Apple Picking in South Jersey = Fun On The Farm!
It’s autumn in South Jersey and that means that our farms are teaming with ripe, delicious New Jersey apples! I can’t think of a better way to enjoy these cool, crisp fall days than to head on out to one of our local pick-your-own apple farms and enjoy a day of apple picking with friends or family. Here’s where to find pick your own apple farms in South Jersey…
Apple Picking in Southern Burlington County
133 Church Road
Medford, New Jersey 08055
Things to know about apple picking at Johnson’s Corner Farm: Johnson’s is a very popular attraction on the weekend in South Jersey. Be prepared for big crowds. Apple picking hayrides are $3.75 per rider. Johnson’s grows 10 varieties of apples. Other things to do on the farm include Discovery Barnyard / Animal Farm (climbing structures, shaded eating area, pipe slide, wacky bridge, rope maze, balance beam, tire climb, and animal feeding), pumpkin picking, Fall Festival weekends with corn maze, live music, moon bounce, and Farm House kitchen food tent.
(To find pick your own apple farms in Northern Burlington County, click HERE.)
Apple Picking in Gloucester County
901 Bridgeton Pike
Mullica Hill, New Jersey 08062
Things to know about apple picking at Mood’s Farm Market: Mood’s Farm Market is closed on Sundays. The farm grows six varieties of apples for picking. The market offers fresh fruit and vegetables from Mood’s and other local New Jersey farms, mouth-watering apple cider doughnuts baked right in the farm market, delicious apple cider pressed on the farm from their apples, and farm pantry items such as jams, jellies, honeys, pickles and fruit butters. Other things to do on the farm include pick-your-own pumpkins, weekend events such as seasonal festivals, scarecrow making, pumpkin painting, hayrides, Halloween parade, and a Veteran’s Day observance.
280 Chapel Heights Road
Sewell, New Jersey 08080
Things to know about apple picking at Duffield’s Farm: Duffield’s Farm is closed on Sundays. The farm grows five varieties of apples for your picking pleasure. Duffield’s Farm operates a farm market where they sell farm fresh fruits, vegetables, apple cider, farm-baked goods such as apple cider doughnuts, pastries, pies (including apple pie, of course), and homemade salads and top-quality meats and cheeses in their deli. Other things to do on the farm include pick-your-own pumpkins, visiting with the farm animals, corn maze, “barn bounce”, pony rides, scarecrow making, and hayrides.
480 Mullica Hill Road
Richwood, NJ 08062
Things to know about apple picking at Heritage Vineyards: Heritage Vineyards grows three varieties of apples for picking. Other things to do include wine tasting, live music on weekends, wine and beer festivals, hayrides, walking trail and picnic area, winery tours.
1631 Route 45
South Harrison, New Jersey 08062
Things to know about apple picking at Hill Creek Farms: Hill Creek Farms is open for apple picking Wednesday through Sunday. The farm grows eleven varieties of apples for your picking pleasure. Tree leasing (exclusive picking rights) is available. The farm operates the Barn Market where customers can purchase New Jersey-grown produce, their own apple cider, jams, jellies, honey, fresh baked treats including apple pies, apple cider doughnuts, apple turn-overs, and caramel apple treats. Other things to do on the farm include pick your own Asian pears, seasonal celebrations such as Grandparents’ Day, Johnny Appleseed’s Birthday Celebration, and a Halloween Fun Day Parade, historic reenactment weekends, and Family Fun Weekends including live music, tractor rides, pony rides, face painting, moon bounce, duck racing, train rides, crafters, pie eating contests, donut bobbing contests, and more.
(Note: Pick-your-own dates and hours are subject to change and availability can vary based on apple varieties grown and growing conditions around New Jersey. It is advisable to visit the farm website or call prior to your apple picking outing to confirm availability.)
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