A more meaningful resting place
We offer a range of packages at less than half the cost of a traditional burial. Your memorial is fully customizable and transparently priced.
Better Place Forests offers transparent pricing:
no hidden fees and
no surprise add-ons.
We’ll tailor your memorial package to your needs, vision, and budget.
Pricing varies based on:
Location & setting
(views, water features, etc.)
Tree type & size
Number of people and pet spreading rights
Our Starting Packages
Examples from our Point Arena, CA forest
Heritage Tree
Starting at
$6,900
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  • For 1 person
  • Up to 14” diameter trunk
  • 50 reforestation saplings planted Supports reforestation efforts across America in partnership with the non-profit One Tree Planted
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Legacy Tree
Starting at
$9,900
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  • For 2 people
  • Up to 28” diameter trunk
  • 200 reforestation saplings planted Supports reforestation efforts across America in partnership with the non-profit One Tree Planted
Monument Tree
Starting at
$14,900
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  • For 2 people
  • Up to 35” diameter trunk
  • 400 reforestation saplings planted Supports reforestation efforts across America in partnership with the non-profit One Tree Planted
Landmark Tree
Starting at
$25,900
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  • For 4 people
  • Up to 100” diameter trunk
  • 1,600 reforestation saplings planted Supports reforestation efforts across America in partnership with the non-profit One Tree Planted
Ready to find your memorial tree?
Offerings and pricings vary by state. Prices are subject to change. Talk to your advisor to discuss your customized purchase.
A better experience
For you
  • A comprehensive memorial plan and peace of mind
  • Your tree, identified by its unique number and location
  • The right to spread ashes beneath your tree. Most trees include two spreadings
  • The right to purchase additional spreadings
  • Knowledge that you’re helping the planet while preserving your memory
For your loved ones
  • The rights to a memorial ceremony where your ashes are mixed with soil and returned to the base of your tree, with support from a forest guide
  • The rights to a customized memorial marker
  • Peaceful, beautiful setting at your tree to reflect and remember
  • A place of natural beauty with walking trails and a visitor’s center
For the earth
  • Protection of green spaces and forest land
  • Carbon offset from your memorial tree
  • For every package, reforestation saplings are planted in partnership with the non-profit One Tree Planted to help reforest America
Better Place Forests does not offer cremation services, but your advisor can share resources and help you plan for that step.
I am so thrilled to know that my eternity will be spent in such a peaceful and natural setting. And I couldn’t be happier knowing that I am helping to preserve a part of the coastal ecosystem!
Barbara Bessemer
Santa Cruz Forest, California
*According to the National Funeral Directors Association, the median cost of a funeral with viewing, vault, and burial in 2019 was $9,135 per person. A headstone and plot can range from $1,700-$10,000, depending on location, according to Choice Mutual.