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Hillcrest Orchards

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Address: 9696 Highway 52 E, Ellijay, GA 30536-8078
Phone Number:
+1 706-273-3838
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

U-Pick apple orchard featuring festivals on fall weekends with agritourism...

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

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A Must Stop when in Town

A Must Stop when in Town and especially during the Apple Season. So plan a trip to Ellijat and put Hillcrest on your list of places to stop and shop!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 January 2017
Blairsville, Georgia
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They are pricey for anything the children do. You have to buy a package thing and they won't separate. WE ended up walking out and going to another orchard

Thank bugsymob2007
Blairsville, Georgia
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155 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

A Must Stop when in Town and especially during the Apple Season. So plan a trip to Ellijat and put Hillcrest on your list of places to stop and shop!

Thank JDC3_30512
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

$10 each person just to enter was a little much. When we went there were hardly any apples left on the trees to pick. The kids did love the petting zoo though. All together we had fun.

Thank Q7526COlindal
Atlanta, Georgia
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149 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

My parents just moved here from Wyoming and on their bucket list was "hot apple oue and icecream" at the apple orchards...so we went. My GPS took us via a scenic route off Hwy 5 through Talking Rock then further into the "boonies" along a dirt road past a large vineyard to a T-junction. We hung a right first to... More 

Thank Douglas M
Palm beach gardens
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165 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We came to pick apples and apples only but still had to pay an entrance fee of 10$ per person. This is the only orchard I have ever been to that does that. Literally our small bag of apples cost 27$. I highly recommend calling other orchards in the area if you just want to pick your own apples and... More 

Thank JessiAnn85
Tampa, Florida
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We took my four year old son to Hillcrest Orchards last weekend and we all had so much fun! Everyone working there was very nice, and there were a lot of neat activities. Plus, the apple doughnuts were delicious!

Thank FLTraveler1234
Covington, Georgia
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48 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I went to Hillcrest Orchards to see my granddaughter clog and was pleasantly surprised. It has a good stage for the entertainers, a petting farm, wagon rides thru the orchards, a cow you can milk , a couple of museums, giant slides ,a dozen more things kids and family can enjoy. We got a large bag of delicious apples and... More 

Thank Shelia D
Smyrna, Georgia, United States
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137 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We make the trip once a year to the orchard. Nothing really changes but the imported apples, cider, and fritters are worth it. I suggest staying away from the food selection outside as the wait is always to long. The best thing is the staff they are always friendly and personable.

Thank Paul H
Atlanta, Georgia
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32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Hillcrest Orchards is fabulous! They have amazing apples to pick-huge selection, an apple store that sells other things as well, food, and wonderful entertainment. They have shows, pig races, a giant jumping pillow, tractor races, giant slides, a fairy tale forest, a cow train for kids that is super fun, miniature golf, petting zoo, oxen pulled hay ride, etc... and... More 

Thank travellingisfun
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I visited Hillcrest Orchard with a group of people from my community today. We were taken on a "tour" that featured a (fake) talking bull who told corny jokes, then treated to a hayride around the orchard, and a visit to the "apple museum." The fake bull was just lame. The ride through the orchard might have been educational had... More 

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