Concklin Orchards - Pomona, NY
An established farm since 1711. They have apple and pumpkin picking each fall. The address is 2 South Mountain Rd., Pomona, NY 10970. It is about 36 miles north of New York City.
DuBois Farms - Highland, NY
David and Jolee DuBois purchased a 54 acre farm in 2002 to become first generation farmers. Their pick your own farm is open from mid-August until early November with picking of plums, tomatoes, apples, pears and pumpkins. They also have a 2 acre corn maze, farm animals, pony rides, farm market and bakery with delicious desserts including apple cider donuts. They hold a variety of special events including Honey Crisp Hysteria Festival, the Apple Daze Festival and the Great Pumpkin Festival.
Harbes Farm - Riverhead, NY
Admission to orchard is $8 per person and includes a ride on the apple express and a 1/4 peck of apples. Pick from eight different varieties when ripe. Apple Festival is September 14-15, 2014. There is also pumpkin picking and a corn maze that turns haunted on select nights starting in mid-October. Hay rides, pony rides, farm animals, pedal carts and candy apples also available.
Lawrence Farm Orchards - Newburgh, NY
A family owned and operated working fruit and vegetable farm that has been allowing PYO for more than thirty years. A variety of apples are available for picking in September and October. Pumpkins and other fruits/vegetables may also be picked.
Milk Pail - Water Mill, NY
A local staple that is family owned and operated. U-pick apple orchard and pumpkin field Friday through Sunday in September and October. More than 20 apple varieties available for picking. Their apple cider and donuts garner a lot of praise in reviews. Not the place to go if you are looking for discount apples, as there are a bunch of reviews that indicate a bag of apples is getting pricey.
Outhouse Orchards - North Salem, NY
Enjoy this northern Westchester Orchard starting in early September, when you can pre-pay $25 for your apple bag and search the orchard for your favorite apples. Parking is $5. PYO pumpkins, corn maze and hayrides also available at the orchard. About: Founded as a dairy farm in the late 1800s by their great grandfather, the family started growing crops in the 1900s. It is now run by Wayne and his family.
Soons Orchard - New Hampton, NY
Five acres of apple trees. They have dwarf apple trees to make picking easier for kids and adults. They offer two size bags at $15 and $24 for picking. Payment is cash only. Parking is free and there is no admission cost. Apples are generally available from Labor Day until sometime after Columbus Day, depending on supply, demand and weather. Fresh pressed apple cider available starting in mid-September. U-pick orchard is a one minute drive from the store and pumpkin patch. Conveniently located between Goshen and Middletown about 65 miles northwest of NYC.
Stuarts Farm - Granite Springs, NY
Pick your own pumpkins off the vine in October at this 200 acre Westchester County farm. It has been in the Stuart family since 1828. They also have nine varieties of apples for picking. The address is 62 Granite Springs Road, Granite Springs, NY 10527. It is about 47 miles north of downtown Manhattan, New York.
Wilkens Farm - Yorktown Heights, NY
This fruit and fir (Christmas Trees) farm has pick your own apples, corn maze and pumpkins in the fall. It is open daily from late August through the middle of December for farm harvest. The address is 1335 White Hill Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598. It is about 47 miles north of New York City.
Woodside Orchards - Aquebogue, NY
Ten different varieties of apples ripen during September and October for picking. Enjoy apple cider, pies and baked goods when you are finished selecting your apples. They also have hard cider in Aquebogue. In total, they grow more than 20 different varieties of apples. Semi-dwarf trees make them ideal for picking by all ages. Aquebogue is open for u-pick seven days a week. Jamesport is only open on weekends and certain holidays.