Crisp fall air is entering New England, and that can only mean one thing — it’s apple picking time! Apple orchards are speckled throughout the Boston area, and each has something special (and delicious!) to offer!
** Please contact the orchard before your trip, as many are now requiring reservations. **
495 Chicopee Row, Groton :: (978) 448-8388
Come enjoy the beautiful views over 84 acres of scenic farmland as you pick from 25 varieties of apples! Families are asked to stay together as a “pod” while on the orchard. If your group is larger than 10 people, please call ahead to make a reservation.
89 Pleasant Street, South Natick :: 508-653-0653
Belkin Family Lookout Farm offers a large variety of apples to pick, plus hayrides to the orchards! Reservations and masks are required in 2020.
310 Sawyer Hill Road, Berlin :: (978) 838-2400
The orchard offers 12 varieties of apples, plus hay wagon rides. Masks are required in areas where guests cannot social distance. Guests are encouraged to pick apples Monday through Friday when the orchard is quietest!
1370 Turnpike Street, North Andover :: 978-681-8556
Modified fall festivals begin September 19 and run each weekend through October. Look for live music, a petting zoo, ice cream, and so much more!
115 Oak Hill Road, Harvard :: (978) 456-3916
Visit the cider barn and the Souped Up food truck while enjoying over 14 varieties of apples! Guests must wear a mask while near others.
101 Brookside Avenue, Stow :: (978) 897-6117
Pick some apples, grab some cider donuts from the farm store, spread out a blanket, and enjoy a picnic! Masks are required when picking and while visiting the farm store.
327 Ayer Road, Harvard :: (978) 772-4139
Pick your own apples, pumpkins, and gourds, and enjoy some local honey, cider, and maple syrup! Masks must be worn.
31 Tadmuck Road, Westford :: (978) 807-0719
Enjoy the beautiful views with a picnic lunch! Tractor rides will not be running during the 2020 season, and guests must wear masks while in the orchards.
4 Hunt Road, Westford :: 437 Parker Road, Dracut :: (978) 349-1952
Hayrides to the orchards are available! Guests are required to wear masks and practice social distancing.
138 Sudbury Road, Stowe :: (978) 562-5666
The mini hedge maze is open with limited capacity, and hayrides are for transportation only during the 2020 season. Apple picking is cash only!
209 Chace Hill Road, Sterling :: (978) 365-7617
Enjoy picking four kinds of apples, then enjoy a delicious dinner at the restaurant and bakery inside! Children must remain no further than three feet from their adults while in the orchard, and everyone must wear a mask.
116 Sawyer Road, Bolton :: (978) 779-6423
Enjoy a hayride while you pick your own apples! Masks must be worn while in the farm stand and while close to other patrons.
95 Farwell Road, Tyngsboro :: (978) 649-3854
Hayrides are running at 40% capacity during the 2020 season. Mary’s Country Kitchen and the picnic area are open for delicious snacks!
106 West Acton Road, Stow :: (978) 897-9287
No cash or checks accepted during the 2020 season. Guests can pre-order and pay online, or use ApplePay. All major credit cards are accepted on the farm.
1269 Boston Road Ward Hill, Haverhill :: (978) 372-4780
Enjoy a hayride to the orchard to pick your own apples and pumpkins! Pick-your-own is open on the weekends, and masks must be worn.
143 Argilla Road, Ipswich :: (978) 356-5366
Guests must wear masks and adhere to social distancing policies. In addition to picking apples, adults can enjoy the orchard’s delicious wines and hard ciders!
234 Ball Street, Northborough :: (508) 393-6406
Reservations are required to pick in the mornings. Adult-only and family picking times will be offered. Walk-ins will be allowed in the afternoons if supplies allow. Please call ahead!
178 Mass Avenue, Harvard :: (978) 456-8363
In an effort to keep staff and customers safe, customers will not be allowed into the building. All pick-your-own bag sales will take place outside to the left of the building, and delicious cider donuts and drinks will be available to the right of the building! Items in the farm stand are available for online order and porch pickup!