Kiyokawa Family Orchards

Today, my son, wife, brother, father and dog went to Kiyokawa Family Orchards in Parkdale, OR. This is a nice scenic 90 minute drive through the Columbia River Gorge and up towards Mount Hood. They have a great set-up for leisurely U-Pick of a wide variety of apples. The stars are the gigantic plump honeycrisps. Kiyokawa honeycrisps are the best apples in the world. I haven’t had every apple in the world, but I’m going to stand by this.

I haven’t tried them yet, but we also picked some smaller crimson crisps. We also bought some fresh apple cider. Then we went on a quest for apple cider donuts and found them at Packer Orchards.

We ended the trip with an excellent lunch at Hood River Taqueria. They had a great outdoor dining atmosphere that was dog-friendly.


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  1. agree about the apples. The ones your dad brought home were fantastic!! Since then I bought honeycrisps here and they were no way as good!

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