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18 Best Farms To Go Apple Or Pumpkin Picking Near New York City

Farms Near NYC: Apple Picking, Pumpkin Picking, Corn Mazes

By Anu Kapur, Publisher, Lower Manhattan Macaroni Kid & Upper West Side Macaroni Kid September 26, 2021

Fall in New York City is most definitely on its way. With it comes all our favorite fall traditions! If you are craving apple cider, apple cider donuts and all the fun fall treats, check out these farms near NYC offering apple picking, corn mazes, pumpkin patches, hayrides and more. There's nothing that says fall like that first bite from a crisp and juicy apple just picked from the orchard.

We’ve collated information about farms and orchards near New York City where you and your family can pick your own apples and pumpkins this Fall.

Please note: We've listed as much information here as we can find on hours and prices. But it's always a good idea to check with the farm before heading out, as many pick-your-own apple farms sometimes have unpredictable crop yields and changes to their schedule! It's also a good idea to take cash, as some farms don't accept credit cards. Also, please do not bring your dog to the orchards, they cannot allow dogs into the orchards and pumpkin fields per health regulations.

ALSTEDE FARMS  https://www.alstedefarms.com/
πŸŽƒ Pumpkin patch
🍎 Apple picking
🚜 Hayrides
🌽 Corn maze
🦸‍♂️ Puppet shows
πŸ„ Farm animals
πŸ›οΈ Farm stand

Address: 1 Alstede Farms Lane Chester, NJ 07930; Phone: 908.528.8823
Details: A portion of the farm is certified organic and the produce from those fields proudly bears that label. Celebrate fall fun with farm activities like apple and pumpkin picking, corn maze, and fun fall treats like their delicious apple cider donuts, homemade seasonal ice cream flavors. The ice cream window and farm store are open until 7 pm.
Directions from Manhattan:   1 h 15 min via I-80 W

ALTAMONT ORCHARDS  http://altamontorchards.com/
πŸŽƒ Pumpkin patch
🍎 Apple picking
πŸ›οΈ Farm stand
πŸ„ Farm animals
Address: 6654 Dunnsville Rd, Altamont, NY 12009; Phone: 518.861.6515
Details: Along with apple and pumpkin picking, one can buy fresh fruit and vegetables, and their famous apple cider donuts, pies, bread, and pastries. The farm also has a gift shop filled with candles, housewares, and seasonal gifts for Christmas and Halloween.   
Directions from Manhattan:   2 h 45 min via I-87 N

APPLE DAVE’S ORCHARDS  www.appledavesorchards.com
πŸŽƒ Pumpkin patch
🍎 Apple picking
🚜 Hayrides
🎡 Music
🦸‍♂️ Puppet shows
πŸ„ Farm animals
πŸ›οΈ Farm stand

Address: 82 Four Corners Rd, Warwick NY 10990; Phone: 845.986.1684
Details: Visit Apple Dave’s Orchards, in the heart of the Hudson Valley, to enjoy apple and pumpkin picking, wagon rides and puppet shows. Relax by the ponds, visit their country store and sample the latest creations of their new Distillery. Stroll through the herb and rose gardens, and their ponds surrounded by wildlife. Kids will enjoy music, hayrides, puppet shows and a variety of foods that are offered on weekends, so be prepared to have fun!
Directions from Manhattan:   1 h 32 min via Palisades Interstate Pkwy S

BARTON ORCHARDS  https://bartonorchards.com/
πŸŽƒ Pumpkin patch
🍎 Apple picking
🚜 Hayrides
🐎 Pony rides
πŸ„ Farm animals
🀾‍♂️ Games
πŸ›οΈ Farm store

Address: 63 Apple Tree Lane, Poughquag, NY; Phone: 845.227.2306
Details: Pick apples, vegetables, and flowers. Weekend activities include a petting zoo, wooden ships playground, shooting gallery, gemstone mining, duck races, shaded picnic areas, and farm market store. The admission charge includes access and entry to all of the activities including the fun park, corn maze, and haunted house. The orchard is dog-friendly and has a dog park that is open during its weekend festivals. 
Directions from Manhattan:   1 h 30 min via Taconic State Parkway

DR. DAVIES FARM  https://www.drdaviesfarm.com/
πŸŽƒ Pumpkin patch
🍎 Apple picking
🚜 Hayrides
🌽 Corn maze
πŸ„ Farm animals
πŸ›οΈ Farm stand


Address: 306 Rt 304 Congers NY 10920; Phone: 845.268.7020
Details: The farm has all the regular attractions of apple picking, corn maze, hayrides, and picking a pumpkin from their patch. They have a large field for a picnic lunch. They also have apple cider and donuts for sale in their stand. Groups are hosted Monday- Friday 9:30 am – 2 pm.
Directions from Manhattan:   1 h via Palisades Interstate Pkwy S

FISHKILL FARMS  https://www.fishkillfarms.com/
πŸŽƒ Pumpkin patch
🍎 Apple picking
🚜 Hayrides
🐎 Pony rides
πŸ„ Farm animals
🀾‍♂️ Games
🎡 Music

