Guide: Apple Picking in the Hudson Valley

Guide: Apple Picking in the Hudson Valley

Looking to go apple picking this fall season? Check out some of the locations in Westchester and Hudson Valley. 
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced new state guidance for businesses as fall approaches. Guidance applies to corn mazes, pick-your-own fruit/vegetable operations, hayrides and haunted houses. Some of the guidelines include, reduced capacity, face coverings required and social distance maintained between individuals/parties. Please call the facility before visiting for the most updated information.
Barton Orchards
63 Apple Tree Lane
(845) 227-2306

Hours: Sunday-Wednesday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Thursday-Saturday 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Types of apples: Early Gold, Pristine, Paula Red, Ginger Gold, Zestars, Jona Mac, Gala, Macintosh, Cortlandt, Macoun, Spartans, Empires, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Jona Gold, Ida Red, Crispen, Red Stayman, Fuji, Cameo, Greenings, Romes, Winesap, Granny Smith
Other activities: Farm stand, playground, gem stone mining, petting zoo
Fishkill Farms
9 Fishkill Farm Road
Hopewell Junction
(845) 897-4377

Hours: By reservation only
Types of apples: Pixie Crunch, Sweet Sixteen, Galarina, Florina, Crimson Topaz, Crimson Crisp, Shizuka, Suncrisp, Ida Red, Northern Sky, Newtown Pippin, Rome, Red Delicious, Pink Lady, Granny Smith, Macoun, Gala and more
Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard
130 Hardscrabble Road
North Salem
(914) 485-1210

Hours: By reservation only
Types of apples: Braeburn, Granny Smith, Empire, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Fuji, Macoun, Crispin, Cortland, Pink Lady, Cameo, Honeycrisp
Other activities: Hayrides, games, live music, farm animals, pony rides, face painting
Kelder’s Farm
5755 Route 209
(845) 626-7137
Hours: By reservation only
Types of apples: Ginger Golds, Jonamacs, Cortlands, Empire, Honeycrisp, Golden Delicious, Crispin and Rome
Other activities: Farm activities are Mini-golf, Corn Maze, Hay Mountain Jumping pillow, Petting farm and Playground.
Outhouse Orchards 
139 Hardscrabble Road
North Salem
(914) 277-3188

Hours: By reservation only
Types of apples: McIntosh, Cortland, Rhode Island Greenings, Rome, Baldwin, Red Delicious
Other activities: Hay rides
Salinger’s Orchard
230 Guinea Road
(845) 277-3521

Hours: Daily 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Wednesday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Types of apples: Granny Smith, Braeburn, Ida Red, Fuji, Winesap, Golden Delicious, Northern Spy, Jonagold, Crispin, Red Delicious, Empire, Macoun, Cortland, Gala, McIntosh, Gingergold, Jonamac, Paula Red

Saunderskill Farms
5100 Route 209
(845) 626-2676
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Other activities: Hayrides, festivals, market, bakery
Stuart’s Farm
62 Granite Springs Road
Granite Springs
(914) 245-2784

Hours: Opens Sept. 6.-November. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Types of apples: McIntosh, Jonamac, Cortland, Macoun, Gala, Empire, Northern Spy, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Jonagold, Winesap. Fuji, Ida Red, Crispin, Cameo, Sun Crisps, Nitany’s, Braeburn
Other activities: Farm stand
Wilkens Fruit & Fir Farm
1335 White Hill Road
Yorktown Heights
(914) 245-5111

Hours: Open Wednesday-Monday
Types of apples: Gala, McIntosh, Baldwin, Cortland, Macoun, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Jonagold, Crispin, Empire, Winesap, Fuji, Ida Red
Other activities: Corn maze
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