The Best Places to Pick Apples Near Bergen County
Apple picking season is finally upon us. Stock your pantry with delicious locally grown apples for pies, crisps, candied apples, and tons of other delicious snacks! We have rounded up our favorite options for a day of apple picking excitement with the whole family. Check out these orchards for a double duty destination that promises a great time and some farm fresh produce!
These orchards offer the best of New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut just a short drive from Bergen County. Take a look and let us know about your favorite local orchards!
19 Canfield Ave.
Seven days a week you can check out this orchard. They offer cider donuts, fruit pies, and tons of delicious produce. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy at their shared picnic tables after you make your orchard selections.
244 Wierimus Rd.
This family farm has been operating since 1886. Come take a bite out of history when you pick apples at Demarest Farms. Named one of the best places to pick apples in the US, this orchard can’t be beaten.
2 S. Mountain Rd.
This orchard promises a quaint escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Get in touch with your food and with nature as you pick your own produce. Then stick around for some of their signature fresh pressed cider as a refreshing treat.
306 Rt. 304
This farm and the old farmhouse holds a special piece of history. Meander through the grounds and pick your apples from one of over 4,000 trees with several unique varieties depending on your needs.
1 Alstede Farms Ln.
This farm offers a huge variety of options. Make sure to plan a visit to their market for hundreds of unique items you won’t be able to find anywhere else.
451 Sport Hill Rd.
This farm has been family owned since 1924 and offers beautiful scenery as you make your picks. Make a day trip of your apple picking and check out their animal farm on the grounds. Grab something to eat from the Country Market along with some of their famous cider.
15 North Rd.
This orchard offers pick your own along with great activities for everyone in the family. Check out the games, corn maze, and Noah’s Ark playground on site.
1111 Mt. Kemble Ave.
After picking your apples, check out their deli with fresh sandwiches and more. You might even want to grab a tasty pot pie to take home for dinner!
These farms and orchards offer a great time. What are your favorite locations for a day of wholesome apple picking fun?
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