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Sky Top Orchard

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Fun apple picking!

We visited Sky Top Orchard on a recent visit to Asheville. My husband had never gone apple picking... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Titusville, Florida
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Fun fall visit to Sky Top

I had traveled past Sky Top several numerous times and a recent visit to Sky Top during the week... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“donuts”(75 reviews)
“apple picking”(40 reviews)
“pick your own”(35 reviews)
We are only open early August to late November/early December each season - closed Thanksgiving Day only. If you see hours listed here on TripAdvisor on dates outside this range, they are incorrect. Always check our website for the most up-to-date...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Pinnacle Mountain Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731
+1 828-692-7930
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited Sky Top Orchard on a recent visit to Asheville. My husband had never gone apple picking so, this was a first for him. The orchard is nice and big but, the map we were given was hard to follow. We got lost and...More

Thank Campbells1981
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time. The best apples are higher up but the are worth it. Delicious! We will definitely go back. Well worth the twenty bucks (cash only)

Thank Ignacio W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had traveled past Sky Top several numerous times and a recent visit to Sky Top during the week was an easy decision on a crisp autumn afternoon especially as the orchard was scheduled to soon close for the season. On a Monday afternoon, Sky...More

Thank Levannah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I have been visiting Sky Top Orchard in Flat Rock since 1985, but this past weekend’s visit will be our last. I was there with my husband, daughter, son-in-law, and five of our young grandchildren. We met in the donut area and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of us went and we were amazed how busy the place was. They have a wonderful area beside the barn, where children can play, climb on trees, several rides were available. Everyone was having a wonderful time. Their warm Apple cider donuts are...More

Thank Moiaussie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another wonderful visit to Sky Top today, I have been visiting this place since I was a kid and it never disappoints! The views are wonderful and they still have apples to pick. I went by one place today and They were already out as...More

Thank clemsonarcher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Important: there are lots of reviews saying there were bees everywhere. They’re not bees, they’re yellow jackets. Just be aware. We got our cider afterwards and took it to go. We didn’t have a bug issue when we arrived at 9:45am, they were around closer...More

Thank Actingdiva09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve stopped here 2-3 times and enjoy visiting. The apple cider donuts are great, especially when warm. I like how the apple varieties are labeled with information on best way to eat or cook. Staff is very friendly and helpful. A school field trip was...More

Thank 736suzanneb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We first came here several years ago, and didn’t have a great experience. We then had many great experiences at Stepp’s, which used to feel like our hidden gem but based on crowds this year the secret has gotten out. Anyway, we had more time...More

Thank jonginat
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

This was my first trip to Sky Top and probably my last. The BEES are insane! You couldn’t go anywhere - parking lot, bathrooms, picnic tables- without having bees all over you. I understand they are drawn to the sweet apples, but on a beautiful,...More

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Lee S
October 29, 2018|
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Response from 736suzanneb | Reviewed this property |
I’ve never picked them but buy the ones already sorted. I would expect that there is a fee.
August 20, 2017|
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Response from kyagerhofer | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs need to be on a leash but very pet friendly!
October 4, 2016|
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Response from 272tammiej | 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