30 Best Fruit Picking Farms in Georgia

Best Fruit Picking Farms in GA for Family Days Out – There are so many wonderful farms in Georgia to visit, almost all year round.  You can pick strawberries, cherries, lavender, blueberries, asparagus, and sunflowers in the early part of the year.  Later on there are raspberries, blackberries, pears, apples and pumpkins ripening in the fields.

We have a great list of where to pick everything as well as a list of some of the best farms in Georgia.

 

Hillcrest Orchards

9696 GA-52, Ellijay, GA 30536

At Hillcrest Orchards Pick-your- Own -Apples commences in September through to October or until apples are picked.

“Visit the most popular apple orchard and farm market in the North Georgia Mountains located near Ellijay, Georgia. We are a short 1.5 hour drive from Atlanta, Georgia or Chattanooga, Tennessee. Hillcrest Orchards is a seasonal business and is only open during the months of September, October & November. Hillcrest is family owned and operated and has been growing apples and fun for children, adults and seniors since 1946.

One bag size is offered for u-pick- 1/2 peck. Call for pricing.
After you enter the festival area you can purchase your u-pic bag and fill it anytime during the day.

Varieties in the U-Pic Orchard:

  • Rome Beauty
  • Golden Delicious
  • Granny Smith
  • Goldrush
  • Arkansas Black
  • Yates

Admission includes the petting farm, wagon rides and all our playgrounds- including the giant slides, kiddie corn maze playground, trike rides, jumping pillow and the new ball zone.
The bakery is open every day and offers goodies such as fried apple pies, apple cider doughnuts and our famous apple fritters.
The farm market is open every day and has bushels and bushels of tree ripened apples, cider, canned goods, honey, baskets, peelers, toys and so much more. So plan to fill your shopping bags here.”

 

Best Fruit Picking Farms in Georgia
Hillcrest Orchard

B.J. Reece Orchards

9131 GA-52, Ellijay, GA 30536

The whole family can look forward to the warmest of welcomes at B.J Reece Orchards!

“B.J. Reece Orchards is a family owned and operated orchard in Ellijay, Georgia. Tucked in the North Georgia Mountains, we are the home to U-pick orchards, a country bakery, petting farm, pony rides and much more. We have been rated one of Georgia’s top “fun get-a-way” destinations.

At Reece Orchards, we want you to come play and enjoy our farm with us. It doesn’t matter if you’re an old friend or a new face around the farm, you’ll enjoy our family friendly atmosphere and some of the best apples in North Georgia.

Apple picking information –

“Step 1 : Monday – Friday the admission is $2 per person and on Saturday and
Sunday admission is $5 per person.
Step 2: Choose which size bag you would like to purchase to fill up with Apples.”

Varieties of apples available and when –

August – Ginger Gold, Gala, Empire

September – Honey Crisp, Blondies, September Wonders, Crimson Crisp, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Mutsu, Jonagolds, Rome Beauty, Staymen Winesap

October – Cameo, Winecrisp, Shizua, Candy Crisp, Braeburn, Gold Rush, Arkansas Black, Granny Smith, Pink Lady, Yates, Fuji

 

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B. J Reese Orchards

Red Apple Barn

3379 Tails Creek Rd, Ellijay, Georgia 30540

Pick-Your- Own apples in Georgia at the stunningly located Red Apple Farm. 

“Come out and enjoy the beautiful Ellijay, Georgia mountains and the area with the best apple picking in Georgia!

Apple Picking/Tractor rides are on weekends in September, October and November or until all the apples are picked in the orchard.

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

9.50 admission includes a Tractor ride to and from the orchard, an apple from the Orchard, a cup of apple cider(water if cider is unavailable), an apple cider doughnut, 2 flowers, water at the orchard, rock & pumpkin painting, games, picnic areas and playground for the kids.

Rate for additional apples in bins at the orchard:

Quarter Peck- 6.25 : Half Peck 9.50 : Peck 16.50 : Half bushel with basket $29
Includes all local & state taxes and applicable fees.

