10 Best Places for Apple Picking Massachusetts

Places for Apple Picking Massachusetts – there are so many fantastic varieties of apple available for picking.

Depending which farm you visit you can pick different varieties of Apples from August until October!  Have a look at some of the best places for apple picking in Massachusetts.

When you have your apple harvest, check out our suggestions for the cutest apple pie cutters and dishes.

Enjoy your apple picking!


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Honey Pot Hill Orchards 

16 Boon Rd, Stow, MA 01775

In addition to the apple picking at Honey Pot Orchards there is also all sorts of other activities to get involved with including hay rides and buying gorgeous home made goods at the farm store. 

“Honey Pot Hill Orchards was founded in 1926, when Clifford Martin purchased a 70 acre all-purpose farm in Stow, MA. The farm has since grown and evolved to 186 acres of apples, peaches, blueberries, and a few other small crops. Honey Pot Hill has been in the Martin family for four generations–now run by Andrew and Chelcie Martin, a father-daughter team. 

We love growing good fruit. It’s our thing.

This fall we are going to be picking some of your favorite apples! McIntosh, Cortland (limited), Gala, Spartan, Golden Supreme, Honeycrisp, and Bosc Pears.”


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C N Smith Farm 

325 South St, East Bridgewater, MA 02333

C N Smith Farm is known far and wide for its particularly wonderful crop of Honeycrisp apples. There is much more to see do and pick there too!

“Welcome to the Smith Farm Orchard! Apple picking is our most popular pick your own event. We start Labor Day Weekend and generally go through Columbus Day or into the middle of October depending on crop conditions. C.N. Smith Farm, located in the town of East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, has been a family owned and operated farm for over 80 years. We are the third generation of farmers carrying on the tradition of providing fresh, local fruit and produce while maintaining open space and farmland in our community.

We sell only our own, in-season, locally grown fruit and produce. Fruits and produce sold at our farm in East Bridgewater, or any of our farmer’s markets locations were planted, grown, and harvested in our own local fields. Our on-site cider mill is federally inspected and certified. Additional items sold in our store, which we may not produce ourselves, are purchased from trusted local growers, bakers, or producers only.”


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C N Smith Hill Farm


Red Apple Farm 

455 Highland Ave, Phillipston, MA 01331

You haven’t experienced fall in New England until you’ve picked your own perfectly ripe apple. Red Apple Farm can help you with that! 

“It’s a fall tradition! There’s nothing like the taste of an apple you’ve picked yourself – or a pie made up of them for that matter. You might even discover a new favorite apple – we grow many varieties, some that you may have never heard of before!

Enjoy a true New England tradition we are proud to finally offer. Situated right off scenic Route 2 in the heart of North Central Massachusetts, the orchard boasts views of Wachusett Mountain and sprawling fields outlined by untouched forests. Every year our fruit is grown using Integrated Pest Management with conscious thought to people and the environment. Visit the farm, pick your own fruit, stop in to the Country Store for locally produced specialty foods, and don’t leave without trying our famous cider donuts and homemade fudge.

Our Cidery pours our very own Hard Cider in traditional and seasonal flavors, as well as non-alcoholic drink options, from Memorial Day weekend through the end of the fall PYO season.  An adjacent deck and Grotto area below allow you to enjoy your cold pint while enjoying the farm’s natural beauty.”


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Red Apple Farm


Shelburne Farm 

106 W Acton Rd, Stow, MA 01775

Whilst the apple picking at Shelburne Farm is very good there is much more to enjoy during your time there too including eating cider doughnuts, exploring the combine harvester playground, meeting the farm animals and hopping aboard for a hay ride!

Located just on the outskirts of Boston they grow 90 different varieties of apples! 

“We have planted over 50 acres and 20,000 trees. We grow more than 90 apple varieties, 23 peach varieties and 4 pear varieties in our orchards!”


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Shelburne Farm


Westward Orchards

178 Mass Ave, Harvard, MA 01451

At Westward Orchards you and you r family can enjoy some time out in the fresh air whilst picking your own apples, blueberries & pumpkins, plus looking around the produce store & a cafe and enjoying some homemade apple cider donuts.

“At Westward Orchards we are proud to offer a diverse selection of fruits & vegetables. Our produce is available for purchase at our Farm Store, or by the by becoming a member of our CSA Farm Share Program. As a fourth generation family farm, and we take great pride and care in growing responsible fruits and vegetables for our own family + yours!”


