Guide: Apple Picking in New Jersey

Looking to go apple picking this fall season? Check out some of the locations in New Jersey. Please check with the location before heading out as dates and times are subject to change.

Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester
908-528-8823
Website
Hours: Daily, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Types of apples: Gala, Honeycrisp, Cortland, Fuji, Sansa, Golden Delicious, Empire, Jonagold, Ida Red, Crimson Crisp, Gold Rush
Other activities: pony rides, wagon train ride, bounce house, corn kingdom, and picnic area

Battleview Orchards
91 Wemrock Road
Freehold
(732) 462-0756
Website 
Hours: Apples start Sept. 1; call or visit their Facebook page for hours 
Types of apples: Gala, Jonamac, Cortland, Golden Delicious, Empire, Rome Beauty, Stayman Winesap, Granny Smith, Fuji
Other activities: hayrides

Beemerville Orchard
73 Lusscroft Road
Sussex
(973) 875-1029
Website 
Hours: Starts Sept. 1; Sunday, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Types of apples: Gala, Red Delicious, Fuji, Candy Crisp, Jersey Mac, Granny Smith

Demarest Farms
244 Wierimus Rd.
Hillsdale

(201) 666-0472
Website
Hours: Starts Sept. 2; Weekdays 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Types of apples: Cameo, Cortland, Fuji, Gala, Gold Rush, Golden Delicious, Honeycrisp, Liberty, MacIntosh, Mutsu, Red Delicious
Other activities: petting zoo, hayrides, corn box, adventure playground, wooden playsets, picnic area

Giamarese Farm
155 Fresh Ponds Road
East Brunswick
(732) 821-9494
Website
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Types of apples: Autumn Gala, Blushing Golden, Cameo, Cortland, Empire, Golden Delicious, Royal Gala, Stayman Winesap, Suncrisp


Happy Day Farm
77 Iron Ore Road
Manalapan
(732) 977-3607
Website
Hours: Beginning Sept. 14; Tuesday-Sunday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Other Activities: Corn maze, hayride, pumpkin bowling, corn box, pig races, duck races, pedal carts, giant checker board, button making, playground

Johnson’s Corner Farm
133 Church Road
Medford
(609) 654-8643
Website

Hours: Starts Sept. 8; daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Types of apples: Daybreak Fuji, Empire, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Fuji, Stayman Winesap, Granny Smith, Gold Rush, Pink Lady, Cameo
Other activities: Corn maze, family festivals, hayrides, bakery and farmhouse

Lee Turkey Farm
201 Hickory Corner Road
East Windsor
(609)-448-0629
Website 
Hours: Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Note: You must be part of the Pick Your Own Club - read more here.

Longmeadow Farm
561 Blairstown Road (County Rd. 521)
Hope
(908) 459-5351
Website
Hours: Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Types of apples: Gala, MacIntosh, Honey Crisp, Cortland, Ginger Gold, Macoun, Red Delicious, Northern Spy, Rome, Jonagold, Stayman Winesap
Other activities: hayrides

Melick’s Town Farm
472 Route 513
Califon

(908) 832-2905
Website 
Hours: Daily from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. 
Types of apples: Golden Delicious, Rome, Red Delicious, Granny Smith, Molly’s Delicious, Pink Lady, Empire, Gala, Fuji and more. There are more than 20,000 apples trees on the farm.
Other Activities: wagon rides, marketplace

Pochuck Valley Farms
962 McAfee Glenwood Rd

Glenwood
(973) 764-4732
Website
Hours: Daily from 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Types of apples: Cortland, Golden Delicious, Maccoun, Granny Smith, Pink Lady, Empire, Rome, Black Twig, Red Delicious, Stayman Winesap

Race Farm
87 Belcher Road
Blairstown

(908) 362-8151
Website
Hours: Daily 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Other activities: hayrides, picnic area

Riamede Farm
122 Oakdale Road
Chester
(908) 879-5353
Website
Hours: Daily from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Types of apples: Baldwin, King David, Cortland, Golden Delicious, Ginger Gold, Honeycrisp, Rome Beauty, Sansa, Paragon, Ruby
Other activities: hayrides

Ripple Hill Farm
181 Mountain Road
Basking Ridge
(908) 647-1300
Website 
Hours: Opens Sept. 1 for apples; Sundays from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Types of apples: Gala, Red Delicious, Fuji, Candy Crisp, Jersey Mac, Granny Smith

Sun High Orchards
19 Canfield Ave.
Randolph
(973) 584-4734
Website
Hours: Opens Sept. 1 for apples; Daily from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Other activities: farm animals, farmers market, hayride

Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton

(609)-924-2310
Website
Hours: Apples start Sept. 1; Daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Types of apples: Fuji, Empire, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Cameo, Gala, Stayman Winesap, Jonagold
Other Activities: petting zoo, farm games, wagon rides

VonThun Farms
519 Ridge Road
South Brunswick
(732) 329-8656
Website
Hours: Mid-September – October; Weekdays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Weekends - 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Types of apples: Cortland, Golden Delicious, Maccoun, Granny Smith, Pink Lady, Empire, Rome, Black Twig, Red Delicious, Stayman Winesap
Other activities: farm market, corn maze

Wightman’s Farms
1111 Mount Kemble Ave.
Morristown
(973) 425-9819
Website
Hours: Saturdays from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

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