Best Places To Pick Apples In Maryland In 2023

Maryland is home to several outstanding apple orchards that combine apple picking with family-friendly activities, making for a fun outing.

Apple orchards have grown to become key components of Maryland’s agri-tourism and a must do for fall family fun!

Here are some of the best places to pick apples in Maryland.

They offer pick your own apples every Saturday and Sunday in September and October from 10am-4pm.

Catoctin Mountain Orchard - Thurmont

Two very delicious reasons to pick your apples at Gaver Farm are their apple cider donuts and apple cider slushies. Considered the best cider donuts in the region!

Gaver Farm - Mount Airy

Throughout the season they will have varieties to pick like Gala, and Golden Delicious, Cameo, Nittany, Pink Lady, Mutsu, and York Imperial.

Shaw Orchards Harford County

Open Tuesday-Sunday, visitors can enjoy picking apples during the day beginning in early September and lasting through late October.

Butler’s Orchard – Germantown

The farm raises about 20 varieties of apples, with about 10 of them available for public harvesting each year beginning in early September.

Baugher’s Orchard – Westminster