Historic High Country / Ellijay

Hillcrest Orchards

9696 Hwy 52 E
Ellijay, GA 30536

706-273-3838
  • Fun at Hillcrest Orchards

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  • Hillcrest Farm Market

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  • Jumping Fun

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  • Milk Buttercup

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  • Big kids love the pedal carts

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Hillcrest offers family fun with a petting farm, wagon rides and playgrounds with giant slides along with a large farm market and bakery every day during September, October and November.

School field trips and other group tours are available September through November on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Make your reservations soon for the fall season.

The annual "Apple Pickin Jubilee" is held weekends during September and October. This on the farm U-Pick apple festival features our famousĀ pig racing with swimming pigs, milkingĀ Buttercup - our sweet Jersey cow, Bluegrass Bands, Clogging groups, mini golf, museums, cow train rides, pony rides, multiple playgronds, a jumping pillow, pedal cart rides, a nature trail and wagon rides through the orchard. Holding our baby animals in the petting farm is a must do. There's lots of festival food including funnel cakes, fried oreos, roasted corn, boiled peanuts, burgers, hotdogs, BBQ, pizza ad fries. The onsite bakery will satisfy your sweet tooth with fried apple pies, cider doughnuts, and apple fritters.

Making memories since 1946.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 9:00AM - 6:00PM
    Monday: 9:00AM - 6:00PM
    Tuesday: 9:00AM - 6:00PM
    Wednesday: 9:00AM - 6:00PM
    Thursday: 9:00AM - 6:00PM
    Friday: 9:00AM - 6:00PM
    Saturday: 9:00AM - 6:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Daily Farm Market $0

    Festival Adission (weekends) $10

    Weekday Fun $8

    Activities

    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Concessions, Food Court, Free Parking, Gift Shop, Live Music, Maps & Brochures Available, Parking on Site, Party Facilities, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible (Limited) , Indoor Location, Outdoor Location

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    400, 575

    Payment Options

    American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages