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Three Reasons Why You Need to Visit High Hill Ranch in Apple Hill

If you're not familiar with Apple Hill, it represents over fifty local family farms dedicated to supporting agriculture in the community.  Founded in 1964 with just sixteen apple ranches, it has now grown to include unique fruit & veggie farms, wineries, flower gardens, Christmas tree farms, and more!

Apple Hill is located in the western Sierra Foothills approximately an hour drive away from Sacramento.  It is a perfect place to visit during the Fall season or stop over year-round when visiting South Lake Tahoe.  The region is filled with farms, fruit orchards, wineries, breweries, tree farms, and more.

The largest and most visited Apple Hill Farm in Placerville, California is High Hill Ranch.  Coming in at at over 155 acres, High Hill Ranch is a must-stop on your Apple Hill itinerary.

High Hill Ranch features an on-site restaurant & bakery that serves breakfast, lunch, & dinner.

In addition to the great food, there is also a large selection of family-friendly activities that include fishing for trout, pony rides, wagon hayride tours of the apple orchards, wine tasting events, a pumpkin patch, and the largest arts & craft show in Apple Hill!

Here are three great reasons why you need to add High Hill Ranch on your Apple Hill itinerary this Fall:

1. Apple Everything!
High Hill Ranch features the bestselling apple pies, donuts & fritters in all of Apple Hill!

The top quality family recipes feature homemade apple donuts, pies, caramel apples, and more with premium hand-selected apples straight from the orchard.

Don't forget to try the hard apple cider & wine as well!

2. Family-Friendly Activities
There is no shortage of family and kid-friendly activities at High Hill Ranch that include the following:
  • Fishing - Trout Fishing Pond

  • Pony Rides 

  • Educational Tours
  • Hay Rides
  • Face Painting
  • Fun Photo Opportunities Everywhere!

3. Farmers Market and Craft Fair
In addition to all of the great apple delicacies, you can buy fresh produce and check all of the arts & craft vendors throughout the farm!

If you're planning a trip to Apple Hill - be sure to add High Hill Ranch to your visit!

High Hill Ranch is open seasonally from August 17th To December 24th, 2019 with hours of operation between 8:00 am & 5:00 pm Monday through Friday and between 7:00 am and 6:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday.

If you're considering a trip to High Hill Ranch and Apple Hill this year - I'd recommend going now to avoid the major Fall season rush that occurs every October!