Where to Pick Pumpkins Nearby This Fall

Grab your signature pumpkin before Halloween hits in Westchester and its surrounding counties.

On the heels of September's apple picking tradition comes another Hudson Valley ritual—grabbing pumpkins from a local patch for carving, decoration or eats.

You won't have to travel far this month; Patch has your go-to local spots to nabbing the iconic fall treat.

Westchester County

Wilkens Fruit and Fir Farm, Yorktown Heights, 1313 White Hill Rd.: This northern Westchester staple also allows families to pick out Christmas trees come December. (914) 245-5111

Outhouse Orchards, Croton Falls, 139 Hardscrable Rd.: Family-owned, the compound includes hay rides and a corn maze. (914) 277-3188

Stuarts Farm, Granite Springs, 62 Granite Springs Rd.: The oldest apple orchard in Westchester, Stuarts also boasts from-the-vine pumpkins. (914) 245-2784


Putnam and Dutchess counties

Salinger's Orchard, Brewster, 230 Guinea Road, Brewster: Families can pick up cider, pies and fruit baskets along with their pumpkins. (845) 277-3521

Fishkill Farms, Hopewell Junction, 9 Fishkill Farm Road: The farm's 40 acres also house apples, peaches and cherries, in season. (845) 897-4377


Rockland and Orange counties

The Orchards of ConcklinPomona, 2 South Mountain Rd.: The sprawling farm, just a 20-minute drive north from the Tappan Zee Bridge, also features a bakery stocked with home-made goods. (845) 354-0369

Applewood Orchards and Winery, Warwick, 82 4 Corners Rd.: Applewood, which also serves up the eponymous apples, has a pumpkin patch open on the weekends. (845) 986-1684


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