Land Trust hosts annual Tree Hunt

Oct 31, 2018
We are excited to offer the Metolius Preserve Tree Hunt again this year! Bundle up and come join us on December 1st to cut your own Christmas tree.

It's Tree Hunt time!

Join the Land Trust for this fun, festive annual event! Search for the perfect holiday tree while helping restore the native forests of the Metolius Preserve. Enjoy hot drinks, wreath making, and merriment!

It's time to get ready for the Tree Hunt! Photo: Jay Mather.
It's time to get ready for the Tree Hunt! Photo: Jay Mather.
The Tree Hunt will be held at the Land Trust's Metolius Preserve North Trailhead.

Other important details:

  • We will be cutting grand fir trees.
  • Trees are free-range and not sculpted to be the perfect Christmas tree. But they are beautiful and available in lots of sizes.
  • Trees are scattered throughout the forests of the Metolius Preserve so you will have to hunt for them!
  • Bring your own hand saw (no chainsaws please), gloves, and rope.
  • Dogs are allowed on leash only.
  • Dress for the weather.
  • We'll provide warm drinks!

There is a suggested $15 donation.

The Tree Hunt will be held weather permitting! Please call or check our website for weather updates and directions.

The Fine Print: The Tree Hunt has been held since 2003 and we’re pleased to report that you are doing a fabulous job restoring our forest! However, it also means that trees ripe for cutting are getting further afield. Please be prepared to hunt accordingly.

Driving directions to the Metolius Preserve North Trailhead.