Cut Down Your Own Christmas Tree at These Three Spots

Over the river and through the woods, to pick out a tree you go. Gather the kiddos and get ready for a day of family fun and Christmas cheer.

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Grab a tree, a family photo and more at Ozark Valley Christmas Tree Farm near the Missouri-Oklahoma border.

Cole’s Tree Farm
23100 Highway 00, Lebanon, 417-588-3008 

Owner Jessie Huntley began working for Cole’s Tree Farm when he was just 14 years old. Now, as owner of the farm, he maintains the trees on the property, some of which were first planted 52 years ago. His property offers three species of Christmas trees, but if you’re wanting a pre-cut tree, visit quickly as there is limited supply. Cole’s takes cash or check and allows trees to be disposed on the property. Hours vary through the week, but if you visit before the sun sets, you’ll have plenty of time to pick your cream of the crop. 

Pre-cut varieties: Virginia and Scotch pines 

Cut-your-own varieties: Virginia, Scotch and white pines

Price: $10–100


Bridgestone Christmas Tree Farm
9581 County Lane 251, Webb City, 417-529-8508

Turn an errand into family fun memories at Bridgestone Christmas Tree Farm. Besides choosing a Christmas tree, families can enjoy a warm cup of hot chocolate or cider, hop on a hayride, buy decorations and finish the day sitting by a bonfire complete with s’mores. Kids can also enjoy a barrel train ride and a special appearance by Santa and Mrs. Claus. Keep an eye on Bridgetsone’s Facebook page for special promotions throughout the season.

Pre-cut varieties: Douglas, Fraser or balsam firs and white pine

Cut-your-own varieties: Scotch or Austrian pines

Price: Starting at $30, prices depend on size and species


Ozark Valley Christmas Tree Farm 
1090 Manning Road, Southwest City, 417-762-2276 

Capture family traditions with the professional photographers offered at Ozark Valley Christmas Tree Farm. The property hosts many holiday activities including hayrides, ornament making and a Christmas light display. Don’t miss Ozark Valley’s Christmas Cottage with crafts, wreaths, treats and other gifts for everyone on your list. Some of the money from wreath purchases is donated to a local library. Cutting your own? The farm provides saws and gets your tree from the field to your car.

Pre-cut varieties: Fraser and Douglas firs and white pine 

Cut-your-own varieties: Scotch pine

Price: Average $40, depending on the size of the tree

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