One of the great joys of the Christmas season is decorating the tree, and the adventurous type among us may go looking for Christmas tree farms in Idaho. Forever Green Tree Farm in St. Maries, Idaho is day trip from Idaho’s capital city of Boise. But the trip is worth the gas it costs. In addition to providing you with the opportunity to hand-select the tree of your choice to decorate your living room for Christmas, the farm also offers family activities on the first two Sundays in December. If you’re ready to leave behind the Thanksgiving turkey and stuffing you just had a couple of days ago and start preparing your Boise home for Christmas, a trip to Forever Green Tree Farm will put you right in the spirit.
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Family activities at Christmas tree farms in Idaho
There’s something old-fashioned sounding about seeking out the Christmas tree farms in Idaho and getting the tree yourself. A trip to the tree farm allows you to tie your home decorating activities in with a family outing. Boiseans who visit Forever Green Tree Farm can choose to harvest their own tree or they can solicit the help of the farm staff. The farm is open from Wednesday to Sunday from the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Be sure to take your camera if you visit on the first two Sundays in December. You and your family can take a ride on a horse-drawn hay wagon and tour the farm. Afterward, you can warm up with some hot chocolate, cider, coffee and snacks provided by the farm. And if after all of this your feet are still cold, sit close to the toasty fire and warm them back up before choosing your tree.
Forever Green Tree Farm keeps a holiday shop on site. Stick a nose in to look for holiday wreaths or some original ornaments to decorate your new tree. This will make your trip to this Christmas tree farm in Idaho a memorable one.
Types of Christmas trees at Forever Green Tree Farm
The tree farm offers a variety of trees, including Fraser Fir, Norway Spruce, Austrian Pine and the Colorado Spruce. Larry and Margie Cooke have owned Forever Green Tree Farm for more than 25 years. In addition to making Christmas a wonder for families who travel there, they bring over 100 6th grade students. These pupils participate in a natural resource environmental camp.
Forever Green Tree Farm
500 Forever Green Drive
St. Maries, ID 83861
CELL: 208.660.3440 and 208.661.2440
Trees cost from $11.00 up to $94.00.