Apple Picking on Long Island 2019: Where To Pick Your Apples

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Fort Salonga Farm
The dwarf trees at Salonga Farm make it the perfect place for children to easily pick apples. For something sweeter, check out their honey for sale, extracted from local beehives. Monday-Friday: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. through October. 30 Meadow Glen Rd., Northport. 631-269-9666, fortsalongafarm.com

Hank’s Pumpkintown
At $25 to pick a 1-peck bag, choose from 14 different kinds of apples that will be good for pies, applesauce, or just as a snack. 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Sept. 7 through late October. 240 Montauk Hwy., Watermill. 631-726-4667, hankspumpkintown.com

Harbes Family Farm and Orchard
Enjoy a 15-acre apple orchard as well as the annual apple festival which includes apple cider donut-eating contests, apple games, hayrides, and live entertainment. Opening August 31 and running 9 a.m.-6 p.m. every weekend Sept.-Oct. Apple Festival is Sept. 14, 15. 5698 Sound Ave., Riverhead. 631-369-1111, harbesfamilyfarm.com

Hayden’s Peach Orchard
At $2 a pound you can pick a variety of apples including Cortland, Fuji, and Gala. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through October. 561 Hulse Landing County Rd. 54, Wading River, 631-929-1115, davis-peach-farm.business.site

Lewin Farms
Pick a variety of seasonal apples while shopping for other fresh Long Island produce and honey. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily. late August through October. 812 Sound Ave., Calverton, 631-929-4327, lewinfarm.com

Milk Pail U-Pick Farm
Throughout September and October enjoy more than 20 different kinds of apples for $49 for a bag and $12 for a smaller bag. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Apple picking starts Sept. 1 through late October. 1346 Montauk Hwy., Watermill, milk-pail.com

Seven Ponds Orchard
This orchard has many kinds to choose from including some that are great for baking, like Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, and Honey Crisp. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily through Thanksgiving. 65 Seven Ponds Rd., Watermill, 631-726-8015, facebook.com/Seven-Ponds-Orchard

Wickham’s Fruit Farm
At one of the largest farms on the North Fork dating back to 1661, choose from a wide range of apples, cider donuts, and apple cider from the oldest cider press on Long Island. 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. September through October. 28700 Main Rd., Cutchogue, 631-734-6441, wickhamsfruitfarm.com

Windy Acres Farm
Enjoy a variety of more than 30 different kinds of apples while relaxing in the farm’s picnic areas and snacking on a candy apple or other in house-made goodies. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 3810 Middle Country Rd., Calverton, 631-727-4554, facebook.com/Windy-Acres-Farm

Woodside Orchards
Parents will love Woodside Orchard’s hard cider tastings followed by picking a variety of different apples including Arkansas Black, Baldwin, and Cortland. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily at Aquebogue location; same time on Saturday and Sunday at Jamesport location. 729 Main Rd., Aquebogue and 116 Manor Lane, Jamesport. 631-722-5770, woodsideorchards.com