Apple Picking in Maine

Apple picking season begins in August and is in full swing from early September to late October. Apple varieties ripen in a sequence beginning with summer apples such as Lodi and ending with late varieties like Northern Spy.  Ripening Dates of Popular Varieties

 Cortland apples ripe for the picking.

Pick Your Own Apples Apple Pie

Pick Your Own apples and apples at the farm stand are available at nearly every apple orchard. To find out where the nearest apple orchard is, visit the orchard map. Other fun activities include hayrides, pumpkin patches, corn mazes, petting zoos and picnics. Farms stands are a great place to find fresh pressed cider, bakeries, and many other Maine-made products. Visit an apple orchard to learn more about about farming and local foods.