Fall Farm Fun in Warren County, New Jersey

Autumn approaches! The fruit ripens, it’s time to harvest, the leaves will be displaying their blazing colors soon. It’s a perfect time for wandering in Warren County, to pick apples and enjoy freshly squeezed cider, to take on the challenge of a corn maze or traipse among acres of sunflowers, or just to enjoy nature's most glorious days of the year. Here are some ideas for you and your family to help you plan your fall fun at our farms. Farms are listed alphabetically.

Apgar's Cider Press
352 Harmony Brass Castle Road
Phillipsburg (Harmony Township)
(908) 859-2988 or (908) 859-0599

Homemade cider, apples, peaches, pumpkins, and sour cherries available. Open daily 10am-5pm, September to December 24.

Best’s Fruit Farm
1 Russling Road
Hackettstown (Independence Twp.)
(908) 852-3777

Farm stand with peaches, apples and lots more produce, plus homemade apple cider. Open year-round!

Brook Hollow Farm
52 Frog Pond Road
Columbia (Knowlton Twp.)
(908) 496-4577

Pick-your-own apples; Peaches and apples available at our farm stand while supplies last.

Corrado Farms
671 Mt. Bethel Road
Hackettstown (Mansfield Twp.)
(908) 637-4644 or (973) 942-4448

Haunted house and hayrides for all ages to enjoy, plus a corn maze and zombie paintball! Opens for the season Saturday, Sept. 30, then every Friday-Saturday-Sunday through Nov. 4.

Country Fresh Farms
70 W. Asbury Anderson Road
Hampton (Washington Twp.)
(908) 537-9009

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 our play yard and to meet John Henry the Pig and the rest of his Barnyard Friends!

Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Road
Hackettstown (Mansfield Twp.)
(908) 852-9122

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. Some of our selection includes 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!

Dutch Valley Tree Farm
166 Changewater Rd
Washington
(908)-689-0793

Mums, hay bales, and corn stalks available for your fall decorating. The 1924 barn, situated among 42 acres of Christmas trees, is available for weddings and parties.

Godlewsky Farms
215 Alphano Road
Great Meadows (Independence Twp.)
(908) 637-4927

Fresh vegetables and herbs available, and 100+ varieties of annuals, perennials, herbs, patio pots and hanging baskets. Family-owned for three generations.

Hensler Farms
369 County Road 519
Belvidere (White Twp.)
(908) 475-0021

Farm market now 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.

Kash Farm
181 Petersburg Rd.
Hackettstown (Independence Twp.)
(908) 852-0570

Roadside Market; petting zoo.

Longmeadow Farm
561 Blairstown Road (Rt. 521)
Hope
(908) 459-5351

Their 15 varieties of pick-your-own apples are the main attraction, but they also have pick-your-own pumpkins for Halloween, and a berry patch with raspberries and blackberries, as well as jams, jellies, and honey. There are also hayrides for the kids or those just young at heart, and the annual Harvest Festival on October 7.

Mackey's Orchard
284 County Road 519
Belvidere (White Twp.)
(908) 475-1507

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.

Marshall's Farm Market
PO Box 22 114 Route 46
Delaware (Knowlton Twp.)
(908) 475-1989

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 for the fall; stop by to enjoy a cup of apple cider on a cool autumn day.

Orchard View Lavender Farm
101 Karrsville Road
Port Murray (Mansfield Twp.)
201-341-8147

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.

Race Farm
87 Belcher Road
Blairstown
(908) 362-8151

The pick-your-own farm runs through Oct. 31 and features peaches, tomatoes, peppers, beans, candy onions and garlic. 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.

Stoneyfield Orchards
5 Orchard Street
Belvidere (White Twp.)
(908) 475-5209

Pick your own or have them pick it for you, with fresh goods from the farm store year-round, plus eggs, cheeses, jellies and maple syrup, as well as Vermont cheese, preserves, relishes, salad dressings and more. Kid-friendly, with cows and other farm animals for the children to see. Apples are available through the winter until April. Cider is pressed all winter long and is available through June.

The Farm in Harmony
231 Brainards Road
Harmony
(908) 283-0721

Their 7-acre, military-themed Corn Maze is open through November 10, Wednesday through Sunday, 9am-6pm (Monday and Tuesday by appointment) and culminating with a free invitation-only event for veterans and their families on Veterans Day, November 11. (Interested parties should email thefarminharmony@gmail.com with "Vets Only" in the subject line to participate in the Veterans Day event.)

Top View Riding Ranch
36 Hess Rd
Blairstown
(908) 362-1440

Scenic forest trails that skirt the Paulinskill River, family safe horses, and rides to accommodate all experience levels, including Pony Rides for the young and timid!  The Full Day Ride stops midway through the ride at the Blairstown Airport for a lunch break. You can pack a lunch or bring money and our experienced trail guides will call ahead for takeout at the Local Runway Cafe.  Rain or shine through the canopied trails to experience nature’s beauty at its best.

Tranquillity Farms
10 Tranquillity Farm Road
Andover (Allamuchy Twp.)
(908) 979-0303

Fall Fest with corn mazes, pumpkin launchers, corn cannons, cow train, hay rides 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.

Tree-Licious Orchards
135 Karrville Road
Port Murray (Mansfield Twp.)
(908) 689-2906 or 908-852-7191

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; their Just Made Bakery carries pies and quiches; and the farm hosts bridal showers, weddings and corporate outings, as well as Farm-to-Table Dinners.

VonThun Farms
438 NJ-57
Washington
(732) 329-8656

Pick-Your-Own strawberries, raspberries and blackberries while in season, plus a farm market, and horseback riding lessons.

Well-Sweep Herb Farm
205 Mount Bethel Road
Port Murray (Mansfield Twp.)
(908) 852-5390

Home to one of the largest collections of herbs and perennials in the country, now in its 48th year. Bring a picnic lunch, play with your children on the swings, visit their farm animals, enjoy a leisurely stroll along our 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. They also have a full schedule of special workshops and other events.

Wild Ridge Plants
Pohatcong, NJ
(908) 319-7230

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. Visit them on Facebook to learn about special events, including the Fall Open Greenhouse Sept. 15-16.