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Where To Pick Your Own Apples in Connecticut: Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, New Haven, New London, Tolland, and Windham Counties

Where To Pick Your Own Apples in Connecticut: Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, New Haven, New London, Tolland, and Windham Counties

UPDATED AUGUST 2018: Apple picking makes for a quintessential family weekend getaway or day trip that brings fruitful rewards far after you've left the orchard. Whether your children are  just learning about healthy eating, or whether they're at that age where they're obsessed with getting the perfect Instagram picture, apple picking is an ideal family activity for everyone. Consult our guide to find pick-your-own apple farms in Connecticut, many of which offer fun fall activities like hay rides, cider pressing, and corn mazes. Please note: Dates and availability are subject to change. We recommend calling ahead before visiting these farms.
 

Fairfield County

 

Beardsley’s Cider Mill & Orchard, LLC
278 Leavenworth Road (Route 110), Shelton
203-926-1098

Farm opens in September 7. Apple picking: 10am-5pm weekends in September and October. Cash or check only. Dwarf apple trees for easy picking. Cider press on location. Farm store with apple cider and donuts, maple candy, local honey, pumpkin cheesecake, fruit butter, jams and jellies. Farm store is open daily until Christmas Eve. The store accepts credit/debit cards, though cards are not accepted for pick-your-own produce.

Silvermans Farm
451 Sport Hill Road, Easton
203-261-3306

Apple picking mid-August through mid-October, 9:30am-4:30pm daily. Peaches available through mid-September and pumpkins available mid-September to October. Animal petting park, farm market, greenhouse, and tractor rides through October.

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Hartford County

Easy Pickin’s Orchard
46 Bailey Road, Enfield
860-763-3276 (FARM)

Pick-your-own apples late August through the end of October; vegetables and raspberries also available. Monday-Thursday 9am-12pm (closed Tuesday mornings); Friday-Sunday 9am-5pm; 4-6:30pm Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Vegetable and flower gardens available for picking and cutting. Cash or check only.

Rogers Orchards
336 Long Bottom Road, Southington
2876 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike, Southington
860-229-4240

Apple picking Labor Day Weekend through October, Friday-Sunday and holiday Mondays 10am-5pm (weather permitting). Apple cider donuts, pies, and local products available at on-site farm store; open daily, August through mid-May.

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Litchfield County

Averill Farm
250 Calhoun St., Washington Depot
860-868-2777

Pick-your-own apples in mid-August through Thanksgiving on a scenic family farm; pick-your-own pears through early October. Open 9:30am-5:30pm daily until daylight savings–then the farm closes at 4:30pm. Pre-picked fruit, apple cider, hard cider, donuts, jams, jellies, honey, and flowers available on the farm through November.

March Farm
160 Munger Lane, Bethlehem
203-266-7721

Apple and pumpkin picking September through October, 10am-6pm daily. Farm market with homegrown fruits and vegetables. Bakery with cider donuts and other baked goods and specialty items. Picnic areas, animal yard, hayrides, corn maze, and farm hiking trails.


New Haven County

Drazen Orchards
251 Wallingford Road, Cheshire
203-272-7985

Apple picking through October, 9am-6pm daily. Pick-your-own pears, peaches, nectarines, and plums also available. Farm stand with pre-picked fruit, locally grown vegetables, local honey, pies, and cider.
 

New London County

Scott’s Yankee Farmer, LLC 
436 Boston Post Road (Route 1), East Lyme   
860-739-5209

Apple and pumpkin picking through late October. Open Monday-Friday 11am-5pm; weekends 10am-5 pm, Farm stand open 8am-6pm daily. Wagon rides available on the weekends from late September to late October on the weekends. 2-acre corn maze on-premises. Apple doughnuts and cider available in late September.

Tolland County

Wright’s Orchard and Dried Flower Farm
271 S. River Road, Tolland
860-872-1665

Apple picking through October. Pumpkins available for purchase. Farm store with pre-picked fruits and vegetables, cider donuts, and pies. Open Monday- Saturday 12:30-5:30pm; Sunday 1-5:30pm.

 

Windham County

Woodstock Orchards, LLC
494 Route 169, Woodstock
860-928-2225

Apple picking September through mid-October, 9am-6pm daily. Farm stand with pre-picked fruits and vegetables, apple cider, honey, honey pollen, maple syrup, specialty hot sauces, jams and jellies, and Vermont cheese. Bakery on-site.

 

Beyond CT

Planning a day or weekend trip to Long Island, New Jersey, or Southeast New York? Check out our complete guide to apple picking in the NYC area 
 

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