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 8/2/17 on their Facebook Page: It's August 2nd! What does that mean? Opening day for Apple Season is one month away!

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 8/10/17 from their Facebook Page: Open Friday and Saturday only until 9/1/2017. U-Pick Apple's Available. Apples Available: Gala, Ruby Star and Dayton
Hours: 9:00-5:00 both days Kettle Corn, Apple Cider Slushes, Honey and Applewood Smoked Cheese. Hayrides and Donuts will begin in September,  Apple prices this year:
Peck of Apples: $9.50. Half Bushel: $18.00. Bushel of Apples: $34.00. Hope to see you at the Orchard

Fieldstone Orchard

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

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

As of 8/1/17 on their Facebook Page: No apple updates for 2017 yet.

Rock Creek Apple Orchard

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.

As of 8/15/17 on their Facebook Page: We are going to take appointments this weekend - Gala, Fresh Candy and our own sauce/juice variety that still needs a name! Please call or text us at 9138936050 - Saturday and Sunday 9 to 4.

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 8/16/17 on their Facebook Page: Fall has arrived at Weston Orchard & Vineyard. We will be opening for our U-Pick Gala harvest on Friday. Open 9-5 everyday. 

Weston Red Barn Farm

16300 Wilkerson Rd, Weston, MO, 816.386.5437 www.westonredbarnfarm.com

This popular autumn destination is a favorite for apple picking, scenic views, and farm animals.

As of 8/7/17 on their Facebook Page: Apple update: Gala's picking will begin around August 20th. Honey crisp will begin around August 25 along with our Jonathan apples. We have been blessed this year with a beautiful crop of apples. Apples will be available you pick and pre picked.

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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