Guide: Where to go apple picking on Long Island

Looking to go apple picking this fall season? Check out some of the locations on Long Island. Please check with the location before heading out as dates and times are subject to change. 
*Note: Locations may have adjusted hours and COVID-19 safety requirements and guidelines.
Jericho Cider Mill
213 Route 106
Jericho, NY 11753
(516) 433-3360
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Hours: Open daily from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Hank’s Pumpkin Town
240 Montauk Highway
Water Mill, NY 11976
(631) 726-4667
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Hours: Saturdays and Sundays beginning Sept. 11 -- 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Info: Long Islanders can pick a wide range of apples, including Ultimate Gala, McIntosh, Honeycrisp, Daybreak Fuji, Cortland, Macoun, Empire, Snow Sweet, Jonagold, Autumn Gala, Cameo, SunCrisp, Mutsu and Autumn Rose Fuji.
Other Activities: Wooden playground, maze park, market, gem mining
Harbes Orchard
5698 Sound Ave.
Riverhead, NY 11901
(631) 683-8388
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Hours: Saturday & Sunday beginning Sept. 4 -- 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Open on Rosh Hashanah & Columbus Day), Mondays & Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Info: Apple Picking is available at Harbes’ Riverhead location, which has 15-acres of 27 types of apples on dwarf trees, including Honeycrisp, Daybreak Fuji, Gala and Gold Rush.
Other Activities: Hayrides, music, wine tasting, corn maze, pumpkin picking
Harbes Farms Jamesport
1223 Main Road
Jamesport, NY 11947
(631) 494-4796
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Hours: Saturday & Sunday beginning Sept. 4 -- 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Open on Columbus Day), 
Info: Honeycrisp apple Picking is available at Harbes’ Jamesport location, which has 7-acres of Honeycrisp  apples on dwarf trees. Activities: Hayrides, music, wine tasting, corn maze, pumpkin picking
Lewin Farms
812 Sound Ave.
Calverton, NY 11933
(631) 929-4327
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Hours: Call location to confirm start of season: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (open some weekdays, call to confirm opening)
Info: Long Islanders can pick their own Gala, Honeycrisp and Macoun apples.
Other Activities: Corn maze
Milk Pail U-Pick Farm
50 Horsemill Lane
Water Mill, NY 11976
(631) 537-2565
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Hours: Friday - Monday -- 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Info: Long Islanders can pick from their Gala, Jonamac, McIntosh and Milk Paul 24 apples. In the market there are new varieties that are only available at the Milk Pail Fresh Market.
Ritchers Orchard
1 Richters Drive
Northport, NY 11768
(631) 261-1980
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Hours: Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Info: This is not a you-pick farm, but offers apples in the market. Long Islanders can select Ginger Gold, Gala, Greening and Honey Crisp apple in their barn. 
Seven Ponds Orchard
65 7 Ponds Road
Water Mill, NY 11976
(631) 726-8015
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Hours: Monday – Sunday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Info: People can select Gingergold, McIntosh and Gala apples from the dwarf trees.
Other Activities: corn maze, hayrides, picnic area
Wickham’s Fruit Farm
28700 Main Road
Cutchogue, NY 11935
(631) 734-6441
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Hours: Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Info: Dating back to 1661, the farm is one of the largest on the North Fork and offers a wide selection of apples in their You Pick Farm.
Other Activities: wagon rides on select days, farm tours, market featuring pies and apple cider.
Windy Acres Farms
3810 Middle Country Road
Calverton, NY 11933
(631) 727-4554
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Hours: Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. (U-Pick hours), September through October
Info: There are 30 varieties of apples at Windy Acres Farms, including Golden Delicious, Mutsu, Granny Smith and McIntosh.
Other Activities: corn maze, pony rides, hayrides, candy apples, play areas
Woodside Orchards
729 Main Road Route 25
Aquebogue, NY 11931
(631) 722-5770
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Hours: beginning mid-September: Thursday – Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Info: With 28 types of apples to choose from, Long Islanders can pick Cortland, Empire, Fuji, Gala, Ginger Gold and other apples.
Other Activities: Market offering apple cider, apple wine and hard cider tastings.
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