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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.
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:
Late August – November

They do have peaches, grapes, blueberries, and raspberries.

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 3 – October 30

What to Expect:
Weekdays
Admission is $12.00 per person (walking age & up). Includes the petting farm, wagon rides, and all our playgrounds- including the giant slides.

Weekends
Admission is $18.00 per person (walking age & up)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.

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:
August 27 – October 31

What to Expect:

U-Pick
Starts at $10 1/2 Peck

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!

Monday – Friday:
General admission is $8 per person and includes: Farm slide, corn box, duck races, and petting farm playtime.

Saturday & Sunday:

1. Farm Fun admission is $13.00 and includes: Farm slide, corn box, duck races, petting farm play time, wagon ride around the farm, and admission to the pig races.

2. Super Fun admission is $18.00 and includes: Farm slide, corn box, duck races, petting farm play time, wagon ride around the farm, admission to the pig races, milk the cow, jumping pillow play time & cow train ride.

3. Mega Fun admission is $26.00 and includes: Farm slide, corn box, duck races, petting farm play time, wagon ride around the farm, admission to the pig races, milk the cow, jumping pillow play time, cow train ride, 3 apples to shoot at the cannons, pony ride (under 70 lbs), admission to the corn maze and the NEW mega slide!

Drive Time:
3 hrs and 22 mins

R&A Orchards

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

Season Begins:
September

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:
August 27th

What to Expect:
‘Pick Your Own Apples’ is on weekends in September and October or until all the apples are picked in the orchard.

$10.00 admission includes:

– Tractor Ride To and From The Orchard
– An Apple From the Orchard
– Cup of Apple Cider and an Apple Cider Doughnut
– 3 Flowers (excludes sunflowers)
– Animals at the Orchard Barn
– Playground for the Kids
– Tractor Tire Swings
– Rock and Pumpkin Painting, Games, Picnic Areas. (
Pumpkins purchased separately)

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:
Labor Day

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

Drive Time:
3 hrs and 47 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 hayrides (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:

Monday-Friday 8:30 am- 5:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday 8:30 am- 6:00 pm

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 12 – Late October

What to Expect:
U-Pick 
Friday and Saturday- 9-6,
Sunday 10-6,
Monday -Thursday 9-5:30.

Weekend 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 – Mid October

What to Expect:
Country Store and Bakery
U-Pick 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Weekend Fun (Starts Labor Day Weekend) – Animals, Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Jump Pillow, Mini Cow Train, and Apple Cannon

Drive Time:
2 hrs and 48 mins

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