Pick-Your-Own Apples Now In Season!
Carter Mountain Orchard is open 7 days a week for picking. We highly recommend coming on weekdays to avoid crowds!
Anticipated Picking Start Dates for 2016
Please note, dates may vary due to weather or other conditions beyond our control!
- Gala – picking complete for this season
- Golden Delicious – picking complete for this season
- Jonagold – picking complete for this season
- Fuji - mostly picked out
- Winesap – in season now
- York – picking complete for this season
- Granny Smith – limited picking available
- Stayman – in season now
- Pink Lady – in season now
Please note that picking availability can change day by day, and even hour by hour, depending on weather conditions and customer traffic, both of which are unpredictable. Please call ahead or check our social media pages for the most updated picking information. We do have plenty of already picked apples!
Please arrive no later than 1 hour prior to our closing time if you plan to pick your own fruit.
You must check in with Carter Mountain staff BEFORE beginning to pick. Not all areas of the orchard are open to the public. We’ll give you picking instructions, let you know what and where to pick, and let you know everything you’ll need to know for the day! PLEASE REVIEW OUR VISITOR GUIDELINES TO GET THE MOST ENJOYMENT FROM YOUR DAY
You are responsible for paying for everything you pick—please watch your children!
Check out this video on how to pick an apple!
Visit the apple availability page to see what’s ripening next.