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Where to: Pick-Your-Own: Apples, Peaches and Berries in the New York Area

 Show your kids the source of our wonderful Northeastern fruits — New York farms.



Baiting Hollow Nursery
Sound Avenue, Calverton
(631) 929-6439

Davis Peach Farm

Hulse Landing RoadWading River

(631) 929-1115;

Pick your own peaches up to mid-October, nectarines through late September and apples through October. Open 9am-6pm daily.

Fort Salonga Farm

30 Meadow Glen Road


(631) 269-9666;

Open daily, August 15 -mid October 10am-3pm.

Many varieties of apples, including Jersey Mac, Gravenstein, Granny Smith, Fuji, grown on dwarf trees. Pick-your-own raspberries and strawberries from August until first frost. Honey produced on the farm is also available.

Fritz Lewin Farms

1989 Sound Ave. (at Edwards Avenue)


(631) 727-3346

Peaches, plums through mid-September. Open daily August 1 till first frost. Pumpkins 10am-5pm weekends September 15-October 28.

Harbes Family

715 Sound Ave. Mattituck

(631) 298-0800;

U-pick raspberries mid-July through September; blackberries in August. Open 9am-6pm June-October.

Lewin Farms

Sound Avenue Wading River

(631) 929-4327;

U-pick strawberries June; peaches, peppers, tomatoes, late July-October; apples August-October.

Second location: Fresh Pond Avenue, Baiting Hollow. U-pick apples August-October;

Open 9am-5 pm daily, late May-late December.

Milk Pail Farm and Orchard

Montauk Highway Between Water Mill & Bridgehampton

(631) 537-2565;

Fifteen varieties of apples growing on dwarf apple trees, and pumpkins ranging from 1/2 to 150 pounds are available for picking throughout September and October. Minimum apple pick is 1/2 bushel. Also available: farm tours on a farm wagon, The Milk Pail country store, cherries and peaches in July. Open Friday-Sunday and holidays, 10am-5:30pm.

Seven Ponds Orchard

65 Seven Ponds Road, Water Mill

(631) 726-8015.

Open July-November, 9am-6pm. Picking starts in late August: raspberries, blackberries, tomatoes, apples.

Wickham Farms

Main Road, Cutchogue

(631) 734-6441;

Pick peaches and blackberries in August, apples in September

Open 9am-4pm Monday-Saturday, closed Sundays.

Hay Rides: 9am-4pm on Saturdays and Columbus Day in September and October. 

Woodside Farms

Manor Lane, Jamesport

(631) 722-5770 

Open July-November daily, 10am- 5pm. U-pick apples.

Outhouse Orchards

Hardscrabble Road

Croton Falls

(914) 277-3188

Hours: 10am-5pm daily.

Apple picking. Pumpkins. fresh pies, donuts and produce.

Stuart's Farm

62 Granite Springs Road

Granite Springs

(914) 245-2784;

Pick your own apples and pumpkins through October. Market with fruit, vegetables, local honey, preserves, flowers, pies and cookies.

Open daily, 9am-6pm.

Wilkens Fruit & Fir Farm

1335 White Hill Road

Yorktown Heights

(914) 245-5111;

Apple picking through October 31. Pick your own pumpkins from October 1-31.

Open 10am-4:30pm weekends and school holidays.

Farm market with jams, jellies, honey, pies, donuts, and cider.


Dr. Davies Farm

Route 304, Congers

(845) 268-7020

Open daily 10am-5pm. Apple picking Labor Day through first week of November. Pumpkins for sale in October. Hayrides during apple picking season, $5 per person (includes pumpkin picking as well). Farm market and picnic fields. Cash only.

Orchards of Concklin

Route 45 and South Mountain Road, Pomona

(845) 354-0369;

Apple picking mid-September through late October. Pumpkin picking mid October through October 31. Open Saturday and Sunday, 10am-5pm. Haunted House with inflatable house, bounce and slide. Farm market, baked goods, apple cider, tractor rides and corn maze.


Adams Fairacre Farm

Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie

(845) 454-4330

Barton Orchards

Beekman-Poughquag Road, Poughquag

(845) 227-2306

Brittany Hollow Farm

Route 9, Red Hook

(845) 758-3276

Conklin Hill Organic Gardens

West Road, Pleasant Valley

(845) 635-8178

Daisi Hill Farm

Indian Lake Road, Millerton

(518) 789-3393

Dykeman's Farm

231 West Dover Road, Pawling

(845) 832-6068

Farmer Bob's Sky Meadow Farm Market

Route 9, Hyde Park

(845) 462-3194

Five Star Farm

Hollow Road, Clinton Corners

(845) 266-3038

Green Horizons Organic Farm

Private Road, Pawling

(845) 855-5555

Greig Farm

227 Pitcher Lane, Red Hook

(845) 758-1234;

Apple, pumpkin and raspberry picking through October.

