Tree Trails

Published: November 3, 2023

Christmas magic is coming to the parks in Shelby County! Discover Shelby is bringing back the lovely “Tree Trails” tradition. In this event, special trees in different parks are filled with beautiful Christmas lights and ornaments. These decorated trees make the parks look extra magical and help everyone get into the holiday spirit!

Tree Trails 

Every Christmas, Discover Shelby brightens up one of our parks by decorating a special tree, in a tradition known as Tree Trails. We’ll guide you through all you need to know to enjoy this fantastic holiday tradition to the fullest. 

Where To Find The Trees

This year, the parks getting these special holiday trees are:

The trees will be all dressed up by Thanksgiving, ready for visitors!

Embracing Growth And Tradition

Shelby County is growing fast with new neighborhoods, tasty food places, fun entertainment, and great shopping. But what makes Shelby County really special is its natural beauty. There are gorgeous mountains, lots of animals, rivers, and lakes. Plus, there are over fifty parks filled with beautiful trees. These parks and trees make Shelby County the perfect place for the Tree Trails tradition, where trees in the parks are decorated for everyone to enjoy during the holiday season. So, even with all the new changes and growth, Shelby County keeps its natural beauty and community spirit alive with traditions like the Tree Trails.

A Family Adventure 

Going on a Tree Trails adventure is a fantastic holiday activity for everyone! It doesn’t matter how old you are – it’s fun for the whole family. Pack the car and go on a hunt to find the decorated trees in Shelby County’s parks. There are lots of parks to visit, so there’s plenty to do and see this holiday season. Enjoy the decorations, explore the parks, and make special holiday memories together! 

Snap A Pic

Want to have fun and win prizes this holiday season? Join the Tree Trails adventure in Shelby County! Just find the decorated trees in the parks, take photos, and share them on Facebook or Instagram. Don’t forget to tag @DiscoverShelbyAL! Every photo you share is a chance to win a prize. Plus, visiting different parks gives you even more chances to win! It’s not just about finding trees – it’s also a great way to spend time with family and friends and see all the cool things in the parks. Get ready for a holiday filled with fun, exploration, and awesome prizes! 

Ready, Set, Explore!

Discover Shelby hopes you’re down for the challenge! Put on your comfy shoes, and go explore the trails. Find the magical Christmas trees, enjoy the fresh air, and have a fantastic time celebrating the holidays in Shelby County’s beautiful parks! 

Advent Calendar

Discover Shelby offers an exciting Holiday Activity Advent Calendar with daily surprises accessible through QR codes. You can print it or use it digitally to add fun to your holidays. It’s perfect for families to enjoy seasonal activities and spread joy every day. Join the holiday fun with this calendar!

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