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Go Apple Picking in the Clifton Park Area

Now that we're past the hottest season, it's time for apple picking! Upstate New York is no stranger to apple orchards, and the Clifton Park area is home to many who grow a variety of apples.

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Spend the day frolicking in the orchards for your choice of apples. Afterwards, eat them as a snack, bake them into a pie or cobbler, or make your own applesauce.

Don't forget all the fall fun farms can offer kids. Treats like apple cider and doughnuts, hayrides, mazes, and much more are waiting for you and your family. Ellms Family Farm is located right in Ballston Spa and offers tons of fun!

Don't know which type of apple to pick? See our easy guide on deciding which apple is right for you.

Find Places to Go Apple Picking This Fall

people in an orchard
DeVoe's Rainbow Orchards
Halfmoon, NY
DeVoe's Rainbow Orchards is an apple orchard and country store offering u-pick apples, fresh produce, baked goods, gift baskets, and during the summer, incredible ice cream at Rainbow Delights! Create lifelong memories at this local family farm.
Bowman Orchards
Bowman Orchards
Rexford, NY
We invite you to enjoy nature's beauty on ninety-eight tree-filled acres. Over 46 varieties of apples being grown with new ones each year. Most are available for your family to enjoy picking. We also have strawberries, pumpkins, pears, peaches & more
Hicks Orchard
Granville, NY
Check out all the fun at Hicks Orchard during fall! Pick your own apples, hang out at the bouncy barnyard, feed the goats, explore the corn maze, and more.
McWhorter's Orchard
Argyle, NY
Stop by McWhorter's Orchard in Argyle, NY during the fall for apple picking, pumpkins, cider donuts, a petting zoo, and more!
Knight Orchards
Burnt Hills, NY
Family-owned since 1907, Knight Orchards offers apples, pears, fresh-pressed cider, local maple syrup and honey, homemade pies, and tea breads. Please note the orchard will not be open during the fall 2018 season. Stay tuned for more info.
Bellinger's Orchard
Fultonville, NY
Choose from more than a dozen varieties of apples and plenty of other fruits & vegetables at Bellinger's Orchard. While you're there, enjoy a hayride, and a corn maze!
Riverview Orchards
Rexford, NY
Pick your own apples at Riverview Orchards, located in Rexford, NY. In addition to the orchard, the property features a well-stocked country store.
Sand Flats Orchard LLC
Fonda, NY
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.
Kristy's Barn
Schodack, NY
Pick your own apples, berries, and pumpkins at Kristy's Barn in Schodack, or choose from a variety of freshly grown and baked goods. Kristy's Barn only sprays cops when it is absolutely necessary. Plan a fall visit for even more fun like hayrides!
Saratoga Apple, Inc.
Schuylerville, NY
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.

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