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Fort Dodge

Community Orchard

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Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Unique lunch stop

This place is worth driving out of your way. We enjoyed the lunch options--very good Reuben. Fun to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kim E
via mobile
Great orchard to visit

We got delicious apples, apple dumplings, a very unique pumpkin, visited the very unique gift... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2019
Ann H
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OPEN AUGUST 1st. Community Orchard is a 50 acre apple orchard located in North Central Iowa. Home decor, fall decor, bakery and the Apple Orchard Cafe round out this venue. Open August 1st til December 23rd. Come see us!! The Back 40 Playground is...more
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2237 160th St, Fort Dodge, IA 50501-8547
+1 515-573-8212
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is worth driving out of your way. We enjoyed the lunch options--very good Reuben. Fun to look around the market and boutique after we ate. We do suggest finding a more buttery croissant for the chicken salad sandwich.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Kim E
Reviewed October 10, 2019 via mobile

We got delicious apples, apple dumplings, a very unique pumpkin, visited the very unique gift shop. Wonderful experience overall. Highly recommend a trip to this orchard. you will love it!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Ann H
Reviewed October 4, 2019 via mobile

It is gorgeous, very well maintained and the staff is great. Loved it. Had lunch, scarecrow soup was outstanding. Very large gift store.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed September 23, 2019 via mobile

Community Orchards added a sunflower festival this year. Sunflowers were beautiful. You paid $5 to ride to the patch and pick two sunflowers to take home! The orchard was a lot less crowded during the early season. The food is also delicious at the cafe....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Carrie N
Reviewed August 12, 2019 via mobile

We happened to be in Fort Dodge over on August weekend, and was looking for something to kill a couple of hours. We found a great option at the Community Orchard. On top of it being a cool fruit business (showcasing apples), it happened to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank senick57
Reviewed March 4, 2019

I had heard about Community Orchard from Locals when i stopped for gas passing through town and decided to check it out, I ended up leaving with a box full of goodies from caramel corn to corn salsa and it is MY FAVORITE!!! i will...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mwlasiuk
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

Stopped for what we thought would be a quick visit at a the orchard and ended up staying for three hours! Delicious lunch, great gift shop ( did some Christmas shopping )and the best Toffie ... would make a point to stop again when in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dreastaff65
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

We spent four hours there yesterday with our granddaughters (5, 3, 2). The admission to the play area is average $3 for adults & $7 for kids 3 & up. Food in the cafe is reasonably priced and while some of the food we had...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Bleusmom
Reviewed September 21, 2018

The Community Orchard, located just north of the Fort Dodge, IA Municipal Airport, is a wonderful place to spend time with family and friends. The owners have managed to make it a working orchard, an educational platform, a great place to maintain or start various...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Brent V
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We took grandkids there for a sunday afternoon of fun. Lots of things to do and the kids had a blast.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Brad L
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