Apple Picking in Michigan – The notion of apple picking is one that conjures up romantic images of happy families exploring picturesque orchards and picking crisp red fruit with golden leaves. Add to that fascinating and diverse surroundings of Michigan and the perfect family activity has been created, with no tech in sight! As you explore Michigan in the autumn be sure to get out into the countryside to enjoy the delights of the traditional, bucolic orchards and take some time enjoying the most classic of fall activities – pick-your-own apples! Apple picking season in Michigan begins in mid August and continues through to the end of October.
Please do check opening times and more details with each farm before your visit, just in case anything has changed since we published this post. Enjoy your apple picking!
4620 M-88, Central Lake, MI 49622
At King Orchards they warmly welcome all the family to enjoy day in the fields picking apples.
“We are a family of farmers. We tend the land together, we run our business with the support of each other and we wholeheartedly welcome visitors to our farm, treating them as part of the family. We love sharing the abundance (and joy!) of our harvest with our customers. We take pride in getting our hands dirty and seeing the smiles that result.
Michigan apples are world-famous for flavor and appearance. Our philosophy is to produce the highest quality fruit possible by focusing on a few select varieties that do especially well in this region.
Apple Picking season begins around early September and lasts approximately eight weeks. Our orchard was plated with pick your own apples in mind. A short walk out of the fruit stand takes you into the orchard where apple picking is easy and fun for the whole family.”
Apple Blossom Orchard
2581 Wilder Rd, Midland, MI 48642
At Apple Blossom Orchard they are passionate about all things apples!
“We are a family owned orchard working together to serve our community with a quality product, fair prices and friendly service. Our orchard, started and run takes the business of growing fruit seriously. Apple Blossom Orchard boasts 23 varieties of apples, made-fresh-daily, cinnamon-apple donuts, fresh pressed cider and the proud winner of the Reader’s Choice Silver Award for the best Caramel Apple!”
Moelker Orchards & Farm Market
9265 Kenowa Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49534
Moelker Orchards & Farm Market – Since 1907, the Moelker family has been producing quality fruit and family fun on the farm for the Greater Grand Rapids community. Quality has always been our hallmark and it remains so today! We grow and sell a wide variety of tree fruits including apples, peaches, pears, plums and cherries.
We also offer a fun and family friendly atmosphere for people to gather, pick-your-own fruit from our u-pick orchards and pumpkin patch, and enjoy the scenic beauty that is our century old farm. We invite you and your family to join us this harvest season as we celebrate another terrific harvest of our superb crops.
Lewis Adventure Farm and Zoo
4180 M-20, New Era, MI 49446
Lewis Adventure Farm & Zoo is a “getaway from everyday life for both the young and young at heart! Take a break from Lake Michigan to explore, play, and make new memories with the ones you love most. From our unique animal encounters to our 46+ fun farm attractions, our family-friendly activities ensure everyone will have things to do! Whether you’d like us to host an educational field trip, birthday party, or corporate event, everyone’s welcome at our Farm & Zoo!
Looking for something to do with the kids this fall? Our Fall Season at Lewis Adventure Farm & Zoo is the perfect place to be. Capture the perfect photo in our Pumpkin Patch and enjoy our 46+ farm attractions! Have you experienced the unique animal encounters in our zoo? From the littles all the way up to adults, we have something to keep everyone entertained all day!”
Upick apples in the fall.
Wasem Fruit Farm
6580 Judd Rd, Milan, MI 48160
Wasem Fruit Farm is a popular and friendly orchard, where the staff work tirelessly to provide guests with the best quality fruit to pick.
“Wasem Fruit Farm is a family-owned and family-oriented orchard in rural southeastern Michigan, located between Ypsilanti and Milan in Washtenaw County. We take pride in our high-quality products, especially pick-your-own apples, pumpkins, and tart cherries; homemade, unpasteurized cider; and delicious fresh donuts made daily during the autumn season. We also grow a variety of other produce including red and black currants, gooseberries, plums, pears, and fall raspberries, all of which we sell in season at the Ann Arbor Farmers’ Market.
Wasem Fruit Farm has over a dozen varieties of apples available for U-Pick, and even more available that are already picked. Our U-Pick apple season typically begins shortly after Labor Day and continues through early November.”
