The Hudson Valley region is full of farms and orchards, and many welcome guests of all ages to spend a day at the farm and pick their own fruit and vegetables. Below is a list of some of the U-pick farms in the Hudson Valley. The information below is last updated in September 2015.
Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard in North Salem
130 Hardscrabble Road, North Salem, NY 10560
Offers apple picking in the fall. In September and October, the farm also hosts a fall festival every weekend, which offers live music, pony rides, bouncy houses, hayrides, and more. The farm also offers homemade doughnuts, cider, organic meats, produce and fresh eggs.
1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
The Hilltop Hanover farm is a working farm and environmental education center. During the summer and fall, there is a farm stand that opens every Friday and Saturday, and U-pick produce on Saturdays from 10am-4pm.
Outhouse Orchards in North Salem
139 Hardscrabble Road, North Salem, NY 10560
Apple picking and pumpkin patches in September and October. The farm also offers hay rides and corn maze.
62 Granite Springs Road, Granite Springs, NY 10527
It is the oldest apple farm in Westchester County, which has been operating since 1828. There is a farm stand where you can buy fresh produce and home made pies and apple cider donuts daily. There is apple and pumpkin picking in the fall, and Christmas trees for sale in the winter.
1335 Whitehall Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
In the summer you can pick your own peaches and nectarines. Starting in September, you can pick over a dozen variety of apples (check out the farm website for the apple picking schedule). There is also a pumpkin patch that opens in October, and cut-your-own Christmas Trees after Thanksgiving.
306 Route 304, Congers, NY
Dr. Davies Farm is another prominent farm in Rockland County, which has been running since 1891. It offers 4,000 apple trees spread over 35 acres. It is popular for its apple picking. It also offers hayrides, a farm market, homemade fresh donuts and fresh pressed cider.
2 South Mountain Road, Pomona, NY 10970
The Orchards of Concklin has been a prominent fixture in Rockland County for over ten generations. The farm offers apple picking in the fall. In addition, there are also fall festivals, a farm stand, and freshly pressed cider, cider donuts and baked goods.
Ace Farm in Highland Mills
351 County Route 105, Highland Mills, NY 10930
Blueberry picking in July. You will also find farm produced fresh eggs.
82 Four Corners Road, Warwick, NY 10990
U-pick apples in the fall. There is also wagon rides, live music, puppet shows, facepainting, and fresh apple donuts. There is no fee for entrance or parking.
Apple Ridge Orchards in Warwick
101 Jessup Road, Warwick, NY 10990
You can pick your own peaches, apples, and pumpkins at this hillside orchard with spectacular views. You can also ride on a tractor-pulled hay wagon, pet and feed friendly farm animals, explore a corn maze, enjoy fresh pressed apple cider and apple cider donuts, and more.
C. Rowe and Sons in Campbell Hall
113 Station Road, Campbell Hall, NY 10916
U-Pick strawberries in June.
Halfway Acres in Campbell Hall
200 Purgatory Road, Campbell Hall, NY 10916
Pick your own organic blueberries in June and July at this small family owned farm.
Lawrence Farms Orchards in Newburgh
39 Colandrea Road, Newburgh, NY 12550
Pick your own apples, cherries, grapes, peaches, pears, plums, strawberries, and vegetables. Opens from Memorial Day through end of October. There is also a horse-drawn carriage on weekends, visit animals, and a country store.
Manza Family Farm in Montgomery
730 Route 211, Montgomery, NY 12549
You can pick your own pumpkins, grown on 20 acres of farm land. There is a fall festival in October with tractor drawn hayrides and pony rides on weekends, a straw maze, farm animals and a farm stand. You can cut your own Christmas trees and enjoy their Santa weekends in December.
Masker Orchards in Warwick
45 Ball Road, Warwick, NY 10990
Apple picking and visit the country store. There is also live music, pony rides on weekends, and haunted house.
Ochs Orchards in Warwick
4 Ochs Lane, Warwick, NY 10990
Pick your own apples, cherries, peaches, pears, strawberries, and vegetables from summer to fall. You can also pick your own flowers, and there is a petting zoo. Visit the farm store for produce and home made pies and ice-cream.
