Fall in the Pacific Northwest arrives with a bounty apples ranging from grocery store standards like Gala, Fuji, and Granny Smith to specialty fruit like Crimson Crisp and red-fleshed Mountain Rose and Scarlett Surprise. Apples for pies, applesauce, or eaten out of the basket on the ride home can be found at u-pick orchards near Portland.
The spots on this map provide a variety of fruit and geographical locations that are manageable day trips from Portland. U-pick orchards range from popular and well known spots like Kiyokawa Family Orchards in Hood River to smaller less traveled spots like Albeke Farms in Oregon City.
The u-pick farms in the map no longer have pandemic-related policies like reservations systems and mask requirements. However, it’s wise to check in with farms before heading out to clarify their rules regarding bringing your own containers and whether they allow pets.Read More