Welcome in the shifting season with a trip to one of Arkansas’ quaint apple orchards. While apples aren’t exactly an Arkansas staple, these wonderful orchards offer something truly special. Find classics like Gala and Honey Crisp or the distinctly tart Arkansas Black. It’s time to celebrate fall! Here are the best apple orchards in the state.
Fill up a basket of fresh sweet apples at Cadron Crest Orchard. Available varieties include Gala, Jonathan, Courtland, and several others. Be sure to stop by when peaches are in season, too! Locals love the welcoming atmosphere at Cadron Crest.
This family farm is “enjoying living, working, and playing in the country.” It doesn’t get much better than that. This real working berry farm has a fine selection of apples (with a season that runs from September to October) including Gala, Honey Crisp, Arkansas Black, Granny Smith, and many more.
Drewry Farm’s selection is sure to impress. Not only do they have bees & honey, farm fresh eggs, peaches, and homemade Arkansas goods, but they also have some amazing apples in the fall. Be sure to check in with their Facebook page to see what kind of delicious apples they have available!
Vanzant Fruit Farms has been charming locals since 1949. They are dedicated to providing produce of only the highest quality. Goods grown right on the farm include peaches, apples, grapes, pumpkins, and tomatoes. Keep up with the latest to see what kind of apples they have. After you’ve picked up your apples, be sure to get some of their fresh jams, jellies, and honey, too.
Head on down to Omaha, Arkansas, and pay a visit to the quaint and friendly Roberson Orchards & Farm Market. This family-owned spot has been growing fruits and vegetables since 1979. For farm-fresh local produce, stop by their store to pick up dried fruits and nuts, jams, honey, and more. Keep up with their schedule to see when apples will be ready, but the selection in early September will include Gala, Jonathan, Fuji, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, and Arkansas Black.