I can smell the fresh evergreen just thinking about a Christmas tree! It’s that time of year to pick out your favorite evergreen and deck your halls. Visit the local farms that have worked hard all year to give you the very best selection of Christmas trees. Here is your 2021 guide to Christmas tree farms in Skagit County and surrounding areas.
19117 State Route 9, Mount Vernon
Big Lake Trees is u-cut Christmas Tree farm in Mount Vernon. Choose from noble, grand, Douglas, Norway and Nordmann firs. You pay by the half-foot up to 8-feet, any height over eight is free. After you have chosen your tree out of their 15,000 available, warmup with hot apple cider and a candy cane. Be sure to check out their adorable handmade limited edition gnome ornaments for your tree! And of course, lots of fresh-cut winter greenery and wreaths, as well as other ornaments to spruce up your home.
Masks are not required this year. They will be offering limited appointments for those wanting to visit privately during off hours.
McLean Christmas Tree Farm
15621 Penn Road, Mount Vernon
The McLean Christmas Tree Farm has over 10 acres of Christmas trees, including Fraser, Nordmann, and Douglas firs, and Colorado Spruce in a range of sizes. You can head out with a wagon and a saw for u-cut, or select from their fresh-cut trees. Be sure to show your kids their farm animals including donkeys, geese and chickens.
Good Boy Farms (Formerly Pacific Winds Farm)
2870 Torpedo Road, Oak Harbor
November 26 until sold out
If you want to take a little drive and boat ride, Good Boy Farms (formerly Pacific Winds Farm), is the oldest u-cut Christmas Tree farm on Whidbey Island. It is a great place to look for a Christmas Tree in Island County. They have u-cut and well as fresh-cut noble, Douglas and grand fir, and Norway Spruce. Good Boy Farms provides sharp saws for cutting. Get your tree shaken out before you leave to remove dead needles and they also have netting services available.
They have an incredible gift shop with all kinds of decorations, ornaments and gifts When you’re done, stay and snuggle up by the fire with some free cider and relax. Don’t forget to take a family photo! For more information visit the Good Boy Farms website.
Henderson Holly Farm
264 E. Troxell Road, Oak Harbor
November 19 – December 22
If you still don’t have enough to deck your halls—and really, is there ever too much? Head to Henderson Holly Farm in Island County. This is a fun stop to get everything else you may need: from wooden reindeer to fresh cut holly swags and centerpieces. They have boxed loose holly, wreaths, crosses and candy canes. Be sure to get some berry tips to add a pop of color to your greenery. They are no longer offering shipping, so take a day trip to this iconic holiday shop.
National Forest Trees
You can head to the woods to find that perfect Christmas tree, as long as you have a permit for our local National Forests. For Just $5 you can get a Christmas Tree Permit. Each house is allowed up to five permits. Fourth graders can receive a free permit. Trees cannot be taller than 15 feet. For more information visit the National Forest website.