Your Guide to Pumpkin and Apple Picking in North Jersey

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year — and by that we mean FALL {almost fall, we know, know – September 23rd}. Pumpkin season is already approaching and it’s almost time to break out the chunky sweaters and venture out for some hot apple cider doughnuts. To get you prepped for fall activity planning, we’ve got a round up of spots in North Jersey to go apple and pumpkin picking, all within 1.5 hours of Hoboken + Jersey City. Read on the for the full list:

Disclaimer: Please check the official websites for each farm before going, as some may open later in the season than others.

A. Casola Farms {178 NJ-34, Holmdel}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour
Pick your own: Pumpkins
Other attractions: Hayrides, house of horrors, haunted hayrides, petting zoo, corn mazes, cowboy shows, and wine tastings at Fox Hollow Vineyards

Abmas Farm Market {700 Lawlins Road, Wyckoff}

Distance from Hoboken: 50 mins
Pick your own: Pumpkins
Other attractions: Petting zoo, hayrides, apple cider, and apple cider doughnuts
Tomasello winery offers wine tastings

Alstede Farms {1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour 15 mins
Pick your own: Apples and pumpkins
Other attractions: Pony rides, moon bounce, wagon train rides, corn kingdom, corn maze, farm animals, bunny run, and live bluegrass music

Battleview Orchards {91 Wemrock Road, Freehold}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour
Pick your own: Apples and pumpkins
Other attractions: Country store with pies, breads, pastries, and apple cider, and hayrides

Bonacorsi Family Farm {1137 Croton Road, Flemington and 662 Pittstown Road, Frenchtown}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour and nine to 12 minutes
Pick your own: Apples

Brookhollow’s Barnyard {301 Rockaway Valley Road, Boonton}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour
Pick your own: Pumpkins
Other attractions: Hayrides, corn maze, petting farm, and zombie hayrides

Conklin Farm U-Pick {65 River Road, Montville}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour
Pick your own: Pumpkins
Other attractions: Corn maze, hayrides, and a haunted hayride
They also have a snack shake with hot cider, candy apples, and apple cider doughnuts

Demarest Farms {244 Wierimus Road, Hillsdale}

Distance from Hoboken: 50 mins
Pick your own: Apples and pumpkins
Other attractions: Hayrides, corn maze, farm animals, baked goods and apple cider doughnuts

DePiero’s Farm Stand and Greenhouses {156 Summit Avenue, Montvale}

Distance from Hoboken: 50 mins
Pick your own: Pumpkins
Other attractions: Hayrides, hay maze, face painting, haunted hayrides, apple cider doughnuts, and apple cider

Donaldson Farm {358 Allen Road, Hackettstown}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour 30 mins
Pick your own: Apples and pumpkins
Other attractions: Corn maze, hayrides, corn cannon, duck races, farm animals and pony rides. They also have a farm market selling fruits, vegetables, baked pies, and gifts.

Eastmont Orchards {181 County Road 537 East, Colts Neck}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour
Pick your own: Apples and pumpkins
Other attractions: Homemade jam

Etsch Farm {556 Buckelew Avenue, Monroe Township}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour
Pick your own: Pumpkins
Other attractions: Corn maze, hayrides, farm animals, apple cider doughnuts, and apple cider

Farms View Roadstand {945 Black Oak Ridge Road, Wayne}

Distance from Hoboken: 50 mins
Pick your own: Pumpkins
Other attractions: Hayrides, farm animals, apple cider, and apple cider doughnuts

Giamarese Farm {155 Fresh Ponds Road, East Brunswick}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour
Pick your own: Apples and pumpkins
Other attractions: Hayrides, a corn maze, pony rides, and food vendors

Hacklebarney Farms Cider Mill {104 State Park Road, Chester}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour
Pick your own: Pumpkins
Other attractions: Hot cider, corn maze, apple cider doughnuts, and hayrides

Heaven Hill Farm  {451 NJ-94, Vernon Township}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour 30 mins
Pick your own: Pumpkins
Other attractions: Wine tastings, homemade ice cream, and homemade pies

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Hillview Farm {223 Meyersville Road, Gillette}

Distance from Hoboken: 50 mins
Pick your own: Apples and pumpkins
Other attractions: Eggs, apple cider, and pies

Lentini Farms {251 High st Route 94 South, Fredon Township}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour 30 mins
Pick your own: Pumpkins
Other attractions: Corn maze, live music, haunted hayrides, a petting zoo, apple cider, and apple cider doughnuts

Long Meadow Farm {561 Hope Blairstown Road, Hope}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour 30 mins
Pick your own: Apples and pumpkins
Other attractions: Hayrides, homemade jams, jellies, and preserves

Mackey’s Orchard {284 County Road 519, Belvidere}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour 30 mins
Pick your own: Apples
Other attractions: Apple cider doughnuts, full bakery, and 42 flavors of homemade ice cream

Melick’s Town Farm {170 Oldwick Road, Whitehouse Station}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour
Pick your own: Apples and pumpkins
Other attractions: Tractor wagon rides and a farm market with seasonal fruit and vegetables, plants, jams, baked goods, fall decorations and a variety of country store favorites.

