Welcome to Rock Hill Orchard, Mount Airy Maryland

Rock Hill awarded the 2014 Cooperator of the Year by the Montgomery Soil Conservation District

For Tuesday through Sunday, October 21- October 26
Update for Wednesday, October 22nd - Apple picking is limited to our two smaller orchards.  Varieties available today are Empire, York, Stayman, Red Delicious, Rome, Melrose and various heirloom varieties with a couple of trees each.  Sorry for the inconvenience, but we don't want anyone getting their vehicle stuck in the soft ground by the large orchard.

Get your fall decorations: Pumpkins, gourds, corn stalks, indian corn, beautiful mums, straw bales.

Pick Your Own: In Order for Everyone to have a Positive Picking Experience, Please Adhere to the Following Guidelines
  1. Rock Hill Orchard is a working farm, not a playground.  There are safety hazards for those who do not pay attention.
  2. You must pay for everything you pick.  Our fruits and vegetables are not free
  3. Pets are not permitted on the farm or in the market
  4. Children must be supervised at all times
  5. If you throw, bat, smash, or otherwise destroy fruits or vegetables, you will be asked to leave the orchard at once
  6. Do not climb the fruit trees, you will damage them
  7. Pick only in designated areas
  8. Keep track of time and exit the farm at closing time
  9. Take your trash with you, do not leave it for us to pick up. 
What You Can Pick This Week
  • PYO Pumpkins - Large, small, orange, white, smooth, bumpy
  • PYO Apples Main Block- Gala, Empire, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Jonathon, Jonagold, Melrose, Rome, Stayman, Fuji, Suncrisp (Picking is scattered in the Golden Delicious, Jonathan, Jonagold and Gala)
  • PYO Apples Smaller Blocks - Empire, York, Stayman, Rome, Melrose, Various Heirlooms
  • Veggies - Kale
  • Herbs
Lots of freshly picked fruits and veggies in the market including lots of already picked apples like and more.. That is also where you will find our luscious Golden Guernsey milk, Prigel Creamery Ice Cream, Freshly baked bread, already picked pumpkins, large and small sized mums....

Don't forget to order your fresh Maryland Turkey for Thanksgiving!

Remember to check in at the market before heading to the PYO fields - Thanks
Free Hay wagon rides to the apple orchard on Saturdays and Sundays through the end of October from 10:30am - 4:00pm
Please leave your pets at home - service animals welcome

Woodbourne Creamery at Rock Hill Orchard
The First Grade A Dairy Processing Facility in Montgomery County, Maryland.

We are producing (actually our beautiful Guernsey cows are producing), pasteurizing and bottling Creamline Golden Guernsey Milk.

You can find it for sale in our market.  Naturally high in beta carotene, our milk is easy to recognize by it's amazing golden color!

Take another look at Guernseys today!

Rock Hill Orchard is located in the Agricultural Reserve in Northern Montgomery County.  We are midway between Damascus and Mount Airy, MD on Route 27.  We are 18 minutes from Exit 16 on I-270 in Germantown.  We invite you to bring your family to visit our farm market, pick your own flowers, fruits, and vegetables, and experience special events hosted at our farm.  We are committed to farming using a sensible sustainable approach that allows us to provide you with a quality product.  We now selling Guernsey Creamline milk from our own creamery and will soon be selling cheese.

Checkout our Fruit and Vegetable Ripening Guide to see what is in season today.
Fall Market Hours 

Tuesday - Saturday
Open 10am-6pm

Open 10am-5pm

  U-Pick Hours 
Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday                    : 10am - 4pm

Please call ahead on the day of your visit to make sure the fields are open.  Always check this webpage, Facebook page or by phone before you come to pick.  Weather and supply may cause U-Pick to close

We accept all major credit, debit and EBT cards, as well as SNAP. 
There is never an admission fee, so please come enjoy the orchard, but please leave your pets at home.  In order to meet USDA Good Agricultural Practices, we cannot allow any pets in areas where produce is grown or inside the market.
28600 Ridge Road
Mount Airy, MD 21771
(301) 831-7427 for Recorded Information about daily availability
(240) 207-3732 for Special orders and other questions

Would you like updates sent to your email letting you know what is ready to pick? 
Daily Updates and specials can be found on our Facebook page.  Like us today!
Rock Hill Orchard is a Smoke-Free farm.  Thank you for respecting the health of our family, staff and visitors and the quality of our produce.
No professional photography sessions, please.  Access to our orchard is limited to our customers.

Recent Announcements

  • Order Your Thanksgiving Turkey! Order Your Thanksgiving Turkey Now!Rock Hill Orchard is happy to be partnering with Locust Point Farm and Local Homestead Products in order to offer you the opportunity to order ...
    Posted Oct 1, 2014, 7:12 PM by Mary Fendrick
  • What's for picking at Rock Hill Orchard this weekend (9/27, 9/28) What's for picking at Rock Hill Orchard this weekend (9/27, 9/28):Pumpkins - Large, small, orange, white, smooth, bumpyApples - Gala, Empire, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Jonathon, Jonagold ...
    Posted Sep 26, 2014, 5:06 PM by Mary Fendrick
  • Pick Your Own Update for Tuesday through Sunday, September 23-28 Pick Your Own Update for Tuesday through Sunday, September 23-28Pick-Your-OwnApples: Gala, Empire, Jonathan, Jonagold, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious open every day except MondaysVeggies: Tomatoes ...
    Posted Sep 22, 2014, 10:00 AM by Mary Fendrick
  • Tuesday, July 29th Tuesday, July 29thPYO Closed today. Blackberries and light picking Raspberries will be open tomorrow. PYO peaches and veggies are open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only.The following Rock Hill ...
    Posted Jul 29, 2014, 4:37 AM by Mary Fendrick
  • Tuesday, July 22nd Tuesday, July 22ndPYO Closed today. Blackberries and Raspberries will be open tomorrow. PYO peaches are open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only.The following Rock Hill Grown produce is available ...
    Posted Jul 22, 2014, 5:34 AM by Mary Fendrick
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Rock Hill Orchard serves customers through the Maryland, Washington DC, and Virginia regaion: Ashton, Bethesda, Brookville, Buckeystown, Chevy Chase, Damascus, Frederick, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Ijamsville, Kensington, Laytonsville, Mount Airy, Olney, Potomac, Rockville, Silver Spring, Wheaton, Urbana, Westminster, Walkersville, Montgomery County, Frederick County, Howard County, Carroll County..
Fall Hours - Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10am - 6pm Sundays from 10am until 5pm. 
Fresh Pies available Saturday and Sunday, or by special order.

Hiring For Apple Season - Field and Market positions are available for September and October.  Click Here for Details.