November 24, 2012

Branch out with a fresh tree

Looking for a place to cut a fresh tree? Check out these farms.

Looking for a place to cut a fresh tree? Check out these farms.


Apple Country Christmas Trees

2721 Mace Road, Camino (530) 644-1396

White fir, Douglas fir, Scotch pine, silver tip, Sequoia, incense cedar

Apples, cider, walnuts, apple pies, picnic tables, easy walking trails. All trees are the same price.

Monday-Friday 11 a.m. to dark; Saturday and Sunday

9 a.m. to dark

Ardencaple Christmas Tree Forest

2580 Andler Road, Placerville, (530) 626-3822

Douglas fir, white fir, incense cedar

Candy canes and picnic tables

Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Mondays

Boa Vista Orchards

2952 Carson Road, Placerville (530) 622-5522;,

White fir

Open Friday-Sundays through Dec. 11, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. No checks

Carson Ridge Evergreens

3041 Carson Road, Placerville, (530) 644-1490,

White fir, Douglas fir, limited silver tip

Fresh wreaths, candy canes, paved walkway; cash or check only

Open weekends 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Crystal Creek Tree Farm

2019 Cable Road, Camino (530) 644-4647; (530) 644-7014,

White fir, silver tip, Douglas fir, Scotch pine, blue spruce, noble fir

Wooded setting, trout pond, ample parking, candy canes, wreaths

Open daily 9:30 a.m. until dark

Davis Christmas Tree Farm

7600 Fairplay Road, Fair Play (530) 413-8733,

White fir, Douglas fir, noble fir, Sequoia

Cedar wreaths

Open weekends 9 a.m. to dark. Weekdays by appointment.

Deer Park Ranch Christmas Trees

3201 Sand Ridge Court, El Dorado, (530) 620-3886, (530) 252-8073, Douglas fir

Free coffee, juice, candy canes, cookies, warm barn and picnic area

Open daily. 9 a.m. to dark.

Figor Tree Farm

3160 Pleasant Valley Road, Placerville (530) 621-1770,

White fir, Douglas fir, Sequoia, spruce

Free hot beverages, candy canes

Open daily, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Fudge Factory Farm

2860 High Hill Road, Placerville, (530) 644-3492

White fir, Douglas fir, Canaan fir, noble fir

Children's play area, candy factory, candy-making workshop

Open daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Harris Tree Farm

2640 Blair Road, Pollock Pines (530) 644-2194

White fir, silver tip, Douglas fir, cedar, noble fir

Picnic area, crisp apples, cider, apple pies, ample parking

Open daily, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hidden Canyon Tree Farm

3500 Newtown Road, Placerville

(530) 622-6760

White fir, Douglas fir, silver tip, Sequoia, cedar, Scotch pine

Firewood, early sales by appointment only.

Open daily, 9 a.m. to dark

High Sierra Iris & Wedding Gardens

3170 Hassler Road, Camino (530) 642-1222

Colorado blue spruce, noble fir, silver fir, Frasier fir, white fir, Sequoia

Handmade wreaths, picnic tables, weekday sales by appointment only

Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Indian Rock Tree Farm

3800 North Canyon Road, Camino (530) 622-4087,,

White fir, Douglas fir, silver tip, cedar, pine, exotic true firs

Picnicking, wreaths, gift shop.

Open daily, 8:30 a.m. to dark, through Dec. 24.

Jim and Mary's Tree Farm

935 Woodridge Road, Placerville, (530) 626-4603,

Douglas fir, Scotch pine, incense cedar

Bring the family, enjoy the view.

Open daily 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Kenny, Harry and Heidi's Tree Farm

5987 Happy Trails Lane, Garden Valley (530) 333-4936

Douglas fir, white fir, Colorado blue spruce

Life-size toy wooden train, picnic area. Free candy canes, coffee, hot chocolate

Open weekends only, 9 a.m. to dark

Kids Inc. 3205 North Canyon Road, Camino, (530) 622-0184,

White fir, Douglas fir, silver tip

Apples, gift packs, hot sandwiches, cider, coffee, picnic area, bake shop

Open Friday-Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

McGee's Christmas Tree Farm

3131 Carson Road, Placerville, (530) 644-4731;

Silver tip, noble fir, Douglas fir, white fir, Canaan fir, swift silver

Free greenery and candy canes. Fresh precut trees and wreaths. Cash or check only.

Open daily though Dec. 9. Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., weekends 8 a.m. to dark.

