Apple Picking at Masker Orchards (Warwick, NY)


: Masker Orchards (site)
: 45 Ball Road, Warwick, NY 10990 (map)
: 9:00am to 5:00pm.
: Apple Blossom Pastry.

You always mean to go apple picking, but then somehow it’s suddenly Thanksgiving and you’ve missed your chance. Well, if you’re looking for a good spot this season, Masker Orchards, a farm in picturesque Warwick, New York (about 55 miles from Manhattan), has been doing the pick-it-yourself thing since 1972.

An Empire Apple after a rainstorm.

It’s free to enter and you can eat as many apples on the orchard as you like, no charge. Apples cost $24.95/half bushel (20lbs), a bargain compared to the local grocery, and the hills, dirt road and clean air really make you feel like you’ve escaped the city’s chaos.

Teenagers direct your drive up the hill and hand you plastic bags featuring orchard maps that help you navigate the farm’s aptly-named roads: Sauce Lane, Cider Lane, and Strudel Lane. Signs bungeed to tree trunks note varieties and indicate ripeness.

Signs on the tree trunks indicate what’s ready to be picked.

You drive around until you find your favorite kinds and start picking. It’s surprisingly rewarding to pick an apple, polish it and take a big, crunching bite. Masker grows 14 apple varieties that ripen at different times (schedule). A general store near the exit at the bottom of the hill sells apple butter, honeycomb, fruit preserves, and other sundries. Another barn sells apple-themed food through a window.

An Apple Blossom, one of the sweets available at Masker’s café.

There’s a super-sweet warm apple pie, and a lightly sugar-speckled apple donut, which would pair well with a mug of the apple-cider sold at the gate ($2.95/half-gallon jug). But the apple blossom is the real gem. Warm, small cubed apples peek out from the top of a blossom shaped pastry made with a salted, crumbly golden brown crust. If you don’t eat too many apples, you might want to go for seconds.

Besides apples, Masker has a selection of pumpkins, a petting zoo, a maze for kids and a general store.

For other places to go apple picking in New York and New Jersey, check out New Yorkled.com. If you’re interested in going somewhere on Long Island, ExploreLI.com features a comprehensive list.


Picking Apples Over the Border

Not far over the New York State border are some fantastic orchards, some that have been run by the same families for over a century. Many Bergen County families have been coming to these orchards for years. So if you want to feel like you've escaped, but don't feel like sitting in a car for two hours, hop on the Palisade Interstate Parkway and get ready to pick some apples.

Just a short beautiful ride to Warwick, New York, is Pennings Orchards. Pennings Orchards has over 20 varieties of apples to choose from in orchards that offer breathtaking views of the changing season. Many of the apples are grown on dwarf trees making it easy for the little ones to pick apples all by themselves. Pennings offers a hayride into the orchard and they have a petting zoo for the kids.

Pennings Orchards, 170 Rt. 94 S., Warwick, NY (845) 986-1059

With over 30 varieties of apples to choose from, Stone Ridge Orchard knows a little something about apples. And they should. Stone Ridge has been doing it for over 200 years. In addition to an amazing orchard, Stone Ridge has a gourmet farm market that you have to check out!

Stone Ridge Orchard, 3012 Rt. 213, Stone Ridge, NY 845-687-2587

Farmed since 1913, Maskers Orchards is one of the only orchards that allows you to drive right in allowing you to pack a picnic in the trunk and feast in the orchards while picking apples. Best of all, they allow you to eat all the apples you want while you're visiting the orchard.

Masker Orchards, 45 Ball Rd., Warwick, NY (845) 986-1058

Farming in Rockland County since 1712, the Concklin Family continues to own and operated this farm. Just minutes from Bergen County, Conklin Farm not only has orchards that offer a variety of apples, but their farm market sells homemade pies, cookies, and cakes made from centuries old recipes. You may know Conklin from some of the farmers' markets.

Orchards of Concklin, 2 Mountain Rd., Pomona, NY 845-354-036

Another orchard located just minutes off the Palisade Interstate Parkway in Rockland County, Dr. Davies Farm has 4000 apple trees on 35 acres. Family owned and operated since 1891, it seems that when every other orchard has closed for the season, you'll still be welcomed at Dr. Davies where there orchards appear to always have appels. and they will have an abundance of apples still to choose from.