Address: 9 Fishkill Farm Road, Hopewell Junction, NY; Phone: 845.897.4377
Details: The farm recently achieved organic certification. Pick your own apples, vegetables, and flowers. Hayrides, apple cider donuts, barbeque, and live music are available on the farm. Children twelve and under are free. The farm store is stocked with seasonal fruits and vegetables. Cider donuts and coffee are made fresh daily. The store also carries a wide selection of artisanal cheeses, meats, jarred goods, hot sauces, candy, and lots more.
Directions from Manhattan:   1 h 20 min via Saw Mill River Pkwy N and Taconic State Parkway

GREIG FARM  http://www.greigfarm.com/
πŸŽƒ Pumpkin patch
πŸ„ Farm animals
πŸ›οΈ Farm stand

Address: 227 Pitcher Lane, Red Hook, NY; Phone: 845.758.8007
Details: The Greig Farm has been open to the public for pick your own fruits and vegetables for more than 60 years. The farm has a daily market that is open 9:00 am to 6:00 pm everyday year round for all the specialty Hudson Valley products and also serves breakfast and lunch daily and dinner to go. The store sells vegetables, fruits, eggs, cheeses, meats, fish, flowers and more.
Directions from Manhattan:   2 h via Taconic State Parkway

HARVEST MOON FARM AND ORCHARD
πŸŽƒ Pumpkin patch
🍎 Apple picking
🚜 Hayrides
🐎 Pony rides
πŸ„ Farm animals
🀾‍♂️ Games
🎡 Music

Address: 130 Hardscrabble Rd, North Salem, NY 10560; Phone: 914.485.1210
Details: Fall Festival commences every weekend in September and October. Weekday activities include apple picking and pumpkin patch. Weekend activities also include hayrides, bounce house, apple cannons, games, live music, farm animals, pony rides, face painting, and food and craft vendors. All events are cash only and cost $5-10 per person (ATM available at the farm store). 
Directions from Manhattan:   From Grand Central Station, take the Metro-North Harlem Line train with the destination of Southeast and exit the train at the Croton Falls stop. 1 h 25 min via I-684 S

LAWRENCE FARMS ORCHARDS  http://lawrencefarmsorchards.org/
πŸŽƒ Pumpkin patch
🍎 Apple picking
🚜 Hayrides
🌽 Corn maze
πŸ„ Farm animals
πŸ₯§ Baked goods


Address: 306 Frozen Ridge Rd, Newburgh, NY 12550; Phone: 845.562.4268
Details: Admission is $3 per person, children under 2 are free. Chickens, goats, little village, a hay bale maze, and tractor ride on weekends only. Apple cider donuts and homemade ice cream available.
Directions from Manhattan:   1 hr 45 min via I-87 S

MASKER ORCHARDS  http://www.maskers.com/
πŸŽƒ Pumpkin patch
🍎 Apple picking
🚜 Hayrides
🍏 Apple maze
πŸ„ Farm animals
πŸ›οΈ Farm stand
🐎 Pony rides
🎡 Music
Address: 45 Ball Road, Warwick, NY 10990; Phone: 845.986.1058
Details: Barnyard baby animals, pony rides, and wagon rides. Perfect for a picnic in the country with amazing views. The snack barn has pizza, hot dogs, ice cream, cider, apple cider donuts, and apple pie. No charge for admission or parking. Bags are provided at no charge.
Directions from Manhattan: 1   h 35 min via NJ-17 S

ORCH ORCHARD  http://www.ochsorchard.net/
πŸŽƒ Pumpkin patch
🍎 Apple picking
πŸ₯§ Baked goods
πŸ„ Farm animals
Address: 4 Ochs Lane, Warwick, New York 10990; Phone: 845.986.1591
Details: Pack a picnic lunch. The gazebo is at the top. On weekends, the orchard has a variety of baked goods and pies. During late-summer and early-fall hours, the orchard offers a wide variety of homemade ice cream. Many flavors are made from fruits grown on the farm. On weekends in the fall, they also provide hot food from their eatery in the store. The farm also has a small petting zoo with ‘Misty’ the Sicilian donkey and the miniature goats.
Directions from Manhattan: 1 hr 38 min via NJ-208 S

ORCHARDS OF CONCKLIN  http://www.orchardsofconcklin.com/
πŸŽƒ Pumpkin patch
🍎 Apple picking
πŸ₯§ Baked goods
πŸ›οΈ Farm stand
Address: 2 South Mountain Road Pomona, NY 10970; Phone: 845.354.0369
Details: Every person entering the orchard is required to purchase a 1/2 peck bag for $11.00 (Children under 3 Free). Additional bags may be purchased before entering the orchard. Picked apples go into purchased bags only. Pick your own apples, visit the farm stand, and taste fresh-pressed apple cider. Their bakery will tease your taste buds with delicious pies, cookies, and cakes. Sundays only.
Directions from Manhattan: 1 hr via Palisades Interstate Pkwy S and NY-9A S

