Guide: Apple Picking in Connecticut

Looking to go apple picking this fall season? Check out some of the locations in Connecticut. Please check with the location before heading out as dates and times are subject to change.

Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard
278 Leavenworth Road
Shelton
(203) 926-1098
Website


Blue Jay Orchards
125 Plumtree Road
Bethel
(203) 749-0019
Website
Hours: Daily, Sept. 1 – Oct. 31, 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Berruti’s Harvest House
1098 Main Street
South Glastonbury
(860) 633-7663
Hours: Monday – Saturday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sunday, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sept. 1 – Oct. 31

Belltown Hill Orchards
475 Matson Hill Road
South Glastonbury
(860) 633-2789
Website
Hours: Saturday – Sunday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sept. 1 – Nov. 30
Types of apples: Paula Red, Ginger Gold, McIntosh, Cortland, Empire, Gala, Stayman and Granny Smith.
Other activities: hayrides

Buell’s Orchard
108 Crystal Pond Road
Eastford
(860) 974-1150
Website
Hours: Monday – Saturday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., Sept. 3 – October 31
Other activities: 38th Annual Harvest Festival is Oct. 6 and Oct. 8. There will be live music, hayrides, barbecue, apple cider and donut sampling.

Clark Farms at Bushy Hill Orchard
29 Bushy Hill Road
Gransby
(860) 653-4022
Website
Hours: TBA

Easy Pickin’s Orchard
46 Bailey Road
Enfield
(860) 763-3246
Website
Hours: Daily, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Types of apples: Braeburn, Ginger Gold, Mutsu. Cortland, Empire, Liberty, Red Delicious, Gala, Fuji
Other activities: wagon rides, make-your-own scarecrow

Dondero Orchards
529 Woodland Street
South Glastonbury
(860) 659-0294
Website
Hours: Daily, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sept. 1 – Nov. 30

Ellsworth Hill Orchard and Berry Farm
461 Cornwall Bridge Road
Sharon
(860) 364-0025
Website
Hours: Daily, 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Sept. 1 – Nov. 30
Types of apples: Granny Smith, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Mutsu, Honeycrisp. McIntosh, Gala, Empire
Other activities: corn maze

Holmberg Orchards and Winery
12 Orchard Lane
Gales Ferry
(860) 464-7305
Website
Hours: Daily, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sept. 1 – October 31
Other activities: wine tasting, wine maze

Hickory Hills Orchards
351 South Meriden Road
Cheshire
(203) 272-3824
Website
Hours: Daily, 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sept. 1 – Nov. 30

Lyman Orchards
32 Reeds Cap Road
Middlefield
(860) 349-1793
Website
Hours: Daily, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sept. 1 – Nov. 30
Other activities: corn maze, golf

Lapsley Orchard
403 Orchard Hill Road
Pomfret Center
(860) 928-9186
Website
Hours: Daily, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sept.1 – Nov. 30
Other activities: wagon rides, educational programs, marketplace

March Farm
160 Munger Lane
Bethlehem
(203) 266-7721
Website
Hours: Daily, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Types of apples: Cortland, Empire, Fuji, Gala, Golden Delicious, Honey Crisp, Jonagold, McIntosh, Macoun, Red Delicious, Rome
Other activities: corn maze, hayrides, marketplace

Palazzi Orchard
1393 North Road
Dayville
(860) 774-4363
Website
Hours: Daily, 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Types of apples: Gala, Empire, Mutsu, Fuji

Rogers Orchards Shuttle Meadow Farm
336 Long Bottom Road
Southington
(860) 229-4240
Website
Hours: Daily, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sept. 1 – Oct. 31
Types of apples: Jersey Mac, Ginger Gold, Gala, Macoun, Empire, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Fuji, Granny Smith, Rome

Scott’s Yankee Farmer
436 Boston Post Road
East Lyme
(860) 739-52009
Website
Hours: Daily, 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Sept. 1 – Oct. 31

Silverman’s Farm
451 Sport Hill Road
Easton
(203) 261-33306
Website
Hours: Daily, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Types of apples: Ginger Gold, Gala, Empire, Cortland, Macoun, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Jonagold, Cameo, Red Rome, Enterprise, Red Winesap

Whittle’s Willow Spring Farm
1030 Noank Ledyard Road
Mystic
(860) 536-3083
Website
Hours: Daily, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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