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Where To Pick Apples Near Saratoga

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Apple orchards are spread all over upstate New York, especially around Saratoga County! From Empire to McIntosh to Golden Delicious, apple growers in the state have been perfecting this fruit for over 300 years! Take the time during the height of picking season to visit one of the local Saratoga County orchards and pick your own apples straight from the trees. While you are there, grab some delicious produce, apple cider, cider donuts and other special treats.

Please, as the apple picking season varies from year to year, call ahead and make sure that the orchard still has apples!

Not sure which apples to pick? See our simple and easy guide to which apple is right for you!


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Saratoga Apple Picking

Devoe's Rainbow Orchard Clifton Park, NY
Devoe's is a year-round country store specializing in fresh apples from their 40-acre, 15,000 bushel orchard. They also grow corn, tomatoes, winter squash and much more! Give an apple gift box this fall or enjoy the handmade baked goods.
Bowman Orchards Rexford, NY
Bowman Orchards invites you and your family to pick your own apples at their 98-acre orchard. You can also enjoy strawberries, raspberries, pumpkins, pears, peaches, blackberries, and more!
Charlton Road Orchard Ballston Lake NY,
Apple grower and roadside stand.
Mourningkill Farm & Bake Shop Ballston Spa NY,
Famous for their blackberry, cherry and deep fudge pies, Mourningkill's pies and tea breads are distributed throughout the Capital Region. Apple and veggie stand open year round!
Knight Orchard of Saratoga Burnt Hills,
An orchard steeped in early-1900s history, Knight Orchards will continue furnishing high quality fruit that has been the trademark for the last 106 years. Selling fourteen kinds of apples, along with pears and plums, there's something for everyone!
Lake Side Cider Mill Farm Ballston Lake, NY
Selling fresh vegetables and apple cider since 1948, Lakeside Cider Mill & Farm is your one-stop place for everything apple! Their Apple Barn is packed with mackintosh, gala, empire and much more!
Saratoga Apple, Inc. Schuylerville, NY
Open all year, Saratoga Apple is the place to go to pick your own apples, or get a variety of other farm products. The Darrows have been growing apples for five generations, using low-spray techniques and micronutrient fertilization.
Kovarovic Orchard Ballston Lake NY,
Apple grower and roadside stand
Fo Castle Farm & Country Store Burnt Hills, NY
Country store / bakery serving breakfast and lunch. Offering unique gifts, as well as cider donuts, pies, artisan breads, cookies, and other treats. Catering also available.
Goold Orchards, Inc. Castleton, NY
Goold Orchards features U-pick apples and pumpkins, a farm store with freshly baked treats, and they offer school tours.
Lindsey's Idyllwood Orchard Rexford, NY,
Lindsey's Idyllwood Orchard was the first U-pick orchard in the area, having been established in 1971. They offer over 40 varieties of apples throughout the season along with farm-grown vegetables.
Bordens Orchard Schaghticoke, NY,
Borden's is a seventh generation family-owned orchard and dairy farm, selling products at Hanniford, Shop-N-Save and the Washington County Fair. Borden's grows over 25 different kinds of apples. Try the apple cider and donuts, too!
Malta Ridge Orchard & Gardens Ballston Spa, NY,
Apple Orchard with home made and local products. U-Pick
Riverview Orchards Clifton Park, NY,
Pick your own apples at Riverview Orchards, located in Clifton Park. In addition to the orchard, the property features a well-stocked country store.