Autumn at Local Apple Orchards

posted on Friday, September 1, 2023

Blueridge Orchard in Denver, Iowa
Blueridge Orchard in Denver Iowa

Welcome the crisp, sunny days of autumn with a visit to a nearby apple orchard. You’ll find old standards and varieties you may not have heard of like Sweet 16, Crimson Crisp and Ambrosia. Most apple varieties mature from early September through mid-October. As the season winds down in October, you may want to call ahead to check apple varieties, hours and days of operation.

Apples on the Avenue
3035 Addison Blvd (HWY 218), Nashua
Friday - Sunday, 10:00 am-6:00 pm 
September 1 – October 2023

Pick your own apples or visit the shop at Apples on the Avenue. Find more announcements on their Facebook page. 

Blueridge Orchard
105 Blueridge Drive, Denver
Saturday & Sunday, 10:00am-4:00pm

Blueridge Orchard is a small, family-owned orchard tucked into the hills of Denver, Iowa. Although not a you-pick orchard, you can buy bagged apples and stroll through their beautiful orchard. 
Denver is a 20 minute drive from Cedar Falls.

Local Apple Orchards, Cedar Falls, Iowa
Bagged apples at Blueridge Orchard in Denver, Iowa

Hoffman Produce Farms
1011 Martin Road, Waterloo
Saturday - Sunday, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

U-pick fresh veggies and fruit available through the end of October. 

Jefferson Greenhouse & Orchard
9529 E Dunkerton Road, Dunkerton
Tuesday - Friday, 8:00 am - 7:00 pm and Saturdays, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm 

The Jefferson family farmstead provides seasonal fruit throughout the summer and offers apples beginning in July. Farm stand varieties include Cortland, Chieftain, Early Gold, Gala, Goldblush, Honeycrisp and more.
Dunkerton is a 30 minute drive from Cedar Falls.

Timeless Prairie Orchard
3049 280th Street, Winthrop
Sunday, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Apple varieties include Zestar, Sansa and Honeycrisp.  
Winthrop is a 45 minutes from Cedar  Falls.

Want to find more Things to DoPlaces to Stay or Places to Eat & Drink while you're in Cedar Falls? Stop by or call the Cedar Falls Visitor Center on Monday-Friday from 9am - 5pm. We're located at 6510 Hudson Road and our phone number is 319-268-4266. To find events taking place in the Cedar Valley, visit CedarValley365.com.

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