Apple Picking in Westchester County and Beyond

Updated for Fall 2023!

By Lisa Dunleavy and Kelly Fitzpatrick September 1, 2023

Apple picking season in Westchester County is here!  Apple Picking in Westchester County is one of the most searched events this time of year!  Look no further than our Apple Picking in Westchester County and Beyond Guide!  We have listed local places to go in Westchester County and further north in the Hudson Valley to pick apples. Plus, at many apple orchards this time of year, you'll also likely find pumpkins and sweet treats, such as cider donuts. Many of the farms are offering even more attractions to choose from, such as tractor rides and live music.

Featured farms and orchards are listed by approximate distance from our area to make your apple picking planning most convenient.

Wilkens Fruit & Fir Farm

1335 White Hill Road, Yorktown Heights


Located in Yorktown Heights, this farm is open for apple picking. The farm has Gala, MacIntosh, Baldwin, Cortland and Macoun apples available.  In October you will find Golden Delicious, Red Delicious and other varieties of apples to pick. You'll also find a corn maze, farm stand, winery and bakery.  Contact the farm in advance to find out exactly what is available.  The farm is open Wednesday through Monday from 10 am - 4:30 pm (closed on Tuesday). 


Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard

130 Hardscrabble Road, North Salem

(914) 485-1210

Before apple season is in full swing, there is an opportunity for peach picking!  Peach Picking Tickets: Peach pick your own tickets are currently available Friday, August 26th through Sunday, August 28th.  The orchard makes tickets available according to picking and crop conditions, which are monitored daily so be sure to check back in regularly for additional picking dates.  Harvest Moon Farm and Orchard is also home to the bbq lunch, cidery, apple flavored goodies such as donuts and slushies and live music during the apple picking season.

Apple picking is available September through October.  

Stuart's Fruit Farm

62 Granite Springs Road, Granite Springs

(914) 245-2784

Stuart's has over 20 varieties of apples to pick in September and October and apple picking is underway.  September apples include: MacIntosh, Jonamac, Cortland, Macoun and Gala. On weekends families can enjoy a hayride and the farmstand.  The farm is open for picking daily from 10 am - 5 pm. Stuart's has free parking and no picking fee.

Outhouse Orchards

139 Hardscrabble Road, North Salem

(914) 277-3188

This family owned and operated farm in North Salem is open for apple picking from 9 am - 5 pm daily. Reservations are required for apple picking (reserve a spot online). Other fun for kids includes a corn maze and hayrides. $5 parking fee on weekends.

Lawrence Farms Orchards

306 Frozen Ridge Road, Newburgh


Located in Newburgh, NY (less than an hour from our area), this farm is currently picking ten varieties of apples plus other fruits and vegetables.  Food is available at the concession stand, including cider donuts. Admission is $7 per person weekdays, and $10 per person on the weekends.  Children 2 and under are free.

Weeds Orchards & Winery

43 Mount Zion Road, Marlboro, NY

(845) 236-2684

This 40-acre pick-your-own farm is open daily from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. and apple picking is underway. Check the events calendar for live music and special happenings.  Parents may also enjoy the winery aspects of this orchard.  Free parking and free admission. 

Fishkill Farms

9 Fishkill Farm Road, Hopewell Junction, NY

(845) 897- 4377

For more than just apple picking, check out Fishkill Farms which includes an apple orchard and diversified fruit and vegetable farm. In addition to 40 acres of apples, they grow peaches, nectarines, pears, a variety of vegetables and pumpkins, all of which are available in season for pick-your-own. There is a farm store and cider bar and grill onsite. Online reservations are required to pick your own fruit and vegetables (reservations are specific to what you want to pick). Open from 9 am - 5 pm (closed on Mondays).

Barton Orchards

63 Apple Tree Lane, Poughquag, NY

(845) 227-2306

This 120-acre farm is open daily from 11 am - 5 pm for apple picking. There is also lots more to do, including tractor-pulled hayrides, live music and entertainment, petting zoo, fun park (weekends only) and corn maze (weekends only). They also have a climbing course - Treetop Adventures - that requires an advance reservation

DuBois Farm

209 Perkinsville Road in Highland, NY

(845) 795-4037

Apple picking season is in full swing at this 54-acre farm in Highland, NY.  We love DuBois Farm for their children's entertainment, such as animals to see, a duck pond, and the tiny town! Check their site for special events and a calendar of live music.  A tavern and pizza stand with brick-over pizza is also onsite.  This farm has free admission and free parking and is open daily from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Wilklow Orchards

341 Pancake Hollow Road, Highland


This farm in Highland, NY includes a wide variety of apple picking from now through the end of October. Children will enjoy the farm yard playground and apple cider donuts, while adults will enjoy the live music on weekends.  Food, drinks, and a hayride is also available, as well as small pumpkins for picking. Open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

Is one of your favorite apple orchards missing from this list? Let me know by sending me at email at Happy picking!

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