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Go Apple Picking at Capital Region Orchards

Find out where you can go apple picking in the Capital Region! Many of the local apple orchards listed here offer u-pick options, but it's always best to call ahead and confirm before going, especially if you're looking for a particular type of apple. Depending on each orchard's rules, and how the season has been, different apples will be available at different times this fall.

close up of apples in a tree

Choosing the Right Apples

How do you know which type of apple is right for you? It depends on if you'll be using them for baking, applesauce, cider, or just snacking on. Also, do you prefer sweet, tart, or a combination? See our basic chart of apple seasons and flavors to gauge which apple variety you should go for.

In addition to apple picking, most orchards offer other fall treats and activities: apple cider, cider doughnuts, in-season produce, pumpkin patchescorn mazes, gift shops, and more. Discover local orchards in the Albany area and have fun apple picking!

Where to Go Apple Picking Near Albany

DeVoe's Rainbow Orchards
Halfmoon, NY
DeVoe's Rainbow Orchards is an apple orchard and country store offering u-pick apples, fresh produce, baked goods, gift baskets, a... [+More]
Best Berry Farm
East Greenbush, NY
This family-owned farm was established in 1979, with a farm stand in addition to u-pick apples and berries when in season, and mor... [+More]
Samascott Orchards & Garden Market
Kinderhook, NY
Drive right into Samascott Orchards in Kinderhook, NY to find pumpkins, apples, grapes, peppers, greens, berries, squash, tomatoes... [+More]
Saratoga Apple, Inc.
Schuylerville, NY
Open year round, Saratoga Apple is the place to go to pick your own apples or buy a variety of other farm products. The Darrows ha... [+More]
Kristy's Barn
Schodack, NY
Pick your own apples, berries, and pumpkins at Kristy's Barn in Schodack, or choose from a variety of freshly grown and baked good... [+More]
Hicks Orchard
Granville, NY
Hicks Orchard is the oldest U-pick orchard in New York State, having been established in 1905. In addition to apples and pumpkins,... [+More]
Sharon Orchards
Sharon Springs, NY
Plan a visit to Sharon Orchards in Sharon Springs, NY! The orchard features apples, fruit sales, fresh sweet cider and doughnuts, ... [+More]
Billy Bob's Orchard
Putnam Station, NY
Please note, Billy Bob's Orchard is unable to open for fall 2023, due to a late spring frost that destroyed their crop. Follow the... [+More]
Riverview Orchards
Rexford, NY
Pick your own apples at Riverview Orchards, located in Rexford, NY. In addition to the orchard, the property features a well-stock... [+More]
Terrace Mountain Orchard
Schoharie, NY
Terrace Mountain Orchard in Schoharie, NY features a 50-acre apple orchard. Their farm isn't open for u-pick this 2023 season, but... [+More]
Altamont Orchards
Altamont, NY
A family operated u-pick farm for over 40 years in the Capital Region, Altamont Orchards is a great place to go for fresh fruit. T... [+More]
Sand Flats Orchard LLC
Fonda, NY
Sand Flats Orchard in Fonda, NY, offers u-pick and picked apples, cider, pumpkins, squash, cider doughnuts, pies, fudge, and more.... [+More]
Bellinger's Orchard
Fultonville, NY
Choose from more than a dozen varieties of apples and plenty of other fruits & vegetables at Bellinger's Orchard. While you're the... [+More]

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