The Orchard at Altapass, Spruce Pine

#6 of 10 in Outdoors in North Carolina Mountains
Farm Tourist Spot
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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  • The Orchard at Altapass is located on a site with a stunning view. Most people would think the owners would take advantage of this with a quality establishment. Perhaps it was the timing of my visit h...  more »
  • Small place. Not what they advertised or I expected. Tourist TRAP is correct word. Waste of time and money  more »
  • Growing up in Wisconsin we'd frequented numerous apple orchards. At first we found The Orchard at Altapass to be confusing to locate where the current selections of apples were located... as they were...  more »
  • 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.
  • Neat stop off of Parkway, lots of different apples.
  • Friendly staff. Great place for kids. Fun and educational.
  • Great place to stop and enjoy some good food.
  • 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.