By NYMetroParents Staff

Where to: Pumpkin Picking in New York & Connecticut




Whether you plan on carving a jack-o-lantern or baking pumpkin pie, now is the time to hit the pumpkin patch and pick the biggest, roundest, most orange pumpkin you can find in Connecticut, Westchester, Rockland County and other surrounding areas in NY.



Indian Ladder Farms  
342 Altamont Road, Altamont
(518) 765-2956;
Pumpkin patch - pick in the field; pumpkin patch - already gathered from the field; pre-picked produce. Gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, horse-drawn hayrides, tractor-pulled hayrides, and a petting zoo.


Wintje Farms
Route 9G, Germantown
(518) 537-6072
Pick-your-own pumpkins. Open June-November.


Barton Orchards
63 Apple Tree Lane, Poughquag
(845) 227-2306;
Pumpkins, squash, peppers, hayrides, petting zoo, a live band on the weekends, haunted house, corn maze, and a food/grocers market. Harvest festivals in the fall. Pumpkin picking through October 31.

Dykeman's Farm 
West Dover Road, Pawling
(845) 832-6068;
Pick-your-own pumpkins. Hayrides (with pumpkin picking). Farm stand with a variety of fresh homegrown vegetables along with local peaches and apples in season.

Fraleigh's Rose Hill Farm
Fraleigh Lane, 19 Rose Hill Farm, Red Hook
(845) 758-4215;;
Pumpkin patch - pick in the field, pick-your-own apples, pre-picked produce, snacks and refreshment stand, school tours.

Keepsake Orchards
9 Fishkill Farms Road, Hopewell Junction
(845) 897-2266;
Pick-your-own pumpkins and apples. Locally grown produce, local cider, homemade doughnuts, pies and bread, seasonal gifts, holiday trees, wreaths and plants, fruit baskets and gift packs, and organic vegetables in season. Kids will enjoy the petting zoo, hayrides, music, pumpkin carving, and cornstalks.

Mead Orchards LLC
15 Scism Rd, Tivoli
(845) 456-5641;;
Pick-your-own pumpkins. Picturesque, 100-acre fruit orchard and vegetable farm, located in the beautiful mid-Hudson River Valley of New York. Open weekends and Monday, 10am-5:30pm, August-October.

Terhune Orchards
61 North Ave, Salt Point
(845) 266-5587;;
Pick-your-own pumpkins in October. Seven day a week, 10am-5pm.

Wonderland Farm
191 White Schoolhouse Road, Rhinebeck
(845) 876-6760;;
Pumpkins are available wholesale. Pick-your-own through the end of October. Weekends only, 9:30am-dusk. Pumpkins of all shapes and sizes.


Hull-O Farms
10 Cochrane Road, Durham
(518) 239-6950;;
Pick-your-own through October 31, 11am-5pm every Saturday and Sunday.  $6 13 years old and over, $5 ages 3-12, FREE under 3.


Applewood Orchards & Winery
82 Four Corners Road, Warwick
(845) 986-1684;;
Pick-your-own pumpkin, tractor-pulled hayrides, wagon rides, pre-picked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties.

Bellvale Farms 
385 Route 17A, Bellvale
(845) 988-5414;;
Pick-your-own pumpkins available in October. Saturday and Sunday, 10am-dusk. 450-acre crop and livestock farm, roadside vegetable stand and creamery featuring homemade ice cream, shakes, sundaes and more. Please call before visiting.

Hodgson Farms
2290 Albany Post Road (at Route 52), Walden
(845) 778-1432;
Fall festival throughout October includes tractor-drawn hayrides to pumpkin field, three-acre corn maze, straw maze, petting zoo, haunted house and magic show. Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 10am-5pm. $8.50, children $6.50, 3 and under FREE.

Hoeffner Farms
405 Goodwill Road, Montgomery
(845) 457-3453
Pick-your-own pumpkins through October. Monday-Saturday, 9am-6pm; Sunday 9am-4pm.

Lawrence Farms Orchards
39 Colandrea Road, Newburgh
(845) 562-4268;
Peaches, plums, pears, and apricots are now available for picking.  Pick-your-own pumpkins through October. 9am-4pm.