Open 9am-6pm daily.

Feed the animals at the barn next to the Farm Market, and the fish at the Garden Shop pond. Winery on premises.

Hahn Farm

Salt Point Turnpike & County Road 41, Salt Point

(845) 266-3680

Hardeman Orchards

Route 199, Red Hook

(845) 758-5154

Hitsman's Family Farms

11 Upton Road, LaGrangeville

(845) 223-3031

John's Orchards

Route 44A, Millbrook

(845) 677-3214

Keepsake Farms

222 East Hook Cross Road, Fishkill

(845) 897-2266

Kleins Kill Fruit Farm Stand

Routes 9 & 9G, Rhinebeck

(845) 876-3982

Lewis Country Farm

County Roads 43 & 46, Poughkeepsie

(845) 452-7650

Mandara Orchards

Route 199 & River Road, Red Hook

(845) 757-4426

Mead Orchards

15 Scism Rd, off Route 9

9 miles north of Rhinebeck, 4 miles north of Red Hook Village

(845) 756-5641;

Pick your own apples late August through October and pumpkins from mid-September through October.

Open 10am-5:30pm weekends and Monday holidays.

Farm stand with homegrown fruit and vegetables.

Meadowbrook Farms

29 Old Myers Corners Road

Wappingers Falls

(845) 297-3002

Open daily, 9am-6pm, year round.

Apple picking through October. Pumpkins on sale in October. Farm market with apple cider, apple cider donuts, cookies, fresh salsa, jams and local honey.

Visit chickens, goats and turkeys.


Oriole Orchards

Feller-Newmark Road, Red Hook

(845) 758-9355

Open daily, 9am-5pm.

Apple picking starts in September. Pumpkins picking in October.

Farm stand with vegetables and honey.

