Best Apple Picking Orchards Edmonton AB
Apple pie. Apple dumplings. Apple crisps. Apple cobbler. Apple muffins. Okay you get the point, there is an endless list of delicious apple desserts and treats that are perfect for fall and winter (or anytime of the year). But before you put on your baker’s hat and begin creating your delicious apple dish, you need to hand pick your apples to make sure each and every slice in your dessert meets your standards. To help ensure the success of your apple-baking venture, we compiled a short list of the best apple picking orchards near Edmonton AB so you can take part in a great Fall tradition.
Located 30 minutes north of Edmonton on the beautiful countryside, Sprout Farms is a U-Pick apple orchard where you can venture out and find the perfect apples for your dessert. The apple-picking season is from mid-August to mid-October, so we recommend calling ahead to ensure the orchard is open. There also are 36 sheep, a llama and Buddy the donkey to add to the fun, and of course, help keep the grass nice and short!
This 35-acre farm is just a short drive from Edmonton, AB. While there are no apples here, you can find fresh strawberries to add some color and flavor to your apple dessert. Prairie Farms goes above and beyond with a host of seasonal and family-friendly activities, such as corn mazes, garden tours, campfires, a pumpkin patch, and a haunted house, among others. Whether you want to book a private group outing or visit the farm with the family on a Saturday, there is sure to be something to do at Prairie Gardens.
Located right on the border of Edmonton and Leduc counties, this small U-Pick farm grows Saskatoon berries, raspberries and of course, apples! While it might not have all the activities of other orchards, it is perfect for a quiet, intimate apple picking experience.
So make some room in your Chevy Cruze and go find some of the finest apples and berries near Edmonton AB so you can make that perfect autumn dessert.