The Orchard at Altapass, Spruce Pine

#94 of 180 in Outdoors in North Carolina Mountains
The Historic Orchard at Altapass is a 501(c)(3) public nonprofit whose mission is to PRESERVE the history and culture of the Blue Ridge Mountains. PROTECT the Orchard land. and INVOLVE the public in this unique Appalachian experience.
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114 reviews
  • August 8, 2017
    We went there 3 times in 3 days to listen to great bands and watch people dance to the music. Very comfortable as there is a breeze that comes off the Blue Ridge Parkway. The view of the Blue Ridge mo...  more »
  • July 19, 2017
    I went here because I was on the BRP and had never stopped. It's just an apple barn and tourist trap. The day we were there it was full of families with screaming kids. We got a small bag of apples to...  more »
  • July 16, 2017
    My family and I went here today to celebrate a birthday. I ate a $10 hamburger with a small condiment-sized cup of pasta salad. A hotdog was $6. Ice cream was also overpriced. I should have stopped at...  more »
  • March 27, 2017
    A must stop type of place. Favorite time for me is a Sunday afternoon with an old time band playing and all the dancers dancing. Food and ice cream available. The owners are GREAT. May want to check their website for hours opened if wanting to visit.
  • April 24, 2017
    Neat stop off of Parkway, lots of different apples.
  • October 21, 2016
    Friendly staff. Great place for kids. Fun and educational.
  • January 11, 2017
    Great place to stop and enjoy some good food.
  • August 9, 2016
    The Cockman family was performing in these photos along with some of their very talented students. It was a wonderful day of music, great apples and meeting people who lived near the Orchard at Altapass and also meeting people from other states.

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