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Apple U-Picks in the Fredericton Area

Apple U-Picks in the Fredericton Area

It’s apple season in Fredericton! Looking to make a homemade apple pie? Or maybe you’re just looking to have some family fun? Check out our complete list of apple u-picks in Fredericton and the surrounding area!

Don’t forget that U-Picks can sell out quickly, so it’s best to call before making a trip to your favourite orchard!

Charlotte’s Family Orchard U-Pick 
(506) 488-2630 | 2287 Route 102, Gagetown | Open daily 9am-dark | See the location on Google Maps
Paula Reds, Melba, and Jersey Mae apples are currently available along with plums and pears. Macintosh, Cortland, Honey Crisp, and Galas will be available in a couple weeks! Keep an eye on their Facebook page for updates!

Johnny Appleseed Orchard
(506) 363-3500 | 146 Crock’s Point Road | 10am-dusk | See the location on Google Maps
Jersey Macs and Paula Reds will be available beginning Sept. 3. Macintosh, Cortland, and Lobos will be available later this month. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for updates!

River View Orchard 
(506) 440-4379 | 251 Route 616, Keswick Ridge | Mon-Sun 10am-6pm (after Sept 4th)| See location on Google Maps
Enjoy Paula Reds, raspberries, plums. Families will love their bouncy castle, corn maze, duck pond and wagon rides! Macintosh, Cortland, Ginger Gold, Honeycrisp, Gala, Spartan, Empire, Pears, and Plums will be available later this month. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for updates!

River View Orchard Corn Maze – Opens Sept. 3. Mon-Sun (10am-6pm), $5/person or $20 per family (4+ people). Includes wagon tour.

Doucette’s Orchard
(506) 453-1582 | 118 Carlisle Rd, Douglas | Weekdays 12-7 & Weekends 12-5 | See the location on Google Maps
Paula Reds and Lobos will be available beginning Sept. 3. Macintosh, Cortland, Pears, Honey Gold, Empire, and Plums will be available later this month.

Everett Family Orchard 
(506) 459-7406 | Across from 3899 Route 102, Island View | 10am-6pm | See the location on Google Maps
Opens Sept 17th for the season. Keep an eye on their Facebook page and website to find out what varieties of apples are available!

Gilbert Farms
(506) 357-8634 | 419 Route 102 | Daily 10am-5pm | See the location on Google Maps
Macintosh apples will be available around Sept. 21. Cortlands will be available later. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for updates!

Fernhill Farm 
(506) 450-4163 | 1670 Woodstock Rd. | Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 12pm-6pm | See the location on Google Maps
Opening middle of Sept. Macintosh, Golden Russet, Cortland.

Sandow Farm 
(506) 363-2262 | 684 Tripp Settlement Rd., Keswick Ridge | 10am-dusk | See the location on Google Maps
This certified organic orchard will be offering Sandow apples. Keep an eye on their website for updates.

NEW for 2016 - Customers can press their own organic apple cider on the weekends from 1-4pm.

Hazen Cameron & Son’s Orchards & U-Pick 
(506) 488-2895 | 2260 Route 102, Gagetown | 9am-dark
Open now for Paula Reds, pears plums and crab apples. Other varieties such as Macs, Cortland, delicious, russets and Galas are available starting Sept. 4th. Cameron’s also offers farm tours.

Webb’s U-Pick
(506) 488-2042 | 4670 Route 102, Queenstown | 9am-dark
Opening Sept. 5. Varieties: Paula Reds, Macs, Lobos, and later on Cortlands & Honeycrisp

Merrithew’s U-Pick 
(506) 457-8467 | 72 Carlisle Road, Douglas | 10am – dark
Opening Sept. 17. Varieties: Lobos, Cortlands, Macs, Alexanders, Wolf River, and Spartans

Big Sky Sea Buckthorn
(506) 260-7400 | 320 Redbank Dr., approx. 1 km past Chipman DNR Ranger Station | Please call ahead for operating hours.
Featuring an open house u-pick each weekend starting Sept. 24 and running through October and into the first weekend in November. 

There is an educational component where they explain the benefits and uses of their Organic Sea Buckthorn fruit and have a small tasting bar for some products made from the berries. They’re also a licensed cottage winery and offer a tasting bar for wine. 

You can also enjoy their “Pick a lb./leave a lb.”  Pick a lb. of berries for you, then pick a lb. for the orchard and your lb. Is free. Visit the website for more details on offerings. 

 

*updated September 9, 2016

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