Your guide to cider mills and apple orchards in metro Detroit

Posted at 4:53 PM, Sep 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-20 11:10:44-04

It’s about time to jump in to fall activities and that means apples: we’re talking orchards, cider mills, hayrides and all the family-friendly activities that come along.

We’ve put together a list of cider mills and apple orchards in Metro Detroit to make your life easier.


Keep in mind all orchards and cider mills have different activities, such as U-pick, corn mazes, hayrides, petting zoos and so much more, so be sure to call ahead and check to see if they’re operating.



Blake's Orchard and Cider Mill 


  • Where: 17985 Armada Center Road
  • When: Monday-Sunday, open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. *U-pick orchard closes at 5 p.m. Starting Sept. 29, Friday and Saturday, extended hours of 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • For info: 586-784-5343 or

Blake's Big Apple 


  • Where: 71485 North Ave.
  • When: Monday through Sunday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. U-pick 8.m. to 5 p.m. Extended hours go into effect Saturday, Sept. 22 from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Haunted hayrides from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday. 
  • Info: Haunted events include hayrides, zombie paintball, haunted barn, and Spookyland. For more info, call 586-784-9710 or visit

Westview Orchards 

Washington Township 

  • Where: 65075 Van Dyke
  • When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. U-pick and all activities open including, slides, animals, corn maze and straw mountain. Cost is $10.50 a person. The market is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
  • Info: 586-752-3123 or visit

Hy’s Cider Mill

Bruce Township 

  • Where: 6350 37 Mile Road 
  • When: Sept. 8 through Nov., 4 the cider mill is open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, U-pick ends at 5 p.m. 
  • info: 810-798-3611 or

Middleton Farms Cider Mill


  • When: 46462 Dequindre Road
  • When: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily until Thanksgiving Day. Cider, donuts, pies and cookies are made on site.  
  • info: 586-731-6699 or Facebook 

Miller’s Big Red Apple Orchard

Washington Twp.

  • Where: 4900 W. 32 Mile Road
  • When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday and weekends 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. U-pick ends one hour before closing.  
  • info: 586-752-7888 or

Stony Creek Orchard & Cider Mill


  • Where: 2961 W. 32 Mile Road 
  • When: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. seven days a week 
  • info: 586-752-2453 or

Verellen Orchards


  • Where: 63260 Van Dyke
  • When: Open all year from 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Fruit and farm fresh eggs sold. No U-pick during the fall season. 
  • Info: 586-752-2989 or

Oakland County 


Franklin Cider Mill 

Bloomfield Hills

  • Where: 7450 Franklin Road 
  • When: Open until the Sunday after Thanksgiving from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. weekdays and weekends from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Info: 248-626-8261

Long Family Orchard and Farm 


  • Where: 1540 E. Commerce Road 
  • When: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily 
  • Info: Corn maze and other farm activities open in October. For info, call 248-360-3774 or visit

Ashton Orchards Cider Mill


  • Where: 3825 E. Seymour Lake Road 
  • When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday  
  • Info: 248-627-6671 or Facebook 

Diehl's Orchard and Cider Mill 


  • Where: 1479 Ranch
  • When: Open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Oct. 31 
  • Info: 248-634-8981 or

Erwin Orchards Cider Mill 

South Lyon 

  • Where: 61475 Silver Lake Road
  • When: Cider mill open 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily until Nov. 4. U-pick hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Kid activities include corn maze, pumpkin patch, pony rides and trails. 
  • Info: 248-437-0150 or

Yates Cider Mill  

Rochester Hills

  • Where: 1990 E. Avon Road
  • When: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the weekends. One of the busiest and most popular cider mills in metro Detroit, in addition to fresh cider and donuts, Yates has farm animals, pony rides and beautiful trails along the Clinton River. 
  • Info: 248-481-9203 or

Goodison Cider Mill 


  • Where: 4295 Orion Road, Rochester
  • When: Open seven days a week from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. from Labor Day until Thanksgiving, then only open on the weekends until Christmas Eve. 
  • Info: 248-652-8450 or

Paint Creek Cider Mill 

Oakland Township 

  • Where: 4480 Orion Road, Oakland Township
  • When: Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
  • Info:  248-656-3400 or Facebook 

Rochester Cider Mill 


  • Where: 5125 N. Rochester Road 
  • When:  8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday 
  • Info: 248-651-4224 or

Three Cedars Farm 


  • Where: 7897 Six Mile Road
  • When: Sunday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Activities include a 7-acre corn maze, a barnyard playland, hayrides, u-pick pumpkin patch, train rides and bonfire sites. 
  • Info: 248-437-8200 or



Wayne County 

Parementer's Cider Mill 


  • Where: 714 Baseline,
  • When: Seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Northville Winery is also located on site. 
  • Info: 248-349-3181 or visit 

Apple Charlie's South Huron Orchards and Cider Mill 

New Boston 

  • Where: 38035 S. Huron, New Boston
  • When: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily through October.
  • Info: 734-753-9380 or Facebook

Washtenaw County 


Dexter Cider Mill 


  • Where:  3685 Central
  • When: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday 
  • Info: 734-426-8531 or

Wiard's Orchards and County Fair


  • Where: 5565 Merritt
  • When: Hours vary for the various attractions, which include a country store, cider mill, county fair and a haunted thrill park. 
  • Info: 734-482-7744 or