OUTHOUSE ORCHARDS 
πŸŽƒ Pumpkin patch
🍎 Apple picking
🚜 Hayrides
🌽 Corn maze
πŸ„ Farm animals
πŸ₯§ Pies
πŸ₯§ Pumpkin cheesecake

Address: 139 Hardscrabble Road, North Salem, NY 10560; Phone: 914.277.3188
Details: Tour the orchard for apples, pumpkins, gourds, pears, and peaches through the months of   September and October. Prepay $25.00 for your apple bag and the orchard and its glorious views are yours for the day. Pick your favorite pumpkin and the friendly staff will weigh for you at the checkout tent. Orchard opens September 1st, 9 am to 5 pm. Parking on weekends is $10 (weekday parking is free).
Directions from Manhattan: 1 h 25 min via I-684 S

PENNINGS ORCHARD AND FARM MARKET  https://www.penningsfarmmarket.com/
πŸŽƒ Pumpkin patch
🍎 Apple picking
🚜 Hayrides
🐎 Pony rides
πŸ„ Farm animals
🎡 Music
🎨 Face painting

Address: 161 State Route 94 S, Warwick, NY 10990; Phone: 845.986.1059
Details: Located on more than 100 acres of farmland, the apple orchard at Pennings Farm in Orange County, offers more than twenty varieties of apples available for picking. Apple picking season is September and October and has been known to ease into November depending on weather and the season’s crop.  
Directions from Manhattan:   1 hr 40 min via NJ-23 S

STUART’S FARM  https://www.stuartsfarm.com/
πŸŽƒ Pumpkin patch
🍎 Apple picking
🚜 Hayrides
🌽 Corn maze
πŸ„ Farm animals
πŸ₯§ Bakery


Address: 62 Granite Springs Road, Granite Springs, NY 10527; Phone: 914.245.2784
Details: Visiting Stuart's Fruit Farm in the autumn is an exceptional time of the year. Aside from the perfect apple picking with an array of apples take a hayride around the orchard and visit the farm stand to buy fresh produce and the bakery for delicious apple cider donuts and homemade pies baked daily. Finally, before heading home have a picnic with your family to enjoy the beautiful fall foliage.
Directions from Manhattan:   1 h 25 min via Sprain Brook Pkwy S

WARWICK VALLEY APPLE TRAIL FARM  http://www.warwickvalleyappletrail.com/
πŸŽƒ Pumpkin patch
🍎 Apple picking
🎡 Music
🍷 Winery
Address: 215 Lower Whitfield Road, Accord, NY 12404; Phone: 845.626.0659
Details: A group of orchards has created a trail for one to relax, enjoy and discover their scenic orchards in beautiful Orange County, New York. The trail offers apples and local fruits, seasonal vegetables, pumpkins, gourds, Indian corn, baked goods and pies, cider and cider donuts, fruit spirits, wine, and hard cider. Participating orchards include Warwick Valley Apple Trail, Applewood Orchards and Winery, Apple Ridge Orchards, Masker Orchards, Ochs Orchard, Pennings Orchard, andβ€ˆFarm Market, and Warwick Valley Winery and Distillery.
Directions from Manhattan:   2 h via I-87 S

WESTWIND ORCHARD  http://westwindorchard.com/our-philosophy/
πŸŽƒ Pumpkin patch
🍎 Apple picking
πŸ›οΈ Farm stand
🍏 Hard cider
Address: 215 Lower Whitfield Road, Accord, NY 12404; Phone: 845.626.0659
Details: Westwind Orchard is CERTIFIED ORGANIC. The orchard is open for pick-your-own every Saturday and Sunday from 12 to 6 pm from mid-August, until end of October. One can pick apples, raspberries, and pumpkins. Their farm store is filled with lots of local products including certified organic produce, art from local artisans, maple syrup, honey, jams, apple sauce, cider vinegar, herbal health and beauty products, and other non-local fair trade items. The orchard also offers the opportunity to make your own organic apple sweet cider.
Directions from Manhattan:   2 h via I-87 S

WILKENS FRUIT AND FIR FARM  http://wilkensfarm.com/
πŸŽƒ Pumpkin patch
🍎 Apple picking
🚜 Hayrides
🌽 Corn maze
πŸ„ Farm animals
πŸ₯§ Bakery
🍷 Winery

Address: 1335 White Hill Rd, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598; Phone: 914.245.5111
Details: The farm sells a wide variety of apples, pumpkins, and peaches. In addition to these ‘pick-your-own’ items, Wilkens Farm has several acres of choose-n-cut Christmas trees. Also, while you’re there you might want to check their three farm markets where they sell everything from pressed apple cider to freshly baked pies, apple cider donuts, and gift items. Harvest season starts in August with peaches and the beginning of September with apples. Pick-your-own pumpkins start in October and choose-n-cut Christmas trees just after Thanksgiving. Please check out their harvest calendar to plan.
Directions from Manhattan:   1 h 15 min via Taconic State Parkway, Saw Mill River Pkwy S and NY-9A S


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