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Fall Fun on the North Fork: Pick Your Own Apples & Pumpkins

It’s harvest time—get into the spirit of the season—and enjoy a fun activity with friends and family—by picking your own apples and pumpkins. Here some local farms that have everything you need for a perfect fall day!

Gabrielsen’s Country Farm has straw bales and cornstalks for creating rustic ambiance, plus pumpkins and a selection of quality plants including hardy mums, Montauk daisies and ornamental cabbages. 200 Herricks Lane, Jamesport. 631-722-3259

Krupski Farms has a great amount of produce including pumpkins, broccoli, cauliflower, apples, winter squash and gourds and activities like a haunted barn, hayrides and a haunted corn maze with live actors. 38030, Route 25, Peconic. 631-734-7841

Lewin Farms lets you pick your own apples, pumpkins and gourds, as well as tomatoes, peppers and eggplant. The farm also features a corn maze that’s approximately five acres of fun for any
age group. 812 Sound Avenue, Calverton. 631-929-4327


Rottkamp’s Fox Hollow Farm in Baiting Hollow has pick-your-own produce including five acres of pumpkins, a family-friendly corn maze and sweetly roasted corn. 2287 Sound Avenue, Baiting Hollow. 631-727-1786

Wickham’s Fruit Farm in Cutchogue is one of the largest farms on the North Fork. Their focus is on producing the highest quality fruit. The farm has a number of U-Pick activities, wagon rides and, of course, apple and pumpkin picking. 28700 Route 25, Cutchogue. 631-734-6441

Woodside Orchards in Jamesport and Aquebogue has U-Pick available at both locations. Jamesport has U-Pick weekends and Aquebogue is open seven days a week with U-Pick available every day. Visitors can choose from more than 10 different varieties of apples and, because many of the trees are semi-dwarf, it’s a great orchard for the little ones. When you’re done picking, stop by the apple shed for cider, pies and other baked goods. 729 Main Road, Aquebogue and 116 Manor Lane, Jamesport. 631-722-5770


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