The Stepp family has been inviting guests to pick their own apples for 40 years at their orchard in Hendersonville, NC. Generations of families have experienced our family farm adventure. We invite you and your family to visit our 70 acre working farm and U-Pick Apple Orchard in Hendersonville NC nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina near Asheville. Stop by the Hillcrest Orchard and pick your own apples and pumpkins – it’s good clean fun (except for the dirt) in a beautiful country setting.
Pack up your pre-schoolers through K-2 students and come on over to Stepp's Hillcrest Orchard for a HANDS-ON FARM EXPERIENCE and EDUCATIONAL ORCHARD-FARM TOUR. Your school groups will be presented an interactive educational farm lesson led by a farm tour guide; ride on a tractor pulled wagon; engage in sorting apples by color and size; learn about parts of an apple; explore a corn maze or soybean trail; pick apples or pumpkins; drink a cup of local fresh apple cider; and taste a fresh apple.
Weekday Tours - 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. (call for weekend tour times).
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Come by our NC Apple Festival booth on Main Street across from the Historic Henderson County Courthouse in Downtown Hendersonville on Labor Day Weekend 2012. We will have fresh NC apples, but due to the freeze we don’t know what varities we will have available. We will also have fresh local apple cider, apple butter, apple fritters, apple salsa, and apple BBQ sauce.
Shop our Country Store for apple butter, salsa, baking mixes and apple related gifts.
Pumpkins & Jack O’Lanterns
Pick pumpkins in the pumpkin patch or select pre-picked pumpkins.
Children’s Tours/Birthday Parties
We have a very limited crop this year do to the freeze around Easter therefore we are unable to offer weekend farm tours and children’s birthday parties as in the past. We will still be offering weekend wagon rides beginning Labor Day Weekend.