O'Hallorans Apple Trail Ranch

2261 Cable Road, Camino (530) 644-3389;

Silver tip, white fir

Apples, apple juice, pears, picnic area, nature trail

Open daily 9 a.m. to dark

Omo Ranch Tree Farm

7975 Slug Gulch Road, Omo Ranch

(530) 620-2002

White fir, Douglas Fir, cedar

Secluded picnic and barbeque sites, fresh wreaths, gift shop.

Open Friday-Sunday. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Poverty hill Tree Farm

1010 Poverty Hill Drive, Placerville (530) 622-6766

Colorado blue spruce, Norway spruce, Douglas fir, white fir, Sequoia

Open Friday-Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Prenderosa Tree Farm

5301 Highway 49, El Dorado (530) 626-1951

Farm-made wreath decorations, tree supplies, cider, marshmallow roasting, warm fire, music.

Open daily: Monday-Friday noon to 5 p.m., weekend 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Roberts Tree Farm – two locations

2561 Mace Road, Camino (530) 530-644-2831

Douglas fir, white fir

Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


5645 Gilmore Road, Pollock Pines

(530) 644-2831

White fir, Scotch pine, cedar

Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Secret Ravine Tree Farm

2740 Mace Road, Camino (530) 919-2688

Silver tip, white fir, Colorado blue spruce

Cash or check only, early sales and weekdays by appointment.

Open weekends, 9 a.m. to dark.

Sierra Magnifica Christmas Tree Farm

2500 Hassler Road, Placerville (530) 622-0203; (530) 409-1538

Silver tip, Douglas fir, White fir, swift silver

Handcrafted wreaths, packaging available, picnic area

Open daily 9 a.m. to dark

Silver Forest Tree Farm

4041 Rontree Lane, Fair Play (530) 620-6261

White fir, red fir, Douglas fir, Scotch pine, Cedar

Picnic area, coffee, treats for kids; ample parking for cars and buses

Open daily 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Silverthorn Meadows

3099 North Canyon Road, Camino (530) 621-2379

Terry Silverthorn

White fir, noble fir, silver tip

Open Saturdays and Sundays until all are sold.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sundance Tree Farm

3541 Sundance Trail, Placerville (530) 622-5636;;

Douglas fir, Scotch pine

Open daily 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Twin Pines Christmas Tree Farm

5150 Twin Pines Loop, Georgetown

(530) 333-4226;

Douglas fir, Sequoia, white fir, blue spruce, French pine

Picnic tables, free refreshments, mistletoe, holly, pine cones, cuttings, candy canes

Open daily. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Wolf Mountain

18251 Retrac Way, Grass Valley (530) 268-3969

Douglas fir, Scotch pine, pre-cut silver tip.

Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends only.


Cole's Christmas Tree Farm

6540 Highway 193, Newcastle (916) 663-2684.

Douglas fir and Sierra redwood

Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday

Little Bear Tree Farm

960 Meadow Road, Alta (530) 389-8989;

White fir and silver tip

Open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily

Meadow Vista

1291 Meadow Vista Road, Meadow Vista (530) 878-7210;

Douglas fir, Scotch pine, Sierra redwood, Norway spruce

Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 15.

Red Feather

2100 Red Feather Circle, Applegate (530) 878-1397;

Douglas fir, Scotch pine, Sierra redwood, cedar, white fir, sugar pine

Open 9 a.m.-dusk Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. weekdays

Snowy Peaks

30100 Foresthill Road, Foresthill (530) 367-3766;

White fir, silver tip

Open noon-4:30 p.m. daily until Dec. 17. Call for snow report.

Starlight View Christmas Tree Farm

2209 Shirland Tract Road, Auburn, (530) 885-0489.

Douglas fir, Sierra redwood, grand fir, Scotch pine.

Open Friday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tuma's Foothill Trees

3845 Buffalo Road, Auburn, (530) 889-1991 or (530) 713-5281.

Scotch pine, incense cedar. Open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily.


Billy's Farm

8430 Dillard Road, Wilton,(916) 687-8354;

Monterey pine, Scotch pine, Bishop pine, Sierra redwood, Monterey cypress, Leyland cypress, Arizona cypress, cedar and pre-cut noble, Frazier firs and Douglas firs

Free hayrides

Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends only.

Davis Ranch

13211 Jackson Road, Sloughhouse (916) 682-2658

Douglas fir, Monterey pine, Sierra redwood, incense cedar, Scotch pine, Arizona cypress, Deodora cedar, pre-cut noble, pre-cut silver tip

Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.

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