Nothing says fall like heading to a Skagit Valley farm and picking apples right from the orchard. Whether you plan on pies, cider, applesauce or just to eat them, they are a delicious part of the season. So grab your basket or bucket, maybe a friend or two, and head to the country. You’ll be glad you did. Here is where to go apple picking in Skagit Valley.
Jones Creek Farms
32260 Burrese Road, Sedro-Woolley
Jones Creek Farms in Sedro-Woolley is an excellent place for apple picking in Skagit Valley if you are looking for variety, they have dozens of apples throughout the season. You-pick is their specialty. They have no parking or entry fee. At Jones Creek Farm you will find a real, working farming that prides itself in focusing all their attention on growing the best fruit. You will also find pears to pick during the fall season. For more information, including their harvest schedule, visit the Jones Creek Farms website.
Rock’n Apple Ranch
3064 Hunt Rd, Oak Harbor
Located on Whidbey Island, Rock’n Apple Ranch is a place to pick apples near Skagit Valley that gives you the opportunity for a lovely drive as well! They offer you-pick apples as well as cider when it’s ready! They have a lovely orchard with many low branches that even kids can reach, making it a fun family outing. For more information on what’s available, check the Rock’n Apple Ranch Facebook page.
Skagit Farms Stands with Apples
Not into apple picking in Skagit Valley, but still want farm fresh apples from our local farms? Check out some of the Skagit Valley farms stands that carry apples in the fall.
Gordon Skagit Farms
15598 McLean Road, Mount Vernon
They have an Autumn Market during the month of October that has all the bounties of fall, including lots of fresh picked apples. Be sure to pick up a pumpkin while there! Learn more on the Gordon Skagit Farms website.
18216 Conway Frontage Rd, Mount Vernon
Cedardale Orchards in Mount Vernon is a great place to get local apples and apple cider from in their farm store. Open daily, their cider is made fresh and on the weekends you can even get mini cider donuts to pair with it. For more information, visit the Cedardale Orchard Facebook page.
Pleasant Ridge Farm
19166 Rexville Grange Road, Mount Vernon
Fans of Pleasant Ridge Farm look forward to their apple season every year. They have plenty of choices, from Gravensteins to honeycrisp. They also have pears, pumpkins, gourds and lots of vegetables to complete your fall table. For more information, visit the Pleasant Ridge Farm website.
51497 Concrete Sauk Valley Road, Concrete
Sauk Farm in Concrete has apples galore, all grown organically. They also have products made from their fresh apples, including honeycrisp cider and honeycrisp dried apple treats. Find them at the Mount Vernon Farmers Market and the Skagit Valley Farmers Market, shop online or head to one of the stores that carries their products. For more information, visit the Sauk Farm website.