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Field Trip FAQs

When should our group arrive?
Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled tour time. MGM Family Orchard reserves the right to cancel or reschedule your tour if your group arrives late.

When are tours given?
Tours are available by appointment only. Please call to schedule your group tour in advance.

What is your cancellation policy?
MGM Family Orchard allows the rescheduling of a tour up to two weeks in advance without penalty. Please know at the scheduling of your tour an alternative weather date will also be provided in case of severe weather during your scheduled tour visit.

Is there a minimum to book a tour?
Yes, we have a minimum charge of $100 to book a tour.

What is your policy on chaperones?
MGM Family Orchard allows one free admission for chaperones or teachers per 10 paid students. Any additional chaperones or teachers will be charged the price of the tour group rate.

Can we eat our lunches there?
Yes, we have a lunch area for tour groups to eat their lunch.

apple picking

Over 5,900 Apple Trees & an additional 1,500 Fruit Trees (Pears, Plums, Nectarines & Peaches) are being installed in our orchard in the Spring of 2014!


pumpkin patch

Visit our 3 plus acre Pumpkin Patch in the Fall of 2014 for your decorating & baking needs.


paddle boats

Watch the MGM Paso Fino horse demonstration and witness their very rapid rhythmic footfall which makes this breed so special and popular in the United States.




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