Guide: Where to go apple picking in Connecticut

Looking to go apple picking this fall season? Check out some of the locations in Connecticut.

News 12 Staff

Oct 5, 2023, 8:30 AM

Updated 191 days ago

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Guide: Where to go apple picking in Connecticut
Looking to go apple picking this fall season? Check out some of the locations in Connecticut.
Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard
  • 278 Leavenworth Road, Route 110, Shelton
  • (203) 926-1098
  • Website
Belltown Hill Orchards
  • 483 Matson Hill Road, South Glastonbury
  • (860) 633-2789
  • Website
  • Types of apples: Paula Red, Ginger Gold, McIntosh, Cortland, Empire, Gala, Stayman and Granny Smith.
Bishop’s Orchard’s
  • 526 New England Road, Guilford
  • (203) 458-PICKWebsite
Blue Jay Orchards - Due to spring frosts and freezes, the farm is not able to offer pick-your-own apples for the 2023 season.
  • 125 Plumtrees Road, Bethel
  • (203) 748-0119
  • Website
Buell’s Orchard
  • 108 Crystal Pond Road, Eastford
  • (860) 974-1150
  • Website
  • Other activities: Annual Harvest Festival is Oct. 8  and Oct. 10. 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
DeFazio Orchard
  • 1393 North Road, Dayville
  • (860) 774-3799
  • Facebook
Dondero Orchards
  • 529 Woodland St., South Glastonbury
  • (860) 659-0294
  • Website
Easy Pickin’s Orchard
  • 46 Bailey Road, Enfield
  • (860) 763-3276
  • Website
  • Types of apples: Braeburn, Ginger Gold, Mutsu. Cortland, Empire, Liberty, Red Delicious, Gala, Fuji
  • Other activities: Wagon rides, make-your-own scarecrow
Hickory Hills Orchards
  • 351 South Meriden Road, Route 70, Cheshire
  • (203) 272-3824
  • Facebook
Holmberg Orchards and Winery
  • 12 Orchard Lane, Gales Ferry
  • (860) 464-7305
  • Website
  • Other activities: Wine tasting, wine maze
Lapsley Orchard
  • 403 Orchard Hill Road, Pomfret Center
  • (860) 928-9186
  • Website
  • Other activities: Wagon rides, educational programs, marketplace
Lyman Orchards
  • 105 South St., Middlefield
  • (860) 349-6015
  • Website
  • Other activities: Corn maze, golf
March Farm
  • 160 Munger Lane, Bethlehem
  • (203) 266-7721
  • Website
  • Hours: Pick Your Own begins Sept. 16 at the farm stand and Sept. 24 at the Hilltop; Hilltop picking is open Saturdays & Sundays from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. until Oct. 30 or when apples run out. 
  • Types of apples: Cortland, Empire, Fuji, Gala, Golden Delicious, Honey Crisp, Jonagold, McIntosh, Macoun, Red Delicious, Rome
  • Other activities: Corn maze, hayrides, marketplace
Rogers Orchards Shuttle Meadow Farm
  • 336 Long Bottom Road, Southington
  • (860) 229-4240
  • More Information
  • Types of apples: Jersey Mac, Ginger Gold, Gala, Macoun, Empire, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Fuji, Granny Smith, Rome
Scott’s Yankee Farmer
  • 291 North Bride Brook Road, East Lyme
  • (860) 739-5209
  • Website
Silverman’s Farm
  • 451 Sport Hill Road, Easton
  • (203) 261-3306
  • Website
  • 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
  • Facebook
Woodstock Orchards
  • 494 Route 169, Woodstock
  • (860) 928-2225
  • Website
  • Types of apples: Mcintosh, Cortland, Empire, Macoun, Jonagold, Red Delicious, Ida Red, Fuji, Cameo and Russett
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