At King Orchards, our harvest season begins with cherry u-pick and raspberries at the beginning of July and ends with u-pick apples in the fall. We strive to provide the best orchard u-pick experience possible, offering a wide range of u-pick fruit throughout the summer and fall months. Located in the heart of Michigan’s famed cherry growing region with hills over looking Torch Lake and Lake Michigan’s Grand Traverse Bay, there are spectacular views throughout the orchard. We are just 35 minutes north of Traverse City and 45 minutes south of Petoskey, offering two farm markets for convenient pick your own fruit from practically anywhere in Northern Michigan. Our trees are specifically pruned to meet the needs of our u-pickers with easy to reach fruit for children and adults. When you pick your own fruit, you get to wander through our beautiful orchard that we are so proud of and see exactly where your fruit is coming from. Click here to download a printable King Orchards estimated harvest date schedule to hang on your fridge!
Beginning of July (lasts all summer and through the fall)
Early July (lasts 3 weeks or so)
Mid July (lasts 3 weeks or so) WE HAVE A PITTER!
Late July (lasts 2 weeks or so)
Early August (lasts 2 weeks or so)
Early-mid August (lasts 2 weeks or so)
Early September through October
U-Pick apples Fall 2013 with Betsy King