Directions to the Apple Orchard
1410 Snowden Road
Delaplane, VA 20144
From Route 50
Take Route 50 to Paris. Turn south on Route 17. Go 2 miles. Turn right on Route 688 (Leeds Manor Road). Go 1 mile. Turn right on Snowden Road (Rt. 711). Go 1/4 mile or so until you see the signs to the vegetable garden and the apple orchard. The vegetable garden is on the left and the apple orchard is farther up the road. Follow signs to park.
Exit Route 66 at Exit 23 (Route 17 north to Delaplane). About 2 miles after exiting, you will cross Goose Creek and the railroad tracks at Delaplane. Continue on Route 17 for about 5 miles. Turn left on Route 688 (Leeds Manor Road). Go 1 mile. Turn right on Snowden Road (Rt. 711). Go 1/4 mile or so until you see the signs to the vegetable garden and the apple orchard. The vegetable garden is on the left and the apple orchard is farther up the road. Follow signs to park.
Here's a chart of what we usually pick throughout the produce season.
||strawberries and spring vegetables
|Late June, early July
||raspberries, blackberries, sour cherries, spring and summer vegetables
||berries, peaches, Japanese plums, Asian pears, cucumbers, tomatoes, sweet corn, peppers, beans, okra, eggplant, squash, dig-your-own potatoes, cut flowers, and other summer vegetables
||Click here for the ripening order for peaches
||the pumpkin patch, apples, fall greens,
dig-your-own peanuts and potatoes
||Click here for the ripening order for apples
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IPM Grown - We use Integrated Pest Management practices. See the EPA website.
Pick-Your-Own Fruits & Vegetables
Open Columbus Day Monday!
Apples, Pumpkins, Fall Vegetables
Open this week Wednesday,
October 7th thru Columbus Day, Monday, October 12th, 9am to 4pm.
* Apple varieties now picking: Empire, Jonagold, Golden Delicious, Shizuka, Idared, Autumn Gala, and Fireside
$15 a peck
SPECIAL this week: Buy 3 peck bags of apples and get the 4th peck bag of apples free!
Click here for the list of apple varieties in their ripening order.
* All Pumpkins, Gourds, and Winter Squash
$.75 a pound
SPECIAL BULK DISCOUNT
70 or more pounds - $.50 a pound!
* Fall vegetables: Arugula, Lettuce, Turnips, Collards, Radishes, Broccoli Rabe, Napa Cabbage, Bok Choy and Mustard Greens
$3.75 a pound
* Dig-Your-Own Potatoes
$1.50 a pound
* Dig-Your-Own Peanuts
$3 a pound
Tip: On the weekends bring cash and avoid standing in the credit card line!
Always check here or call 540-592-3574 before you come in case of crop or weather changes.
Regular hours Wednesday thru Sunday
9am - 4pm, through October
No Admission Fee
45 minutes west of the Beltway
1+ hour from DC
Next to Sky Meadows State Park
Dogs are welcome on a leash in the parking area and in the orchards, but not in the berries or vegetable gardens.
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