Are you looking to get outside and enjoy the cool crisp autumn air during your stay at Winter Clove Inn & Resort? Then a trip to an apple orchard is the perfect day activity. The Hudson River Valley and Catskill Mountains are home to dozens of orchards that allow visitors to pick their own apples, fruits, and produce. Here is our list of the best places to go apple picking in The Catskills.
These farms provide far more than just apple picking, with hayrides, fresh baked goods, home made ice cream, and even mini golf. The whole family is sure to enjoy their day apple picking in The Catskills. Best of all, they are all located within 1 hour of Winter Clove Inn & Resort.
Climax, NY – 25 minutes from Winter Clove Inn
Family owned and operated for over 100 years, Boehm Farm provides an authentic apple picking experience. This Catskill Mountain farm also offers peach picking, and has a farm stand stocked with other fresh produce and delicious homemade baked goods.
Kerhonkson, NY – 55 minutes from Winter Clove Inn
The top choice for apple picking and family fun. In addition to apple and pumpkin picking, Kelder’s Farm offers mini golf, hayrides, lawn games, corn maze, playground, and even an apple and pumpkin cannon! You won’t find a farm with more family activities anywhere in the Catskills.
Rose Hill Farm
Red Hook, NY – 40 minutes from Winter Clove Inn
While Rose Hill Farm is on the east banks of the Hudson and technically a bit outside The Catskills it certainly earns its spot on the list. Established in 1798, Rose Hill now follows holistic orchard management practices and has a wide variety of fruits grown on site. The taproom serves wine and cider that is made on site. Visit their website for hours and schedules before visiting.
Stone Ridge Orchard
Stone Ridge, NY – 50 minutes from Winter Clove Inn
This 200 year old working farm offers pick your own apples and pears. Stone Ridge visitors also enjoy a farm stand where fresh produce, baked goods, and other locally sourced fare can be purchased. For the 21+ we recommend checking out he farm bar where NY cider, beer, wine, and cocktails are served.
There are many more great orchards in The Catskills and Hudson Valley. Each farm has its own unique offerings, feel, and charm. No matter which one you choose, your family is sure to enjoy their day apple picking in the Catskill Region.
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