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Where to pick your own apples this fall

C.N. Smith Farm is among the Massachusetts orchards offering pick-your-own apples.
George Rizer for the Boston Globe/File 2017
C.N. Smith Farm is among the Massachusetts orchards offering pick-your-own apples.

Here’s a list of places to pick your own apples this fall. Before you leave for picking, call the farm. Some have websites so you can check apple varieties and other activities. You can also visit www.mass.gov/guides/pick-your-own-farms for more information.

Amesbury

Cider Hill Farm 45 Fern Ave. (978-388-5525). Daily 8 a.m.-6 p.m. From I-95, take Exit 58B (Amesbury) onto Route 110 west. Make a right at the rotary onto Market Street (Route 150). Go 1 mile. Take a right onto Fern Avenue. The farm is on the left. www.ciderhill.com

Berlin

Berlin Orchards 310 Sawyer Hill Road (978-838-2400). Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Take I-495 north to Route 62 (Exit 26) toward Berlin/Clinton. Go left at the end of the ramp. Drive for a half-mile and take a right onto Lower Sawyer Hill Road. www.berlinorchards.com

Bolton

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Bolton Spring Farm 159 Main St. (Route 117) (978-779-2898). Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Take I-495 to Exit 27 on Route 117. Go east toward Stow for 2 miles; the orchard is on the left. www.boltonspringfarm.com

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Nashoba Valley Winery and Orchard 100 Wattaquadock Hill Road (978-779-5521). Daily 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Take Mass. Pike or Route 2 west to I-495 to Exit 27. Go 1 mile west on Route 117 to Bolton Center, then make a left at the yellow light on Wattaquadock Hill Road; the orchard is on the left. www.nashobawinery.com

East Bridgewater

C.N. Smith Farm 325 South St. (508-378-2270). Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Take I-93 south to Route 24 south. Take Exit 16A (West Bridgewater). Stay on Route 106 east about 8 miles. Make a right onto South Street at the YMCA. www.cnsmithfarminc.com

Groton

Autumn Hills Orchard 495 Chicopee Row (978-448-8388). Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. or by appointment, schedule by e-mailing info@autumnhillsorchard.com. Saturday-Sunday and holidays 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Take Route 119 to Groton. Make a right on Hollis Street (it turns into Chicopee Row). The orchard is on the left. www.autumnhillsorchard.com

Harvard

Carlson Orchards 115 Oak Hill Road (800-286-3916). Daily 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Take Route 2 west to Exit 38B. Go a quarter mile. Take a right on Poor Farm Road. Follow the signs. www.carlsonorchards.com

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Doe Orchards 327 Ayer Road (Routes 110/111), 978-772-4139. Open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Take Route 2 west to Exit 38B (Routes 110/111, Ayer/Groton exit). Drive 1½ miles north; it’s on the left. www.doeorchards.wordpress.com

Westward Orchards 178 Massachusetts Ave. (Route 111) (978-456-8363). Daily except Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Take Route 2 west to Exit 43, then take Route 111 south; go about 4 miles. www.westwardorchards.com

Ipswich

Russell Orchards 143 Argilla Road (978-356-5366). Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Take I-95 north to Route 128 north. Follow Route 128 to Exit 20A (Route 1A), to Route 133 in Ipswich. Follow signs for Crane Beach. www.russellorchards.com

Leominster

Sholan Farms 1125 Pleasant St. (978-840-3276). Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. From Route 2 west take Exit 33 (Leominster) toward
I-190 south. Continue on the Leominster Connector and then onto Mechanic Street. Drive for about 1 mile, then left onto Pleasant Street. Stay right to remain on Pleasant Street. Go 3 miles. Farm is on the right. www.sholanfarms.com

Lunenburg

Lanni Orchards 294 Chase Road (Route 13) (978-582-6246). Daily 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Take Route 2 west to Route 13 north. Stay right at the ramp, then make the first left. Orchard is on the right. Follow the signs. www.lanniorchards.com

North Andover

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Barker’s Farm 1267 Osgood St. (Route 125) (978-683-0785). Monday-Saturday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Take I-93 north to Exit 43 (North Andover), then merge onto Massachusetts Avenue. Make a left onto Route 125 north; the farm is on the right.

