The 2021 apple picking season is upon us and what better way to experience this fall treasure than to visit a local farm? Here are six amazing apple picking farms in Northern Colorado that are at the “core” of apple greatness — always call or check web sites to find out current pick-your-own availability!
Adam’s Apple Orchard & Country Store ⎪Growing up in a farming county, Mike Biwer has many memories of going to pick raspberries, strawberries, corn, pickles, pumpkins and of course apples with his family. The thought of having his own orchard provided a unique opportunity to start a new generation of farmers and be able to provide a fun and educational outdoor U-Pick experience for the greater community. Adam’s Apple Orchard & Country Store, 42135 Weld County Road 43, Ault, CO
Garden Sweet ⎪ A sunshine-drenched morning spent in the Pick-Your-Own fields at Garden Sweet is an unforgettable experience! Whether you are seeking a quiet escape, starting a new family tradition, hunting for the most delicious berries, searching for an amazing backdrop for photos, or curious about crafting your own flower bouquet, Garden Sweet is the place for you! Garden Sweet, 719 W. Willox Ln, Fort Collins, CO
The Bartels Farm⎪The Bartels Farm is a family owned and operated farm. Established in 1905, the Bartels Farm started off as a sheep farm operated by Frank Bartels and his father Clyde Bartels. Frank and his three sisters owned six or more farms along the front range. Frank only farmed the land up north where the farm is today which consist mainly of sugarbeets, corn, hay, and barley. Frank’s only child, Duane, took over the farm. Duane grew his own feed for his animals such as corn and hay along with the sugarbeets. He also harvested barley for Coors and cucumbers for the Dreher Pickle Factory. Duane and his son Doug owned a hog farm to replace the sheep. They also rented their feed lots to cattle ranchers to board cattle. Today the Bartels Farm is operated by Doug and his son Shawn. They still grow corn, hay, wheat and barley but are known for our beautiful pumpkin patch and vegetable garden. The Bartels Farm , 3424 E Douglas Rd, Fort Collins, CO
Miller Farms⎪All of their activities and harvesting are included in the cost of admission. Begin your day by navigating your way through the corn maze. Visit ‘Antique Alley’ and enjoy your lunch in our picnic area, where we’ve got dozens of covered tables set up for your convenience. We have trash barrels and washing stations throughout, as well as several portable restrooms. Take their hayride through 180 acres of fields where you can pick your own vegetables; potatoes, carrots, onions, beets, Indian corn, squash, peppers, and the list goes on! You may even get your very own pumpkin to take with you. If you aren’t up to picking your own, we always have plenty of produce on hand in the roadside stand. We also have our chile roaster going for a wonderful treat! We do offer snacks, drinks and other delicious treats with food on the weekends! Miller Farms, 13912 Co Rd 19, Platteville, CO
Native Hill Farm⎪The Flower Field is abloom, U-Pick Flowers is open and waiting for you to fill your cup! Come Spend some time with nature and check out the gorgeous variety of flowers offered this season. Perfect out for solo, couple, friends, or family time. Containers and snips are provided on-site. Native Hill Farm, 2100 W County Rd 54G, Fort Collins, CO
YAYA Farm and Orchard ⎪When you visit the farm stand and orchard you may visit their farm animals-Percheron Draft Horses, mini donkeys, chickens, ducks, and peacocks. Bring a picnic if you wish. Enjoy all things apple in their farm stand – apples, apple cider donuts, apple pies and oh so much more! They do not charge an admission fee. U-Pick requires prior reservations and is sold out generally by August. They look forward to having you here at the orchard! YAYA Farm and Orchard, 6914 Ute Hwy, Longmont, CO
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