The apples are beautiful and plentiful in Julian. Pick your own sweet, fresh apples straight from the tree when you visit Julian.


Apple Star Orchards

1020 Julian Orchards Drive
Julian CA

Certified Organic Growers (CCOF) since 1996 with a good supply of apples and pears. No reservations needed. There are approximately 1000 trees with their numbers balanced between apples and pears.  The trees range in age from 20 to 70 years and the majority have low branches that children can access.  They only use certified organic products and are inspected annually to maintain our certification.

Apples & Art Orchards

1052 Julian Orchards Drive
Julian CA

A U-Pick apple orchard where for only $12 you can pick “a half peck of apples” which is about 5 pounds and spend a fabulous afternoon in our beautiful mountain orchard and charming gold-rush era town – Julian, California. The apples are pesticide-free and all-natural. They have never been sprayed. The soil has not been contaminated with pesticides or weed killers either.

Calico Ranch & Cidery

4200 Highway 78
Julian CA

Calico Ranch is a family-run apple and pear orchard located near the historic town of Julian. The farm has remained in production since it was first planted in the early 1930s. The Young family has owned the 30-acre orchard for more than 20 years! As one of the last remaining apple orchards in the Julian area where the public can enjoy the fun of picking their own fruit, Calico Ranch offers the possibility of a unique family experience.

Julian Farm and Orchard

4381 Highway 78
Santa Ysabel CA

Four acres of pumpkins on the vine ready to be picked. Other fall activities include Tractor drawn hayrides, u-press apple cider, animal corral visits, archery, available at the farm weekends from 10 until 5 pm. Head over to the original location, Julian Mining Co., for gold panning, gem sluicing, and fossil dig pit from 10-5 Saturday and 12-5 Sunday. Same owners as Julian Mining Company, Ryan and Gina are now opening their new farm for u-pick, tractor-drawn hayrides, the Farmer’s Wife store, and barnyard visits.

Volcan Valley Apple Farm

1284 Julian Orchards Drive
Julian CA

Family fun. 7000 trellis grown apple trees. 7 apple varieties. The apples look beautiful and plentiful! The farm opens the Friday after Labor Day weekend! The hours are Friday – Monday, from 9 am to 4:30 pm (last sale). Gates will lock at 5 pm.