In the dead of the winter, Wyoming is easily mistakable for the North Pole. The wintry, ice-blown coniferous silhouettes of a Wyoming December fondly produce nostalgic reminiscences of snuggling in the living room, smiles lit by twinkling red-and-green lights, and flickering flame. It also forces families indoors, in search of the perfect tree. Here are the best Christmas tree farms in the state.
Twigs is a supremely local, small-time garden center able to both support local clientele and the demanding expectations of tourists and the deep-pocketed. While many nurseries close shop for the winter, this proud tree-hugger establishment purports to “come alive” during the holiday season. Other than a host of decorations, lights and handmade wreaths (drawn from local fresh and dried foliage), there’ve a decent selection of fir trees, from two-foot, one-room ornamentals to 13-foot living room dominators.
In the spring and summer, Riverbend boasts vibrant flowers, herbs, shrubs and greenery for all tastes, but come Christmastime, it’s all about billowing conifer. A massive inventory offers an extended landscaping & decorative-functional fauna menu for the pickiest of residential and commercial clientele. Amidst it’s rows of healthy trees and flower-stuffed greenhouse, this nursery is also keeping with the times, offering an assortment of repellants and remedies for the devastating pine/bark beetle.
Discover a timeless holiday tradition and get your Christmas Tree from the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest! For only $10 per tree, you can select and cut your own special tree from the forest - with permits valid for the year they are purchased. Bring your family and create memories that will last for generations!