More About Apple Orchards in Northwest Indiana

The main apple picking season runs from Labor Day through Halloween, but this varies based on what variety of apple you're looking to pick.

Days & hours vary greatly orchard to orchard, and are subject to change, so always check with the location prior to your visit.


Miss Kitty's Orchard
9860 S. US HWY 421
Francesville, IN
(708) 218-5222
Friday-Sunday from 10:00am-4:00 pm EDT, August thru October
Shop for fresh picked apples in the store or pick 'em yourself. A place to make great memories!
Activities: Petting zoo, pumpkin patch, Army truck & hay rides, play area, farm store.
For purchase: Apple cider, pies, apple dumplings, apple butter, jams, salsa, potatoes, onions, peppers, gourds.
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County Line Orchard
200 S County Line Rd
Hobart, IN
(219) 947-4477
Big Barn Open Daily 8am-6pm, Attractions Open 9am-5pm
Family fun at its finest! Every year we grow new apple varieties for guests to enjoy. We currently have over 30 varieties spread across acres of land. Our tractors take guests on a scenic country ride through the fields that truly makes for a great memory.
Food: kitchen, grill, food trucks
Also have u-pick: pumpkins, sunflowers
Other activities: corn maze, kids farm, bee yurts, moo choo train, barnyard jams, campfires & hayrides
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Garwood Orchards
5911 W 50 S
La Porte, IN
(219) 362-4385
Apple season open daily, 9am-6pm, August thru Thanksgiving. Hours change seasonally, check website. U-pick closed November-April.
The Garwood family has been farming the same land for over 180 years. For 6 generations, we've maintained a focus on farming, family, and community. Come visit! We know you'll want to make our family farm your family tradition.
Also have: bakery, farm market, horse wagon rides, mums, craft fairs some weekends
Also have u-pick: black raspberries, pumpkins, sunflowers, tomatoes, tomatillo, peppers, peaches, blackberries, cherries, strawberries, eggplant
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Radke's Orchards
8999 W 200 N
Michigan City, IN
(219) 872-3140
8:30a - 5:30p (seasonal)
Family owned and operated since 1894. Our mission is to provide the authentic orchard experience for you and your family. No admission fee. No parking fee. Pets are welcome. Pick as little or as much as you like. No petting zoo, no carnival, no waterpark - just great apples in a country atmosphere.
Also offer: apple cider doughnuts & other treats and tractor rides on Saturday & Sunday
For purchase: Yoder popcorn, honey, caramels, fruit butters, old-fashioned candies, apple cider
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Pavolka Fruit Farm
1776 N Wozniak Rd
Michigan City, IN
(219) 874-6056
9:00am-5:00pm (Monday through Sunday)
100+ year old small, family farm known for its apples - 20 varieties!
For purchase: pears, honey, plums, freshly made apple cider from their own apples
Also have u-pick: concord grapes, blueberries, cherries, raspberries
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Williams Orchard
9456 N 500 E
Rolling Prairie, IN
(219) 440-1515
100+ year old, family owned and operated 135 acre orchard estate.
In 2022 due to a new baby in the family, u-pick apples will only be available on Sundays, September 11 to October 9 and there will be no pre-picked fruit this year
Additional features: lavender fields, u-cut flowers, event & wedding venue
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Jersey Isle Orchard
16881 S 1050 W
Wanatah, IN
(219) 216-4736
Our UPick is open Fri-Sun 9a-5p, our farm stand is open 7 days a week from dawn until dusk.
M-Th we are cash or check only. F-Sun we accept cards.
Quaint country orchard & farm store
For purchase: mums, apple cider, apple butter, honey, eggs, cucumbers, zucchini, squash, red/yellow tomatoes, sweet banana, jalapenos, bell peppers Click for Details

Not Orchards, but you can purchase farm fresh apples & more from their market:

Johnson's Farm Produce
8960 East Ridge Road
Hobart, IN
(219) 962-1383
8am - 6pm EVERYDAY
Johnson’s Farm has been around since the 40’s and offers incredible variety of gardening plants, fruits, veggies & family fun!
Other activities: garden center, farm market, fun farm family activities during festival weekends
Also have u-pick: strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, green beans, kale, pickles, watermelon, pumpkins, beets, cabbage, zucchini, peppers, cauliflower & sunflowers
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Yellow River Farms
8535 E State Rd 8
Knox, IN
(574) 772-2581
Open daily, 8:30am-5:30pm, fall family activities only available Saturday & Sunday last weekend in September through the last weekend of October
Come on over to Yellow River Farms for all kinds of fall fun! Farm opened in 1990 and has been providing the best in plants, flowers and farm fresh vegetables for the folks in the area ever since.
Other features: pumpkin patch, concession stand, live animals
For purchase: squash, mums, indian corn, gourds, potatoes, onions, Indian corn, straw, painted pumpkins, apple cider
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Kregel's Pumpkin Patch
7705 W 159th Ave
Lowell, IN
(219) 690-1503
Open September 24-October 30, 2022
Monday-Saturday 9 am - 6 pm
Sunday 12 pm - 6 pm
Previously located in Crown Point, Indiana, Kregel's Pumpkin Patch is the first pumpkin patch in Northwest Indiana. Our mission is to create opportunities for families to learn, laugh and play together, by connecting them to agriculture and local history.
Other features: pumpkin patch, petting zoo, corn maze, giant slide, pedal cars, hayride
For purchase: mums, squash, Indian corn, corn stalks, straw bales, apple butter, jams, salsa, kettlecorn, fresh made donuts, honey, painted pumpkins
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