Hay Family Farms
Ages: 0 and up
Features: Family Friendly
The family-owned and operated Milnes Road Christmas tree farm is the only choose-n-cut farm in Modesto. Four varieties of trees are available (Monterey Pine, Giant Sequoia, Cedar, and Leyland) and all trees on the farm are priced **at $50 (the same) regardless of height.**The handsaw for cutting your tree is provided, but the means to tie the tree down to your vehicle is not, so be sure to bring some rope. (Hand saws, tree carts and twine are provided.)
The farm opens for sales the day after Thanksgiving and remains open until the farm sells out of trees, **from 9:30am to 4:30pm, seven days a week (Friday/Saturday 9-5 and Sunday 1-5).
Reviewed on 11/26/2016
We have been going for 6 years and love this place. The owners and staff are very kind and helpful. Also, the price is great. They have a few different types of trees so you can find one that suites you and then comes the festive part; time to cut down your very own tree. My kids love this part. As far as the above review states there are some trees with lighter branches so my suggestion would be to steer away from those if you have heavier...more
Reviewed on 12/12/2015
This place is great and it's especially fun for the little ones in the family. The owner operators of this tree farm are great. The trees we have purchased were great and that's even when we bought one just a couple days before Christmas. I have no experience with the crap one reviewer claimed, of course when your complaining about dead needles, a birds nest all of which are odd unless you walked it home considering your tree was 8ft tall...more
Reviewed on 11/23/2012
We found this place last year, were delighted with their selection of trees, and plan to keep going back!
The negative review from "sammy569" seems very strange to me -- when there are literally thousands of trees there to choose from, why would anyone *choose* a tree with flimsy branches, missing branches, dead needles, and a bird's nest, and then *blame the farm*???
Reviewed on 12/07/2011
First I would like to say they are very friendly people. However, the trees are terrible. The one we purchased is 8ft. tall and the branch are too flimsy for ornaments. It has fallen over 4 times the weight of the ornaments is too much for the tree. The inside has so many dead needles that we had to use a hand rake to get it out. we found a birds nest in it. This left lots of holes in tree where there are no branches. There is still...more