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Harvesting Family Memories for Generations

The Stepp Family has been inviting guests to pick their own apples on our 70-acre working farm and apple orchard in Hendersonville NC for nearly 50 years. We invite you and your family to visit the farm to experience fun, family-friendly farm activities in a beautiful country setting on the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains in western North Carolina near Asheville.   Pick your own apples and pumpkins or select from varieties of pre-picked apples.  Navigate our 5-acre corn maze or try hitting a target with the apple cannon.  Visit our Country Market for a delicious cup of apple cider or an apple cider slushy.  Enjoy apple cider or pumpkin donuts, fresh from our own bakery.  Bring a lunch to enjoy in picnic area beside the orchard.

Fun Activities at Stepp's Hillcrest Orchard & Farm:

 

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What Visitors Say . . .


Hello, My child was part of the group that came with the field trip from Clyde Elementary on 10/20. I was able to come along and was so impressed with the day that your staff put on for the children. …

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"This is our favorite u-pick apple orchard." Matthew - Rocky Mount NC …

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"We LOVE Stepp Orchard. We make several trips up there every year. It's a great family atmosphere and a fantastic way to spend the day!!" Cassandra - Greenville SC …

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Cathy Woods
Cathy Woods
2018-09-29T01:51:01+0000
Sweet family memories made at Stepp's.
Michelle Player Webb
Michelle Player Webb
2018-09-26T17:18:11+0000
If you're planning to visit an apple orchard this fall this one is great!
Pam Mulholland Roland
Pam Mulholland Roland
2018-09-25T17:51:31+0000
Beautiful place. Staff was very knowledgeable and related to our preschoolers very well. The children, parents and grandparents all had a great time! And the apples, apple cider and apple spice donuts were delicious!
Karianne Cockrell
Karianne Cockrell
2018-09-24T11:43:29+0000
Loved our experience at Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchard! The people were all so friendly and helpful. They had several different orchards to pick from, and the apple desserts were amazing! We will definitely be back🍏
Eddie Brown
Eddie Brown
2018-09-24T00:14:51+0000
We came up Saturday 9/22/18 First day of Fall. We love all the new changes yall have made over the years we have been coming. Everybody is so friendly and We love the donuts. We love to pick the apples and we always get a lot. The prices are the best around. As far as me I love the fact that we can drive in the Orchard to pick the apples. Im disable so that is a blessing. We have been coming for about 7 years in a row now. Thank you for a great place that a family can come and pick apple and have a great time.. God Bless the Stepp Family. See you next Year or sooner..

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