL 35950
Phone: 256-504-3301 or 256-490-7311
Open: Thanksgiving Day 2pm-5pm, Friday after Thanksgiving from 9am-5pm; Saturdays at 9am-5pm and Sundays 12pm-5pm until December 19.
Directions: located 10 miles from downtown Albertville, 10 miles from downtown Guntersville, and 10 miles from downtown Geraldine. From US-431 S - go Left on AL-227 - go Right on MARTLING GAP RD(CR-513) - go Left on MARTLING RD. Arrive at 9609 MARTLING RD, ALBERTVILLE, on the Left.
Trees: We have a large quantity of Lelands (several variations).
5. Glasscock Tree Farm
Contact: James Glasscock, 2331 County Road 1212, Vinemount, AL 35179
Phone: (256) 734-4589
Phone2: (256) 739-6319
Directions: From Cullman north on hwy. 157 to Battleground (4 lane), right on County rd. 1212. Farm 2.6 miles on the right.
Tree Types: Choose & Cut: Leyland Cypress, Pre-Cut Trees: Fraser Fir.
Features: Saws furnished, assistance for disabled, netting and drilling available, Wrapping Service, Shaking Service.
Hours: Weekends 8am - dark; weekdays noon until dark
Dates: Day after Thanksgiving - December 23
6. Thornhill Farm
Contact: Webb Thornhill, 15107 AL Highway 71 Rosalie, Pisgah, AL 35765
Phone: (256) 451-3640
Directions: Rosalie Community, Jackson Coutny on Main Street, Highway 71, 15,107. Thornhill Farm sign at edge of driveway
Features: A 60 ft. train that hauls children and adults. Train will run on Sundays at 1 & 3 pm. Gift Shop and Shaking Service.
Tree Types: Choose & Cut: Leyland Cypress, Norway Spruce, Virginia Pine, White Pine. Pre-Cut Trees: Fraser Fir.
Directions: From Huntsville: Go south on Memorial Parkway (Hwy 231) and, after crossing the Tennessee River Bridge, look for River Loop Road on the east side, approximately 2 miles from the bridge. There is a sign on the left side for the Christmas tree plantation. (When you see Dean’s automobile recycling yard you are almost at the turn) Turn left on River Loop road, the farm is 2 miles down this road. There is a sign to greet you at the entrance.
Hours: Open daily 9 am until dark.
Dates: Thanksgiving Day until December 23
Note: The Old Baker Farm stands as a historic marker of days gone by. Homesteaded over 200 years ago, the Old Baker Farm withstood the perils of the Civil War and remains today as a traditional family farm. Visit the Old Baker Farm and take a step back in time!
Directions: Located in Harpersville, Alabama, just minutes from Birmingham! From Birmingham, drive east on Hwy. 280. Turn right onto Hwy. 25 at the Harpersville traffic light. Drive .4 mile and turn right onto Co. Rd. 444. Go one mile and the farm is on the left.
Tree Types: Acres and acres of fields with beautiful, ready to cut Virginia Pines trees -- chose & cut your own.
Features: Hot Apple Cider on the house, fresh cut wreaths and garland for sale, The Thunderwolf (Indian) family run a shop next to the Wreath and Garland shop--hand made indian crafts.
Hours: 9 am until dark, daily through Christmas Eve.
538 Pine Hill Circle, Tarrant, AL 35217
Phone: (205) 841-6766
Directions: Take I-65 to Exit 267, Go right at end of ramp, Continue on Walker Chapel Road; cross Hwy 31, Follow the signs.
Trees: grows a variety, pre-cut and cut your own
Open: week before Thanksgiving until December 24
Services: Lights and flocking, Delivery and/or set-up (please call for availability)
Notes: Complimentary hot beverages, Exclusive gift shop: Mary C's, featuring decorations, ornaments, jewelry and fine gifts, Free tractor rides for the whole family.
Hours: 7 days a week, 9 am until dark.