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Hillcrest Orchards

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9696 Highway 52 E, Ellijay, GA 30536
+1 706-273-3838
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Apple barn

We were here during the Ellijay Apple Festival so I guess I can understand the crowds but it... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Phoenix, Arizona
We had a blast!!

We had such a great time at Hillcrest Orchards!! Between the pig races and the petting zoo and the... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Michelle F
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U-Pick apple orchard featuring festivals on fall weekends with agritourism activities including pig races, cow milking, wagon rides, petting farm, apple museum, moonshine museum, farmhouse museum, fairy tale walk, kiddie corn maze, jumping pillow, mini golf, cow train rides, pedal cart rides, trike track and Bluegrass Bands and Cloggers on the stage. Weekdays the large farm market is open as well as the petting farm and playgrounds. School tours available.SEASONAL!!! OPEN SEPT-NOV
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good20%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible18%
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“pig races” (16 reviews)
“petting zoo” (32 reviews)
“apple cider” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
9696 Highway 52 E, Ellijay, GA 30536
+1 706-273-3838
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

We were here during the Ellijay Apple Festival so I guess I can understand the crowds but it certainly took away from our experience. We enjoyed the products but it was so crowded that it was hard to get around and see everything.

Thank CJ J
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We had such a great time at Hillcrest Orchards!! Between the pig races and the petting zoo and the “bubble” my kids were entertained the entire time. Everyone was very helpful and kind. The food stands were closed when we went so we were unable...More

Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

The folks here are friendly enough, the prices of some items are less expensive than other apple houses, the lighting is kind of dim, there’s an animatronic farmer on a tractor- that is either quaint or freaky, depending on your take on animatronics. But— the...More

Thank Danielle McKenz... P
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Hillcrest Orchards was wonderful for our entire family all from ages 2-17 yrs old. So many activities included for a great price.Definitely will return again when coming back to Ellijay.

Thank FL9family
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Overly crowded. I thought I had entered spring break. Parking so full we were parked far enough away to almost be back in Atlanta. $12 per person for activities, extra $7 to buy bag for u pickem apples. $12 fine for my kid, but for...More

2  Thank MargeBox
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were riding through Ellijay on the motorcycle and stopped in to take a look around. We enjoyed the atmosphere and the food. Very friendly staff.

Thank Tommy K
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This is our 3rd year returning here... it’s a great place with a wide variety of apples to pick. There are pig races, playgrounds, slides, pony rides, Apple cannons, petting zoo and more for the kids. Staff is friendly and we love coming here!

1  Thank Karen B
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Ok, so it cost $10 per person in October 2016, it's now up to $12. We looked at the apples, which were pretty ropey looking, bought none for that reason, and left without spending a dime. If the entrance fee were reasonable, they'd have gotten...More

3  Thank Lucy A
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We visited here on our recent trip to Ellijay. It’s really a great place for younger children. The U-pick is only available on the weekends, but there is still lots to do. We enjoyed the petting zoo and tractor ride. The store sells fresh apple...More

Thank Frederick C
Reviewed 15 September 2017

From the petting farm with the goat that hauls up his own bucket of feed to the old tractors on display, we enjoyed the hayride thru the orchards of apples. Take your time here with the kids.

1  Thank I422KGruthm
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