Richard Legault Verger apple picking and a farm visit near Oka

Richard Legault Apple Orchard

We saw Richard Legault Apple Orchard on our way to Oka beach. On the way back from a day at the beach, we decided to stop here and we didn’t want to leave the place. The orchard has a variety of 13 different apple types for self-picking, a massive playground and a mini farm where you can feed the animals.

Address: 425, rue Binette, Saint-Joseph-du-Lac, J0N 1M0, QC

Region: Laurentides

Drive: about 40 minutes west from Montreal Island

Season: August to the beginning of October. September is considered the high season. Check website for calender

Pay by the size of the bag for self picking – small or large bag

$1 for a small bag with grains to feed the animals

Parking: Yes, free

Shop: Yes, small, with local produce

Picnic Area: Yes, indoor and outdoor

Playground: Yes, a huge playground!

Please note that the orchard is located on a small road, parallel to highway 640

Baby stroller friendly

Verger Richard Legault – English

The orchard is offering many activities: self-picking, a tractor ride, make-up for children, a mini farm, picnic area, a terrace and a playground. During our visit, mid-August, some of the activities were not available yet (the season was just about to begin).

We started with the apple picking. The lady at the reception was very helpful and explained to us where and how to find the apples which were ready to be picked.

Richard Legault Verger apple pickingRichard Legault Verger apple picking

We then continued to feed the animals at the mini-farm: goats, peacocks, pigs, rabbits, chickens, birds and more.

Richard Legault Verger apple pickingRichard Legault Verger apple picking

Last but not least, the playground. The kids just loved it.

Richard Legault Verger apple picking and a farm visit near Oka

On the same road of this orchard, there are at least 4 more apple orchards (verger), waiting to be discovered.

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