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 Ln.
Chester
(908) 879-7189
Website
Hours: Sunday – Saturday, Now – Nov. 15, 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 Rd.
Freehold
(732) 462-0756
Website 
Hours: Sept. 1 – Oct. 26
Types of apples: Gala, Jonamac, Cortland, Golden Delicious, Empire, Rome Beauty, Stayman Winesap, Granny Smith, Fuji
Other activities: hayrides

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

Demarest Farms
244 Wierimus Rd.
Hillsdale

(201) 666-0472
Website
Hours: Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Sept. 1 – Oct. 31
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 Rd.
East Brunswick
(732) 821-9494
Website
Hours: Wednesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Sept. 1 – October 8
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: Now – Oct. 31, Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m. – 4 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: Weekdays 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; weekends 9:30 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 Rd.
East Windsor
(609)-448-0629
Website 
Hours: Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., Sept. 1 – Oct. 31 

Longmeadow Farm
561 Hope Blairstown Rd.
Hope
(908) 459-5351
Website
Hours: Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sept. 1 – Oct. 31
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) 439-3888
Website 
Hours: Sunday – Saturday, Sept. 1 – Nov. 10, 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 Route 517
Glenwood
(973) 764-4732
Website
Hours: Sunday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Now – Nov. 15
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: Sunday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Now – Oct. 31
Other activities: hayrides, picnic area

Riamede Farm
122 Oakdale Road
Chester
(908) 879-5353
Website
Hours: Sunday – Saturday, Now – Nov. 15, 9 a.m. – 6 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 Rd.
Basking Ridge
(908) 647-1300
Website 
Hours: Sunday, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m., September - October
Types of apples: Gala, Red Delicious, Fuji, Candy Crisp, Jersey Mac, Granny Smith

Russo’s Orchard Lane Farm
310 Extonville Rd.
Chesterfield
(609) 259-3684
Website 
Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sept. 1 – Oct. 31
Other activities: hayrides, corn maze, playground

Sun High Orchards
19 Canfield Ave.
Randolph
(973) 584-4734
Website
Hours: Sunday – Saturday, Sept. 1 – Oct. 31, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Other activities: farm animals, farmers market, hayride

Terhune Orchards
13 Van Kirk Rd.
Princeton
(609)-924-2310
Website
Hours: Sept. 1 – Oct. 31, TBD 
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 Rd.
South Brunswick
(732) 329-8656
Website
Hours: Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sept. 1 – Oct. 31
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: Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Sept.1 – Oct. 31

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