County Parks Offer Annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program

Residents may drop off trees from Dec. 26-Jan. 14 at all nine county parks

By Allegheny County Parks Department December 21, 2020

The Allegheny County Parks Department is offering its annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program this holiday season. Residents may drop off Christmas trees from Saturday, December 26, 2020, through Thursday, January 14, 2021, 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 ParkMansion 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 ParkChestnut Shelter Parking Lot

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

During the 2019-20 program, approximately 3,500 trees were received and recycled, with the resulting mulch used for various purposes throughout the park system’s 12,000+ acres.