If none of the options above to recycle a Christmas tree are realistic for you, please take the tree to a local tree drop-off location. Nearly every city in the Denver Metro Area offers a convenient location to drop off Christmas trees (list courtesy of Affordable Roll-Offs):
The City Parks Maintenance Shop at 7800 W. 62nd Avenue is accepting trees 7 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 7 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. on Friday, beginning Wednesday, December 26, 2018 thru January 18, 2019.
Lake Arbor Lake Park at 6400 Pomona Drive is accepting trees beginning Wednesday, December 26, 2018 thru January 21, 2019. No restricted days or times.
Stenger Fields at West 58th Avenue and Oak Street is accepting trees beginning Wednesday, December 26, 2018 thru January 21, 2019. No restricted days or times.
Residents can recycle their Christmas trees at one of three local drop-off sites. Drop off your Christmas tree anytime from Dec. 26 to Jan. 8 for recycling at the following locations:
Del Mar Park, East Sixth Avenue and Peoria Street (west parking lot)
Olympic Park, 15501 E. Yale Ave. (east of Chambers Road)
Saddle Rock Golf Course, 21705 E. Arapahoe Road
Drop off your tree at the Yard Waste and Wood Drop-off Center or Curbside collection also available. 303-444-2037.
Delta Solid Waste Management Authority (DSWMA) operates the recycling center for Delta County. They recycle Christmas trees from December 26 through January 26, Monday to Wednesday 8 am to 3 pm, Saturday 8 am to noon.
Please recycle your Christmas tree at one of the locations listed below:
December 29 & 30, 2018 and January 5 & 6, 2019; from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM at:
Baptist Road Trailhead (Baptist Road & Old Denver Highway)
Falcon Trailhead (SW of Woodmen Road & McLaughlin Road)
Cottonwood Creek Park (Dublin Blvd. & Montarbor Drive)
Sky Sox Stadium (Barnes Road & Tutt Blvd.)
Rock Ledge Ranch (Gateway Road & 30th Street)
Memorial Park (Pikes Peak Avenue & Union Blvd.)
Residents in the city of Denver are able to set their Christmas tree out with their regular trash collection days thanks to Treecycle. For more information check out the Denver City Website.
Drop-off dates: Dec. 26 through Jan. 31,
Bayou Gulch, 4815 Fox Sparrow Road, Parker
Challenger Regional Park, 17299 E. Lincoln Ave., Parker
Fairgrounds Regional Park, 500 Fairgrounds Drive, Castle Rock
Highland Heritage Regional Park, 9651 S. Quebec St.
Castle Rock, Drop-off dates: Dec. 26 through Jan. 31, Hours: Anytime, Mulch: Available to the public at Metzler Ranch Park while supplies last.
Founders Park, 4671 Enderud Blvd
Metzler Ranch Community Park , 4175 Trail Boss Drive
Paintbrush Park, 3492 Meadows Blvd.
Contact Information: Douglas County Parks at 720-733-6990.
Drop-off dates: Dec. 25 through Jan. 17, 2020.
Dad Clark Park, 3385 Asterbrook Cir.
Redstone Park, 3280 Redstone Park Cir.
Toepfer Park, 9480 Venneford Ranch Rd.
Contact Information: Highlands Ranch Metro District at 303-791-0430
Drop-off dates: Dec. 25 through Jan. 29
Hours: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Salisbury Park (East paved parking lot), 12010 S. Motsenbocker Rd.
Contact Information: Town of Parker at 303-840-9546