U-Pick Apples

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This guide is presented in partnership with the featured businesses. We are grateful to them for their support in helping us provide these resources to local moms.

With things constantly changing due to COVID-19, please make sure to contact the orchard before planning your trip, so you have the most up-to-date information on safety guidelines, fruit availability, hours, and more.

Is anyone else lighting their apple/pumpkin spice candles and looking forward to all things Fall?
One of the most popular activities during the Fall is a trip to the U-Pick apple orchards!

Our team is happy to bring you your official Fall guide to U-Pick apple orchards in the Dayton area!

But, first… some quick tips on taking the whole family apple picking!

  • Check the website for all of the details you need to know about the orchard before you go.
  • Double check the weather before heading out and dress for success!
  • Call ahead to confirm crop availability (this may depend on the week or the season, so make sure that you ask!)
  • Check out this helpful guide to the different types of Ohio Apples and the best ways to use them!

Tuken's Orchard & Farm Market

Are you looking for that perfect family-friendly orchard to check out this Fall? We would love to suggest Tuken’s Orchard & Farm Market. Your kiddos will love checking out the Critter Coral (small fee applies), exploring the orchard & farm, and of course – picking those delicious apples!

Tuken’s is the premier u-pick destination for a plethora of fruits and vegetables. With many of your favorite varieties of early, mid, and late season apples, visitors can pick their own from August through November. The orchard is specifically designed for u-pick, as the trees are heavy fruiting and apples hang lower to the ground for easy access.

Mom Tip
Stop by their market to check out their gourmet products and treat yourself to an apple cider slushie or a dip of home made ice cream. Weekdays are less crowded and a good time to visit!

Hours: Mon-Sat 10am to 6pm & Sun 11am to 5pm

15725 Eaton Pike
West Alexandria, OH 45381
937-687-3848

Please note that they are following all State of Ohio mandates for PPE, masks, social-distancing, and store capacity limits to ensure safe distancing. Please be patient as this could mean a little longer wait time than in years past.

Irons Fruit Farm
1640 Stubbs Mill Road
Lebanon, OH 45036
513-932-2853
Monday-Saturday 9am-6pm; Sunday 11am-6pm
Check out the schedule for U-Pick HERE

A&M Farm Orchard
22141 State Route 251
Midland, Ohio 45148
513-875-2500
Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm; Sunday 1pm-5pm
Pick your own apples and pumpkins.

Hidden Valley Fruit Farm
5474 N State Route 48
Lebanon, OH
513-932-1869
Closed Monday & Tuesday
Wednesday & Sunday 9am-7pm; Thursday-Saturday 9am-9pm

See website for more details on what is in season for picking.

Louden Family Orchard
576 North State Route 560
Urbana, OH 43078
937-653-4558
Monday-Friday 10am-5:30pm; Saturday 10am-4pm
Fresh cider and over 20+ varieties of apples.

Monnin’s Fruit Farm
8201 Frederick Pike
Dayton, OH 45414
937-890-4536
Monday-Saturday 8am-6pm; Sunday 9am-5pm
Upick schedules updated on Facebook

Steven’s Bakery and Orchard
7344 Thackery Road
Springfield, OH 45502
937-788-2873
Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 12pm-4pm
Check out their apple chart HERE

Wesler Orchards
9319 Wesler Road
New Paris, OH 45347
937-437-8921
Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm
Check out their apple chart HERE

Brumbaugh Fruit Farm
6420 Arcanum-Hollansburg Road
Arcanum, OH 45304
937-692-8084
Monday-Saturday 9am-6pm; Sunday (Sept & Oct Only) 12pm-6pm
Check out their Fun Farm Map for other seasonal activities including the Johnny Appleseed hiking trails through the orchards.

Peifer Orchards
4590 US 68 N
Yellow Springs, OH
937-767-2208
Monday-Friday 10am-6pm; Saturday 9am-5pm; Sunday 11am-5pm
While in season, you can also pick berries, pumpkins, mums, and gourds along with fresh pressed apple cider.

Karnes Orchard
8200 Worley Mill Road
Hillsboro, OH
937-763-8250
July to Mid November Monday-Saturday 9am-6pm
Check out the apple picking schedule HERE

The Pink House Orchard
5669 W Kessler Cowlesville Road
West Milton, OH
937-698-6079
Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm; Sunday 2pm-5pm

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