Piggott's Farm Market

46 Spring Road, Poughkeepsie

(845) 297-3992

Pott's Farm

3138 Route 9G, Tivoli

(845) 757-4171

Rainbow Valley Farm

112 Blue Hill Road, East Fishkill

(845) 227-5686

Schroeder's Silamar Farm

Route 22 & 44, Millerton

(518) 789-3067

Secor Strawberries

Robinson Lane, Hopewell Junction

(845) 452-6883

Stagias Farm & Market

Route 9, Upper Red Hook

(845) 758-6722

Still Point Community Farm

Amenia Union Road, Amenia      

(845) 373-8010

Terhune Orchards

North Avenue, Salt Point  

(845) 266-5382

Wigsten's Farm

Wigsten Road, Pleasant Valley

(845) 635-1570

Wonderland Farm Market

Route 308, Rhinebeck

(845) 876-4981

Wunschen Farm

Brown Road, Pleasant Valley

(845) 635-3918


Adams Fairacre Farm

Route 9W, Kingston

(845) 336-6300

Alyce & Roger's Fruit Stand

 Route 28, Mount Tremper

(845) 688-2114

Apple Bin Farm Market

810 Broadway, Ulster Park

(845) 339-7229

Apple Hill Farm

41 Route 32, New Paltz     


Barthel's Farm Market

Route 209, Ellenville          

(845) 647-6941

Burd Farm

Route 209, Kerhonkson    

(845) 626-2090

Clarke Westervelt Farms

182 Clarks Lane, Milton     

(845) 795-2270

Cody Creek Community Farm

53 Charles Smith Road, Saugerties       

(845) 246-8028

Country Charm

201 Dubois Road, New Paltz       

(845) 255-7916

Davenport Farms

Route 209, Stone Ridge    

(845) 687-0051

Dembroski Orchards

1000 South St., Plattekill   

(845) 564-1540

DiGrazia's Tree Farm

469 Pinebush Road, Stone Ridge          

(845) 687-0449

Dressel Farms

271 Route 208, New Paltz

(845) 255-0693

Four Winds Farm

Marabac Road, Gardiner   

(845) 255-3088

Gill Corn Farms

Route 209, Hurley  

(845) 338-0788

Horn of Plenty

Route 28, Kingston

(845) 331-4318

Hurd Orchards

Route 32, Modena  

(845) 883-7364

Jenkins Lueken Orchards

Route 299, New Paltz        

(845) 255-0999

Joe Buzzanco's Greenhouses and Farm

Sawkill-Ruby Road, Kingston      

(845) 336-6528

Kelder's Farm & U-Pick

2755 Route 209, Kerhonkson      

(845) 626-7284

Locust Grove Farm

 North Road, Milton            

(845) 795-5194

Maynard Farms

River Road, Ulster Park     

(845) 331-6908

Mike Lembo & Son

Route 44/55, Moden           

(845) 883-7135

Minard Farm

Hurds Road, Clintondale  

(845) 883-7102

Mr. Apples Low Spray Orchard

Route 213W, High Falls

(845) 687-9498

Orchard Connection

Route 32, Moden    

(845) 883-6700

Prospect Hill Orchard

 40 Clark's Lane, Milton     

(845) 795-2383

R.I.C.H. Farms

Glasco Turnpike, Saugerties        

(845) 247-8910

Sauer Farm

640 Kings Highway, Mount Marion         

(845) 246-2725

Sauderskill Farm

5100 Route 209, Accord    

(845) 626-7103

Sheely Farm Stand

2752 Lucas Turnpike, Accord       

(845) 687-4497

Stone Ridge Orchard

Route 213, High Falls        

(845) 883-7102

Sunfrost Farms

217 Tinker St., Woodstock 

(845) 679-9589

Suzie's Apples

1636 Route 9W. Milton      

(845) 795-5995

Swenson's Organic Produce

Main Street Extension, Accord     

(845) 626-3479

Troncillito Farms

275 Lattingtown Road, Marlboro  

(845) 236-3124

Twin Star Farms

155 North Ohioville Road, New Paltz     

(845) 255-7077

Wallkill View Farm

Route 299W, New Paltz    

(845) 255-8050

Weed Orchards

43 Mount Zion Road, Marlboro    

(845) 236-0237 or 236-4027

Westwood Farmers Market

Route 375, West Hurley    

(845) 679-7841

Wilklow Orchards

Pancake Hollow Road, Highland

(845) 691-2339

Applewood Orchard & Winery

82 Four Corners Road, Warwick

(845) 986-1684;

Open daily, 9am-5pm. Apple picking mid-September through October. Pumpkin picking the first weekend in October. Wagon rides, puppet shows and music on the weekends. Farm store and winery.

Lawrence Farms

39 Colandrea Road, Newburgh

(845) 562-4268;

Open daily 9am-4pm. Apple and pumpkin picking through October. Pick your own grapes, peppers, cabbage and other vegetables until early November.

Horse-drawn carriage rides, farm village and animals for petting. Farm stand with honey, preserves, hot cider, donuts.

Masker Orchards

45 Ball Road, Warwick

(845) 986-1058

Open daily 9am-5pm, September- early November.

Ochs Orchard

Off Rte. 94, Warwick

(845) 986-1591

Open 9am-5pm daily.

Apple, tomato and raspberry picking September through October. Pumpkin picking in October. Farm stand with fruits and vegetables, jams, jellies, maple syrup, and honey. Homemade ice cream. Open through December.

Pennings Orchard

Route 94 So., Warwick

(845) 986-7080 (apple picking information and groups)

(845) 986-1059 (farm market & haunted house information)

Open daily 9am-5pm. Apple picking through early November. Pumpkins on sale from late September through October. Hayrides. haunted house, kiddy corral and petting zoo. Farm market offers produce, fresh baked pies, jams and jellies. Ice cream stand, fresh fruit smoothies.

Porpiglia Farms

507 Lattintown Rd., Marlboro

(845) 236-4400

Pick-your-own apples in September. Open weekends 11am-5pm.

Prospect Hill Orchards

40 Clarkes Lane, Milton

(845) 795-2383;

Apples, peaches, pumpkins.  Low-hanging branches allow small children to pick their own apples. Tractor-pulled hayrides stop at the cider pressing tent, the pumpkin patches, and the picnic area.  Corn maze. Press cider at the old-fashioned hand press.

Warwick Valley Winery Orchards and Distillery

114 Little York Road, Warwick

(845) 258-4858;

Apple picking from orchards mid-September through early November. Pear picking end of August through beginning of September. Wine tasting available daily through the end of the year. Winery, cafe and bakery open on weekends. Open daily 11am-6pm.

Weed Orchards

43 Mount Zion Road, Marlboro

(845) 236-2684;

Apple and pumpkin picking September 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.


