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Dayton Area guide to Local U-Pick Apple Fun

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.

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 U-Pick Apple Picking!

Dayton Mom’s Blog is happy to bring you your official fall guide to U-Pick Apple Picking 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!

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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 42 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.

***DMB Mom Tip – Stop by their market to check out their gourmet products, treat yourself to an apple cider slushie or a dip of home made ice cream.

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

15725 Eaton Pike
West Alexandria, OH 45381

Irons Fruit Farm
1640 Stubbs Mill Road
Lebanon, OH 45036
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
Monday – Saturday 9am-5pm; Sunday 1pm-5pm
Pick your own apples and pumpkins.

Hidden Valley Fruit Farm
5474 N State Route 48
Lebanon, OH
Monday – Friday 10am-2pm
See website for more details on what is in season for picking.

Louden Family Orchard
576 North State Route 560
Urbana, OH 43078
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
Monday – Saturday 8am-6pm; Sunday 9am-5pm
Upick schedules updated on Facebook

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

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

Brumbaugh Fruit Farm
6420 Arcanum-Hollansburg Road
Arcanum, OH 45304
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
Monday-Friday 10am-6pm; Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 12pm-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
Friday and Saturday 9am-6pm
Check out the apple picking schedule HERE

The Pink House Orchard
5669 W Kessler Cowlesville Road
West Milton, OH
September 15, 10am-5pm

Don’t forget to check out your Dayton Mom’s Blog Guide to 45 Family Friendly Fall Activities to Do in Dayton for more fun Fall suggestions!


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