Pick Your Own Cherries At This Charming New Mexico Fruit Farm

If you head on over to the small town of La Luz, you’ll find beautiful nature areas and addicting restaurants, but there’s also one attraction that’ll keep you coming back year after year. This family-owned fruit farm is the best place to pick your own cherries. In the summer, there are over 600 cherry trees with all different types to pick from, as well as pre-picked cherries if you’re looking for the best fruit in a hurry. Besides cherries, this fruit farm also grows apricots, apples, and more throughout different seasons of the year. Whether it’s just you or the whole family, this u-pick farm in La Luz is the perfect way to spend a warm summer day in the Land of Enchantment.

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Have you ever spent a day picking cherries at Nichols Ranch & Orchards? Did you bake them into a tasty pie or snack on them right from the box on your drive home? We’d love to hear all about your experiences in the comments, and don’t forget to then go share photos from your New Mexico outings with us in our New Mexico Nature Lovers Facebook group, or tag us on Instagram using #onlyinnewmexico for a chance to see your photos featured!

Are you still not finished picking fruit? Head on over to Corrales and pick some raspberries all summer long.