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Christmas Tree Hunting

Take a day trip to one of many Loudoun's fresh Christmas tree farms.

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Loudoun has multiple choose-and-cut-your-own tree farms.

Country Loving Christmas Trees

<lst>40830 Red Hill Road, Leesburg

703-327-0643, 703-327-0583

Contact: Ricky Hoybach

Open: Weekends through Dec. 21, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Varieties: Choose and cut Scotch pine, white pine and Norway spruce Christmas trees.

Also available, firewood and fresh eggs.

Directions: From Leesburg: Take Route 15 south to left onto Evergreen Mill Road. Follow for five miles, then turn right onto Watson Road. Continue two and half miles, then turn left onto Red Hill Road.

<sh>Ticonderoga Farms Inc.

<lst>26175 Ticonderoga Road, Chantilly

mailto:info@ticonderoga.com

703-327-4424

Several fields to choose from and directions can be found by calling 703-327-4424. At the Fairview Field, there is a small admission fee charged, there are hayrides, hillside slides, fire pit with marshmallow roasting, goats to pet, children's activities and concessions available. Group hayrides can be arranged in advance and are also available year-round.

Open: Everyday through Dec. 24.

Varieties: Choose-and-cut trees: Virginia pine, Scotch pine, white pine, Leland cypress, red cedar and to cut after Dec. 12, Norway spruce. Fresh-cut trees: Fraser firs up to 15 feet tall.

Other Items: Fresh wreaths, garland and poinsettias, tree stands, firewood bundles, straw bales.

Special Services: Free tree shaking, drilling and baling. Cutting and loading assistance available. Restrooms.

<sh>Creekview Farm

<lst>40236 New Road, Aldie

703-327-9230

Contact: John and Cheryl Hutchison

Family owned and operated. Beautiful views of Bull Run Mountain.

Open: Weekends through Dec, 14, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Check Web site for early closing and tree availability.

Varieties: Norway and blue spruce, white and Scotch pine Christmas trees.

Other Items: Fresh wreaths.

Special Services: Bow saws provided, free baling, machine shaking, help with loading. Complimentary hot apple cider and candy canes.

From Leesburg: Route 15 south, two and half miles south of Route 50 (Gilbert’s Corner); left onto Route 600 (New Road); half mile to driveway on left. From Fairfax: Route 50 west, turn left on Route 15 south (Gilbert's Corner); two and half miles on Route 15 south, left on Route 600 (New Road), half mile to driveway on left.

<sh>Day Star Farm

<lst>41374 Reservoir Road, Leesburg

703-327-6603

Contact: Dan and Scotti Duis

Open: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays, 1-5 p.m., now through Dec. 14 and by appointment.

Varieties: Choose-and-cut white and Scotch pines, Norway, white and blue spruce Christmas trees.

Special Services: Bow saws provided; free baling; cutting and loading assistance. Complimentary hot chocolate on Saturdays.

From Leesburg: Evergreen Mill Road past landfill; two miles to left on Route 861 (Reservoir Road); fourth drive on the left.

From Fairfax: Route 50 west to right on Route 606 (Old Ox Road); one mile to left on Evergreen Mill Road; six miles to right on Route 861, Reservoir Road; fourth drive on the left.

From Ashburn: Loudoun County Parkway south; becomes Ryan Road; right on Route 621(Evergreen Mill Road); two miles to right on Route 861 (Reservoir Road); fourth drive on the left.

<sh>Jacobson Tree Farm

<lst>42518 St. Clair Lane, Leesburg

703-777-9534

Contact: LeRoy and Mauretta Jacobson

Open: Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Varieties: Choose-and-cut Douglas and Canaan fir. Precut tabletop and apartment-size Christmas trees.

Directions: From Leesburg: Route 15 north for 10 miles; turn right on Route 658 (St. Clair Lane); first left, 200 yards, follow signs to parking.

<sh>Great Country Farms

<lst>18780 Foggy Bottom Road, Bluemont

540-554-2073

Contact: Bruce, Debbie, Kate and Mark Zurschmeide

Admission free.

Open: Weekends Dec. 6 and Dec. 7; Dec. 13 and Dec. 14; Dec. 20 and Dec. 21, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Varieties: White pine, Scotch pine, from four-12 feet and Norway and blue spruce from three-seven feet. Fresh cut Fraser firs and wreaths and roping.