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Westward Orchard


Parlee Farms

95 Farwell Rd, Tyngsborough, MA 01879

Parlee Farms is a fabulous traditional working farm that grows stunning produce throughout the year. Be sure to visit during fall for some pick your own apples.

“At Parlee Farms, our Lowell MA area apple orchard covers over 19 acres. It is comprised of dwarf apple trees which, although small in stature, produce large, delicious apples.

Typically from late August through October, we grow over 20 varieties of apples including Honey Crisp, MacIntosh, Gala, Early Fuji, Macoun, Cortland, Royal Empire, Decoster Jonagold, Cameo, and Golden Delicious. On weekends and fall holidays, hayrides are available to take you to the orchard. You can see our beautiful farm on your way to the orchard. After picking, the hayride will bring you back to the Farmstand, where you continue your perfect fall afternoon.”


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Parlee Farms


Tougas Family Farm 

234 Ball St, Northborough, MA 01532

A family trip to Tougas Farm is an absolute autumnal treat! 

“Tougas Family Farm is a 2nd generation fruit farm offering, in order of ripening, Pick-Your-Own Strawberries, Cherries, Blueberries, Blackberries, Peaches, Nectarines, Apples, and Pumpkins. We work hard to offer premium quality fruit and fun family friendly activities – Fruit picking is the best value in family entertainment! 

Our Barnyard, Playground, and Farm Kitchen are family friendly activities all will enjoy. After picking, enjoy farm fresh homemade baked goods, apple cider donuts, and ice cream at the Tougas Farm Kitchen, and then visit the barnyard to see the goats climb their mountain of stone.

Fun for the whole day, a perfect Massachusetts vacation & New England experience. Strawberries are ready in June, but do you know when our Honeycrisp™ apples are ripe for picking? Check out our fruit seasons page and join our mailing list to see when our fruit crops are ready for you to come out and pick.”


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Cider Hill Farm

 45 Fern Ave, Amesbury, MA 01913

Cider Hill Farm is a beautiful traditional farm but with a chic modern twist to how it presents itself. It is certainly somewhere to take the family to enjoy a day out in the fresh air, make memories and pick some stunning produce. 

“With three generations committed to keeping this farm headed in the right direction, we know these relationships are vital to our health and well-being. Cider Hill Farm is a place to come with family members to create and share memories. Walking through the orchards, or picking peaches, and then eating a hot cider donut is a wonderful time to just “be” with friends and family. When the veil lifts, we will be back out enjoying the farm with all of you. Many people are drawn to this experience every fall when temperatures cool and the leaves begin their change.

Our fruit and vegetables are also very healthy for our families. We harvest at peak maturity, and often, our produce finds its way to your table the same day it was picked. We value each customer and hope to make them feel that Cider Hill is their farm, too.”


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Cider Hill Farm

Russell Orchards

143 Argilla Rd, Ipswich, MA 01938

Treat your family to a day out at Russell Orchards where they can pick their own apples, explore the great outdoors and choose some scrumptious goodies from the farm shop. 

“Summertime, and the fields are bursting with fruits and veggies. Our own berries are being picked daily by our trusty field crew, where they line the shelves of the store for you to grab and go. Not only that, we stockpile and use up every ounce of that freshness in our deli items, baked goods and fruit wines; nothing goes to waste. Check out our amazing pastries, made from scratch daily, or take home a pie for your own freezer to bring a taste of summer to your family.

Check the pick-your-own status every day on the  website or just give us a call.From the main barn/store, walk approximately 100 yards to the gate at the entrance to the orchard. Stop at the booth, pay the fee to the attendant. Please be prepared for an outdoor activity with appropriately sturdy footwear, sunscreen, insect repellent, and layered clothing.”


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Russell Orchards


Bartlett’s Orchard

575 Swamp Rd, Richmond, MA 01254

A day out with all the family in the fresh air at Bartlett’s Orchard is the perfect way to spend an autumnal day.

“Four Generations of the Bartlett family have been growing, packing and shipping apples for 71 years. Our fine trees produce an average crop of 11,000 bushels of apples every year on 24 acres of choice apple growing land on Lenox Mountain in rural Massachusetts. 

Open from Labor Day weekend until Columbus Day Weekend(estimated), Pick Your Own offers 13 varieties of apples to pick. The varieties include: Paula Red, Jona-Mac, McIntosh, Cortland, Gala, Macoun, Empire, Mutsu, Liberty, Ida Red, Jona-Gold, Red Delicious and Golden Delicious.”


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Bartlett’s Orchard


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