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Santa Cruz Christmas Tree Farms

Christmas Tree Farms Around Santa Cruz

Getting Your Family's Christmas Tree Can Become a Cherished Family Memory and the Beginning of a New Family Tradition!

The Santa Cruz Mountains is home to many wonderful Christmas tree farms that are within an hour's drive of Santa Cruz, Los Gatos, San Jose, and Half Moon Bay. Taking your family on an outing to select and cut your very own - fresh - Christmas tree can create many fond memories that can last a lifetime.

Some Christmas tree farms offer extras such as hot cider, hay rides and more. Visit the Christmas tree farm links below to see which one will best meet your specific needs.

Click here to search  Half Moon Bay (45 miles north) or Monterey (40 miles south).

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Santa Cruz Christmas Tree Farms

Crest Ranch Christmas Tree Farm  -- Choose and Cut

12500 Empire Grade Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95060  (831) 426-1522

Open: Weekend before Thanksgiving  -  Seven days a week.

Hours: Daily 8:00 am to 5:00 p.m.

Varieties:  Douglas Fir, White Fir, Scotch Pine, Austrian pine, Arizona Cypress, and more.

Additional Features: Picnic area, snack bar on the weekends.

The Johnson Farm -- Choose and Cut and Pre-cut

16385 Two Bar Road, Boulder Creek, CA 95006. Phone: (831) 338-0422

Open: November 25 through December 18. Hours: Daily 9am to 5pm

Varieties:  Choose and Cut = Douglas Fir, Scotch Pine.  Pre-Cut Trees = Noble Fir, Douglas Fir, Fraser Fir and Grand Fir.

Additional Features: Weekend hay rides - $2.00.

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Los Gatos Christmas Tree Farms

Black Road Christmas Tree Farms -- Choose and Cut

20259 Black Road, Los Gatos, CA 95033 (408) 354-8472

Open: Day after Thanksgiving - December 24th.

Hours: Daily 8am until Dark

Directions: See Web Site for directions.

Varieties:  Douglas Fir, Grand Fir, White Fir, Scotch Pine, Sierra Redwood, and Scotch Pine.

Additional Features: Picnic area, and Christmas supplies.

Four Winds Christmas Trees -- Choose and Cut

19679 Skyline Blvd., Los Gatos, CA  (408) 399-9020

Open: Thanksgiving 'til Christmas

Hours: Weekdays: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, Weekends: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Directions: Take Hwy 17 south to the Black Road/Bear Creek Road exit at Lexington Reservoir.  Left on Black road 1.9 mi to Gist.  Left on Gist 1.7 mi to Skyline, left on Skyline ¼ mile to Four Winds ranch on the right. 

Varieties: Mostly Douglas Fir but they also have some Grand Fir, Spruce,  and White Fir.

Gist Farm -- Choose & Cut

20514 Gist Road, Los Gatos, CA   (408) 395-0337

Open: Day after Thanksgiving

Hours: Weekdays: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, Weekends: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Directions: Highway 17 South from Los Gatos, take the Bear Creek Road exit, GO STRAIGHT AT FIRST STOP SIGN. Take a left turn up Black Road. Go 2.1 miles up Black road, turn Left onto Gist Road. The Gist Farm is 7/10 of a mile on left.

Varieties: Douglas fir and White fir

Patchen California  -- Choose and Cut

22217 Old Santa Cruz Hwy., Los Gatos, CA  (408) 353-1615

Open:  Thanksgiving 'til Christmas

Hours: Daily, dawn until 9:00 pm (UNDER THE LIGHTS),

Directions: From Highway 17, exit on Summit Road, cross over the overpass, then turn left on Summit Road for 50 feet, then left again on Mt. Charlie Road for 3/4 miles.

Varieties: Douglas Fir, Sierra Redwood, and Monterey Pine.

Summit Tree Farm -- Choose and Cut

19333 Skyline, Los Gatos  (408) 354-3595

Open:  Day after Thanksgiving until Christmas Eve.  Weekends from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm and on weekdays 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Directions: Take Highway 17 north to Summit Road, east, follow signs for 2.5 miles.  The Farm is on the right.

Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekends, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays

Varieties: Douglas Fir, Sierra Redwood, and Monterey Pine.

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Half Moon Bay Area Christmas Tree Farms

Lemos Family Farm -- Pre-cut Trees

12320 San Mateo Rd., Santa Cruz, CA   (650) 726-2342

Explorer1.com Review - This family farm specializes in year round activities for children such as pony rides, tractor/train rides, petting zoo, etc.  Adults may find the seasonal decorations and crowds a little much, but children seem to love it!

Rancho Siempre Verde Christmas Tree Farm  -- Choose and Cut

2250 Cabrillo Highway, Pescadero, CA   (650) 326-9103

Open: Nov. 23 thru Dec 22  Hours: Weekends 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Directions: From Santa Cruz, travel 25 miles south on Highway 1 (five miles south of Pigeon Point Lighthouse).

Varieties: Douglas Fir, Monterey Pine,  Arizona Cypress, Sequoia, Incense Cedar.

Additional Features: rope swing, picnic area, tractor rides, marshmallows roasting, romp in the hay, and wreath making.

Santa's Tree Farm -- Choose and Cut

78 Pilarcitos Creek Rd., Santa Cruz   (650) 726- 2246

Open: Nov. 25 thru Dec. 24

Hours: Weekends 9 am to 5 pm, Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm.

Directions: From 280, travel west on Highway 92 to Pilarcitos Creek Rd. From Highway 1, travel Highway 92 east to Pilarcitos Creek Rd.

Varieties: Monterey Pine, Noble Fir, Douglas Fir, Redwood, Grand Fir, White Fir

Additional Features: Village, candy canes, hot apple cider, and visits from Santa on weekends. Train rides are available on weekends.

Skyline Tree Farm  -- Choose and Cut

20514 Gist Rd, Los Gatos, CA  (408) 395-0337

Open: Day after Thanksgiving

Hours: Weekdays 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, Weekends 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Directions: The farm is located on Skyline Blvd/Hwy 35, 1 mile south of Page Mill Rd., or 6 miles north of Highway 9.

Varieties: Douglas Fir, Scotch Pine, Monterey Pine and Sequoia

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