I spent several hours calling local orchards and I was amazed to find out there are not very many places in Lancaster County where you can actually go apple picking! But there are several that are within an hours drive—and honestly, you might want to pick one and make a day of it. Many of the places have weekend festivals, special hay rides, mazes and other events!
To pick your own apples it costs $.80/lb. You can also pick your own pumpkins for $.45/lb.
310 Eden View Road
Elizabethtown, PA 17022
Pick your own apples is already closed for the season. You can pick your own pumpkins for $.25/lb. Hayrides are $4/person. You must take a hayride to pick the pumpkins.
400 Long Lane, Route 324 at Route 741
Lancaster, PA 17603
Open Monday to Friday from 9 am to 6 pm; Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm; Closed Sunday.
Bring your own containers.
Apple picking costs $1.45/lb ($1.20/lb if pick more than 20 pounds). You can also pick your own pumpkins, squash, gourds all of which are $.50/lb.
390 Orchard Road
Mohnton, PA 19540
Open: M, T, Th, F 8 am to 7 pm, W, Sa 8 am to 5 pm, closed Sunday.
To pick your own apples you pay by the box/bag, depending how much you pick. Prices start around $7 for 1/2 peck. You can also pick your own pumpkins, and for those you pay by the size from $2-12. Hayrides are $3. You do not need to take a hayride to pick your pumpkins or apples. Located at their Yellow Church Road farm location.
8892 Susquehanna Trail South
Loganville, PA 17342
Open Mon-Sat from 9am-6pm, Sat 9am-4pm.
To pick your own apples the cost is $.75/lb. Right now they have cameos and fuji available for picking. To pick your own pumpkins the rate is $.47/lb.
4688 Dairy Road
Red Lion , PA 17356
Open: Thursday, Friday, Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm. Saturdays 9:00am to 5:00pm.
To pick apples you pay $15 for half a bushel. You can drive your car a short distance to get to the orchard where you pick the apples. No wagon ride or extra fee.
135 Blossom Dr
Mt Wolf, PA 17347
Open: Monday to Saturday from 8 am to 8 pm.
To pick apples you pay by the bag. For a 10lb bag, the cost is $16 on weekdays, and 20lb bags are $24. Prices increase by $2 on the weekends. To pick your own pumpkins the price is $.59/lb.
40 Fruit Lane
Morgantown, PA 19543
Open: Monday to Friday 8 am to 7 pm Saturday 8 am to 5 pm; closed on Sunday;
I could not reach them for their pricing.
2885 New Park Road
NEW PARK, PA 17352
Open: Monday to Saturday from 8 – 6, Closed Sunday.
Apples are $1.79/lb for 24lb, or $1.29/lb for 25lb or more. You can listen to a message on their hotline to hear what varieties they are picking now. To pick your own pumpkins the price is $.49/lb for orange pumpkins and $.59/lb for specialty pumpkins.
5524 Pottsville Pike
Leesport, PA 19533
Open from 10am to 5pm until October 31, 2016.
Please call them for pricing.
110 Ducktown Rd.
Hellam, PA 17406
Open on Saturday, 10am-3:30pm.
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