Pick-Your-Own Fruits

Apples-  Every Saturday & Sunday in September & October

Next Picking Day:

Saturday & Sunday November 13th & 14th (Weather Permitting)

Picking Time: Picking starts at 10 am- 3 pm

Picking varieties:  Golden Delicious, Goldrush, Granny Smith, Stayman, Fuji, Cameo & Evercrisp

Apple picking prices and sizes:

  • Half Peck bag : 5 to 6 lbs of apples ……..$13.00
  • Peck bag : 11 to 12 lbs of apples …………..$23.00
  • Half Bushel bag : 20 to 22 lbs of apples ..$32.00
  • Entrance Fee: $3 per person
    • ( under 2 yrs. are free)
    • Includes wagon ride to and from apple field

Guidelines:

  • Pick Your Own Apples every Saturday and Sunday in September and October.
  • Apple picking is from 10am- 4pm. Last wagon leaves at 4, those still in the apple field can pick until 4:30.
  • PLEASE NO PICNICKING IN THE APPLE ORCHARD. Picnic tables are located at the playground.
  • NO walking in the orchard.
  • Before leaving home, please check back on this page or call for picking availability 301-271-2737 and hours depending on weather conditions. Catoctin reserves the right to close the Apple Orchard due to inclement weather that may include heavy rain, thunder, lightning and/or severe winds without advanced notice in order to protect our customers and employees.
  • Cash sales ONLY. ATM is available on site (Sept. & Oct.)
  • Apple varieties will change as the season progresses. Questions regarding apple varieties please call or check out our Apple Variety tab. 
  • You must purchase your Pick Your Own bags at the check-in building located above the market on your way to the playground. You will see apple signs on the building indicating the check in for pick your own apples.
  • No outside containers, bags, and backpacks are permitted inside the orchard. Please leave bags and personal items in your car.
  • There is a $3 entrance fee per person to enter the apple orchard which includes a wagon ride out to Apple field to pick. Age three and younger are free.
  • All Apples picked must fit inside the bag you purchased. You cannot carry any Apples out of the Orchard. If you do, you will have to buy an additional Bag for them.
  • Pets are not allowed in the Orchard
  • If you drop an apple or an apple falls off the tree while picking, we kindly ask you to pick it up to ensure no apple goes to waste. Thank You.

Black Raspberries  

Over for the 2021 Season

Picking Steps:

  1. Check-in inside the market to purchase your container. You MUST purchase one of our containers to pick. NO outside containers allowed.
  2. Board the PYO wagon located past the market entrance towards the playground. Look for the little white building where you will receive further instructions.
  3. Happy Picking and stay hydrated.

Picking Prices:

  • Quart Box:  $7.00
  • 1/2 Peck Box  $19.50
  • Entrance Fee: $3 per person
    • ( under 2 yrs. are free)
    • Includes wagon ride to and from Black Raspberry field

Blueberries 

Over for the 2021 Season

Picking Steps:

  1. Drive your vehicle to the grass field located below the paved parking lot.
  2. Check-in at the building to purchase your container. You MUST purchase one of our containers to pick. NO outside containers allowed.
  3. Cash Sales ONLY. ATM available outside the market.
  4. Happy Picking and stay hydrated.

Tart Pie Cherries 

Picking is over for the 2021 season.


Dark Sweet Cherries 

Over for the 2021 Season

Expected picking next year June 25 – July 8 2022