Where to: Pick-Your-Own: Apples, Peaches and Berries in the New York Area
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Horse-drawn carriage rides, farm village and animals for petting. Farm stand with honey, preserves, hot cider, donuts.
45 Ball Road, Warwick
Open daily 9am-5pm, September- early November.
Off Rte. 94, Warwick
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.
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.
507 Lattintown Rd., Marlboro
Pick-your-own apples in September. Open weekends 11am-5pm.
Prospect Hill Orchards
40 Clarkes Lane, Milton
(845) 795-2383; www.prospecthillorchards.com
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; www.wvwinery.com
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.
43 Mount Zion Road, Marlboro
(845) 236-2684; www.weedorchards.com
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
1421 Route 9H, Ghent
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.
751 Brand Hollow Rd, Peru
U Pick apples. Also hayrides, hay maze, roadside stand and farm market.
Open daily, late August-Halloween, 10am-5pm.
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
685 Argersinger Rd, Fultonville
Open daily 10am-6pm. Apples, corn maze, child-sized haybale maze, pre-picked produce, picnic area, hayrides. Cash only.
Route 104 West, Oswego
Pick your own apples, roadside stand, farm market, cider. Open daily April-December, 7am-8pm.
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.
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.
660 Riverview Road, Rexford
(518) 371-2174; firstname.lastname@example.org
U Pick apples, plums, pears and other vegetables. Farm market, beehive and honey house.
84 Rt. 513 (Old Route 24), Chester
(908) 879-7189; www.alstedefarms.com
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.
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.
223 Meyersville Rd., Gillette
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.
290 Church Road, Milford
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; www.pochuckvalleyfarm.com
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.
122 Oakdale Rd., Chester
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
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
8 Rt. 24, Chester
Ope: daily, 9am-6pm. Also available: hayrides on weekends.
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.
278 Leavenworth Road (Rte. 110), Shelton
(203) 926-1098; No1cidermill@yahoo.com
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.
1355 Boston Post Road (US Rte 1, I-95 Exit 57), Guilford
(203) 458-7425; email@example.com
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.
215 Wallingford Road, Cheshire
(203) 272-7985; firstname.lastname@example.org
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; www.forthillfarms.com
212 Calhoun Street, Washington Depot
(860) 868-9184; email@example.com
Open September-October. Apples, flowers, pumpkins. Monday-Friday 11am-5pm; Saturday and Sunday 11am-5:30pm.
High Hill Orchard
170 Fleming Road, Meriden
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
PYO apples, pears, plums & peaches. Also available: hayrides
451 Sport Hill Road, Easton
(203) 261-3306; www.silvermansfarm.com
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
47 Kielwasser Road, Washington Depot
(860) 868-2863; Starberry@snet.net
PYO pears & apples September 15-October 31; peaches, apricots, plums, nectarines in August.
258 Preston Road, Terryville
PYO apples, peaches.Saturdays and Sundays, August-October, noon-5pm. Open weekends, holidays; by appointment on weekdays.
Windy Brow Orchards
359 Ridge Road, Newton
Apple picking with hayrides available mid-September through October. Open 9am-5pm weekends. Farm store, bakery, cider press and petting zoo.