Bundle up, grab the kiddos and head out to the countryside to get a good ol’ fashioned Christmas tree! There is nothing like going to the farm to pick out the perfect evergreen, it’s a memory you will cherish long after the holidays are over. Here is your 2023 guide to Christmas Tree Farms in Skagit County and beyond.

rows of Christmas trees growing
Black Lake Trees is a u-cut Christmas tree farm in Skagit County. Photo courtesy: Black Lake Trees

Big Lake Trees

19117 State Route 9, Mount Vernon
November 24-26, December 1-3: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Looking for a u-cut Christmas tree farm in Skagit County? Big Lake Trees in Mount Vernon offers noble, Nordmann, Douglas and grand firs, as well as Norway spruces. They provide saws for you to cut down your tree and will shake and wrap it for the ride home. Trees are measured and priced by the half-foot. Be sure to get a candy cane and they even have treats for your dog!  Hot apple cider is also available for purchase. Check out their wreaths, handmade ornaments and fresh greenery to deck your halls. For more information, visit the Big Lake Trees website.

Good Boy Farms

2870 Torpedo Road, Oak Harbor
November 24 until sold out
Thursday and Sunday: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday-Wednesday: Closed

Check out Good Boy Farms, a u-cut Christmas tree in Oak Harbor if you want to take a bit of a drive, see some of the countryside, and visit the oldest Christmas tree farm on Whidbey Island.

They have u-cut and fresh-cut Christmas trees. Good Boy Farms offers noble, Douglas and grand fir, as well as Norway spruce. Once you have your tree, they provide shaking for free and netting for just $3. Be sure to check out the gift shop, full of other holiday decorations, including fresh wreaths and gifts. They offer a military discount on trees. For more information visit the Good Boy Farms website.

McLean Christmas Tree Farm

15621 Penn Road, Mount Vernon

McLean Christmas Tree Farm has not contacted us back about 2023. Check back for details.

Henderson Holly Farm

264 E. Troxell Road, Oak Harbor
November 19 – December 22: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Once you have your tree, don’t miss a stop at the Henderson Holly Farm on Whidbey Island. Their decorations are beautiful and fun. They have everything from wreaths and swags to fresh boxed holly and little log reindeer! They no longer ship, so take the drive, enjoy the scenery and bring home a box full of cheer. For more information, visit the Henderson Holly Farm website.

Christmas Tree Permits National Forest
Photo credit: US Forest Service

National Forest Trees

If you want to pick out your Christmas tree in the National Forest, be sure to get your permit first! It’s just $5 and lets you get a tree from certain areas in Forks, Hoodsport, Quilcene, Quinault and the Quinault Special Management area. Trees cannot be over 15 feet tall, and there are some other rules too, so be sure to read through the Recreation.gov site before you go. Fourth graders can receive a free permit. Each house is allowed up to five permits. For more information, visit the National Forest website.

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