Pick Your Own Info
-Please note that picking availability can change day by day, and sometimes 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.
-Please arrive no later than 5PM if you plan to pick your own fruit.
-You can purchase already-picked fruit up til our closing time of 6PM.
Current Picking Availability
Anticipated Apple Picking Start Dates for 2017 (weather-dependent)
Ginger Gold – finished for this year
Gala - finished for this year (still available already picked)
Golden Delicious – NOW PICKING
Jonagold – NOW PICKING
Winesap – approx. Sept 28
York – approx. Sept 28
Fuji – approx. Sept 28
Granny Smth – approx. Oct 5
Stayman – approx. Oct. 5
Pink Lady – approx. Oct. 26
Check out our apple availability chart to see when your favorite variety will be ripe! But, do note, dates may vary due to weather or other conditions beyond our control. Stay in the loop by connecting with Carter Mountain Orchard on Facebook and Twitter!
During the Picking Season
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 update you on everything going on that 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!