Dr. Davies Farm, 306 Rt. 304, Congers, NY 845-268-7020

*Author's note: although there are more pick-your-own apple orchards in New York, these are the ones that the author has visited.


Picking Apples Over the Border

Not far over the New York State border are some fantastic orchards, some that have been run by the same families for over a century. Many Bergen County families have been coming to these orchards for years. So if you want to feel like you've escaped, but don't feel like sitting in a car for two hours, hop on the Palisade Interstate Parkway and get ready to pick some apples.

Just a short beautiful ride to Warwick, New York, is Pennings Orchards. Pennings Orchards has over 20 varieties of apples to choose from in orchards that offer breathtaking views of the changing season. Many of the apples are grown on dwarf trees making it easy for the little ones to pick apples all by themselves. Pennings offers a hayride into the orchard and they have a petting zoo for the kids.

Pennings Orchards, 170 Rt. 94 S., Warwick, NY (845) 986-1059

With over 30 varieties of apples to choose from, Stone Ridge Orchard knows a little something about apples. And they should. Stone Ridge has been doing it for over 200 years. In addition to an amazing orchard, Stone Ridge has a gourmet farm market that you have to check out!

Stone Ridge Orchard, 3012 Rt. 213, Stone Ridge, NY 845-687-2587

Farmed since 1913, Maskers Orchards is one of the only orchards that allows you to drive right in allowing you to pack a picnic in the trunk and feast in the orchards while picking apples. Best of all, they allow you to eat all the apples you want while you're visiting the orchard.

Masker Orchards, 45 Ball Rd., Warwick, NY (845) 986-1058

Farming in Rockland County since 1712, the Concklin Family continues to own and operated this farm. Just minutes from Bergen County, Conklin Farm not only has orchards that offer a variety of apples, but their farm market sells homemade pies, cookies, and cakes made from centuries old recipes. You may know Conklin from some of the farmers' markets.

Orchards of Concklin, 2 Mountain Rd., Pomona, NY 845-354-036

Another orchard located just minutes off the Palisade Interstate Parkway in Rockland County, Dr. Davies Farm has 4000 apple trees on 35 acres. Family owned and operated since 1891, it seems that when every other orchard has closed for the season, you'll still be welcomed at Dr. Davies where there orchards appear to always have appels. and they will have an abundance of apples still to choose from.

Dr. Davies Farm, 306 Rt. 304, Congers, NY 845-268-7020

*Author's note: although there are more pick-your-own apple orchards in New York, these are the ones that the author has visited.


Picking Apples Over the Border

Not far over the New York State border are some fantastic orchards, some that have been run by the same families for over a century. Many Bergen County families have been coming to these orchards for years. So if you want to feel like you've escaped, but don't feel like sitting in a car for two hours, hop on the Palisade Interstate Parkway and get ready to pick some apples.

Just a short beautiful ride to Warwick, New York, is Pennings Orchards. Pennings Orchards has over 20 varieties of apples to choose from in orchards that offer breathtaking views of the changing season. Many of the apples are grown on dwarf trees making it easy for the little ones to pick apples all by themselves. Pennings offers a hayride into the orchard and they have a petting zoo for the kids.

Pennings Orchards, 170 Rt. 94 S., Warwick, NY (845) 986-1059

With over 30 varieties of apples to choose from, Stone Ridge Orchard knows a little something about apples. And they should. Stone Ridge has been doing it for over 200 years. In addition to an amazing orchard, Stone Ridge has a gourmet farm market that you have to check out!

Stone Ridge Orchard, 3012 Rt. 213, Stone Ridge, NY 845-687-2587

Farmed since 1913, Maskers Orchards is one of the only orchards that allows you to drive right in allowing you to pack a picnic in the trunk and feast in the orchards while picking apples. Best of all, they allow you to eat all the apples you want while you're visiting the orchard.

Masker Orchards, 45 Ball Rd., Warwick, NY (845) 986-1058

Farming in Rockland County since 1712, the Concklin Family continues to own and operated this farm. Just minutes from Bergen County, Conklin Farm not only has orchards that offer a variety of apples, but their farm market sells homemade pies, cookies, and cakes made from centuries old recipes. You may know Conklin from some of the farmers' markets.

