Massachusetts is a large state, however every area offers some great options for pick your own apples. Apples are ready for picking. Head to one of these orchards for some apple picking family fun.
100 Wattaquadock Hill Road
Nashoba is a renown winery, but they also have apple picking. This years harvesting has begun with the Zestar apple which is good for both eating and baking, check the website for the estimated availability of your favorite.The orchard is open daily from 10am-5pm.
Rt. 62 and Lower Sawyer Hill Road
U-pick began Friday August 30th with kid-friendly activities to commence September 7 including, face painting, pony rides, pumpkin painting and hayrides. Check the website for up to date picking info.
455 Highland Avenue
A 4th generation farm about 1 hour from Boston, Red Apple offers apple picking but also fun events such as the Appleseed Country Fair with free admission September 7th and 8th. Farm stand open daily.Picking daily 9am-6pm. BBQ's and hayrides every weekends in September and October starting Labor Day.
234 Ball Street
Picking Tuesday thru Sunday 10-5. Closed Mondays except for holidays. Check website before heading out. They offer a barnyard, kids playground and treats including ice cream.
575 Swamp Road Richmond, Massachusetts
In the Berkshires, this farm will open August 31 for pick your own apples.Will be picking Paula Reds and Jonah Macs.Cider donuts often available.
1209B Hawley Rd
A sustainable organic farm with self-serve pick your own.They also make their own organic cider, baked goods,jams, vinegar and coming soon hard cider. Open starting September 20th Friday thru Sunday 11am-5pm. Farm abuts Bear Swamp Reserve, so hiking trails are nearby.
89 Pleasant St
A kids apple picking paradise. Pick Saturday and Sunday 10am-5pm. This farm features animals, train rides. live kids entertainment, moonbounce, burlap maze and more. 180 acres only 20 miles from Boston!
582 George Hill Rd
Hayrides and Apple Tree Theater shows for school kids. Already picking,(Ginger Gold and Early Macs)but it is best to call ahead for times. Always closed Saturdays.( 978) 365-4331
95 Farwell Road Tyngsboro,
In their 26th year of picking, Parlee offers apples, cider donuts, a hay play area, animals and kiddie tractor training. So much fun. Call ahead for hours of operation and picking varieties. 978-649-3854
1 Douglas Road Route 10
Animals, apple picking, jam making demos, an observation bee hive and stroller friendly trails make this a great spot. Call 413-562-4985 for details.PYO apples begin in September.
106 West Acton Rd
Open daily 9-6 just 20 miles outside of Boston a kids pick your own bonanza. They offer hay rides, pony rides, pedal tractor, moonbounce, hay maze, farm animals and more.
145 Redstone Hill
A family fun zone! Davis Farmland offers a bunch of activities for your family to enjoy. Pick your own apples will begin 9/14/2013. Expect lots of fun activities, a corn maze, children's farm and more!