Top Apple and Pumpkin Picking Places Near the Bronx

The Bronx may be a part of the 5 boroughs, but we’re also the only borough connected to the mainland. This means when fall comes around and it’s time to find a fun farm to visit- we’ve got an abundance to choose from that are just an easy ride north. We’re sharing our personal favorites for apple and pumpkin picking. Note: We’ve updated this list and took off some places that have become overpriced or too crowded for our liking.

11206129_10100800827851908_6118073233221187006_nWeed Orchards

Where: Marlboro, NY

What: Orchard and now a winery complete with apples, pumpkins, vegetables, and even pick your own flowers!

How far: Around an hour and 2o minutes

Learn more: www.weedorchards.com

 

10635886_10100512653006608_2819453870842983951_nLawrence Farm Orchards

Where: Newburgh, NY

What: Pick your own pumpkins, apples, vegetables, grapes, peaches, and more. Also a horse drawn carriage on the weekends, hay bale maze, and a play village for kids that is always a hit!

How far: Around an hour and 20 minutes

Learn more: www.lawrencefarmorchards.com

 

 

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Stuart’s Fruit Farm

Where: Granite Springs NY

What: A simple family owned farm, here you will find something for every season- flowers, veggies, fruits, pumpkins, and even Christmas Trees.  There are also hayrides.

How Far: About an hour

Learn more: www.stuartsfarm.com

 

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Barton Orchards

Where: Poughquag, NY

What:

  • Pick Your Own
  • Farm animals to see, pet and pose with
  • WIFI
  • Wooden Ships Playground
  • Gem Stone Mining
  • Duck Races & Shooting Gallery
  • Seating Areas, Party Rooms for groups
  • Restrooms
  • Farm Market, Bakery (apple cider donuts!) and Granny’s Kitchen
  • No outside food or beverages permitted

How far: Around an hour

Learn more: www.bartonorchards.com

 


Honorable mentions: Conklin Orchards in Rockland County, and Wilken’s in Yorktown.



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  1. Where in the Bronx is it free to pumpkin pick it’s hard to get to places when you don’t have a car and with a five year old that is autism

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    1. Hi Carol,

      In the Bronx we recommend Anthony’s Flower Farm on East Tremont Avenue. They have pumpkins to pick and each pumpkin you purchase comes with a bag of Halloween stickers to decorate it with.

      Also, Brew Coffee House in Pelham Bay does a pumpkin carving event where they usually do a small patch of pumpkins in front of their coffee house where children can pick a free pumpkin to carve. Please check out our Fall events for more information and ideas: http://bronxmama.com/2015/09/21/bronxfallevents2015/

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