Orchards of Concklin, 2 Mountain Rd., Pomona, NY 845-354-036

Another orchard located just minutes off the Palisade Interstate Parkway in Rockland County, Dr. Davies Farm has 4000 apple trees on 35 acres. Family owned and operated since 1891, it seems that when every other orchard has closed for the season, you'll still be welcomed at Dr. Davies where there orchards appear to always have appels. and they will have an abundance of apples still to choose from.

Dr. Davies Farm, 306 Rt. 304, Congers, NY 845-268-7020

*Author's note: although there are more pick-your-own apple orchards in New York, these are the ones that the author has visited.


Picking Apples Over the Border

Not far over the New York State border are some fantastic orchards, some that have been run by the same families for over a century. Many Bergen County families have been coming to these orchards for years. So if you want to feel like you've escaped, but don't feel like sitting in a car for two hours, hop on the Palisade Interstate Parkway and get ready to pick some apples.

Just a short beautiful ride to Warwick, New York, is Pennings Orchards. Pennings Orchards has over 20 varieties of apples to choose from in orchards that offer breathtaking views of the changing season. Many of the apples are grown on dwarf trees making it easy for the little ones to pick apples all by themselves. Pennings offers a hayride into the orchard and they have a petting zoo for the kids.

Pennings Orchards, 170 Rt. 94 S., Warwick, NY (845) 986-1059

With over 30 varieties of apples to choose from, Stone Ridge Orchard knows a little something about apples. And they should. Stone Ridge has been doing it for over 200 years. In addition to an amazing orchard, Stone Ridge has a gourmet farm market that you have to check out!

Stone Ridge Orchard, 3012 Rt. 213, Stone Ridge, NY 845-687-2587

Farmed since 1913, Maskers Orchards is one of the only orchards that allows you to drive right in allowing you to pack a picnic in the trunk and feast in the orchards while picking apples. Best of all, they allow you to eat all the apples you want while you're visiting the orchard.

Masker Orchards, 45 Ball Rd., Warwick, NY (845) 986-1058

Farming in Rockland County since 1712, the Concklin Family continues to own and operated this farm. Just minutes from Bergen County, Conklin Farm not only has orchards that offer a variety of apples, but their farm market sells homemade pies, cookies, and cakes made from centuries old recipes. You may know Conklin from some of the farmers' markets.

Orchards of Concklin, 2 Mountain Rd., Pomona, NY 845-354-036

Another orchard located just minutes off the Palisade Interstate Parkway in Rockland County, Dr. Davies Farm has 4000 apple trees on 35 acres. Family owned and operated since 1891, it seems that when every other orchard has closed for the season, you'll still be welcomed at Dr. Davies where there orchards appear to always have appels. and they will have an abundance of apples still to choose from.

Dr. Davies Farm, 306 Rt. 304, Congers, NY 845-268-7020

*Author's note: although there are more pick-your-own apple orchards in New York, these are the ones that the author has visited.


Picking Apples Over the Border

Not far over the New York State border are some fantastic orchards, some that have been run by the same families for over a century. Many Bergen County families have been coming to these orchards for years. So if you want to feel like you've escaped, but don't feel like sitting in a car for two hours, hop on the Palisade Interstate Parkway and get ready to pick some apples.

Just a short beautiful ride to Warwick, New York, is Pennings Orchards. Pennings Orchards has over 20 varieties of apples to choose from in orchards that offer breathtaking views of the changing season. Many of the apples are grown on dwarf trees making it easy for the little ones to pick apples all by themselves. Pennings offers a hayride into the orchard and they have a petting zoo for the kids.

Pennings Orchards, 170 Rt. 94 S., Warwick, NY (845) 986-1059

With over 30 varieties of apples to choose from, Stone Ridge Orchard knows a little something about apples. And they should. Stone Ridge has been doing it for over 200 years. In addition to an amazing orchard, Stone Ridge has a gourmet farm market that you have to check out!

Stone Ridge Orchard, 3012 Rt. 213, Stone Ridge, NY 845-687-2587

Farmed since 1913, Maskers Orchards is one of the only orchards that allows you to drive right in allowing you to pack a picnic in the trunk and feast in the orchards while picking apples. Best of all, they allow you to eat all the apples you want while you're visiting the orchard.

