Fall is in full swing and it’s the perfect time for wandering in Warren County in search of apple picking or a jug of freshly squeezed cider. Many farms have pumpkins to pick, hayrides and corn mazes to discover. The weather is beckoning you to grab a favorite sweater or scarf and get out for a stroll. We’ve put together a list of local farms in the area to make your wandering easy!
Apgar's Cider Press
352 Harmony Brass Castle Road
Phillipsburg (Harmony Township)
Homemade apple cider, apples, pumpkins, jams, jellies, and mums are available. Open daily 10am-5pm, September to December 24.
Best’s Fruit Farm
1 Russling Road
Hackettstown (Independence Twp.)
Farm stand open all year with fresh fruits, homemade apple cider and lots of produce. Apples is their main crop. Christmas trees and grave blankets in the winter.
Brook Hollow Farm
52 Frog Pond Road
Columbia (Knowlton Twp.)
Pick-your-own apples, peaches and pumpkins available at their farm stand while supplies last.
Country Fresh Farms
70 W. Asbury Anderson Road
Hampton (Washington Twp.)
Farm stand with locally grown fruits and vegetables, local eggs, fruit pies, fresh locally made mozzarella, local honey, jams and jellies, and pickles. In addition, hanging baskets, annuals, and perennials; quality hay and straw; gift shop full of primitive decor, handpicked straight from The Amish Country and more other great gifts and surprises! Bring your kids to play in the play yard and to meet the farm animals!
Hayrides, corn maze and zombie paintball. Open from the September 28 until the beginning of November.
Offering a variety of autumn-themed excursions, including The Corn Maze Train; The Great Pumpkin Train with free pumpkins for children; The Warren County Winery Train.
Family owned and operated farm and farm market features hundreds of acres of fresh fruits and vegetables, pumpkin picking, berry picking, apple picking, farm education, group tours, private tours, birthday parties, corporate events, and fun for the whole family. The market carries fresh fruits, vegetables, fresh baked pies and other delicious baked goods, dairy products, syrups, local honey, our own jellies, jam, sauce and salsa, gluten free products, and a fantastic selection of local products from local vendors – neighbors and friends in our community. Selections include Arctic Meats, Byrne Dairy, Greene’s Beans Coffee, beautiful local gift boxes and baskets, John Deere toys, and seasonably New Jersey Audubon products! Donaldson Farms also offers seasonal family fun with attractions including a corn maze, sunflower tours, farm animals, pick-your-own fields, hayrides, pony rides, and more! Fall activities start September 28 with PYO apples and pumpkins.
Fresh vegetables are available and 100+ varieties of annuals, perennials, herbs, patio pots and hanging baskets. In addition, they have mums, cabbage, kale, corn stalks, Indian corn, hay bales and much more. Family-owned for three generations.
Farm market featuring apples, sweet cider and delicious pies, the many colors of winter squash and pumpkins, cornstalks, straw bales, fall flowers and tons of mums, as well as gifts and home décor, jars of jellies, jams and canned goods, organic raw-milk cheese. Open to the end of October.
Their 15 varieties of pick-your-own apples are the main attraction, but they also have pick-your-own pumpkins for Halloween, a corn maze, sunflowers and a berry patch with raspberries as well as jams, jellies, and honey. There are also hayrides for the kids or those just young at heart.
Now in its eighth generation, Mackey's grows apples, peaches, pears, plums, nectarines, apricots, cherries and raspberries, plus thousands of annuals, perennials, hanging baskets, trees, shrubs and vegetables. The bakery features fruit pies and gourmet pastries, while Mackey's Ice Cream Barn is home to 42 flavors of homemade hard ice cream. Pick your own apples and cherries, and have fun on a hayride.
Founded in 1920, the farm market sells fruit, vegetables, and specialty foods, plus gifts, outdoor furniture, meats, cheeses, pumpkins, and more. Hay rides and the Halloween Hollow display offered every Saturday and Sunday from 1-5pm; stop by to enjoy a cup of apple cider on a cool autumn day.