Snappy Apples Farms
961 Newaygo Rd, Casnovia, MI 49318
At Snappy Apple Farms, in addition to an abundance of apples, you can also browse their fully laden farm shop and enjoy all the delicious produce and sweet treats available!
“Snappy Apple has been satisfying customers over 60 years. We proudly offer homegrown peaches and over 15 varieties of crisp, juicy apples. Snappy Apple features all Michigan grown produce and products. We have home grown apples and peaches. Snappy Apple is known for their delicious cider slushies and our large homemade caramel apples are a local favorite. We have honey, jam, maple syrup, popcorn, picked asparagus along with a variety of pumpkins, gourds, mini and decorative pumpkins. ”
2374 M-20, New Era, MI 49446
Knaebe’s Mmmunchy Krunchy Apple Farm
2621 S Karsten Rd, Rogers City, MI 49779
At Knaebe’s Mmmunchy Krunchy Apple Farm there’ is so much more than just apples!
“Knaebe’s is a cozy and fun Apple Orchard located in Northeast Michigan where you’ll find the most delicious donuts, cookies and pies, (and tons of other bakery items), fresh pressed cider, jams, maple syrup, honey and pickled veggies and great gifts in our barn! Don’t miss our hard cider and wood fired pizza, too! We offer u-pick apples and pumpkins and there are friendly farm animals to visit and hay rides to enjoy! Visit us in the fall – Labor Day weekend through early November.
Our orchard is admission free. Wood Fired Pizza and Hard Cider can be enjoyed in the barn adjacent to Knaebe’s main barn. This is one arm of the operation that you won’t want to miss! Visit our farm animals and playground Wednesday through Sunday, horseshoes and cornhole are also available (all free of charge!).”
Fruit Acres Farms Cherry U-Pick
6299 Carmody Rd, Coloma, MI 49038
At Fruit Acres you can pick fruit “right off the tree yourself (when available). Black Sweet Cherries, Rainier Sweet Cherries and Sour Pie Cherries are available for only 10 days from Late June to Early July. Late June to July 3 is usually a good time to come to pick Red Montmorency Sour Cherries. We are open every day until the Cherries are picked off the tree!
Our family settled this 200 acre fruit farm, located in Coloma Michigan in 1846. We are the 5th generation of Friday family farming it. We grow Black Sweet Cherries, Rainier Sweet Cherries, Sour Pie Cherries, Sweet Peaches, Nectarines, Plums, Apricots, Pears and Crisp Apples (including Honeycrisp) already picked at our farm market (when available).”
Schell Family Farm
10055 Dexter-Pinckney Rd, Pinckney, MI 48169
A visit with the whole family to Schell Family Farm will fill the day with fabulous outdoor activities like wagon rides, navigating a maze and photo opportunities in the stunning sunflower fields.
“Starting around August we have over 7 acres of a beautiful Sunflower bloom. PLUS newly added 3 acres of Wildflowers. This is a perfect time to stop by and wander through our maze, take pictures, and pick flowers to share with loved ones!
The Event Barn is located on our operational farm with over 250 acres of scenic views and this modern venue features a custom built event barn, designed with an emphasize on hosting events. Our unique, natural setting is perfect for hosting everything from small social gatherings, to large full-scale corporate events. Our land provides several areas that allow for recreational items such as: bounce houses / lawn games. A photographers dream, every season at Schell Family Farm looks like a painting, from sunflower fields, to snow covered pine trees you’re guaranteed to always find the perfect shot. We encourage all potential clients to schedule a short visit to our farm to fully capture the essence that can only be felt in person.”
Schell Family Farm has lots going on. Sunflowers and wildflowers, Apple picking, Maple Syrups and Local Honey, Pumpkin patch, Cherry Picking, Peach orchard and Christmas trees.
Delanges Red Berry Farm
5723 Port Sheldon St, Hudsonville, MI 49426
Delanges Red Berry Farm is a treasured part of the Hudsonville community in Michigan.
“Nothing’s sweeter than strawberries and raspberries fresh from the farm!
In season, you can get already picked berries, ready to take home and enjoy, right from our farm market.
We also offer convenient hours for our u-pick fields when berries are at the peak of freshness & flavor.
We’ve had the farm for many years & we’re a proud part of the Hudsonville community. We’ll have more details about our farm, family & products coming soon!”
They also offer upick raspberries. Local Honey, Pumpkins and Apples are also available in their farm market.
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