Indian Ladder Farms

342 Altamont Rd., Altamont

(518) 765-2956; (866) 640-PICK

9am-6pm daily.


Love Apple Farms

1421 Route 9H, Ghent

(518) 828-5048

U-Pick apples, cherries, nectarines, peaches, apricots, plums, and pears. 
Homemade pies, donuts and preserves. Open daily 8am -6pm, June through December. U-pick 8am-5pm daily.

Cherries: 12 varieties mid June-July; Peaches: 24 varieties mid July-September; Nectarines early August; Plums: 16 varieties mid July; Pears: 8 varieties mid August-October. Apples varieties: Gala, Golden Supreme, McIntosh, Macoun, Honeycrisp, Red Cort, Cortland, Jonamac, Spartan, Empire, Jonathon, Jonagold, Jonagored, Yataka, Mutsu, Northern Spy, Fortune, Ida Red, Fuji, Braeburn, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Ginger Gold, Paula Red, Jersey Mac, Zesta - mid-August-October.


Applejacks Orchard

751 Brand Hollow Rd, Peru


U Pick apples. Also hayrides, hay maze, roadside stand and farm market.

Open daily, late August-Halloween, 10am-5pm.

Rulfs Orchard

531 Bear Swamp Road, Peru


Open daily 7am-8pm. Strawberries, blueberries, and apples in the fall. Apple varieties: McIntosh, Empire, Cortland, Paula, Red Macoun, Lodi, Northern Spy, Delicious. Also a roadside stand and apple cider


Bellinger's Orchard

685 Argersinger Rd, Fultonville


Open daily 10am-6pm. Apples, corn maze, child-sized haybale maze, pre-picked produce, picnic area, hayrides. Cash only.


Ontario Orchards

Route 104 West, Oswego


Pick your own apples, roadside stand, farm market, cider. Open daily April-December, 7am-8pm.

Sage Creek Orchards

139 Minckler Rd., Mexico


Apples, blueberries, pumpkin patch, pre-picked produce, refreshment stand, picnic area, tractor-pulled hayrides, face painting. Crops are usually available in July, August, September, October, November. Open daily, 9am-6pm July 1-November 15.


Bowman Orchards

141 Sugar Hill Road, Rexford


Pick your own and picked apples, raspberries (through Thanksgiving), peaches (through late August),  cider and donuts. Roadside stand, farm market, farm animals: cows, pigs, sheep, goats, ducks, geese, horses, llama, and pygmy goats.

Riverview Orchards

660 Riverview Road, Rexford

(518) 371-2174;

U Pick apples, plums, pears and other vegetables. Farm market, beehive and honey house.


Alstede Farms

84 Rt. 513 (Old Route 24), Chester

(908) 879-7189;

Pumpkin picking beginning mid-September and apples through October. Raspberry picking through beginning of October. Corn maze with giant hay pyramid, animals for petting, hayrides and farm market. Pony rides. Homemade ice cream. Weekend harvest celebrations. Open daily, 9am-9pm.

Demarest Farms

244 Werimus Rd.,Hillsdale
(201) 666-0472 or (201) 666-0350

Hours: 10am-4:30pm, weekends only. Reservations required for weekdays.

Pick Your Own: peaches, apples (starting Labor Day weekend). Apple varieties: Cortland, Empire, Fuji, Gala, Golden Delicious, Jonagold, McIntosh, Red Delicious, Stayman/Winesap. Also available: cider, donuts, bakery, picnic grove.

Hillview Farms

223 Meyersville Rd., Gillette

(908) 647-0957.

Open through November 30, daily 9am-6pm.

Pick Your Own peaches, August-mid September; apples, late August-end of October; pumpkins through October. Also available: hayrides (October weekends), roadside market (with apples, pumpkins, vegetables, tomatoes) donuts, cider. Apple varieties: Cortland, Empire, Fuji, Granny Smith, Golden Delicious, Jonagold, Jonathan, Macoun, McIntosh, Red Delicious, Stayman/Winesap. 

Phillips Farms

290 Church Road, Milford

(908) 995-0022

PYO strawberries (June), apples (September), pumpkins (October), blackberries and red raspberries (August). Hours: every day except Tuesday, 8am-8pm.

Also available: farm stand with variety of fresh produce.

Pochuck Valley Farm

Route 517, Glenwood

(973) 764-4732;

Apple picking through October, 9am-5pm daily. Pumpkin picking late September through October. Farm market with vegetables, baked goods, pies, jams, cider and fruit baskets.