Masker Orchards, 45 Ball Rd., Warwick, NY (845) 986-1058

Farming in Rockland County since 1712, the Concklin Family continues to own and operated this farm. Just minutes from Bergen County, Conklin Farm not only has orchards that offer a variety of apples, but their farm market sells homemade pies, cookies, and cakes made from centuries old recipes. You may know Conklin from some of the farmers' markets.

Orchards of Concklin, 2 Mountain Rd., Pomona, NY 845-354-036

Another orchard located just minutes off the Palisade Interstate Parkway in Rockland County, Dr. Davies Farm has 4000 apple trees on 35 acres. Family owned and operated since 1891, it seems that when every other orchard has closed for the season, you'll still be welcomed at Dr. Davies where there orchards appear to always have appels. and they will have an abundance of apples still to choose from.

Dr. Davies Farm, 306 Rt. 304, Congers, NY 845-268-7020

*Author's note: although there are more pick-your-own apple orchards in New York, these are the ones that the author has visited.


Picking Apples Over the Border

Not far over the New York State border are some fantastic orchards, some that have been run by the same families for over a century. Many Bergen County families have been coming to these orchards for years. So if you want to feel like you've escaped, but don't feel like sitting in a car for two hours, hop on the Palisade Interstate Parkway and get ready to pick some apples.

Just a short beautiful ride to Warwick, New York, is Pennings Orchards. Pennings Orchards has over 20 varieties of apples to choose from in orchards that offer breathtaking views of the changing season. Many of the apples are grown on dwarf trees making it easy for the little ones to pick apples all by themselves. Pennings offers a hayride into the orchard and they have a petting zoo for the kids.

Pennings Orchards, 170 Rt. 94 S., Warwick, NY (845) 986-1059

With over 30 varieties of apples to choose from, Stone Ridge Orchard knows a little something about apples. And they should. Stone Ridge has been doing it for over 200 years. In addition to an amazing orchard, Stone Ridge has a gourmet farm market that you have to check out!

Stone Ridge Orchard, 3012 Rt. 213, Stone Ridge, NY 845-687-2587

Farmed since 1913, Maskers Orchards is one of the only orchards that allows you to drive right in allowing you to pack a picnic in the trunk and feast in the orchards while picking apples. Best of all, they allow you to eat all the apples you want while you're visiting the orchard.

Masker Orchards, 45 Ball Rd., Warwick, NY (845) 986-1058

Farming in Rockland County since 1712, the Concklin Family continues to own and operated this farm. Just minutes from Bergen County, Conklin Farm not only has orchards that offer a variety of apples, but their farm market sells homemade pies, cookies, and cakes made from centuries old recipes. You may know Conklin from some of the farmers' markets.

Orchards of Concklin, 2 Mountain Rd., Pomona, NY 845-354-036

Another orchard located just minutes off the Palisade Interstate Parkway in Rockland County, Dr. Davies Farm has 4000 apple trees on 35 acres. Family owned and operated since 1891, it seems that when every other orchard has closed for the season, you'll still be welcomed at Dr. Davies where there orchards appear to always have appels. and they will have an abundance of apples still to choose from.

Dr. Davies Farm, 306 Rt. 304, Congers, NY 845-268-7020

*Author's note: although there are more pick-your-own apple orchards in New York, these are the ones that the author has visited.


Picking Apples Over the Border

Not far over the New York State border are some fantastic orchards, some that have been run by the same families for over a century. Many Bergen County families have been coming to these orchards for years. So if you want to feel like you've escaped, but don't feel like sitting in a car for two hours, hop on the Palisade Interstate Parkway and get ready to pick some apples.

Just a short beautiful ride to Warwick, New York, is Pennings Orchards. Pennings Orchards has over 20 varieties of apples to choose from in orchards that offer breathtaking views of the changing season. Many of the apples are grown on dwarf trees making it easy for the little ones to pick apples all by themselves. Pennings offers a hayride into the orchard and they have a petting zoo for the kids.

Pennings Orchards, 170 Rt. 94 S., Warwick, NY (845) 986-1059

With over 30 varieties of apples to choose from, Stone Ridge Orchard knows a little something about apples. And they should. Stone Ridge has been doing it for over 200 years. In addition to an amazing orchard, Stone Ridge has a gourmet farm market that you have to check out!

