Guide: Where to go 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.
*Note: Locations may have adjusted hours and COVID-19 safety requirements and guidelines.
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester
(908) 879-7189
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Hours: By reservation
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
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Hours: Daily, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
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
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Types of apples: Gala, Red Delicious, Fuji, Candy Crisp, Jersey Mac, Granny Smith
Demarest Farms
244 Wierimus Road
Hillsdale
(201) 666-0472
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Hours: Weekends September through October, from 8:00am - 5:00pm
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
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Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sundays, 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
106 Iron Ore Road
Manalapan
(732) 977-3607
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Hours: TBA
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
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Hours: TBA
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
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Hours: Monday - Saturday, 9 a.m - 6 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Longmeadow Farm
561 Blairstown Road (County Rd. 521)
Hope
(908) 459-5351
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Hours: Weekends, 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 County Rd, 513
Califon
(908) 832-2905
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Hours: Daily, 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 Road
Glenwood
(973) 764-4732
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Hours: Daily, 9 a.m. - 4 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
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Hours: Daily, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Other activities: hayrides, picnic area
Riamede Farm
122 Oakdale Road
Chester
(908) 879-5353
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Hours: Daily, 9 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) 991-6532
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Hours: Thursdays, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Types of apples: Gala, Red Delicious, Fuji, Candy Crisp, Jersey Mac, Granny Smith
Russo’s Orchard Lane Farm
310 Extonville Road
Chesterfield
(609) 259-3684
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Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Weekends, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Other activities: hayrides, corn maze, playground
Sun High Orchards
19 Canfield Ave.
Randolph
(973) 584-4734
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Hours: Begins Sept. 20 -- weekdays, 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Other activities: farm animals, farmers market, hayride
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton
(609) 924-2310
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Hours: Daily, 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
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Hours: Weekdays, 10 a.m. - 5 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
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Hours: Fridays 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Saturdays 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.; Sundays 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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