Apple Picking in Greater Rochester, NY and the Finger Lakes
Pick your own apples in Rochester and the surrounding counties!
One great way to get your kids to eat more fruit -- and introduce them to the subtleties of sweet/tangy tastes -- is by taking them apple picking to a local orchard. Below are places to go and things to do for a day in the orchard all around Rochester.
If a grower does not have a web site listing hours, PLEASE call first to make sure they are open! (This is experience talking!)
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Wayne County Apple Tasting TrailU Pick your stops, U Pick the Way!
Wayne County's 2021 Apple Tasting Tour is packed with new options for visiting and celebrating the apple! NEW Virtual experiences to include an on-line passport with trivia and NEW features like curbside pickup at some stops. Ten locations, each unique, as is the taste and texture of apples. Plus we added 5 parks and the restaurant sponsors this year. With so many places and options, U Pick your stops, U Pick the Way!
G and S Orchards
Just 15 short minutes east of Rochester G and S Orchards is your source for you-pick and picked apples, berries and pumpkins. Enjoy the beautiful undulating country side and experience the great outdoors with your family. Varieties include: Gala, Macintosh, Honecrisp, Cortland, Twenty Ounce, Royal Empire, Northern Spy, Macoun, Fuji, Granny Smith, Crispin, Spygold, Jonagold, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Ida Red.
Morgan's Farm Market
U-Pick apples from mid September thru October. Bring the family for a fun-filled day in Marion! Come take home some delicious local produce or enjoy an afternoon selecting your own in-season fruit. Remember today’s ripe apples are tomorrow’s homemade pies. So take the short drive to the country and enjoy a retreat to the good things in life. Be sure to check out our web site and our Facebook page for all the goings on! The last 2 weekends in October are typically pay one price U-Pick for all you can carry! No Bags Allowed :)
Becker Farms and Vizcarra Vineyards
U-Pick Apples now available at Becker Farms! Many varieties available for picking from mid-Sept until Nov.1st. Wagon rides to the orchard on the weekends. All bag purchases include access to the orchard. You can not enter the Orchard without the minimum $5.50 purchase. Picking everyday 10-5. Please call 716-772-2211 or visit our website beckerfarms.com for the most up to date picking conditions and varieties available on the day you visit.
Pricing: $5.50 Includes access to the apple orchard and a 4-quart bag of apples. Buy 4 $5.50 4 quart apple bags and get the 5th free! $15 - 1/2 bushel bag, $25 - Bushel Bag. Pre-Purchase apple bags online starting Sept. 1!
Craving crisp fresh apples straight off the tree? Wickham Farms five-acre orchard has 5,000 apple trees loaded with 13 varieties of easy-to-reach apples from mid-August to the end of October. If New York’s most popular variety, Honeycrisp, is your favorite apple, be sure to visit our website for Honeycrisp’s opening weekend. Purchase your peck size bags and take a complimentary hayride or walk into the orchard. Admission gives you access to 30+ activities, including 2020's new additions, Magic Carpet Mountain and the Giant Corn-a-Copia corn pit. Wickham Farms has added 8 new restrooms, installed 12 touchless outdoor hand washing sinks, and numerous hand sanitizing stations.
Open Mid August – October 31st Daily; 10 AM through last entry at 6 PM. For more information and apple variety availability, visit our website or call the Apple Hotline at 585 210-9871.