Stone Ridge Orchard, 3012 Rt. 213, Stone Ridge, NY 845-687-2587

Farmed since 1913, Maskers Orchards is one of the only orchards that allows you to drive right in allowing you to pack a picnic in the trunk and feast in the orchards while picking apples. Best of all, they allow you to eat all the apples you want while you're visiting the orchard.

Masker Orchards, 45 Ball Rd., Warwick, NY (845) 986-1058

Farming in Rockland County since 1712, the Concklin Family continues to own and operated this farm. Just minutes from Bergen County, Conklin Farm not only has orchards that offer a variety of apples, but their farm market sells homemade pies, cookies, and cakes made from centuries old recipes. You may know Conklin from some of the farmers' markets.

Orchards of Concklin, 2 Mountain Rd., Pomona, NY 845-354-036

Another orchard located just minutes off the Palisade Interstate Parkway in Rockland County, Dr. Davies Farm has 4000 apple trees on 35 acres. Family owned and operated since 1891, it seems that when every other orchard has closed for the season, you'll still be welcomed at Dr. Davies where there orchards appear to always have appels. and they will have an abundance of apples still to choose from.

Dr. Davies Farm, 306 Rt. 304, Congers, NY 845-268-7020

*Author's note: although there are more pick-your-own apple orchards in New York, these are the ones that the author has visited.


Picking Apples Over the Border

Not far over the New York State border are some fantastic orchards, some that have been run by the same families for over a century. Many Bergen County families have been coming to these orchards for years. So if you want to feel like you've escaped, but don't feel like sitting in a car for two hours, hop on the Palisade Interstate Parkway and get ready to pick some apples.

Just a short beautiful ride to Warwick, New York, is Pennings Orchards. Pennings Orchards has over 20 varieties of apples to choose from in orchards that offer breathtaking views of the changing season. Many of the apples are grown on dwarf trees making it easy for the little ones to pick apples all by themselves. Pennings offers a hayride into the orchard and they have a petting zoo for the kids.

Pennings Orchards, 170 Rt. 94 S., Warwick, NY (845) 986-1059

With over 30 varieties of apples to choose from, Stone Ridge Orchard knows a little something about apples. And they should. Stone Ridge has been doing it for over 200 years. In addition to an amazing orchard, Stone Ridge has a gourmet farm market that you have to check out!

Stone Ridge Orchard, 3012 Rt. 213, Stone Ridge, NY 845-687-2587

Farmed since 1913, Maskers Orchards is one of the only orchards that allows you to drive right in allowing you to pack a picnic in the trunk and feast in the orchards while picking apples. Best of all, they allow you to eat all the apples you want while you're visiting the orchard.

Masker Orchards, 45 Ball Rd., Warwick, NY (845) 986-1058

Farming in Rockland County since 1712, the Concklin Family continues to own and operated this farm. Just minutes from Bergen County, Conklin Farm not only has orchards that offer a variety of apples, but their farm market sells homemade pies, cookies, and cakes made from centuries old recipes. You may know Conklin from some of the farmers' markets.

Orchards of Concklin, 2 Mountain Rd., Pomona, NY 845-354-036

Another orchard located just minutes off the Palisade Interstate Parkway in Rockland County, Dr. Davies Farm has 4000 apple trees on 35 acres. Family owned and operated since 1891, it seems that when every other orchard has closed for the season, you'll still be welcomed at Dr. Davies where there orchards appear to always have appels. and they will have an abundance of apples still to choose from.

Dr. Davies Farm, 306 Rt. 304, Congers, NY 845-268-7020

*Author's note: although there are more pick-your-own apple orchards in New York, these are the ones that the author has visited.


Picking Apples Over the Border

Not far over the New York State border are some fantastic orchards, some that have been run by the same families for over a century. Many Bergen County families have been coming to these orchards for years. So if you want to feel like you've escaped, but don't feel like sitting in a car for two hours, hop on the Palisade Interstate Parkway and get ready to pick some apples.

