Apple picking makes for a quintessential family weekend getaway or day trip that brings fruitful rewards far after you've left the orchard. Here, we've put together a guide to pick-your-own apple farms on Long Island, many of which include fun fall extras like hay rides, corn mazes, and cider pressing, making these spots ideal for families. Please note: Dates and availability are subject to change. We recommend calling ahead before visiting these farms.
Davis Peach Farm
561 Hulse Landing Road (near Wildwood State Park), Wading River
Pick-your-own nectarines through late September, peaches through mid-October, and apples through late October. Open 9am-5pm daily.
812 Sound Ave., Wading River
Second location: Fresh Pond Ave., Baiting Hollow
Apple picking late August through early October, weekends 9am-4:30pm. Pumpkin picking through October. Corn maze and roasted corn on weekends, 11am-4:30pm.
Seven Ponds Orchard
65 Seven Ponds Road, Water Mill
Apple, pumpkin, winter squash, and raspberry picking 9am-6pm daily through Thanksgiving. Hayrides, 5-acre corn maze, wooden toys, and picnic area. Farmers market with pre-picked fruits and vegetables, roasted corn, homemade pies, jams, and snacks.
Wickham’s Fruit Farms
28700 Route 25, Cutchogue
Apple picking through September into mid-October, Monday-Saturday 9am-4pm. Closed Sunday. Also offers U-pick blackberries and pumpkins (call for availability). Hayrides 9am-4pm on Saturdays and Columbus Day in October.
Milk Pail Farm & Orchard
1346 Montauk Highway, Water Mill
Apple and pumpkin picking through early November, Thursday-Sunday and holidays 10am-5:30pm. The Country Store offers cider, donuts, muffins, pies, cookies, and more.
Hank’s Pumpkin Farm
240 Montauk Highway, Water Mill
Farm stand: 324 County Road 39, Southampton
Apple and pumpkin picking Sept. 13 through Oct. 31, 9:30am-6pm daily. Corn maze, wagon rides, face painting, farm stand, and roasted corn shack with sweet corn, pies, donuts, candy apples, apple cider, and popcorn. Farm stand open through mid-September.
Planning a day or weekend outing to New Jersey, Connecticut, or Southeast New York? Check out our complete guide to apple picking in the NYC area.