Norz Hill Farm Market {120 South Branch Road, Hillsborough Township}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour
Pick your own: Pumpkins
Other attractions: Hayrides, corn maze, farm animals, pony rides, fall crafts, apple cider, and baked goods

Ort Farms {25 Bartley Road, Long Valley}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour 15 mins
Pick your own: Pumpkins
Other attractions: Hayrides, corn maze, farm animals, pony rides, train rides, and monster truck rides. They also offer apple cider doughnuts, freshly baked pies, apple cider, pumpkin rolls, and local ice cream.

Park’s Farm {525 Route 24, Chester}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour 15 mins
Pick your own: Apples and pumpkins
Other attractions: Hayrides

Phillip’s Farm {91 Crab Apple Hill Road, Milford}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour 30 mins
Pick your own: Apples
Other attractions: Apple cider, preserves, and fruit spreads

Pochuck Valley Farms {962 Route 517, Glenwood}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour 30 mins
Pick your own: Apples
Other attractions: Wagon rides, apple cider, and apple cider doughnuts
They also have a full bakery and deli offering pies, breads, cakes, and muffins.

Race Farm LLC {87 Belcher Road, Blairstown}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour 30 mins
Pick your own: Apples
Other attractions: Hayrides
The harvest kitchen serves homemade soup, hummus, cold-pressed juices, ice cream, and apple cider doughnuts.

Red Wagon Farm Market {437 NJ-33, Manalapan Township}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour
Pick your own: Pumpkins
Other attractions: Hayrides, pony rides, and a corn maze

Riamede Farm {122 Oakdale Road, Chester}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour
Pick your own: Apples and Pumpkins
Other attractions: Hayrides

Ripple Hill Farm {181 Mountain Road, Basking Ridge}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour
Pick your own: Apples

Schaefer Farm {1051 County Road 523, Flemington}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour 15 Mins
Pick your own: Pumpkins
Other attractions: Hayrides, apple cider, pies, and Farm’s Fright Fest

Secor Farms {85 Airmont Avenue, Mahwah}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour
Pick your own: Pumpkins
Other attractions: Hayrides, corn maze, petting zoo, apple cider, and apple cider doughnuts

Snyders Farm {586 S Middlebush Road, Somerset}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour
Pick your own: Pumpkins
Other attractions: Hayrides, corn maze, music, pumpkin moon bounce, and pony rides

Stony Hill Gardens {8 Route 24, Chester}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour 15 mins
Pick your own: Pumpkins and apples
Other attractions: Corn mazes, gemstone mining, rope maze, noah’s ark playground, and baked goods

Sun High Orchards {19 Canfield Avenue, Randolph}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour 15 mins
Pick your own: Apples and pumpkins
Other attractions: Petting zoo, hayrides, and homemade ice cream

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Terhune Orchards {330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour 30 mins
Pick your own: Apples and pumpkins
Other attractions: Live music, pony rides, the Adventure Barn, tractor-drawn wagon rides, a hay bale maze, pumpkin painting, farm animals, and a winery on site.
They also serve food including BBQ chicken, pork sandwiches, homemade salads, and apple cider doughnuts. Their farm store carries produce, baked goods, jams, honey, and donuts.

VonThun’s County Farm Market {519 Ridge Road, Monmouth Junction}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour
Pick your own: Apples and pumpkins
Other attractions: Corn maze, hayrides, inflatable obstacle course, apple cider doughnuts, apple cider and pies

VonThun Farms {438 NJ-57, Washington}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour and 15 minutes
Pick your own: Apples, pumpkins, + blackberries
Other attractions: Corn maze, horseback riding lessons, pumpkin patch, and farm market

Wightmans Farm {1111 Mt Kemble Avenue, Morristown}

Distance from Hoboken: 1 hour
Pick your own: Apples and pumpkins
Other attractions: Hayrides, corn maze, pumpkin slingshot, apple cider, apple cider doughnuts, and honey

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Cait lived in Weehawken for three years before moving to Jersey City a year ago. Coming from a family of restaurateurs and chefs, Cait loves everything food-related. Her passion lies in connecting and learning about people through food, whether it’s cooking, eating at a local hole-in-the-wall, or serving a meal at a homeless shelter. During the day, Cait is an inventory planner at Macys. At night, you can find her at a new art opening, immersive theater, improv comedy show, or a live music venue.