Just a short beautiful ride to Warwick, New York, is Pennings Orchards. Pennings Orchards has over 20 varieties of apples to choose from in orchards that offer breathtaking views of the changing season. Many of the apples are grown on dwarf trees making it easy for the little ones to pick apples all by themselves. Pennings offers a hayride into the orchard and they have a petting zoo for the kids.

Pennings Orchards, 170 Rt. 94 S., Warwick, NY (845) 986-1059

With over 30 varieties of apples to choose from, Stone Ridge Orchard knows a little something about apples. And they should. Stone Ridge has been doing it for over 200 years. In addition to an amazing orchard, Stone Ridge has a gourmet farm market that you have to check out!

Stone Ridge Orchard, 3012 Rt. 213, Stone Ridge, NY 845-687-2587

Farmed since 1913, Maskers Orchards is one of the only orchards that allows you to drive right in allowing you to pack a picnic in the trunk and feast in the orchards while picking apples. Best of all, they allow you to eat all the apples you want while you're visiting the orchard.

Masker Orchards, 45 Ball Rd., Warwick, NY (845) 986-1058

Farming in Rockland County since 1712, the Concklin Family continues to own and operated this farm. Just minutes from Bergen County, Conklin Farm not only has orchards that offer a variety of apples, but their farm market sells homemade pies, cookies, and cakes made from centuries old recipes. You may know Conklin from some of the farmers' markets.

Orchards of Concklin, 2 Mountain Rd., Pomona, NY 845-354-036

Another orchard located just minutes off the Palisade Interstate Parkway in Rockland County, Dr. Davies Farm has 4000 apple trees on 35 acres. Family owned and operated since 1891, it seems that when every other orchard has closed for the season, you'll still be welcomed at Dr. Davies where there orchards appear to always have appels. and they will have an abundance of apples still to choose from.

Dr. Davies Farm, 306 Rt. 304, Congers, NY 845-268-7020

*Author's note: although there are more pick-your-own apple orchards in New York, these are the ones that the author has visited.


Picking Apples Over the Border

Not far over the New York State border are some fantastic orchards, some that have been run by the same families for over a century. Many Bergen County families have been coming to these orchards for years. So if you want to feel like you've escaped, but don't feel like sitting in a car for two hours, hop on the Palisade Interstate Parkway and get ready to pick some apples.

Just a short beautiful ride to Warwick, New York, is Pennings Orchards. Pennings Orchards has over 20 varieties of apples to choose from in orchards that offer breathtaking views of the changing season. Many of the apples are grown on dwarf trees making it easy for the little ones to pick apples all by themselves. Pennings offers a hayride into the orchard and they have a petting zoo for the kids.

Pennings Orchards, 170 Rt. 94 S., Warwick, NY (845) 986-1059

With over 30 varieties of apples to choose from, Stone Ridge Orchard knows a little something about apples. And they should. Stone Ridge has been doing it for over 200 years. In addition to an amazing orchard, Stone Ridge has a gourmet farm market that you have to check out!

Stone Ridge Orchard, 3012 Rt. 213, Stone Ridge, NY 845-687-2587

Farmed since 1913, Maskers Orchards is one of the only orchards that allows you to drive right in allowing you to pack a picnic in the trunk and feast in the orchards while picking apples. Best of all, they allow you to eat all the apples you want while you're visiting the orchard.

Masker Orchards, 45 Ball Rd., Warwick, NY (845) 986-1058

Farming in Rockland County since 1712, the Concklin Family continues to own and operated this farm. Just minutes from Bergen County, Conklin Farm not only has orchards that offer a variety of apples, but their farm market sells homemade pies, cookies, and cakes made from centuries old recipes. You may know Conklin from some of the farmers' markets.

Orchards of Concklin, 2 Mountain Rd., Pomona, NY 845-354-036

Another orchard located just minutes off the Palisade Interstate Parkway in Rockland County, Dr. Davies Farm has 4000 apple trees on 35 acres. Family owned and operated since 1891, it seems that when every other orchard has closed for the season, you'll still be welcomed at Dr. Davies where there orchards appear to always have appels. and they will have an abundance of apples still to choose from.

Dr. Davies Farm, 306 Rt. 304, Congers, NY 845-268-7020

*Author's note: although there are more pick-your-own apple orchards in New York, these are the ones that the author has visited.


Watch the video: Masker Orchards Apple Picking. Warwick, NY


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