El Dorado County - Apple Hill Area
Apple Hill growers association open their doors each fall for an assortment of apples, baked goods, craft fairs, and family activities.
Located in Camino, just a few miles from Placerville at 2500' elevation. The climate in the region allows provides an ideal growing season for growing fruits and berries, resulting in some great tasting produce.
Apple Hill dates back to 1951 when Floyd Bolster retired to Camino to enjoy working a new 10-acre apple ranch. Apple Hill now has over 50 ranches, including Christmas tree farms, a micro brewery, and wineries.
Apple Hill - Harvest ScheduleApple Hill Hotline (530) 644-7692 Fruit ripens differently in the unique locations within Apple Hill. It is always best to check with one or more of the ranches to determine availability of a specific product.
Peaches Late July - Early September
Nectarines Late July - Late August
Plums Mid June - Mid July
Pears September - October
Berries Mid June - Late September
Cherries Mid June - Late June
Apple Varieties; including Gala, Macintosh, Jonathans, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious and Red Rome ripen from late August through September.