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Visit Harbes Orchard on weekdays!

We are operating at reduced capacity on weekends. We highly recommend visiting weekdays as they are far less busy. Don’t miss out on your apple picking outing this year! Open non-holiday weekdays 10-5.*

*NOTE: Open weather permitting. Please check our website, social media, or message us in inclement weather.

Harbes Orchard Updates:

Harbes Orchard is open daily through November 1st. We’re open 9 AM-6 PM Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays and 10 AM-5 PM non-holiday weekdays. Reservations are not required. Please remember to bring face coverings for family members and observe social distancing while on the farm. Other than that, plan to have a great day of apple picking!

We are operating at reduced capacity on weekends and holidays. We highly recommend visiting on a non-holiday weekday.

OPEN WEATHER PERMITTING! Always check our website, social media, or message before visiting in inclement weather.

PLEASE NOTE: All guests are required by NY State to wear a face covering. Kids two and under and those with special needs are exempt.* Credit cards preferred at this time.

*Please be aware some promotional photos were taken pre-COVID.

Apple Picking at its Best!

The star attraction at the 78 acre Harbes Orchard is the breathtakingly beautiful apple orchard, ideal for family-friendly picking. Featuring 27 different varieties, the orchard uses an innovative trellis system to grow apples that are within reach of even the smallest of hands. We also offer an assortment of fun activities and delicious fall treats.

Prices and availability subject to change without notice.

PLAN YOUR VISIT

  • Admission required to enter the farm.
  • Reservations are not required.
  • Face masks must be worn at all times while on the farm.
  • Please observe social distancing.
  • We are operating at reduced capacity weekends and holidays. Visiting on non-holiday weekdays is highly recommended.
  • Kids 2 and under are free but do not receive an apple bag.
  • Harbes Orchard 3 lb. Apple Bag holds 6-10 apples. All apples must fit in the bag provided. Any additional apples that you pick you will be charged for. Bags and carriages subject to search.
  • Children under 12 require adult supervision in the maze.
  • Pumpkin picking is by the pound.
  • Pony Rides are charged separately.
  • Attractions and Farm are open weather permitting. Always check our website or social media for updates.
  • No outside food or drinks.
  • Prices subject to change without notice.
  • Last admission to the Farm: 4:40 pm weekdays & 5:40 pm weekends & holidays
  • Last Corn Maze admission: 4:20 pm weekdays & 5:20 pm weekends & holidays
  • No pets allowed.

Apple Varieties and Ripening Times

Learn more about the taste and uses for each of our apples below

Ultima Gala

Early September

‣ Mild sweet flavor
‣ Great for snacking and baking

Zestar

Early September

‣ Sweet flavor and crisp texture
‣ Great for eating fresh

Sansa

Early September

‣ Firm, juicy and sweet with a hint of tartness
‣ Similar to a Gala in flavor
‣ Great for snacking and salads

Blondee

Early September

‣ Sweet and crunchy
‣ Great for snacking and salads

Gale Gala

Early September

‣ Firm, juicy and sweet
‣ Great for cooking, baking and salads

RubyMac

Early September

‣ Crisp with some tartness
‣ Great for eating fresh, baking, and sauces

Honeycrisp

Mid September

‣ Complex sweet/tart flavor, very crisp
‣ Yellowish-red
‣ Great for baking and salads

Daybreak Fuji

Mid September

‣ Super sweet, wildly juicy, extremely crispy
‣ Great for snacking and salads

Crimson Crisp

Mid September

‣ Crisp, rich flavor that is sweet, sharp and spicy
‣ Great for eating fresh

Golden Delicious

Late September

‣ Mild and crisp with a sweet flavor
‣ Great for snacking, salads, and baking

Crown Empire

Late September

‣ Crisp and juicy
‣ Slightly tart
‣ Great for baking and cooking

Snapdragon

Late September

‣ Sweet, juicy, and crisp
‣ Developed by Cornell University exclusively for NY growers
‣ Great for snacking and salads

Jonagold de Coster

Early October

‣ Crisp, juicy and sweet with some tartness
‣ Very aromatic
‣ Great for baking and salads

Shizuka

Early October

‣ Sweet and crisp
‣ Excellent flavor, sweeter with less acid than Mutsu
‣ Great for baking and eating fresh

Autumn Gala

Early October

‣ Firm, juicy and sweet with a hint of tartness
‣ Great for snacking and backing

Cameo

Early October

‣ Sweet and crisp
‣ Red-striped with creamy orange color
‣ Great for snacking and salads

Keepsake

Early October

‣ Very firm and crisp
‣ Great for eating fresh

Red Jonaprince

Early October

‣ New version of Jonagold
‣ Excellent flavor
‣ Crisp and juicy
‣ Great for baking and salads

Crimson Topaz

Early October

‣ Crisp and juicy with tart flavor
‣ Great for eating fresh

Suncrisp

Mid October

‣ Crisp and juicy with tart flavor
‣ Juicy and crisp flesh
‣ Great for snacking and baking

Albemarle Pippin

Mid October

‣ Firm and juicy
‣ Crisp texture
‣ Great for baking and snacking

Red Cameo

Mid October

‣ Crisp and juicy
‣ Sweet-tart flavor
‣ Great for snacking and salads

Ruby Frost

Mid October

‣ Juicy, crisp and sweet flavors
‣ A New York-only apple variety
‣ Great for eating fresh, baking, cooking, and sauces

Enterprise

Late October

‣ Juicy and sweet with spicy aroma and mild tartness
‣ Great for eating fresh and baking

Gold Rush

Late October

‣ Juicy and tart
‣ Great for juicing and baking

Aztec Rose Fuji

Late October

‣ Super sweet, wildly juicy, and extremely crisp
‣ Great for snacking and baking

Maslin Pink Lady

Late October

‣ Crisp, juicy and tangy
‣ Great for baking and snacking

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