2018: OPEN WEEKENDS November 23 through December 9



For your own safety please DO NOT enter tree fields after 3:30 pm. Fields and Pay Station close at 4:00 pm.  As the light fades it is difficult to see uneven ground, tree stumps or where your family is. Thank you.
2018 Prices for Natural Trees non-sheared, non-sprayed: 
  Douglas Fir –        $30.00  6 to 8 foot
  Norway Spruce – $40.00  5 to 7 foot
  Grand Fir –           $40.00  6 to 8 foot

Are you looking for a wonderful LARGE NOBLE CHRISTMAS TREE, 9 to 20 feet tall? Ours are Natural and range $10 to $20 per foot – owners discretion. Bring a crew for heavy lifting – we do not load!

The best thing about being a Christmas Tree Farm is looking forward to having all of our beautiful loyal families arriving and letting us be part of their personal traditions. We appreciate all of you and are grateful for your support over the years.

Best Wishes for a very Merry Christmas and Holiday Season.

~ Reg and Cher Tollefson


U-Cut Natural Christmas Trees – the MAGIC starts at Historic Kirchem Farm

2018 UPDATEAs trees grow and are cut our focus changes almost every year.

There is still a beautiful selection of tall, non-sheared, non-sprayed wild and majestic Noble Fir trees which stand over 9 to 20 feet tall in the fields. Bring a crew. $10 to $20 per foot – farmer’s discretion.

Our smaller sheared cultured Noble fields are depleted for 2018.

Reminder: Our river fields are closed and locked in 2018.

If you only require a small 3′ or 4′ tree then our fields simply can not accommodate you this year (2018). Growing trees means our fields change Every Year – it’s a tricky business but we love it!

2018  FAQ’s:

  • We are USUALLY open weekends from the Friday after Thanksgiving through December 9th, 9am to 4pm, or by APPOINTMENT.
  • We are often open before & after our posted hours but sometimes our chores on this 100 acre farm require us to be away from the Warming Shed. Please call ahead if you would like to visit other than posted open hours and we will do our best to accommodate you.
  • Trees grow for an average of 7 years to 11 years of age before they are cut and become part of the Christmas Magic in your homes.
  • None of our trees are sprayed!
  • We have both open pastures and tree fields for your family to explore.
  • We accept VISA & MasterCard.
  • Free hot chocolate.
  • Free wagon rides on weekends (weather permitting)

 19723 South Bakers Ferry Road, Oregon City 97045

The Historic Kirchem Farm is only a few miles from Carver Bridge in the heart of the Christmas Tree Capital of the WORLD!

It is heart warming to think of our trees in all the homes on Christmas morning . . . decorated and witnessing all the joy and love that fills a person/family’s heart.  Thank you for making us part of your family traditions. We appreciate each and everyone of you!

We love seeing pictures you’ve taken at our farm. And we love seeing our Historic Kirchem Farm trees decorated and set up in your homes. Please enjoy this link to our FaceBook Page and use it to post, share and tag all your pictures, videos and traditions!


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IMG_2057The interior of the new Warming Shed!!!

We are still where the Historic Kirchem Farm has been since the mid-1800’s. We still have stunning outdoor venues for weddings and reunions, and of course our no-spray U-cut Christmas trees.

Brian’s Metalwork and Blacksmith gifts are so popular Brian has expanded his product line. Stop by the Warming Shed and take a look.




Country Christmas Magic at the Historic Kirchem U-cut Tree Farm

 Over the river and through the woods . . . discover the magic of Oregon City’s Historic Kirchem U-cut Tree Farm. Our trees are NATURAL!


We open the Friday after Thanksgiving at 9am to 4pm!

Closing December 11th, 2016.

You are invited to join us and share the Magic of Christmas that radiates across our 100 acre u-cut natural tree farm. We strive to create a simple happy Country Christmas visit for you and your loved ones.

December 6, 2016 UPDATE-As trees grow and are cut our focus changes almost every year. At the moment we are specializing in tall trees. We did a review of the tree fields today. Here’s the latest 2016 report:
*There is still a beautiful selection of tall, un-sheared, wild and majestic Noble & Grand Fir trees which stand over 6 feet tall in the fields (over 8′ are the most plentiful).
*However, our sheared cultured Noble fields are nearly depleted for 2016. *But Oregonian’s favorite tree is our state tree and we have a gorgeous plentiful selection of Douglas Fir under 6 feet tall.

Reminder: Please try to not enter the tree fields after 3:30 PM. It is too easy to fall over little tree stumps when it’s dark around 4PM. Dress warm!

If you only require a small 3′ or 4′ tree then our fields can’t accommodate you very well this year. Growing trees means our fields change Every Year – it’s a tricky business but we love it!

We Have Wonderful Varieties Of  Natural Christmas Trees including Natural Un-sheared Nobles. They Stand Proudly In The Fields Waiting To Bring The Magic Of Christmas Into Your Home!

  • Nordmann Fir
  • Noble Fir – wild in the field and specially cultured trees in the corral
  • Douglas Fir
  • Grand Fir
  • Norway Spruce

We grow beautiful natural trees – NO SPRAY – both un-sheared and sheared. We strive to be as environmentally conscious as possible.

At our u-cut tree farm we offer trees for every budget and everyone’s favorite family tradition. Our historic farm has been featured in Sunset Magazine, KOIN6 TV, Clackamas County’s Summeryule tours, even a Norm Thompson commercial, and our trees star in thousands of town squares and living rooms across the region.

We will help you decide which tree best serves your need. Be sure to start your adventure at our warming shed. There you will learn how to identify the differences between the trees and get headed in the right direction.

Everyone has been busy getting ready for your visit!

The horses are excited to have their stalls decked out. The little fox at the edge of the farm shyly agreed to wear a Santa hat. The U-Cut Shed has the fire stoked to warm guests, hot cocoa and giant Gingerbread Cookies! Your hosts, Reg and Cher Tollefson, are smiling at the playfulness of the miniature donkey and pony . . .

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Free exciting tractor hay wagon weekend rides – weather permitting!

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Historic Kirchem Farm • 19723 S Bakers Ferry Rd.  Oregon City, OR 97045
Phone: 503-539-8602 but please understand we are a small family operation and we give our attention to people face-to-face first • Contact E-mail: chershomes@me.com
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This site was created for the Historic Kirchem Farm by Kris Tabor ~ Kris Tabor Photography.