Cookies, hot tea and coffee in the Country Store. Custom gift baskets. Soup, chili, hot chocolate and mulled cider for sale.

Play area and barnyard closed at this time of the year.

Directions: From Leesburg: Take Route 7 west 17 miles, take left onto Route 760 (Clayton Hall Road), into the town of Bluemont, left onto Route 734 (Snickersville Turnpike), drive half mile to right onto Foggy Bottom Road. First farm on the left.

<sh>Loudoun Nursery–Bellwether Tree Farm

<lst>16463 Short Hill Road, Purcellville

540-338-4635 or 888-997-4635

loudounag@aol.com

Contact: Louis S. Nichols

Open: Weekends through Dec. 21, 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Weekdays, call first.

Varieties: Blue spruce to 12 foot, scattered, approximately 200 eight-foot trees; a few Douglas fir and Norway spruce six-seven foot; Container grown spruce, pine and fir to four-five foot; Precut Fraser to 10 foot.

Services: Special bow saws and tree baling.

Prices: Cut your own blue spruce $70; Douglas fir $60. Container trees $35 and up. Precut Fraser fir $60 and up.

<sh>Lowelands Farm

<lst>21344 Steptoe Hill Road, Middleburg

540-687-6923

Contact: Karen and Richard Lowe, Jessie and Sean Baker

Open: Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 14.

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Last weekend subject to availability.

Varieties: Choose-and-cut Norway spruce, Colorado blue spruce, Douglas fir, Canaan fir and concolor fir from seven feet; freshly cut Fraser fir to 12 ft.

Other Items: Wreaths, roping, beeswax candles, herbal products. Naturally raised meat and wool products from Dayspring Farm.

From Leesburg: Take Route 15 south; right onto Route 50 west; right onto Route 734 (Snickersville Turnpike); five miles; right onto Route 733 (Lime Kiln Road); one mile; left onto Route 763 (Steptoe Hill Road.) and half miles to entrance on right.

Or take Route 15 south; right onto Route 733 for five miles; right onto 763 Steptoe Hill Road and half mile to entrance on right.

<sh>Middleburg Christmas Tree Farm

<lst>20915 Unison Road, Middleburg

540-554-8625

Contact: Frans J. Kok

Open: Weekends through Dec. 21, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Varieties: Choose-and-cut Norway spruce, blue spruce and Douglas fir.

Special Services: Greens, wreaths, baling, saws, bring your own picnic, dogs welcome.

From Leesburg: Take Route 7 west through Purcellville; left on 32nd Street (Route 690); five and half miles, straight through stop sign and continue on Route 611 (St. Louis Road); three and half miles; right onto Route 626 (Foxcroft Road); just over a mile; right on 630 (Unison Road), 0.1 mile; left on Christmas Tree Lane.

From Fairfax: Take Route 50 west to Middleburg; right at light onto Route 626 (Foxcroft Road.); six miles; right onto Route 630 (Unison Road); 0.1 mile to gate on left at Christmas Tree Lane.

<sh>Milltown Creek Tree Farms

<lst>38757 Householder Road, Lovettsville

540-822-5428

Contact: Tim and Peggy Opeka

Open: On-site sales Monday through Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 23, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Varieties: Choose-and-cut and precut blue and white spruce; Douglas and concolor fir; Scotch, white and southwestern white Pine.

Other Items: Wreaths and roping available. Christmas shop open Saturday and Sunday only, including handmade ornaments, tree stands, complimentary hot cider and other gifts for children.

Special Services: Scenic views, wagons and farm equipment and life-size cartoon caricatures for picture taking opportunities. Saws, tree carts and free baling and twine provided. No dogs or chainsaws allowed in the fields.

From Leesburg: Route 7 west to Route 9 west, five miles; right on Route 287, go almost five miles; left on Route 682 (Householder Road), 0.7 mile. Farm on left.

<sh>Pruitt’s Little Farm

<lst>16477 Woodgrove Road, Round Hill

540-338-2852

540-454-0727, after hours operation

Contact: Michael and Cindy Pruitt

Open: Weekends, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., through Sunday, Dec. 21; and by appointment.

