Apple Picking in Kansas City

2017 Edition



It's apple picking season!  Each of the u-pick Apple Farms on our list is a locally owned family operation designed to provide the best in healthy produce and a great family outing. So, grab the camera and the cooler and take the kids on a trip they won’t forget!

Apple Picking Season: Mid-August through October.

 Apple Picking Tips:

  • Call the farm for a picking report before you leave to make sure apples are ready for picking. Some farms have limited availability and it can vary even within a few hours. It is VERY important that you call first, we have encountered farms having apples in the morning and running out before the afternoon.
  • Wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
  • Bring bottled water and snacks for the kids.
  • Don’t forget your camera… apple picking makes great photos for the scrapbook.
  • Check out “KC Going Places” for fun places to visit near the orchard of your choice!

 

Alldredge Orchards

10455 Highway N Platte City, MO, AlldredgeOrchards.com 

Tucked in the foothills of the Missouri River you’ll find the picturesque Alldredge Orchards. The century-old barn welcomes guests with beautiful hardy mums, fresh fruit, and autumn treats. Children enjoy riding pedal go-kart and feeding the farm-raised chickens and ducks that roam the farm and welcome visitors.

As of 8/26/17 on their Facebook Page: Opening Day for U-Pick is September 2!

Cider Hill Family Orchard

3341 N. 139 St., Kansas City, KS, CiderhillFamilyOrchard.com

U-Pick Apple Orchard and Event Barn. Pack a picnic, bring a fishing pole and worms, and enjoy a day of apple picking and apple cider slushes at Cider Hill.

As of 8/24/17 from their Facebook Page:  Starting on September 1st......The Orchard will be open everyday but Monday. Hours in September: Tuesday-Saturday 9-5, Sunday 12-5.

Fieldstone Orchard

7049 E 149th St., Overbrook, KS. FieldstoneOrchard.com

U-pick organic apple orchard featuring 32 varieties of apples. 

As of 6/13/17 on their Facebook Page: Currently Closed Thanks so much for coming by and seeing us. We'll let you know when the next products come available soon. Please call us if you have questions. 785-665-7643 

Pome on the Range Orchards & Winery

2050 Idaho Rd, Williamsburg, KS. 785.746.5492. PomeOnTheRange.com

Today the orchard boasts 25 acres of apples and 12 acres of peach trees. The orchard also produces cherries, plums, pears, blackberries, pumpkins, asparagus, and other vegetables. The country store also sells fresh apple cider and wine from it’s own apples.

As of 8/12/17 on their Facebook Page: The apple trees are open for picking!!! Our Akane (early Japanese Jonathan ) apples are ready earlier than usual. Also, this weekend only we have 10 pound boxes of canning tomatoes for $12.50.

Rock Creek Apple Orchard - CLOSED 2017, planning to open again in 2018

619 W. Lone Jack Lees Summit Road, Lone Jack, MO.

Family-friendly apple picking orchard. 

As of 8/16/17 on their Facebook Page: I am so very sorry to say that last spring the snow got our apple blooms . We will not have any apples this season . Please don't forget us for next year!

Schweizer Orchards

S Hwy 169 & FF St. Joseph, MO,  SchweizerOrchards.com

Nestled in the bluffs overlooking the Mighty Mo is one of the largest u-pick apple orchards in the area. The orchard features Early Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonagold, Gala, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Fuji, HoneyCrisp and Winesap Apples.

As of 8/3/17 on their Facebook Page: You-pick early Jonathan apples start tomorrow, August 4!

Wagon Wheel Orchard

15380 Edgerton Rd, Gardner, KS, WagonWheelOrchard.com

The Wagon Wheel Orchard boasts 133 varieties of apples.

From their Facebook Page: Make an appointment to pick. Please call or text us at 913.893.6050. 

Weston Orchard & Vineyard

18545 Co Rd H, Weston, MO, 402.209.4117 www.westonorchardandvineyard.com

This farm provides farm fresh memories, u-pick fruits, and family entertainment. Just 35 minutes northwest of Kansas City.

As of 8/28/17 on their Facebook Page: We have plenty of Gala and Jonathan apples ready to pick! You-pick price is $2/lb. These dwarf trees make it easy for kids of all ages to help with the harvest. We also have pre-picked apples available; 1/2 peck for $8.50, 1 peck for $14. We're here 9-5 every day.

BONUS OUTING - Visit the Cider Mill:

Louisburg Cider Mill

14730 Hwy 68, Louisburg, KS, LouisburgCiderMill.com

At the mill, watch cider making and apple cider donut making. Lost Trail Root Beer and Soda is manufactured there as well and all is for sale in the gift shop.

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