Skyline Chestnuts CLOSED FOR THE 2013 SEASON
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Skyline Chestnut Orchard


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Any chestnuts that we have left can be purchased at the Lone Star Christmas Tree Farm or make arrangements via email ( or over the phone at (408) 202-9557

The best time to find chestnuts is
usually the first two weeks of November, depending on seasonal variables.


Monday-Friday: 10am until dusk
Saturday & Sunday: 9am until dusk

Please call for any updates

(408) 202-9557

The Skyline Chestnut Orchard is located within the Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve on 20 acres in the Santa Cruz Mountains above Palo Alto. (directions & map)

Skyline Chestnuts is a Gather-Your-Own Orchard

5-gallon plastic buckets and heavy leather gloves are available for you to use.

We recommend that each person have their own bucket, and never try gathering without heavy leather gloves.

Close-toed sturdy shoes are highly recommended.

Only cash is accepted, please call ahead for pricing.

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Recent News on the Orchard

U-Pick on the Peninsula

Make It Fresh: Pick It Yourself

Live Radio Interview (NPR)


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