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Apple Starr Orchard

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Great Day!!

My family and I went picking at this orchard last weekend. We had the best time ever! The organic... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
Sandie S
Newport Beach, California
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Better pears than apples

We are coming for apples and some great get away time every year. Apple-starr is a very frendly and... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2016
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26 Sep 2018
“Pear picking day”
6 Sep 2016
“Great Day!!”
1287 Julian Orchards Drive, Julian, CA
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit..but come early...we had about 30 min, then closer to 1pm the place was filled with crowds from neighbouring apple farm..no ripe pears left on z trees..besides, it got very hot...but they returned our money for unused bags..also..very expensive..25$ for a bag..

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I went picking at this orchard last weekend. We had the best time ever! The organic apples were pretty much picked out! No surprise there! (Organics is popular!). We picked two bags of pears to give to our family and friends. The...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Sandie S
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We are coming for apples and some great get away time every year. Apple-starr is a very frendly and welcoming place. It is definatly organic. I would recomend check your pears and apples for worm holes because they do know which ones are the best....More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank VeroVAV
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We really loved picking apples and pears here. The people were friendly and the orchards were beautiful to wander. I recommend going early in the season for the best selection of fruit

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Jasheppa
Reviewed 24 August 2015

My family and I have picked at this orchard with great Organic trees before. We went on opening weekend this year and the trees are loaded with fruit, but its tiny size due to lack of rain this year. We opted to pick more pears...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank smsdes
Reviewed 22 September 2013 via mobile

This was our first time apple picking in Julian, and Apple Starr didn't disappoint! Make sure you print out a map before driving out here as there is not much GPS signal. There are several other orchards on Julian Orchard Lane, but go all the...More

Date of experience: September 2013
5  Thank Ling K
Reviewed 18 September 2012

We have never been out to Julian before but decided to take our kids out there for the day to go pick apples. It turned out to be a wonderful experience and our kids loved it! There isn't much to do out in Julian but...More

Date of experience: September 2012
4  Thank saintba
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