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Best Places for Apple & Pumpkin Picking & Other Fall Activities In the Upper Valley

Oct 01, 2021 11:47AM ● By Melanie Heisinger
With pumpkin spice showing up in all our favorite spots, it means it's time to get outside and appreciate that changing season. One of our favorite Fall activities is to go apple or pumpkin picking. Whatever your fancy, we've compiled some of our favorite local spots to visit this Fall in the Upper Valley. Happy pickings! 

Local Farms & Orchards

Patch Orchards

Family-owned since 1775, Patch Orchards has all the fall staples you're looking for. Here, you'll find apples, pumpkins, cider, maple syrup, soft serve, and a corn maze. Find a wide array of apples and so much more. 

Learn more at

Riverview Farm

Courtesy of Riverview Farm.

A staple in the community, Riverview Farm has been owned by the Franklin family for over 30 years. You can find apples, pumpkins, berries, and so much more. Grab some tasty, homemade cider on your way out to sip on as you and your family carve your pumpkins. 

Visit their website to learn more:


Cedar Circle Farm

Courtesy of Cedar Circle Farm.
If you're looking for organic produce, Cedar Circle Farm is the place to go. During the fall, you can pick your own apples and pumpkins. Grab an espresso before you peruse their plentiful pickings and make a whole day out of it. 

Visit their website at

Poverty Lane Orchards

If you are looking for apples and apples only, Poverty Lane Orchards is the place for you. Sip on some of their famous sweet cider as you stroll though the orchards. Fill up your bag with the best apples you find.

Call (603)448-1511 if you have any questions about their orchard and visit their website to learn more:

Billings Farm & Museum

If strolling outdoors at a dairy farm is more your speed, Billings Farm is the perfect place for you. Stroll along the Riverwalk with an ice cream from their Dairy Bar and take in the beautiful gardens. Historic barns and scenic landscapes will make a great fall day.

Learn more at

Fall Events

Runaway Pumpkin 10k  5k RunWalk - start Oct 16 2021 0900AM

Runaway Pumpkin 10k & 5k Run/Walk - Oct 16, 2021 9:00AM

The Runaway Pumpkin 10k & 5k Run/Walk is a great NH Pumpkin Festival Event! This WOW Trail fundraiser offers views of Lake Opechee, long sleeve tech shirts, cash prizes for top finish... Read More » 


Stonewall Farm Harvest Festival - start Oct 02 2021 1000AM

Stonewall Farm Harvest Festival - Oct 2, 2021 10:00AM

This year we will be hosting our first Harvest Festival in partnership with The Monadnock Table and The Keene Sentinel. The mainly outside event features farmers, brewers, wineries, music... Read More » 


What are you most looking forward to this fall?

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