Manno Farm
221 Kings Highway, Warwick
(845) 986 1502
Pick-your-own pumpkins. Open daily September 24-October 31, 9am-6pm.

Manza Family Farm
730 Route 211, Montgomery
(845) 692-4363;
You-pick apples and pumpkins, craft store, hay maze, farm animals, hayrides, and farm stand. Straw maze in October. Open daily through December 24. 9am-5pm.

Maples Farm
749 Route 17M, Middletown
(845) 344-0330;
Local produce, homemade fudge and baked goods, country crafts, flowers and gifts. Pumpkin picking, hayrides, barnyard animals, hay maze and haunted barn in October. Open daily 9am-6pm.

Mr. Apples Orchard
Box 98, High Falls
(845) 687-0005 or (845) 687-9498;
Pick pumpkins and take a hayride.  Through November.

Ochs Orchard
4 Ochs Lane, Warwick
(845) 986-1591;;
Pick-your-own pumpkins, roadside stand, and a farm market with cider. Open daily 9am-5pm.

Overlook Farm Market
Route 9W, Newburgh
(800) 291-9137 or (845) 562-5780;
Pick-your-own pumpkins. Fall harvest weekends feature hay maze and fishing at the pond. Petting zoo. March-December, 8am-8pm. Closed Tuesdays.

Pierson Bicentennial Farm and Greenhouse
1448 Route 211 West, Middletown
(845) 386-1882;
Pick-your-own pumpkins, corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized hay bale maze, tractor-pulled hayrides, pre-picked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, raspberries, flowers, sheep shearing demonstrations and an Indian teepee. Haunted hayrides, October 20, 21, 27, and 28, 6-9pm.

Weed Orchards
43 Mount Zion Road, Marlboro
(845) 236-2684;
Apple picking through October. Bakery, farm market, free hayrides, petting zoo, hay maze, sand art, and face painting. Open daily through October 31, 11am-5pm, including Columbus Day.

Wright Family Farm
325 Kings Highway, Warwick
(845) 986-1345;
Pumpkins, you-pick pumpkin patch, corn maze, tractor-pulled hayrides, maple syrup from trees on the farm, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, and school tours.


Concklin Orchards 
2 South Mountain Rd, Pomona
(845) 354-0369;
Pick-your-own pumpkins and apples, corn maze, snacks and refreshment stand. Fall events: haunted house, soft bounce and soft slide. School tours and birthday parties by appointment.
Duryea Farms 
101 Ackertown Road, Chestnut Ridge
(845) 356-1988
Pick-your-own pumpkins. Special area for children's birthday parties (including pony rides).

The Orchards of Concklin
2 South Mountain Road, Pomona
(845) 354-0369;
Apples, pumpkins, pumpkin patch - pick in the field, pumpkin patch - already gathered from the field, corn maze, hay bale maze, pre-picked produce, gift shop, snacks, and refreshment stand. Crops usually available September and October. 8am-6pm.


Pick a Pumpkin Pumpkin Patch
2716 Creek Road, Esperence
(518) 868-4893;
Pick-your-own pumpkins, Indian corn and gourds. Hayrides, hay tunnel, three-story tree house, farm animals, gift shop, storybook land, homemade cider donuts, snack bar, goat ramp, and corn maze. Monday-Friday 3-8pm, Saturday 10am-8pm. Closed Sunday. Free admission and parking.


Country Charm Farm
201 DuBois Rd., New Paltz
(845) 255-4321;
Pumpkins, pumpkin patch - pick in the field, corn maze, pumpkin patch - already gathered from the field, gift shop, restrooms, tractor-pulled hayrides.

DuBois Farms U-Pick
209 Perkinsville Road, Highland
(845) 795-4037;;
Pumpkins, corn maze, hayrides, farm animals and children’s activities. Through September, Saturday and Sunday, 9am-5pm; October, seven days a week, 9am-5pm.

Jenkins-Lueken Orchards
69 Yankee Folley Road, New Paltz
(845) 255-0999; or;
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday-Sunday, 9am-7pm.

