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University of Illinois Extension

Ben’s Christmas Tree Farm

7719 Ryan Road, just off Hunter Road, 1/3 mile north of Route 173, 3 miles west of Harvard.
Harvard, Illinois 60055
(McHenry County)
Website: http://www.benstreefarm.com

Directions: Take 1-90 (Northwest Tollway) west to US Route 20 (Marengo Exit); west on 20 (left) to Illinois Route 23 (In Marengo); north (right) on 23 to Route 14 (In Harvard); north (left) on Rte. 14 for one mile past the McDonald’s Restaurant to IL. Rte 173; West (left) on 173 for about 3 miles to White Oaks Road (located just west of Chemung); right on White Oaks Road for 1/3 mile to Hunter Road; Left on Hunter Road for 1 mile to Ryan Road; Right on Ryan Road to end of road (about 1 mile).

Products Available: Thousands of hand-pruned 6-15ft Christmas trees in 9 varieties , including Fraser, Balsam & Canaan Fir; Colorado Blue Spruce, White Spruce, Norway Spruce, Engelman Spruce; Scotch Pine, White Pine. Our trees are organically grown without the use of pesticides. We also offer fresh Fraser Fir Wreaths, Garland, and Boughs, Craft Items, and Christmas Decorations in our Gift Shop. Wreaths are available decorated, undercoated, and custom decorated on the spot.

Open Dates/Times: Open the day after Thanksgiving till Christmas. Friday, Saturday & Sunday 9:am to 4:30pm

Notes: Amenities include FREE Horse-Drawn Wagon and Tractor Rides thru our scenic 55 acre farm, FREE Hot Cocoa and Coffee in our Warming Barn, FREE Shaking and Netting of trees, FREE drilling of trees for our GREAT tree stands, Farm Animals, Santa Claus, and a Nature Trail. Saws and Twine are provided free of charge. Assistance in cutting trees provided if needed. Cider Doughnuts available. Restrooms are provided. Dogs are welcome. For more information, call us at 630-279-0216 or visit www.benstreefarm.com