B.J. Reece Orchards - Ellijay, GA
A family owned and operated orchard in Ellijay started in 1960 with u-pick in September and October.Eight varieties are available for picking with additional options pre-picked in their market.On weekends, enjoy a wagon ride, the farm animals and the apple cannon.They sell pies, pumpkin rolls, caramel apples, apple cider doughnuts and homemade breads from their bakery.
Hillcrest Orchards - Ellijay, GA
A family owned and operated apple orchard and farm market in the North Georgia Mountains.Located 90 minutes from downtown Atlanta and Chattanooga, Tennessee.The Apple Pickin’ Jubilee starts September 6th and runs every weekend through October.Admission is $7 per person with an additional $3 per person for the petting farm.Activities include giant jumping pillow, honey bee demonstration, hillbilly mini golf, petting farm, pig races, games, pedal tractor trike track and the Apple Adventure Museum.Bakery & Ice Cream Parlor sells apple cider doughnuts, fried apple pies, homemade ice cream and caramel apples.Parking is free.
Mercier Orchards - Blue Ridge, GA
A 4th generation family owned and operated orchard harvesting fruit for more than 70 years.Pick your own apples starting in September.Enjoy the bakery, deli, market store and winery.They will shop many of their products so you can enjoy a taste of this farm around the country.They sell muscadine, peach and apple cider, for example.
Panorama Orchards - Ellijay, GA
The Stembridge family began growing apples here in the 1920s.They have 13 apple varieties that are ripe between July and January.Be sure to try their cider, famous fried pies and other baked goods.They have also started making homemade fudge. No PYO
R&A Orchards - Ellijay, GA
The Futch family has been growing apples in Gilmer County since 1947.The orchard consists of 60 acres of apple trees and 10 acres of peaches and nectarines. The family orchard is now run by Andy, Jennifer and their children, the third and fourth generation in the family business.Apple picking starts around August 1st, with apple season ending around December 1.Visit the Roadside Market or you can order apples online from their orchard to be shipped to you!
Red Apple Barn - Ellijay, GA
The Pritchett family started selling apples in 1971 when they built their 20×20 apple barn.They started allowing u-pick in the orchard in 2010. Their apples begin ripening in early August and are harvested by late October.Other activities include the pumpkin patch, cornhole and horse shoes.Apple prices range from a half peck for $6 to a bushel for $30.Apple cider is $4 for a 1/2 gallon and $6 for 1 gallon.They also have apple pies, apple fritters, apple donuts, caramel apples and other treats.