Douglas County is the best setting to find that iconic, classic Christmas tree of your dreams. With an abundance of tree lots and public access to the Umpqua National Forest, Roseburg delivers the ultimate holiday tree hunting experience.
Whether you enjoy searching for the perfect tree while sipping hot chocolate at a local farm or a making a fun-filled snow day in the forest out of it, here’s what you need to know.
UMPQUA NATIONAL FOREST
Christmas tree permits can be purchased for five dollars online at Recreation.gov and at Umpqua National Forest offices located in Roseburg, Glide, Tiller, Toketee, and Cottage Grove, between 8:00 a. m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday until December 24. Permits are also available at a number of Douglas County businesses listed here. Permits are for personal use only, with a limit of five trees per family. Maps and other pertinent information will be given upon purchase or can also be found online.
Fourth grade students with an Every Kid Outdoors program pass are authorized to cut one Christmas tree for free without a tag. The child and the child’s pass must be present at the cutting.
FARMS & LOTS
Umpqua Family Tree Farm: Open every day 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Sherm’s Thunderbird parking lot, 2553 NW Stewart Parkway in Roseburg.
Groth’s Tree Farm: Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday through Sunday and located at 529 Wild River Drive in Roseburg.
Douglas County 4-H Christmas Tree Sale: Open every day, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and located at 2424 Northwest Stewart Parkway in Roseburg.
Robert’s Christmas Tree Farm: Open December 3,4, 10 and 11. Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Located at 639 Cattle Drive in Roseburg.
Bill’s Tree Lot: Located off Harvard Avenue in the Rife's Home Furniture parking lot in Roseburg. Open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day.
Bare Hill Farm: Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and located at 508 Doerner Road in Roseburg.
Oakland Tree Farm: Open every day until December 11, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Located at 106 Green Valley Road in Oakland (just 20 minutes north of Roseburg).