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1025 Orchard Road
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
(828) 765-9531
(888) 765-9531
(828) 766-9455 (fax)

About Us

Welcome to the Orchard at Altapass, one of the most visited locations on the Blue Ridge Parkway. For the last quarter century, we have diligently worked to ''save the good stuff''—the regional read more
  • About

    Welcome to the Orchard at Altapass, one of the most visited locations on the Blue Ridge Parkway. For the last quarter century, we have diligently worked to ''save the good stuff''—the regional traditions, culture, and the land on which all was built. We're accomplishing that by propagating the best apples possible (with the least amount of chemicals) and hosting activities for all ages that educate and entertain.

    We invite you to come for a visit. Bring your dancing shoes. There's room on the floor for all. And your walking shoes. You don't want to leave without a walk through the apple ''forest.'' Bring your appetites for the apple pie alamode and Apple Core Grill delights. Pick your own apples or purchase them in our General Store (in season). Return to a simpler time for an hour or an afternoon at the family- (and pet-) friendly Orchard At Altapass.

    The mission of the Altapass Foundation, Inc. is to preserve the history, heritage and culture of the Blue Ridge Mountains; protect the underlying orchard land with its apples, wetlands, butterflies, and other natural features; and educate the public about the Appalachian experience. Altapass Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public non-profit and depends on the generosity of donors to fund programs that support this mission.

    While you're visiting us, take a beautiful and relaxing hike through our many Orchard Trails and unwind!

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    Address: 1025 Orchard Rd, Spruce Pine, NC 28777 Mile 328.3 on the Blue Ridge Parkway E-mail: altapass.orchard@gmail.com Phone: (828) 765-9531 or (888) 765-9531

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