Riamede Farm
122 Oakdale Rd., Chester

(908) 879-5353

Open daily, September-October, 9am-4:30pm

Cider, jams, honey, hayrides. Apple varieties: Cortland, Empire, Fuji, Gala, Golden Delicious, Jonagold, Jonathan, Macoun, McIntosh, Red Delicious, Stayman/Winesap and heirloom apples.

Ripple Hill Farm

181 Mountain Rd., Basking Ridge
(908) 647-1300.
Open September-October, Sundays only, 11am-3pm, by appointment. Apple varieties: Cortland, Empire, Fuji, Gala, Granny Smith, Golden Delicious, Jonagold, Jonathan, Macoun, McIntosh, Red Delicious, Stayman/Winesap 

Stony Hill Gardens

8 Rt. 24, Chester
(908) 879-2696.

PYO apples
Ope: daily, 9am-6pm. Also available: hayrides on weekends.

Wightman's Farms
Rt. 202, 1111 Mt. Kemble Ave., Morristown
(973) 425-9819; Hotline: (973) 425-0840.
Open daily, year-round except Christmas, 8am-6pm. Apple varieties: Cortland, Empire, Fuji, Gala, Granny Smith, Golden Delicious, Jonagold, Jonathan, Macoun, McIntosh, Red Delicious, Stayman/Winesap. Pick Your Own: apples weekends only after Labor Day-October. Roadside market: apples, fruit, vegetables. Also available: hayrides weekends only September 14-October; corn maze; picnic area; apple cider; honey; maple syrup.


Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard, LLC 

278 Leavenworth Road (Rte. 110), Shelton

(203) 926-1098;

Open September-October, weekends 10am –5pm.

Cider press, farm store, cider donuts, maple syrup, local honey, fruit butter, jams & jellies. Note: dwarf apple trees for easy picking. 

Bishop's Orchards
1355 Boston Post Road (US Rte 1, I-95 Exit 57), Guilford

(203) 458-7425;

Open June-October daily until 7pm. PYO strawberries, blueberries, peaches, pears, apples, raspberries. Strawberries (start June), apples (through October). Also available: market with bakery, flowers, bread.

Drazen Orchards
215 Wallingford Road, Cheshire

(203) 272-7985;

Fruit orchard-15 varieties of apples.  Also peaches, pears, plums and flowers.

PYO opens August 18-October 27th.  Also available: stand with fruit, corn, tomatoes and cider.

Fort Hill Farms

260 Quaddick Rd., Thompson

(860) 923-3439;

Daily picking.

Hallock Orchard

212 Calhoun Street, Washington Depot

(860) 868-9184;

Open September-October. Apples, flowers, pumpkins. Monday-Friday 11am-5pm; Saturday and Sunday 11am-5:30pm.

High Hill Orchard

170 Fleming Road, Meriden

(203) 294-0276

Hours: July 2-September, Saturday and Sunday, 10am-5pm; September-Thanksgiving, Tuesday-Thursday, 12-6pm, weekends 10am-5pm. Apples, pears

apple and pear cider in fall. Also available: organic produce and hayrides in September and October.

Hickory Hill Orchards
351 South Meriden Road, Cheshire

(203) 272-0181 or (203) 272-3824

Peaches, apples, pears, pumpkins, nectarines. Country store: cider, pies, donuts. Weekend hayrides.

Norton Brothers Fruit Farm

450-466 Academy Road, Cheshire

(203) 272-8418

PYO apples, pears, plums & peaches. Also available: hayrides

Silverman's Farm

451 Sport Hill Road, Easton

(203) 261-3306;

Apple picking through mid-October. Pumpkins available in October. Animal farm, farm market, florist, greenhouse and cider mill. Year round petting animal park. Weekend tractor rides through October. Open 9am-5pm daily

Starberry Farm
47 Kielwasser Road, Washington Depot

(860) 868-2863;

PYO pears & apples September 15-October 31; peaches, apricots, plums, nectarines in August.

Tonn's Orchard

258 Preston Road, Terryville

(860) 585-1372

PYO apples, peaches.Saturdays and Sundays, August-October, noon-5pm. Open weekends, holidays; by appointment on weekdays.  

Windy Brow Orchards

359 Ridge Road, Newton

(973) 579-9657

Apple picking with hayrides available mid-September through October. Open 9am-5pm weekends. Farm store, bakery, cider press and petting zoo.

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