Where to Go Apple Picking in Ottawa

Apple Picking in Ottawa

Get ready for the Autumn breeze as we bring you the ultimate guide to apple picking in Ottawa! Apple picking is just around the corner with the back to school fun! The leaves have already started to change colour on some of the local trees and we know many of you are looking forward to pumpkin spice season. Ottawa’s apple orchards are rolling out the red (and green!) carpets to welcome you and your family for a fun and delicious experience.  Whether you are in for just the apple picking or want to experience a full day at the Orchard there are plenty of options for everybody.

Guide to Apple Picking in Ottawa

Log Cabin Orchard

Address: 6121 Cabin Rd. Osgoode, ON

Only 2o minutes south of Ottawa the Log Cabin Orchard has a lot of varieties on site. With Lobo, Macintosh, Spartan, Honey Crisp, Cortland, Liberty, Empire, and Paula Red there is something for everybody to enjoy. While you are here you can visit the local farm animals and enjoy exploring around the farm.

Avonmore Berry Farm

Address: 16365 4 Rd, Avonmore, ON

Don’t let the name fool you! Avonmore Berry Farm offers “picked for you” and pick your own with apples on site through October. Stock up on some delicious apples and then enjoy some time on the slides, swings and in the sandbox on site. Before you leave don’t forget to stop by “The Pantry” to grab some delicious jam and fresh baked goods! There are also wagon rides on the weekends from 10-4p.m during apple and pumpkin season.


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Cannamore Orchard

Address: 1480 County Rd 32, Crysler, ON

Pick your own apples from mid August to late September and enjoy the crisp flavours that await you at this local orchard located in Crysler just a short drive outside of Ottawa. Enjoy the day here with your family as you head out for a wagon ride, explore the giant hedge mazes, check out the family activity area, grab some lunch at the chip truck and take a ride on the “cow” train.


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Mountain Orchard

Address: 10175 Clark Rd Mountain, ON

Located in South Mountain this Orchard is a local favourite for delicious apples where you can pick your own or grab already picked. With forest trails, wagon rides, corn mazes, a playground and a super fun “straw jump” your kids will be asking to come back year after year.  Stop by “The Bakery” to grab a pie kit (make it simple! Just add your picked apples) and some yummy butter tarts to enjoy on the drive home.

Ferme l’Artisan

Address: 3932 ch Concession 14 Fournier, ON

Head out to the Prescott-Russell area for local apple picking which includes Paula Red, Lobo, Cortland and MacIntosh from this small but mighty orchard.  With local picking from the end of August through to October don’t forget to check out their event schedule so you can also enjoy local artists.

Not sure what to do with all your freshly picked apples? Don’t miss out on this yummy spiced apple walnut crumb cake or slow cooker apple and cranberry crisp.


1 Comment

  1. Beth on September 11, 2023 at 8:11 pm

    noticed online that Log Cabin is not open for the 2023 season for apples. Sharing for others.

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