Where to Pick Apples in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam

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With fall’s arrival, here are some places where you can experience the full bounty autumn has to offer, including hayrides and pumpkin and apple picking. Our list comes from the New York Apple Association and from our events calendar, events.lohud.com.

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Westchester

Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard (formerly Outhouse Orchards), 134 Hardscrabble Road, North Salem. 914-485-1210, harvestmoonfarmandorchard.com. You-pick apples 10 to 5 p.m. daily. Plus, a pumpkin patch (already gathered from the field), fall festival weekends with music through October (including Columbus Day), and tractor-pulled hay rides. Farm store is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.


Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center
: Pumpkins for sale. 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. 914-962-2368, www.hilltophanoverfarm.org.

Muscoot Farm, Pumpkin Pickin’ Oct. 13 & 14: Pick the perfect pumpkin to carve for Halloween or to use as a fall decoration. Families can hayride to the patch for $2 per person, or walk to the vegetable garden. The cost of the pumpkins varies, depending on their size. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Muscoot Farm, 51 Route 100, Somers. 914-864-7282, muscootfarm.org.

Stuart’s Century Farm, 62 Granite Springs Road, Granite Springs. 914-245-2784, www.stuartsfarm.com. You-pick apples and pumpkins, 10 to 5 p.m. daily; farm stand open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Wilkens Fruit Farm, 1335 White Hill Road, Yorktown Heights. 914-245-5111, www.wilkensfarm.com. You-pick 10 to 5 p.m. every day.

Putnam

Salingers Orchards, 230 Guinea Road, Brewster. 845-277-3521, www.salingersorchard.com. Not pick-your-own, but apples are sold on premise.

Rockland

Dr. Davies Farm, 306 Route 304, Congers, 845-268-7020; www.drdaviesfarm.com. Pick your own 10 a.m-4 p.m daily.


The Orchards of Concklin
, 2 S. Mountain Road (off Route 45), Pomona, 845-354-0369;www.theorchardsofconcklin.com. Pick-your-own is available 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, weather permitting.

 

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Megan McCaffrey is a food writer for The Journal News and contributor to the Small Bites Blog. She has a degree in Digital Media from Fordham University and a fondness for good craft beer. She loves to bake, read cooking blogs and taste all the Lower Hudson Valley has to offer. Megan lives in Ridgefield, Connecticut with her husband and three kids.

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