Go Apple Picking in the Glens Falls Region
Fall in the Glens Falls Region means that apple picking season is in full swing. As summer turns into autumn, the days get shorter, the leaves change colors, and the weather gets a little cooler. It is the perfect time to head over to your local apple orchard with the whole family for some amazing apple picking.
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Where to Go Apple Picking
The Glens Falls Region is a great destination for apple picking in the fall. There are many apple orchards to choose from that feature different varieties of apples, including Cortland, Empire, McIntosh and more.
Depending on when you go, however, certain apple varieties may be unavailable if they are not in season. If you have a variety of apple in mind, be sure to call ahead and find out if the orchard has it available for picking.
See our guide to different types of apples »
Find Glens Falls Region Apple Orchards
Stop by McWhorter's Orchard in Argyle, NY during the fall for apple picking, pumpkins, cider donuts, a petting zoo, and more!
Apple Hill Orchards
Apple Hill Orchards in Whitehall, NY is a family-friendly orchard that offers u-pick apple picking as well as pre-picked apples of all varieties. You can also pick out some carving pumpkins during the fall.
Hicks Orchard is the oldest U-pick orchard in New York State, having been established in 1905. In addition to apples, Hicks also offers cherries and blueberries. The property features an apple barn, a farm winery, a corn maze, and other activities.
Sand Flats Orchard LLC
Sand Flats Orchard in Fonda, NY, offers u-pick and picked apples, cider, pumpkins, squash, cider doughnuts, pies, fudge, and more. Take a tractor ride, go through an educational corn maze, meet farm animals, and have fun with the whole family.
Bowman Orchards invites you and your family to pick your own apples, pumpkins, and more at their farm and orchard in Rexford, NY. You'll also find tons of fun farm activities for the kids to enjoy during your visit.
Billy Bob's Orchard
Putnam Station, NY
Pick your own fresh apples at Billy Bob's Orchard in Putnam Station, NY, or pick up a bag of apples that have been pre-picked for you. The orchard also offers pumpkin picking later in the fall season.
Saratoga Apple, Inc.
Open all year, Saratoga Apple is the place to go to pick your own apples or get a variety of other farm products. The Darrows have been growing apples for five generations, using low-spray techniques and micronutrient fertilization.
Wherever you go, you are sure to enjoy the fall weather and this fun seasonal activity. View even more apple orchards in the Capital Region.
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