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Where to Pick Apples Around Springfield

These local southwest Missouri orchards offer pick-your-own apples and more throughout the fall season in the Ozarks.

By Michaela Satterfield

Sep 2019

Little girl holding two apples over her eyes
Photo courtesy ShutterstockKeep your eyes peeled for all the fall favorites at one of southwest Missouri’s local orchards. Red Delicious, Fuji or Granny Smith?

Gardener’s Orchard & Bakery

417-742-3093, 4455 W. Farm Road 2, Brighton
Apple Varieties: 13 varieties including Gala, Fuji and Granny Smith
Pick your own apples all September long at this family-owned orchard. As a bonus, they sell homemade bread and apple cider made fresh on-site.

Murphy Orchard

417-258-2353, 255 N. Highway 60, Marionville
Apple Varieties: 14 varieties including Red Delicious, Jonagold and Early Fuji
Apple season at this orchard starts in September and closes around Thanksgiving. Trying their famous apple cider slush is a must.

Sunshine Valley Farm

417-753-2698, 8011 E. State Highway AD, Rogersville
Apple Varieties: 18 varieties including Suncrisp, Liberty and Show Me Gold
This orchard offers locally grown apples throughout the fall season. Don’t forget to make a reservation if you want to try Harvest Restaurant—it’s located in the orchard and known for offering the freshest seasonal dishes.

U-Pick Farms in Southwest MO

When in season, be sure to check out our lists for picking strawberries and blueberries in the Springfield area.

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