Apple Picking Opens
Orchards in McHenry County are ripe for the U-picking.
🍎 All Seasons Orchard, Woodstock: Pre-picked or U-pick from a dozen varieties of apples on 10,000 trees. Restaurant serves apple cider donuts, fresh cider, caramel apples and more, September and October.
🍎Cody’s Farm & Apple Orchard, Marengo: Gala, Blondee, plus pre-picked Honeycrisp and apple cider doughnuts, September through early October.
🍎Homestead Orchard, Woodstock: U-pick from 23 varieties of apples, pie cherries and pears; plus Amish jams, jellies and salsas, late July through late October.
🍎Lang’s Orchard (closed for 2019 season) Woodstock: U-pick from 12 varieties of apples plus fruit spreads, salsa, caramel, honey and soup mixes, mid-September through October.
🍎Meadowmoor Orchard (closed for 2019 season) Woodstock: No-frills, no-admission fun family orchard with tasty apples and a few early pumpkins and gourds, opens mid-September.
🍎Prairie Sky Orchard, Union: U-pick from 15 varieties of apples on more than 2,000 trees, specializing in Honey Crisp and Asian pears, September through October.
🍎Royal Oak Farm Orchard, Harvard: Pre-picked or U-pick from 30 apple varieties on 17,000 trees spanning 50 acres; Amaze N Apples is America’s only apple maze; plus restaurant, bakery and gift shop, late August through late November.
🍎 Stade’s Apple Orchard, McHenry: U-pick apples, peppers, green beans, and sunflowers, spanning 2,200 acres; Mid June-Early July: Strawberries/July – Sept: Raspberries/July-August: Sugar Snap Peas, Green Beans, Peppers/August: Tomatoes and Raspberries
🍎Woodstock Country Orchard (closed for 2019 season) Woodstock: U-pick from 13 varieties of applies, September through October.
Heider’s Berry Farm, Woodstock: Pre-pick and U-pick strawberries, June and September till frost; and red raspberries, July and September till frost.