Varieties: Choose-and-cut Scotch pine up to 14 feet, Norway spruce up to 12 feet, blue spruce up to 10 feet.

Other Items: Decorative holiday wreaths, homespun crafts and uniquely designed soaps including gold, frankincense and myrrh varieties.

Special Services: Bow saws and twine provided; cutting, tree baling and loading assistance if needed. Then gather with family and friends around the parlor stove for complimentary hot chocolate, peppermint candy canes and a serving of Christmas joy. Dogs are family and welcomed too, but bring a leash. Prices: Scotch pine $45; Norway spruce $55; blue spruce $65.

Directions: From Leesburg: Take Route 7 Bypass west to Round Hill/Purcellville exit veering right off the ramp onto Business Route 7 west. Go half mile and turn right at the Amoco Station onto Main Street or 719 north (also Woodgrove Road). Drive just over a mile, Pruitt's Little Farm on the left.

<sh>Snickers Gap Christmas Tree Farm

<lst>34350 Williams Gap Road, Round Hill

540-554-8323

Contact: Steven Wolff

Open: Open daily through Dec. 23, every weekday noon until dark, every weekend 9 a.m. until dark.

Varieties: All choose-and-cut Douglas Fir, Colorado blue spruce and Norway spruce. More than 40,000 trees growing, outstanding selection of trees up to nine feet, and a good selection of taller trees up to 10 feet, all ready for cutting. Saws, rope to pull trees, hot spiced cider and wagon rides between sales barn and parking areas. Wreaths from greenery, roping, bows, tree stands and local goods. Shake and bale tree service for easy transportation.

Directions: Follow Route 7 approximately 16 miles west of Leesburg and 18 miles east of Winchester, to Route 711(Williams Gap Road); half mile on left. The driveway is on Route 711, half miles north of Route 7.

<sh>Stonehaven Farm

<lst>37268 Bolyn Road, Purcellville

540-338-6441

Contact: Kurt and Pam Gernerd

Open: Weekends through Dec. 20, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Varieties: The best of all firs — Canaan fir, good needle strength, and Douglas fir. Smaller trees also available for apartments and townhouses.

Other Items: Fresh organic honey from on-site apiary; campfire and candy canes to everyone.

Free baling, saws, loading and tie down assistance. Select a tree and staffers will cut it for you if you like.

Directions: From Leesburg: Take Route 7 west to exit for Route 287, left on 287 to right on Business Route 7, proceed through Purcellville to left on Route 611 (Telegraph Springs Road). Continue South from Purcellville to Rt. 611 (about mile and half miles) to stop sign, turn right, staying on paved road, then bear right on Bolyn Road, gravel, turn right on fourth lane, follow signs to parking and trees.

<sh>Vine and Branch

<lst>38715 Rickard Road, Lovettsville

540-882-9658

Contact: Kelly and Lisa Yost and Family

Open: Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., Two weekends: Dec. 6-Dec. 7 and Dec. 13-Dec. 14.

Varieties: Choose-and-cut Norway spruce and white pine.

Other Items: Wreaths and English boxwood bushes available.

Special Services: Come learn the legend of the Candy Cane. Enjoy the beautiful setting. Short stroll to trees. Friendly assistance, hot cider and bow saws provided.

From Leesburg: Take Route 7 west to Route 9 west to Route 287 north; left on Route 692 (Rickard Road); 0.3 miles to first driveway on left.

<sh>Wagenburg Farm

<lst>23558 Parson Road, Middleburg

703-727-8132

Contact: Michael Calley

Open: Sell on-site by appointment or delivery within Loudoun, Fauquier, western Fairfax counties

Varieties: Precut Colorado spruce, Norway spruce and white pine Christmas trees

<sh>Badlands

<lst>38828 Old Wheatland Road, Waterford

540-882-3218

Contact: Anne Drenning

Open: Weekends through Dec. 21, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; other days by appointment.

Varieties: Choose-and-cut white pine, Norway spruce, balsam and Canaan fir Christmas trees.

Directions: From Leesburg: Route 7 west to Route 9 west; four and half miles to right onto Route 698 (Old Wheatland Road); half miles to the sign on left.