This farm is spread over 120 beautiful acres where they raise Angus cows, donkeys, Dwarf Nigerian goats, Berkshire pigs, Cornish hens, Heritage hens for eggs, Ostrich, Great Pyrenees guardian dogs, and Alpaca. Our animals are treated with the best of care and are never given hormones. In February of 2022, a new 7,000 square foot Farm to Table market was built. There is a full deli, a wood fire pizza oven serving their own meats and home-baked goods. This year features Fall Fun every Sunday in October with hayrides, pumpkin picking, a corn maze and more!
Pack a picnic basket, bring a blanket or sit in the gazebo and enjoy the peace and tranquility among hundreds of English, French and Spanish lavenders. The shop offers a variety of natural, handmade lavender products including bath and body, household, culinary, teas, sachets, wreaths, unique gifts, home and garden decor and of course, lavender bundles both fresh (when in season and while supplies last) and dry as well as lavender buds. Also honey from their hives and fresh eggs from the City Girl Flock. The farm is the idyllic setting for artists and photographers to capture the beauty of the lavender field and its beautiful surroundings. Throughout the season, they offer yoga classes, dinners, paint classes and more.
The pick-your-own farm runs through Oct. 31 and features peaches, tomatoes, peppers, beans, candy onions, garlic and more. Free hayrides on fall weekends – pack a picnic and relax in their beautiful picnic area. Meanwhile, the Farm Stand and Garden Center at 224 Route 94, Blairstown, has vegetables and fruit, as well as seasonal greenhouses full of perennials, annuals, fruit and vegetable plants for every gardening need, plus homemade baked goods, soups, hummus, cider donuts, ice cream, honey, pastas, jams, jellies, local grass fed beef, poultry and dairy products.
Fall Fest includes corn mazes, cow train, hay rides, unlimited bounce pillow and more, with food available including hotdogs and pulled pork as you relax at their picnic tables. Roadside Market; pick-your-own pumpkins; flowers and fall ornamentals available at this diverse, third-generation family farm.
The 130-acre orchard produces many varieties of fruit, both heritage varieties and new hybrids. Pick-your-own apples (heirloom & hard to find varieties), peaches, pears and lots more; their Just Made Bakery at 1875 Route 57 in Hackettstown that carries pies and quiches; and the farm hosts bridal showers, weddings and corporate outings, as well as Farm-to-Table Dinners and a CSA.
Celebrate the fall harvest season with family fun for all ages! Get lost in a corn maze or visit to look for the perfect pumpkin. Take a hayride, pick apples or browse the Farm Market for fresh produce, baked goods and more. Farm Market, Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze are open weekdays (closed Mondays). Fall Fest includes Apple Orchard, Hayrides, 5+ acre Corn Maze, Farm Animals, Pumpkin Checkers, Rubber Duck Races, Pedal Karts, Straw Jump, Horseshoes, John Deere Trike & Tractor Course, Barnyard Bouncers, Junior Pedal Karts, Straw Maze, Inflatable Moon Bounce, Pumpkin Bowling, Corn Hole, Spookley Corn Maze, Barnyard Basketball, Photo Ops, Bee Barn, Connect Four, Pumpkin TicTacToe, Steer Roping, Sand Diggers, & Lil’ Rocking Horses.
Home to one of the largest collections of herbs and perennials in the country. Bring a picnic lunch, play with your children on the swings, visit their farm animals, enjoy a leisurely stroll along the garden paths or just relax and enjoy the beauty of the day. The farm features a multitude of herbs and perennials, display gardens and a gift shop filled with a wonderful assortment of dried flowers, wreaths, statuary, books, essential oils, hard-to-find potpourri supplies and unusual gifts for all ages.
A family business growing beautiful native plants in the Highlands of New Jersey – used as edible, medicinal, and ornamental species – propagated from local, wild seeds, and grown using sustainable methods. They offer native plants, landscape and restoration consulting and fieldwork, and inspiring presentations, publications, and hikes about native plants and the ecology of our region.