Pick-Your-Own Christmas Tree in Rhode Island

Check out a local farm for the full tree-tagging experience.

Rhode Island has more than two dozen Christmas tree farms, many of which allow you to select and even cut your own tree. For tree farm patrons, buying that special fir isn’t like picking up a carton of milk –It’s gotta be the perfect one!

Check out our list below of some local farms that offer up the full tree-tagging experience:

 

Bedrock Tree Farm, Wakefield: Visit Bedrock’s thirteen acres of trees for the perfect Christmas tree! You can visit the farm on weekdays from noon until dark and weekends at 9 a.m. until dark. Bedrock also offers their famous fir-needle soaps and candles which sell nationwide in more than 900 stores. Visit the website for more information.

Big John Leyden’s Tree Farm, West Greenwich: Big Leyden’s grows more than 100,000 trees in ten different species. Have your pick of Blue Spruce, White Pine, Douglas Fir and more. You can cut your tree the day you arrive or tag one for later. For prices and more information visit the website or call 401-387-4360.

Clarks Christmas Tree Farm, Tiverton: One of the state’s oldest tree farms, Clarks’ picture-perfect barn is one mile south of Four Corners. The farm is open Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and also offers locally produced honey, jam and eggs, as well as ornaments, soap, candles and more. Visit the website to learn more.

Escobar’s Highland Farm, Portsmouth: Cut your own Christmas tree at Escobar’s. There is no tagging this year, so be prepared to take one home the day you arrive. Trees are $40-$60 and the farm is open on weekends from noon-4 p.m. For additional information, call 401-683-1444 or visit the website.

Fraser Orchard and Tree Farm, Coventry: Fraser’s Tree Farm offers eleven tree species for you to choose from and is now open for tagging and cutting. All trees are $50 and it is cash only. The farm is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and will shrink wrap trees for free. For more information, visit the website.

Pachet Brook Tree Farm, Tiverton: Pachet Brook has seven tree species up to twenty-five feet tall for tagging, choose and cut and tree baling. The farm is open weekends from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. as well as Thursdays and Fridays from noon-4 p.m. For more information, call 401-624-4872 or visit the website.

Pinecrest Farm, Richmond: Pinecrest Farm has select and cut Christmas trees for $35. They are open December 7, 8, 14 and 15 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information, send an email to pinecrestfarms@gmail.com or call 401-364-3793.

Riverside Christmas Tree Farm, Charlestown: Enjoy the fresh scent of pine this winter with a tree from Riverside. Choose from a variety of fir, pine, and spruce trees and they’ll cut one for you. The farm opens Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. All trees are $45 plus tax and are sustainably grown and are pesticide free. For more information, call 401-364-8733 or visit the website.

Seven Cedars Farm, Smithfield: Seven Cedars Farm sells Christmas trees and wreaths during the winter season. The farm is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. on Sundays. For more information, check out their website.

Sweet Berry Farm, Middletown: Sweet Berry Farm has pre-cut premium Christmas trees as well as choose and cut trees. They’ll cut, wrap and tie it to your car for you, too. The farm is open every day from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. For more information, visit the website or call 401-847-3912.

 

Tree Tips:

  • Don’t go too big; a tree looks smaller outside than it will in your living room.
  • If purchasing a tree on a very cold day, don’t bring it into a warm house immediately.
  • If properly watered, most firs will last six to eight weeks indoors.
  • Don’t wait too long to buy; some farms close early so as not to deplete their stock of trees for future years.

 

Editor’s Note: This article is an updated version by Leanna Lobo. 

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