Check out these area pick-your-own orchards, grab a bushel, and take a bite out of this year’s apple season. At some orchards, you can hop on a hayride, weave your way through a corn maze, or even grab a pint of beer. Social distancing measures are mandatory, and some farms require a reservation for picking. (Meltdown Warning: while we’ve done our best to ensure the accuracy of this information, things can and do change. Please call or check the website before heading out on your apple adventure.) 




Berlin Orchards

310 Sawyer Hill Road, Berlin

berlinorchards.com

A family run apple and pear orchard offering haywagon rides to the orchard on weekends to pick nearly ten varieties of apples. Barnyard animals and lots of space to tailgate or picnic for the whole family. 

 

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Bolton Spring Farm

159 Main Street, Bolton

boltonspringfarm.com

One of the oldest and most scenic apple orchards in New England, offering a large variety of apples. Featuring a country store and bakery with fresh dumplings, donuts, breads and pies.


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Breezeland Orchards

1791 Southbridge Road, Warren

breezelandsorchards.com

A kid-friendly 100-acre apple orchard with tractor rides, and picnic areas. The rustic New England farmstand has fresh produce and home baked goods. 


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Brookfield Orchards

121 Lincoln Rd, North Brookfield

brookfieldorchardsonline.com

The orchard features a country store, bakery, playground and wagon rides. 


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Carlson Orchards

115 Oak Hill Road, Harvard

carlsonorchards.com

This 120-acre orchard produces 60,000 bushels of apples and over 500,000 gallons of apple cider annually. While there, mom and dad can pick up a pack of their hard cider, too. 


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Carver Hill Orchard

101 Brookside Ave, Stow

carverhillorchard.com

Gifts, fresh baked goods, ice cream, cider donuts, cider, jams, and more are available in the farm store at this picturesque family-run orchard.


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Charlton Orchards Farm

44 Old Worcester Rd., Charlton

facebook.com/charltonorchards/

One-hundred-acre family farm with pick-your-own fruits, pasture raised beef and wine. 


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Clearview Farm

4 Kendall Hill Rd., Sterling

clearviewfarmstand.com

Set atop Kendall Hill, the property has a view of Mount Wachusett. They’re dog-friendly, and feature hayrides, and a bakery with donuts, cookies, and fresh-pressed cider. 


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Cook’s Farm Orchard

106 Haynes Hill Rd., Brimfield

cooksfarmorchard.net

Tractor rides and bakery open on weekends, dog-friendly. 


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Davis Farmland and Mega Maze

145 Redstone Hill, Sterling

davisfarmland.com

The award-winning orchard full of crisp Cortland and McIntosh apples is open on weekends during the fall.


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Doe Orchards

327 Ayer Rd., Harvard

doeorchards.com

This farm has been offering pick-your-own apples since the 1960s. You’ll also find honey, jams, cider and syrup.


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Douglas Orchard & Farm 

36 Locust St., Douglas 

douglasorchardandfarm.com

Featuring a country store, farm animals, concert pavilion and farm tours. Stop by the Apple Festival on Sept. 19 for picking, vendors, an apple baking contest and more.

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Fairmount Fruit Farm

887 Lincoln St., Franklin

fairmountfruit.com

Farmstand and orchard offering hayrides and more.

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Fay Mountain Farm

12 Cemetery Rd., Charlton

faymountainfarm.org

The farm offers passive recreational opportunities via a section of the Midstate Trail that passes through the site. Featuring a 32-acre orchard, historic barn and picturesque pond.

 

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George Hill Orchards

582 George Hill Rd., Lancaster

yourfavoritefarm.com

You’ll find cider donuts, home baked pies and goodies, farm critters, and a large variety of PYO apples. 


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Hawk Hill Orchards

83 Carleton Rd., Millbury

Featuring a country store with pies, donuts and dumplings and a picnic area.


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Highland Farm

635 Highland St., Holliston

highlandfarmorchard.net

Find a wide variety of apples along with homemade apple cider, ice cream, caramel apples.


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Hollis Hills Farm

340 Marshall Rd., Fitchburg

hollishillsfarm.com

Set on a hill with views from downtown Fitchburg to Wachusett Mountain. Features a retail store, food, ice cream, and live music on the weekends. 


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Honey Pot Hill Orchards

138 Sudbury Rd., Stow

honeypothill.com

Mazes, hayrides and farm animals are part of the farm experience here. 


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Hyland Orchard & Pavilion

199 Arnold Rd., Sturbridge

hylandorchard.com

Featuring live music, an on-site brewery, wagon rides, farm animals, and a dog-friendly atmosphere.


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Lanni Orchards

294 Chase Rd., Lunenburg

lanniorchards.com

Featuring a farm stand with fresh baked goods, corn maze and hayrides. 

 

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Meadowbrook Orchards

209 Chace Hill Rd., Sterling

meadowbrookorchards.com

PYO fruits plus a farm store, bakery, and year-round restaurant.


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Nashoba Valley Winery

100 Wattaquadoc Hill Rd., Bolton

nasobawinery.com

A stunning hilltop orchard overlooking the town of Bolton. Featuring an on-site winery and brewery, restaurant and picnic grounds.



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Nicewicz Family Farm

116 Sawyer Rd., Bolton

nicewiczfarm.com

A wide variety of apples available at this family-run farm. 



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Old Frog Pond Farm

38 Eldridge Road., Harvard

oldfrogpondfarm.com

Featuring an outdoor sculpture walk, plein air poetry walk, African drumming and more.



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Parker’s Orchard Farm

11 Spring Rd., Westborough

Less than a mile from the Westborough Reservoir, you’ll find PYO fruits, and a farmstand with local honey, cider and mums. 



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Pease Orchard

11 Phillipston Rd, Templeton

peaseorchard.com

Featuring a farm stand with cider, honey, jams and fresh baked treats. Over two dozen varieties of PYO orchards.


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Red Apple Farm 

455 Highland Ave., Phillipston 

redapplefarm.com

An array of PYO apple varieties, plus a brew barn, fall BBQ, hayrides, farm animals and more. 


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Schartner Farm

211 West Berlin Rd., Bolton

schartnerfarm.com

Hayrides, a corn maze and farm animals. Bring a picnic and make a day of it. 


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Shelburne Farm

106 West Acton Rd., Stow

shelburnefarm.com

Hayrides, live music, farm animals, kids’ activities and playground. 



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Sholan Farms

1125 Pleasant St., Leominster

sholanfarms.com

Owned by the city and operated by a group of volunteers, the 169-acre farm has a farm stand and 50 varieties of PYO apples.



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Stowe Farm

15 Stowe Rd., Millbury

stowefarm.com

Country store, pony rides, petting zoo, gem mining, rock wall, ice cream.


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Tougas Family Farm

234 Ball St., Northborough

tougasfarm.com

Ice cream, farm tours, wagon rides and a farm store with cider donuts, baked goodies, honey syrup and jams. 


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Westward Orchards

178 Massachusetts Ave., Harvard

westwardorchards.com

Wagon rides on weekends, cider donuts and local cheeses, seasonal gifts and gourmet food.