Pining for the perfect tree? Here's a list of Christmas tree farms to choose from this year in the Valley.
You choose and you cut, trees baled, twine available, Christmas Shop, restrooms and refreshments. Santa plans to visit for photos with family from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 3-4.
Christmas tree varieties: Pine, Scotch pine, Norway spruce, blue spruce, and concolor fir.
Open: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 25-27; Dec. 3-4; Dec. 10-11; Dec. 17
Location: 1118 Bear Wallow Flat, West Augusta. 540-939-4106
Directions: From Staunton, take Route 250 west toward Monterey for 16 miles. Turn left onto Route 629 (Deerfield Valley Road) and go 3 and a half miles. Turn left onto Route 688 (Old Parkersburg Turnpike) and go 200 yards to first right and turn onto Route 689 (Bear Wallow Flat). Follow the signs to Boys' Home Tannehill Tree
Bring your family to the farm to cut your own tree (or we will cut it for you) and enjoy a cup of hot cider and a gingersnap.
Christmas tree varieties: White and Scotch Pines are growing in the fields at Carter Coffman Tree Farm. Fresh cut Fraser Firs from Craig County are imported for our Fraser Fir lovers.
Location: 186 Willow Spout Road, Fort Defiance
Precut Christmas trees, saws are provided, wreaths. Assistance if needed. Twine for tying in trunk or on roof of car.
Christmas tree varieties: Fraser Fir
Location: 367 Green Hill Lane, Churchville. 540-337-6625
Open: The day after Thanksgiving at noon. Weekdays: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday
Directions: From Staunton, take Route 250 west 6 miles to Churchville; left on Route 42 south 0.2 mile, left on Green Hill Lane (Route 836), 1 mile to farm gate.
You choose and you cut, precut Christmas trees, saws are provided, cutting assistance, if needed.
Christmas tree varieties: White Pine, Blue Spruce and Canaan Fir; precut Fraser Fir. Hand-sheared white pine, 6-9 ft.; wreaths and roping.
Open: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; noon to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday, beginning the Friday after Thanksgiving until Sunday before Christmas.
Location: 343 Bethel Green Road, Staunton. 540-885-3008
Directions: 9 miles south of Staunton or 20 miles north of Lexington on Route 11. Right at Riverheads High School on Route 701 and 2.3 miles to Bethel Church. Right on Route 693 and 7/10 mile to first farm on left. From I-81, take exit 213 or 213-B; then north a few yards to Route 701. Turn left on Route 701 and follow directions above.
Turk Mountain Tree Farm
You choose and you cut, saws provided. Saws, twine and netting available.
Christmas tree varieties: White Pine, Scotch Pine, Blue, Norway, White Spruce and Douglas Fir.
Open: Dec. 1 through Dec. 21, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., every day, including Sundays. No need to call; it's self-service if no one is there.
Location: Dave's Garden on Purple Cow Road, Waynesboro. 540-949-8183
Directions: 5 miles North of Waynesboro on East Side Hwy.(Rt.340), right on Purple Cow Road, farm is 3/4 mi. on left.
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This article originally appeared on Staunton News Leader: Christmas tree farms in Staunton, Waynesboro, Augusta County Va