Walking to the orchard. You are welcome to walk to the orchard but will still need to pay and get your U-Pick sticker.

What to wear apple picking. You will be primarily on mountain sides so closed-toe shoes are recommended. Dress as you would for walking/hiking outdoors.

Pet Policy. Dogs are welcome but due to new Food Safety Regulations dogs are not permitted in the orchard or in the Apple Barn. You are welcome to bring small to medium size dogs on a leash or that you can walk/carry on the rest of the Farm. Please make sure to take them to the woods to use the bathroom or clean up after them with your own waste bag.

Have Fun! You can play Cornhole, Horse shoes, play games, make pictures at our small covered bridge across the creek, have a picnic, play in the field and take a walk in the hayfield. Come out and enjoy the farm and have a great time!”

There is a detailed and fascinating Apple Tasting Chart available on the website so you know which variety you would most like to pick!

 

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Red Apple Barn

Southern Belle Farm

1658 Turner Church Rd, McDonough, GA 30252

At Southern Belle Farm they warmly invite you and your family to visit, pick starwberries and stay and play on the farm !

“Southern Belle Farm is a family owned 330-acre working farm. We are open seasonally for fresh produce, berry picking, peach picking, fall fun, Christmas trees, and much more! Conveniently located in McDonough, Georgia, just south of Atlanta, Southern Belle Farm provides a wholesome family atmosphere where memorable experiences are made!

Come to the country … and pick strawberries right from the field! Our strawberries generally ripen in April and we’re ready with buckets for you – enjoy the experience of filling them with delicious ripe berries. You’re invited to stay and play at the farm, too.

We have lots of fun planned for you this Spring! Come out to Southern Belle Farm to enjoy the sweetest strawberries in the south. U-pick strawberries will be available to be picked right from the vines of our 12 acre strawberry patch. Grab your crew and get ready to pick or pick-up a bucket of our freshly picked strawberries from the Country Market. Either way your family is bound to enjoy our delicious strawberries. Our picking season generally begins in mid-April and ends sometime early summer. Come out to the farm and enjoy growing family traditions with your family!”

 

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Southern Belle Farm

Adams Farm

1486 Georgia Highway, 54 West . Fayetteville, Georgia, 30214

At Adams Farm they invite you to enjoy a rustic and authentic approach to picking your own fruit and veg.

“Our spacious roadside market offers vegetables and fruits to include vine-ripened tomatoes, beans, squash, corn, cucumbers, peppers, turnip greens, broccoli, cabbage, butterbeans, peas, cantaloupe, and okra, most of which are grown on site at our farm.

A wide variety of jams, jellies, relishes, and pickles are available, and the aroma of sweet bread temps the appetite of consumers daily.

Several years ago our farm expanded to include U-Pic fruits.  One of the favorite U-Pic fruits is strawberries.  Varieties grown are Sweet Charlie and Strawberry
Festival.

Berry fields are well maintained, clean, easily accessible and filled with rows and rows of ready to pick berries.  There are always people there to assist with picking so you can locate the biggest, ripest berries in the field.  Two gallon containers are provided for easy picking.  Please provide your own containers to take your berries home.  For those who do not desire U-Pic, on most days pre-picked berries are available.”

 

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Adams Farm

Hodges Strawberry Farm

8705 GA-21, Newington, GA 30446

You can be sure of a warm welcome at Hodges Strawberry Farm.

We are a local family owned “Pick Your Own” or “We Pick” farm of Strawberries and Thornless Blackberries.  Please stop in to get some fresh berries , jams, jellies or local Honey or just to sit and catch up with owners Eddie & Christy Hodges. We are located on the Effingham/Screven County border just 20 minutes from Statesboro and 50 minutes from Downtown Savannah. Please call ahead to check if the fields are open. We love our customers, and look forward to seeing you at the farm! ”

 

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Hodges Strawberry Farm

 

Taylor Orchards

1665 Fall Line Fwy, Reynolds, GA 31076

Most famous for its peaches don’t forget that you can still pick your own delicious strawberries at Taylor Orchards.

