Fitzgerald's Orchard

  • 728 Harpers Creek Lane
  • Tyro, VA 22976
  • Phone: (434) 277-5798
No trip to Central Virginia in the autumn would be complete without a stop at one of many fine orchards throughout the area. No less a personage than Thomas Jefferson delighted in the wonderful varieties of fruits available, especially the apples grown throughout.

Products: Fresh picked apples - Paulared, Gala - August 1 -- September 1; Red Delicious, Golden Delicious - September 1 - April 1; Rome, Stayman, Granny Smith, Fuji - October 1 - April 1; cider.

Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday- Saturday, August 1-December 1; 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday, December 1-April 1.

Special Comments: Appalachian Trail with overnight shelter adjoining orchard. Stocked trout stream near orchard.