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Fall Fun in the Capital Region

Upstate New York is known for its wide array of fall activities, from apple and pumpkin picking to corn mazes and hayrides. Browse the list of farms and orchards below, and decide where you want to bring your family for fall fun in the Capital Region this year!

aerial view of ellms family farm property in the fall
Ellms Family Farm
Ballston Spa, NY
For old-fashioned fall activities kids of all ages will love, visit Ellms Family Farm over in Ballston Spa, NY. Create new memories and family traditions as you enjoy pumpkin picking, exploring a corn maze, more!
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Field of Horrors
Troy, NY
Enjoy several haunted attractions at Field of Horrors! If you dare to be scared - and have fun at the same time - you'll love the spooky happenings and experiences at this seasonal attraction in Troy, NY.
Ghosts of Albany
Albany, NY
Visit one of America's most haunted locations, Albany, New York, and see if you'll get scared with stories of ghosts, haunted places, mysterious sightings, and 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, Hicks also offers cherries and blueberries. The property features an apple barn, a farm winery, corn maze, and more.
NIGHTMARES at Liberty Ridge Farm
Schaghticoke, NY
As the autumn sun sets over Liberty Ridge, the farm turns into a haunted nightmare! NIGHTMARES at Liberty Ridge Farm features some of the region's most terrifying haunted houses and mazes.
Buhrmaster Farms
Scotia, NY
Family owned and operated since 1946, Buhrmaster Farms has never failed to produce the most delicious fruits and vegetables along with the area’s most beautiful selection of flowers.
Schuyler Farms
Schuylerville, NY
Bring the whole family to enjoy the haunted corn maze, hayrides, pumpkin patch, interactive station where you can pan for fossils and gemstones, farm animals, our own cider donuts, and other delicious treats at Schuyler Farms.
DeVoe's Rainbow Orchards
Clifton Park, NY
DeVoe's Rainbow Orchards is an apple orchard and country store offering u-pick apples, fresh produce, baked goods, gift baskets, and during the summer, incredible ice cream at Rainbow Delights! Create lifelong memories at this local family farm.
Double M Haunted Hayrides
Ballston Spa, NY
Double M Haunted Hayrides, close to Saratoga in Ballston Spa, has been reimagined for the 2020 Halloween season as a Dead End Road Drive-Thru Experience.
Samascott Orchards & Garden Market
Kinderhook, NY
Pick-Your-Own Produce! Drive right into Samascott Orchards to find Pumpkins, Apples, Grapes, Peppers, Greens, Berries, Squash, Tomatoes & More (seasonally). Come grab a harvest map - find what's open for picking, prices, rules & where to find what!
Engelke Farm
Troy, NY
Engelke Farm is a family owned and operated vegetable and fruit farm featuring a nursery, pumpkin patch, hayrides, pick your own produce, a corn maze, and more!
Terrace Mountain Orchard LLC
Schoharie, NY
Terrace Mountain Orchard features a 50-acre apple orchard for you to explore, plus a fully stocked Apple Barn and free wagon rides.
Altamont Orchards, Inc.
Altamont, NY
A family operated U-pick farm for over 40 years in the Capital Region. They also have a farm market with cider doughnuts, pies, breads, pastries, plants, and in season produce.
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. Take a tractor ride, go through an educational corn maze, meet farm animals, and have fun with the whole family.
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 there, enjoy a hayride, and a corn maze!