San Francisco October 08, 2017
by Julian Garr These 6 Charming Apple Orchards Around San Francisco Are Picture Perfect For A Fall Day
Fall is in motion, so take the time to explore the Bay area. If you enjoy fresh food and want to experience some nature, then apple orchards should be on your list of things to do. Visit these farms around the San Francisco Bay area for fruits and fun.
1. Smith Family Farms - Brentwood
Smith Family is ideal for kids because of the activities and size of the farm. Expect apples of course as well as many other fruits and vegetables. If you want to pick, please note that Smith Farms is open Saturday and Sunday 9 am -1pm. Smith Family Farms Address:
430 Sellers Avenue, Brentwood, 94513
2. Apple-A-Day Ratzlaff Ranch - Sebastopol
Apple-A-Day Ratzlaff Ranch is open five days a week during apple season, but closed on Thursdays and Saturdays. Expect a good array of Gravenstein, Golden Delicious and Rome apples and freshly made apple cider. The Ranch address:
13128 Occidental Road
Ratzlaff Ranch Site
for information about reservations and times.
3. Chileno Valley Ranch - Petaluma
Chileno Valley Ranch gives you the opportunity to do "organic" apple picking. The ranch is open from 10 AM to 4 PM on Sundays in September.
5105 Chileno Valley Road
4. Gabriel Farm - Sebastopol
Gabriel Farm offers Apples, Persimmons, Raspberries, and more. Visit the farm to pick your own fruits until November. Gabriel Farm address:
3175 Sullivan Rd.
5. Clearview Orchards - Watsonville
Clearview is open for apple-picking on weekends from September 16 to October 31. They offer organic apples that will surely satisfy! Also, Fuji apple cider and other products are on sale. Clearview Address:
646 Trabing Rd
6. Swanton Pacific Ranch - Davenport
Swanton Ranch offers 16 varieties of apples to pick in their 2-acre orchard. This is a kid friendly and awesome spot that is worth the drive. Call ahead and make sure of the hours and call Swanton Pacific Ranch at 831-458-5410 Address:
25 Swanton Road, Davenport, 95017
Have you been to any of these apple orchards? Let us know. Share this story too. If you’re curious about other cool stuff around the Bay area then check out
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