“Taylor Orchards Farm is located in the heart of Georgia’s famous peach belt. This area has the ideal climate for growing peaches and the perfect soil to produce the famous Georgia Peach. Nothing can compare to the taste of a delicious, fresh sweet Georgia Peach!

Taylor Orchards is a family owned and operated business. The Wainwright family has continued the family business through three generations and is now coming into the fourth generation.

They have carried on the family tradition and modernized the operation of growing and packing peaches by implementing the most cutting edge technology to assure the highest quality of the sweet southern tradition … The Famous Georgia Peach

The farm began in the early 1940’s with 200 acres of peaches. Today, the Wainwright family has grown the farm to over 3600 acres and more than 30 varieties of peaches.”

 

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Taylor Orchards

 

Moon Farm

3498 GA-72, Colbert, GA 30628

Moon Farm takes their strawberry growing very seriously. It has a rich and fascinating history too.

“Today, Moon Farms has grown to over 1350 acres of owned and rented land in three counties. Moon Farms predominately harvests soybeans, wheat, corn and grain sorghum in addition to raising beef cattle. In 2010, Russ and Mandy made the decision to take the farm to a new level and add you-pick strawberries and open up to the public as Moon Farms Country Market. Moon Farms Country Market is now up to 4 acres of strawberries in production annually. We are excited to be able to share our working farm with you!

At Moon Farms Country Market, we strive to provide you with the sweetest, juiciest, and finest strawberries in the Athens area. Yearly, we plant over 48,000 plants consisting of many different varieties of strawberries. Some of the varieties we plant are Camarosa, Albion, Fronteras, and Ruby June. All of these varieties are well known for their large and flavorful fruit. We plant our strawberries on raised plastic beds to provide you with the cleanest, easiest to pick, and highest quality berry you can get anywhere. Feel free to ask us more about all the varieties we have growing at the farm!”

 

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Moon Farm

Southern Grace Farm

3131 Vickers Church Rd, Enigma, GA 31749

Southern Grace Farms is owned by the McMillan Family, which are now 8th generation Berrien County farmers. They are located in the western portion of Berrien County, in Enigma, Georgia.

“During our strawberry season, we host field trips, farm tours, and we also let individuals and families come pick strawberries, enjoy a homemade strawberry ice cream, and let the kids play on our unique re-purposed playground!

Please keep in mind that our fruit is seasonal, with different varieties coming in at different times. There can be gaps in crops like peaches and plums. We are also weather dependent so if you have any doubts, call or email us anytime to find out what’s going on at the farm!  You can also check our blog, facebook page, or instagram. We keep it regularly updated with what’s going on at the farm! ”

 

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Southern Grace Farm

Greene Acres Farm

952 Empire Chester Hwy, Cochran, GA 31014

There is so much more to do at Greene Acres Farm than just picking your own strawberries …although that bit is quite awesome too!

“Greene Acres Farm specializes in U-Pick strawberries from approximately late March – May 31st (always depending on crop production and availability). We have over four acres of strawberries for you! And our most popular item is our fresh, homemade strawberry ice cream – made daily during open hours!

We specialize in u-pick fruit production here at GAF! Strawberries are the first fruit to ripen around the end of March on the farm and a family favorite.

Our customers also enjoy u-picking blackberries and peaches beginning in June! Field trips are our favorite events on the farm! Educating children and adults on the workings of the farm and food production while having fun is an honor and a privilege. We offer spring field trips and fall field trips.”

 

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Greene Acres Farm

Dickey Farms

3440 Musella Rd, Musella, GA 31066

Best known for its delicious crop of peaches, Dickey Farms also have a strawberry patch where you can enjoy picking your own in the spring.

