We’re nearing the end of September and what better way to welcome the start of fall than with a day spent picking apples? Bring home the most delicious local produce to bake some seasonal treats from one of these stunning orchards near Ottawa.
1. Pinewood Orchard
Pick some McIntosh or Cortland apples that are ready for picking! They have more than 800 full sized trees in their beautiful orchard that are more than 50 years old.
Hours: Monday- Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday-Sunday 9 am-6pm
Location: 101 Herzburg Road, Ottawa ON
2. Avonmore Berry Farm
This beautiful family farm has a selection of pre-picked apples and free wagon rides through the Pumpkin Patch that are fun for the whole family. One of the most picturesque orchards in the region, you’ll find tons of fantastic fresh produce and treats to take home with you.
Hours: Everyday 9am – 5pm
Location: 16365 4 Rd, Avonmore ON
3. Log Cabin Orchard
For those looking for pre-picked apples but still want the authentic experience of visiting the farm, head to the Log Cabin Orchard! Play with the farm animals and enjoy some freshly made churros and sweet candy apples.
Hours: Monday-Friday 10am – 4pm, Saturday-Sunday 9am – 4pm
Location: 6121 Cabin Rd, Osgoode ON
4. Orleans Fruit Farm
This adorable apple orchard is super popular for those not wanting to stray too far from the city. Orleans Fruit Farm fun for the whole family and a beautiful place to spend a warm afternoon. Pick to your hearts content!
Hours: Saturday-Sunday 9am – 5pm
Location: 1399 St-Joseph, Ottawa (Orléans) ON
5. Mountain Orchards
Starting September 25th, the Eden, Cortland and Empire apples will be in their prime picking season. Mountain Orchards is also home to a corn maze, wagon ride and even a straw jump set up for kids! Just grab a bag a start picking.
Hours: Monday-Friday 10am – 6pm, Saturday-Sunday and holidays 9am – 5pm
Location: 10175 Clark Road, Mountain ON