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Sky Top Orchard

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Second visit, out of the way but worth the ride up the mountain

Loved the Apple cider donuts the first time we visited. They are still fabulous. Bet you can’t eat... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Love picking our own!

We have found this to be a fun tradition to take the kids to each fall.. picking apples themselves... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Anderson, South Carolina
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“donuts”(72 reviews)
“apple picking”(40 reviews)
“pick your own”(35 reviews)
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Pinnacle Mountain Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731
+1 828-692-7930
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved the Apple cider donuts the first time we visited. They are still fabulous. Bet you can’t eat just one. Buy a dozen or a half. Went again for the third time and the line was so long, we left. Go during the week.

Thank Richloufoss
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have found this to be a fun tradition to take the kids to each fall.. picking apples themselves, hoisting the littles into the trees to get “the best one”.. it’s for sure an experience. My 9 year old loves it. Our favorite apples are...More

Thank jeannie105
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This orchard is very large and boasts a variety of apples, but they’re very overpriced. A half bushel here is $18 when a whole bushel at Justus is $12. And they only take cash or check. It’s the 21st century, learn to take a card....More

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been going there for 15 years and was always a great time. Their success is ruining the business. They no longer have large baskets or wagons, and you prepay for the small basket (winds up about the same price as a grocery store). After returning...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit to Sky Top Orchard! Many things for the kids to do here! Enjoyed the hayride! Loved the honey crisp apples and Asian pears! Will be back!

Thank SunsetSouth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

these folks work hard and produce the best in the area. they are very consumer oriented and help everyone with their choices and pick out the best of the crop for people.

Thank JBS28731
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our ANNUAL apple picking trip to Sky Top orchards today was TERRIBLE!!! My 2 & 5 year old almost got bit by a old husky type dog that the owners allow to roam free and refuse to do anything about, despite me reporting the incident...More

1  Thank bkresak
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great apples, donuts, and turnovers!! My 8 year old son loved picking apples! All different varieties and the donuts are to die for!

Thank deidraholt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there to pick Honeycrisp apples! Wow! This place is huge. There were hundreds of people here. Definitely recommend the Apple cider donuts and apple cider slushie. We also picked up some apple cinnamon jelly and F.R.O.G. jam! (Fig, raspberry, orange, ginger). Well worth a...More

Thank Jeff O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This orchard has amazing views of the mountains! Sky Top Orchard has fantastic shop to buy things like honey, Carmel apples, fudge, and kettle corn. The icing on the cake is their hot apple donuts! They are fantastic. Great family memories are made here!

Thank saltyair4me
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20 August 2017|
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Response from kyagerhofer | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs need to be on a leash but very pet friendly!
4 October 2016|
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Response from Tammie J | Reviewed this property |
Yes its $2 per person. It is a very bumpy ride, but if you enjoy the beautiful mountains, it takes you around back of the orchard and its beautiful. It takes to places you might not know was there otherwise. Otherwise... More
Faye G
22 September 2016|
Response from meteordust | Reviewed this property |
Check their web site, they tell you what is ready to pick