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Apple Picking Near the CSRA

apple picking near the csra

Fall is near and it is time for the greatest season in the South! Festivals, hayrides, corn mazes, scarves and pumpkin spice lattes!!! CSRA Kids is so excited to share with you all the fun the area has to offer you this season. Our hope is that you will Fall for the CSRA!

Please take note this list is for informational purposes only.
It is based on reader recommendations, submissions and research.
This list originally appeared on CSRAKids.com
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Prices and packages are subject to change.

Apple Picking Near the CSRA

Apple Picking in South Carolina

Bryson’s Apple Orchard

http://www.brysonsappleorchard.com/
1011 Chattooga Ridge Rd.
Mountain Rest, SC 29664
(864) 647-9427

Season Begins:
August 15 – Middle of October

What to Expect:
Picnic Tables
Pressed Cider
Wide Selection of Jams and Jellies
Canned Goods
Honey from Bees
Sorgum Syrup and Local Vegetables When in Season

Drive Time:
2 hrs and 45 mins

Chattooga Belle Farm

http://www.chattoogabellefarm.com/
454 Damascus Church Rd
Long Creek, SC 29658
(864) 647-9768

Season Begins:
August 3rd – November

What to Expect:
U-Pick
Disc Golf
Education Tours (Tuesday – Thursday by Reservation Only)
Bistro

Drive Time:
2 hrs and 45 mins

Apple Orchards In Georgia

Hillcrest Orchards and Farms

http://www.hillcrestorchards.net/
9696 Hwy 52 E.
Ellijay, GA 30536
706-273-3838

Season Begins:
September 8th – October 28th

What to Expect:
Weekdays
Admission is $8.00 per person (walking age & up). Includes the petting farm, wagon rides and all our playgrounds- including the giant slides.

Weekends
Pick your fun at the annual “Apple Pickin’ Jubilee” where you can pick your own apples, milk a cow, watch our swimming pig races, and watch live bands and cloggers on the Hillcrest Stage. Admission is $12.00 per person. (walking age & up)
Festival is held: Sept. 8th – Oct. 28th, 2018 (Saturday & Sunday only)

Bakery
Farm Market
Grill (Weekends)

Drive Time:
3 hrs and 28 mins

BJ Reece Orchards

http://www.reeceorchards.com/
9131 Highway 52 East
Ellijay, GA 30536
706-276-3048

Season Begins:
What to Expect:
August 25-October 31

U-Pick
Weekday – Each person 2 years of age and older cost $2.00 per person
Weekends – You have the choice of picking in the orchard behind the market or across the road from the market and it also includes the Pig Races and the Cow Milking for $5 per person ages 2 and up.

Farm Fun
Apple Cannons, Petting Farm, Wagon Rides, Pony Rides, Cow Milking, Scavenger Hunt Through Corn Field, Giant Jumping Pillow, Cow Trains, and Racing Ziplines!

Packages are Available. Please see website for details.

Drive Time:
3 hrs and 22 mins

R&A Orchards

http://randaorchards.com/
5505 GA-52
Ellijay, GA 30536
706-273-3821

Season Begins:
August – November

What to Expect:
Farm Tours and U-Pick in September
Restaurant

Drive Time:
3 hrs and 28 mins

Red Apple Barn

https://www.redapplebarn.com/
3379 Tails Creek Rd.
Ellijay, GA 30540
706-635-5898

Season Begins:
September and October

What to Expect:
‘Pick Your Own Apples’ is on weekends in September and October or until all the apples are picked in the orchard.
7.00 includes a Tractor ride to and from the orchard…through the farm, pick an apple from the orchard, pick two flowers, picnic, enjoy the play area and games, a cup cold cider and an apple cider doughnut. Children 2 and under are free.

Saturday is from 10:30am – 5:00pm. Sunday 1:00-4:00pm. 

Drive Time:
3 hrs and 28 mins

Mercier Orchards

http://www.mercier-orchards.com/
8660 Blue Ridge Dr.
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
706-635-5898

Season Begins:
August – September

What to Expect:
U-Pick is only offered on weekends only. 10 AM 4 PM
Tractor Tours

Drive Time:
3 hrs and 47 mins

Jaemor Farms

http://www.jaemorfarms.com/
5340 Cornelia Hwy.
Alto, GA 30510
(770) 869 – 3999

Season Begins:
TBD

What to Expect:
U-Pick is only offered on selected days. Please see website for a list of events.
Festivals, Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch and More!

Drive Time:
2 hrs and 38 mins

Apple Picking in North Carolina

Skytop Orchard

http://www.skytoporchard.com/
3403 Greenville Highway.
Flat Rock, NC 28731
(828) 692-7930

Season Begins:
August – Late October

What to Expect:
U-Pick 9am – 6pm

Tractor-pulled hay rides (there is no actual hay in order to accommodate those with allergies)
A small pond where you can feed ducks (bring change for feeders)
An animal area where you can visit farm animals and friends
A large playground area for the kids
A bamboo forest to explore
Wooden cut-outs for picture taking and memory making
Fresh apples, cider and produce at our fruit stand market
Fresh-made apple cider donuts
An assortment of goodies for gift baskets and take-home treats
Acres of mountaintop paradise where you can roam searching for the perfect tasty treat
Plenty of places where you can commune with nature and each other

Drive Time:
2 hrs and 46 mins

Justus Orchard

http://www.justusorchard.com/
187 Garren Rd.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
828-974-1232

Season Begins:
August – Early November

What to Expect:
U-Pick 8:30am – 6pm
Every weekend (weather permitting) they offer the Jumping Pillow, Cow Train, Farm Animals, BBQ and Pick Your Own Apples. 

Drive Time:
2 hrs and 54 mins

Stepps Hillcrest Orchard

http://www.steppapples.com/pick-your-own-apples/
170 Stepp Orchard Drive
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 685-9083

Season Begins:
August – Late October

What to Expect:
U-Pick 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Farm Fun Activities – Labor Day thru October
Corn Maze
Educational Nature Trail
Apple Cannon
Pumpkin Patch

Drive Time:
2 hrs and 54 mins

Grandad’s Apples N’ Such

http://www.grandadsapples.com/
2951 Chimney Rock Rd.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
828-685-1685

Season Begins:
August – November

What to Expect:
Country Store and Bakery
U-Pick 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Weekend Fun – Animals, Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Jump Pillow, Mini Cow Train, and Apple Cannon

Drive Time:
2 hrs and 48 mins

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