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.The last bag for filling is sold at 4pm.
Rt. 62 and Lower Sawyer Hill Road
U-pick will begin Friday August 29th 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 6th and 7th. Farm stand open daily.Picking daily 9am-6pm. Check out the calendar for many weekend events!
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 again for pick your own apples. 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 19th Friday thru Sunday 10am-6pm. The farm abuts Bear Swamp Reserve, so hiking trails are nearby.
89 Pleasant St
A kids apple picking paradise. Pick daily 10am-5pm. This farm features animals, train rides. Live kid's 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,( Early Macs and Galas after Labor day)but it is best to call ahead for times. ( 978) 365-4331
95 Farwell Road Tyngsboro,
In their 27th 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 Apple harvest begins Labor Day weekend.
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 mid-September 2014. Expect lots of fun activities, a corn maze, children's farm and more!