Overlook Farm Market in Newburgh
5417 Route 9W, Newburgh, NY 12550
Pick your own apples in the orchard. There is a petting zoo and a farm store.
Pennings Orchard in Warwick
169 State Route 94 South, Warwick, NY 10990
Pick your own apples and pumpkins in the fall. Located next to the farm store, which also includes a restaurant, pub, and beer garden.
Pennings Orchard farm store and beer garden
Pierson Farm in Middletown
169 State Route 94 South, Middletown, NY 10940
U-Pick pumpkins in the fall. The Pierson Farm is mostly known for their naturally raised beef. In the fall, you can enjoy hayrides, haunted house, corn maze, and more.
Pine Hill Farm in Chester
3298 Route 94, Chester, NY 10918
Fresh fruit and vegetables are grown in the farm, including strawberries, raspberries, tomatoes, sweet corn, peppers, and much more. U-pick raspberries, strawberries, tomatoes, and peppers during season. You can also join their CSA to get weekly fresh vegetables.
Sleepy Hills Orchard and Greenhouses in Johnson
1328 Route 284, Johnson, NY 10933
A family-owned apple orchard and farm since 1980 on 47 acres. U-pick apples on Saturday and Sundays in the fall. Bedding and vegetable plants available in the spring.
Soons Orchards in New Hampton
23 Soons Circle, New Hampton, NY 10958
U-pick apples and pumpkins in the fall. They grow apples, peaches, and plums. Visit the farm store and the restaurant.
114 Little York Road, Warwick, NY 10990
Pick your own apples and pears on the grounds of this winery and orchard. Enjoy a glass of wine, cider, or sangria and shop at the farm store, or visit the tasting room and cafe. Live music and events on many weekends.
Wright Family Farm in Warwick
325 Kings Highway, Warwick, NY 10990
Pick your own pumpkins in the fall and enjoy their fall festivals: hayrides, corn maze, barn animals, pony rides, and more. Visit the farm stand and enjoy freshly baked goods. Cut your own Christmas Tree in the winter.
Barton Orchards in Poughquag
63 Apple Tree Lane, Poughquag, NY 12570
Pick your own apples, plums, cucumbers, eggplants, grapes, peppers, tomatoes, and pumpkins. This 122 acre farms also offer an extensive list of activities, including corn maze, haunted house, petting zoo, train rides, live music, farm market and fresh baked goods. Free admissions on weekdays, and $3 charge to enter on weekends.
Cedar Heights Orchards in Rhinebeck
A large variety of apples to choose from. Opens daily for apple picking in the fall.
Dykeman Farm in Pawling
31 Dykeman Lane, Pawling, NY
Pick your own pumpkins in the fall and take a free hay ride. They also have lots of local apples, blueberries, plums, peaches, tomatos, vegetables, flowers, and sweet corn.
Fishkill Farm in East Fishkill
9 Fishkill Farm Road, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533
Pick-your-own at Fishkill Farms in the summer and fall. It begins in June with strawberries. July brings cherries and berries. Late July and August mark the harvest of juicy, peaches and nectarines. The season culminates in the fall with more than a dozen varieties of classic NY apples, and pumpkin-picking. Fall Harvest Festival weekends include hayrides, live music, and homemade donuts and cider.
Fraleigh's Rose Hill Farm in Red Hook
19 Rose Hill Farm, Red Hook, NY 12571
U-Pick apples and plums. The farm stand also offers baked goods, honey and maple syrup, and farm fresh eggs. Opens on weekends in season.
Greig's Farm in Red Hook
227 Pitcher Lane, Red Hook, NY 12571
Blackberries and apples available for picking. The farm market is open on Saturdays year round.
Mead Orchards in Tivoli
15 Scism Road, Tivoli, NY 12583
Pick your own strawberry, blueberry, cherries, apples, and pumpkins. The picturesque, 185-acre fruit orchard and vegetable farm also runs a farm stand on weekends during picking season.
