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Driving Directions

16700 Lakeside Road, Union Pier, MI.  It is between Union Pier Road and Kruger Road.  From Chicago: Take I-94 E to the Toll Road I-90 E (or stay on I-94 for no tolls & more traffic). Take exit 21 in Indiana to I-94 E. Take I-94 exit 6 in Michigan (Union Pier). At the stop sign, turn left heading east on Union Pier Rd/Elm Valley Rd. At the first stop sign, make a right, heading south on Lakeside Rd. The orchard is on the right, parking is as directed on the left. PLEASE BE CAREFUL AS TRAFFIC IS ALLOWED TO GO 55 MPH, PARTICULARY WITH CHILDREN.



To arrange carpooling from Chicago or the train stations, post a request on the Wild Raspberry Apple Orchard page on Facebook.



Amtrak goes from Chicago to New Buffalo (call for schedule).  If you let us know in advance we may be able to arrange a ride (about 6 miles).  South Shore Trains go from Chicago to Michigan City, IN. Visitors that plan to bike to the orchard from the train station should note that bikes are only allowed on the Amtrak. Please check the policies before making arrangements. The South Shore Line to Michigan City has a no bike policy.