Kelder's Farm
5755 Route 209, Kerhonkson
(845) 626-7137;;
Pick-your own pumpkins. Open daily 10am-6pm.

Maynard Farms
326 River Road, Ulster Park
(845) 331-6908;;
Pick-your-own pumpkins. Open Saturday-Sunday 10am-5pm. Cash only.

Minard Farms
Hurds Rd, Clintondale
(845) 883-7102;
Pumpkins, pumpkin patch - pick in the field, pre-picked produce, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, tractor-pulled hayrides. Cash only. 

Prospect Hill Orchards
40 Clark's Lane, Milton
(845) 795-2383;;
Pumpkins are available through mid-October. Cash only. 

R. I. C. H. Farms
260 Glasco Turnpike, Saugerties
(845) 247-8910;
Pumpkin picking season is October 1-31, daily 11am-5pm. Every weekend has a corn walk, bounce house and hayrides. Refreshments available.

Stone Ridge Orchard
3012 Route 213, Stone Ridge
(845) 687-2587;;
Pumpkin patch - pick in the field, pumpkin patch - already gathered from the field, pre-picked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, tractor-pulled hayrides. Through October, 9am-6pm, seven days a week.

Wright's Farm
699 State Route 208, Gardiner
(845) 255-5300;;
Pumpkins, pumpkin patch - pick in the field, pumpkin patch - already gathered from the field, pre-picked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area. 8am-6pm, seven days a week. Pick-your-own is available 8am-4:30pm, seven days a week.


The Garden Barn
St James Road, Ft. Edward
(518) 747-8843
Pick-your-own pumpkins and corn.


Stuart's Fruit Farm
Granite Springs Road, Granite Springs
(914) 245-2784;
Pick-your-own pumpkins and apples through November.


Harris Hill Farm     
99 Ridge Road, New Milford
(860) 354-3791;;
Pick-your-own pumpkins. Family owned farm with pumpkin patch, animals, corn maze and hayrides. Open weekends in October.

Ellsworth Hill Orchard
461 Cornwall Bridge Road, Route 4, Sharon
(860) 364-0025;
Cut your own traditional and red, white and blue pumpkins. All sizes and varieties. Come see the famous pink pumpkins as seen on NBC’s Today Show. Raspberries, cider, retail store, bakery, cider donuts, pies, cookies, jams and honey.

Paproski's Castle Hill Farm and Pumpkin Patch          
40 Sugar Lane, Newtown
(203) 426-5487;
A 100-acre farm with a four-acre pumpkin patch and a six-acre corn maze. Weekend hayrides and pony rides. Through October 31, Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-5pm.

Warrups Farm
51 John Read Road, West Redding
(203) 938-9403;
Pick-your-own pumpkins, hayrides, maze, cider, apples, gourds, and Indian corn. Pick-your-own flowers and vegetables. 10am-6pm, Tuesday-Sunday and Columbus Day.

Buell's Orchard
108 Crystal Pond Road, Eastford
(860) 974-1150;
Pick-your-own pumpkins and apples. Also available: gourds, cornstalks, Indian corn and hardy mums. Annual Columbus Day Festival includes hayrides, cider, donuts, live music and chicken BBQ.

Abma’s Farm Market & Nursery
700 Lawlins Rd, Wycoff
(201) 891-0278;
Offers picking birthday parties. hayrides, and pony rides on Saturdays. Closed Sundays.

Plaskos Farm
670 Daniels Farm Road, Trumbull
(203) 268-2716
Crazy cows corn maze, pick-your-own pumpkins, and refreshments. 10am-dusk. $7, $6 children 10 and younger, FREE 3 and younger.

Silverman’s Farm
451 Sport Hill Road, Easton
(203) 261-3306;
Already gathered from the field, tractor-pulled hayrides, apple picking, petting zoo, farm animals, and gift shop.

McLaughlin Vineyards
14 Albert’s Hill Road, Sandy Hook
(203) 426-1533;;
Wine tasting, pumpkin picking, hayrides, hiking trails, and bald eagle viewing. 11am-5pm in October.

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