29 Old Myers Corners Road, Wappinger Falls, NY 12590
Apple picking and pumpkin patch. Fresh apple ciders and apple cider donuts available along with a farm store.
Apple Hill Farm in New Paltz
124 Route 32 South, New Paltz
U-pick apples and pumpkins. There are also hay rides and fire truck rides.
Dressel Farms in New Paltz
271 Route 208, New Paltz
U-pick strawberries, peaches, apples, and pumpkins. Also known for the hard cider and ice cream.
Dubois Farms in Highland
209 Perkinsville Road, Highland
U-pick nectarines, peaches, plums, tomatoes, eggplant, apples, grapes, pears, pumpkins and gourds. Also have family fun activities in the fall including tractor-pulled wagon rides, farm animals, corn maze, pony rides, a farm market and cafe.
Hurds Family Farm in Modena
2187 State Route 32, Modena
Pick your own summer vegetables, fall apples and pumpkins. You can also cut your own Christmas tree. There are children activities including mazes, jumping pillows, petting zoos, and more.
Jenkins-Lueken Orchards in New Paltz
Route 299 West, New Paltz
U-pick apples, blackberries, raspberries, and pumpkins. There is also a bakery with freshly baked goods.
Kelder's Farm in Kerhonkson
5755 Route 209, Kerhonkson
U-pick fruits and vegetables, including grapes, raspberries, sweet corn, tomatoes, apples, and more. There is a hayrides, bouncy house, corn maze, mini-golf, farm market and green house. And of course, the world's tallest garden gnome, Chomsky, stands at the entrance to Kelder's Farm.
Maynard Farms in Ulster Park
326 River Road, Ulster Park
Pick your own apples, pears, and pumpkins. The farm stand also offers fresh vegetables.
Minard Farm in Clintondale
250 Hurds Road, Clintondale
Pick your own apples. Known for their freshly made apple cider, lemonade, pink lemonade, and raspberry lemonades, and cider. In the fall you will also find hayrides, hay maze, warm apple cider donuts, roasted fresh corn, and much more in their barn market.
Mr. Apples Low Spray Orchard in High Falls
Route 213 West, High Falls
U-pick organic apples at a tranquil setting, above waterfalls and below Mohonk Mountain.
Prospect Hill Orchards in Milton
73 Clark's Lane, Milton
Pick your own summer fruits including apricots, plums, peaches, nectarines, and fall fruits including apples, pears, pumpkins, and winter squash.
Saunderskill Farms in Accord
5100 Route 209, Accord
U-pick apples, and fall harvest festivals. Find home grown vegetables and flowers, and freshly baked goods at the farm market.
3120 Route 213, Stone Ridge
U-pick apples at this 200-year old working farm in the heart of the Rondout Valley. Opens 7 days a week while in season.
Tantillos' Farm in Gardiner
730 Route 208, Gardiner
U-pick apples, cherries, tomatos, and pumpkins. Offers a large selection of farm fresh and local produce, as well as homemade jams, pies, cider donuts, and more. Also has soft-serve ice-cream and ice-cream cakes.
Wallkill View Farm in New Paltz
15 Route 299 West, New Paltz
Pick your own pumpkins in the fall. There is a corn maze, free hayrides, and children actiities. They also have homemade apple cider donuts, locally grown apples and vegetables, baked goods and more.
Weed Orchards and Winery in Marlboto
43 Mt. Zion Road, Marlboro
Pick your own peaches, nectarines, plums, apples, and vegetables. They also have local wine, hard cider, and beer tastings and popular pizzas and ice cream.
Westwind Orchard in Accord
215 Lower Whitfield Road, Accord
U-pick apples, raspberries, blackberries, and pumpkins. Organic apple cider and more from the farm store.
Wilklow Orchards in Highland
341 Pancake Hollow Road, Highland
Pick your own apples and pumpkins, and CSA's in the spring.
Wright Farms in Gardiner
699 State Route 208, Gardiner
Pick your own apples, cherries, and pumpkins. Their roadside farm market is open all year.