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Best Places for Apple Picking in Virginia (+ Orchard Map)

Nowadays, we may not be a mass producer of apples, but we definitely celebrate fall after our blisteringly hot summers, and the Virginia apple orchards and pumpkin patches become a popular destination activity during the season. 

These are some of the best apple orchards in Virginia – but please list your favorites below in case we missed some!  

Carter Mountain Orchard

The Carter Mountain Orchard in Charlottesville, Virginia is easily one of the most beautiful in the state. The Virginia apple orchard is famous for its wide variety of apples, including Ginger Gold, Gala, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Fuji, and Granny Smith. 

Hollin Farm

Located right on the eastern slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains near Sky Meadows State Park is Hollin Farms, which is well known for providing visitors with the opportunity to pick their own vegetables and fruit. 

Morris Orchard

Right in Monroe, Virginia, Morris Orchard is also well known due to the fact that it is family-owned and operated. The fruits and vegetables you can pick here are among the freshest and best quality. 

Crooked Run Orchard

This family farm has been open for over 250 years, and it’s functioning as a pick your own farm currently. Crooked Run Orchard prides itself on the minimal use of chemicals and mineral fertilizers for the crops. 

Stribling Orchard

Stribling Orchard is one of the best pick your own apple and peach orchards in Markham, Virginia. Aside from apples, you can also pick peaches, pumpkins, cider, and freshly baked pies and bread. You can also visit during the fall every weekend for some delicious wine tasting.