“Dickey Farms has been growing peaches in the heartland of Georgia for over 120 years. Over the years, folks have come to love our homemade ice cream, fresh-off-the-truck vegetable bushels and our assortment of gourmet gifts. We’re located just a short drive from Metro Atlanta– making a visit to our farm the perfect country day trip for your family.

Check out our brand NEW playground! Parents can relax under our covered pavilion while children play.

Rock Away in the oldest peach packinghouse in the state of Georgia! Rock away in our old fashioned rocking chairs under our covered packinghouse.

. Just relax with a fresh strawberry ice cream cone and explore the historic town of Musella, Georgia. We have some GREAT photo taking opportunities!

Shop in our farm market, Mr. Bob’s Market. Bring home a preserve, jam, jelly, salsa or more!”

 

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Dickey Farms

The Shed at Fitzgerald Fruit Farms

3355 Imlac Rd, Woodbury, GA 30293

You are invited to pick your own strawberries at The Shed at Fitzgerald Fruit Farms from late March through to June.

“Strawberry season is one of our most favorite times of the year! The patch fills with families who come to pick their own strawberries. We would love to have you! Strawberry picking pictures are the cutest, so be sure to snap a few in the field! Afterwards, be sure to stop by The Shed for some of our delicious, homemade ice cream, made with those same sweet berries. If we’ve had rain, give us a call to be sure the patch has reopened.  Our ‘Pick-Your-Own’ patch opens in late March and continues through June. We also have fresh picked strawberries available daily during this time. ”

 

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The Shed at Fitzgerald Fruit Farms

LCCL Strawberry Farms

3743 Old Dalton Rd NE, Rome, GA 30165

The LCCL Strawberry Farms website offers loads of interesting and helpful tips and advice regarding strawberries and strawberry picking, as well as fabulous recipe ideas.

“LCCL Strawberry Farm offers a unique pick-your-own experience. Our farm has been providing delicious and fresh strawberries since 2003.  Each spring is a time of year that we look forward to and enjoy watching our customers be able to come out and pick the freshest and juiciest berries available.

Every year we get to enjoy spending time with old, familiar faces as well as meet many new ones. We hope once you visit our farm you will want to return each season and become part of the LCCL Strawberry Farm family.

 

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LCCL Strawberry Farms

Hillside Orchard Farms

18 Sorghum Mill Dr, Lakemont, GA 30552

Nestled in the Georgian mountains, and enjoying far reaching views, Hillside Orchard is the perfect destination for a family day out in the fresh air.

“If you are in the Neighborhood, we would like to invite you to come spend a day at with us at the farm. Our retail store and farm is rapidly becoming a destination point for all.

You can wonder out to the barnyard to feed our herd of nanny goats, say Hi to Festus our Donkey. Visit our Indoor gem mine and watch a show put on by the residents: “Miner Jim & Donkey”, In the summer months we have u-pick blackberries for all to enjoy along with a pavilon and playground. Pick blackberries and then enjoy ice cream while the kids play.

In the Fall, Many colors of apples and pumpkins mark the farm. In 2015 we introduced our u-pick Apple orchard to a great success. We have our yearly corn maze that opens in September, included in it a game telling more about an activity or a item on the farm. The Train and Hayride runs all day on their routes around the farm either to the apples or to the animals.”

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Aaron Family Orchards

List of Farms in Georgia

 

Strawberry Picking in Georgia

Cherry Picking in Georgia

Apple Picking in Georgia

Lavender Picking in Georgia

Pumpkin Picking in Georgia

Raspberry Picking in Georgia

Blueberry Picking in Georgia

Peach Picking in Georgia

Blackberry Picking in Georgia

 

As well as:

Corn Mazes in Georgia

Haunted Hayrides in Georgia

Haunted Houses in Georgia

Alpaca Farms in Georgia

Flower Farms in Georgia

Christmas Tree Farms Georgia

Sunflower Fields in Georgia

Easter Egg Hunts in Georgia

Turkey Farms in Georgia

 

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