Annual County Christmas Tree Recycling Program Kicks Off December 26

Christmas Trees Accepted Through Saturday, January 14, 2023 at County Parks

By Allegheny County Parks Department January 11, 2023

The Allegheny County Parks Department is offering its annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program this holiday season. Residents may drop off Christmas trees from Monday, December 26, 2022, through Saturday, January 14, 2023, at all nine county parks from 8:00 am until dusk.


All lights, decorations, tinsel and stands must be removed from trees prior to drop-off. Trees will be mulched and used in the county parks. Drop-off locations are:


ParkDrop-Off Location
Boyce ParkSoccer Fields Parking Lot
Deer Lakes ParkVeterans Shelter Parking Lot
Harrison Hills ParkParking Lot at Chipmunk Drive & Cottontail Drive
Hartwood Acres ParkMiddle Road Parking Lot
North ParkSwimming Pool Parking Lot
Round Hill ParkAlfalfa Shelter Parking Lot
Settlers Cabin ParkWave Pool Parking Lot
South ParkWave Pool Parking Lot
White Oak ParkWedding Garden Parking Lot


The list of drop-off locations is also available online at


During the 2021-22 program, over 2,960 trees were received and recycled, with the resulting mulch used for various purposes throughout the park system’s 12,000+ acres.