Smolak Farms 315 South Bradford St. (978-682-6332). Daily 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Take I-93 north to Exit 41 (Andover/North Andover, Route 125). Take a right at the end of the ramp. Follow Route 125 about 7 miles. Make a left at the light at Route 114. Take a right at the next light onto Route 125. Make a right at the light after the 99 Restaurant. Go through North Andover. Bear left at the fire station. Go 1 mile. Make a left at the yellow light. Go 2 miles. The farm is on the left. www.smolakfarms.com

Northborough

Tougas Family Farm 234 Ball St. (508-393-6406). Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Take I-495 north to Exit 25B (I-290 west) to Exit 24 (Church Street) toward Boylston. Take a right onto Ball Street, then proceed 1½ miles up the hill. www.tougasfarm.com

North Brookfield

Brookfield Orchards 12 Lincoln Road (877-622-7555). Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Take the Mass. Pike west to Sturbridge exit. Take Route 20 east, then make a left to Route 49, then a left on Route 9. Follow the signs. www.brookfieldorchardsonline.com

Peabody

Brooksby Farm 54 Felton St. (978-531-7456). Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Take Route 128 north to Exit 25 west to Route 114. Go through three sets of lights. Make a left on Cross Street. Take the second right onto Felton. www.brooksbyfarm.org

Pepperell

Kimball Fruit Farm 184 Hollis St. (Route 122 north on Mass.-N.H. line) (978-433-9751). Daily 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Take Route 3 north to Tyngsborough-Dunstable exit. Bear right off the ramp onto Route 113. Go 8 miles to the rotary in the center of Pepperell. Make ¼ turn onto Route 111. Follow almost to New Hampshire line; the farm is on the left. www.kimballfruitfarm.com

Phillipston

Red Apple Farm 455 Highland Ave. (800-628-4851). Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Take Route 2 to Exit 19 from the east, or Exit 18 from the west. Follow the signs. www.redapplefarm.com

South Natick

Belkin Family Lookout Farm 89 Pleasant St. (508-653-0653). Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Take I-95/Route 128 Exit 21B. Go 5 miles on Route 16 west into South Natick Square. Make a left onto Pleasant Street. Go about 1 mile. www.lookoutfarm.com

Sterling

Clearview Farm 4 Kendall Hill Road (978-422-6442). Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Take Route 2 west to I-190 south or Mass. Pike west to I-495 north to Route 62. Drive through Clinton. Follow the signs. www.clearviewfarmstand.com

Davis Farmland 145 Redstone Hill Road (978-422-6666). Thursday-Sunday 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., with last admission at 3:30. Take Route 2 west to I-190 south to Exit 6. Follow the signs. www.davisfarmland.com

Stow

Carver Hill Orchard 101 Brookside Ave., off Route 62 (978-897-6117). Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Take Routes 117 and 62 to Stow Center. Take a left at the lights, and then go a half-mile to Brookside Avenue on left. Follow signs. www.carverhillorchard.com

Honey Pot Hill Orchards 138 Sudbury Road (978-562-5666). Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Take Route 2 west to Route 62. Go 7 miles into Stow. Follow the signs. www.honeypothill.com

Shelburne Farm 106 West Acton Road (978-897-9287). Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Take Route 117. Make a right on Crescent Street (about ¼ mile after the Stowe Shopping Center). Go to the end. Make a right on West Acton Road. The farm is on the left. www.shelburnefarm.com

Tyngsborough

Parlee Farms 95 Farwell Road (978-649-3854). Tuesday-Friday 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. On I-93 north, take Exit 44B to merge onto I-495 south toward Lowell. Take the exit toward Route 3 north. Keep left at the fork to continue toward Route 3 north. Take Exit 35B to merge onto Route 3 north toward Nashua. Take Exit 36 for Middlesex Road (toward South Nashua). Keep right at fork, follow signs for Middlesex Road/Tyngsborough, and merge onto Middlesex Road. Make a left onto Farwell Road. The farm is on the right. www.parleefarms.com

Warren

Breezelands Orchards 1791 Southbridge Road (413-436-7122). Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Take the Mass. Pike west to Exit 9 (Sturbridge). Follow Route 20 west for 2 miles, then follow Route 148 north for 4 miles. Take the first left after the high school. www.breezelandsorchards.com

Westford

Drew Farms 31 Tadmuck Road (978-807-0719). Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Take I-495 to Exit 32. Take Boston Road to Route 110. Make a left onto 110, then a left onto Tadmuck Road. www.drewfarm.com