Admission is either free or reasonably priced on the weekdays for around $6.99 per person. Weekends & holidays it is around $8.99. Although you may not want to pay an admissions fee, it gets you a bit more than just picking your own peaches. They offer hayrides, sunflower maze, tours, and much more.
If you are looking for both white and yellow peaches for picking, Alstede Farms is the place for you. Since we are currently in peach season, there peach picking conditions are considered “excellent” on their website. Another bonus? Every weekend through August 13th, they host a peach festival and they also have a peach pancake breakfast coming up as well. This is a super fun and eventful pick your own peach farms around Jersey City.
Location: 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester
Pick your own peaches at this huge pick your own farm. Peaches at this farm are not available to pick all the time as they only allow you to pick are their fruits and peaches ripen. Be sure to check their schedule online to see when their next peach picking days are. This is definitely one of the best pick your own peach farms around Jersey City.
Peach Picking: Open to the public Sat-Sun, 10:00AM-3:00PM
Cost: $5 per person (Age 2 and over) General Admission, which includes free parking, entrance to peach orchard, hay wagon ride, petting zoo, and picnic area with tables; plus $10 for a bag to hold the peaches that you pick! (Peach Bag holds approximately 10 lbs.)
Children under 2 – FREE
“Prepare yourself for a new experience in peach picking. Demarest Farms features well-manicured trees, spectacular views, and tasty peach varieties – home to more than 12 varieties of pick-your-own peaches.”
Location: 244 Wierimus Road, Hillsdale, NJ 07642
This is a 225-acre family owned and operated farm. They have peach picking in the summer from July until September. They offer up some of the best peaches you can pick on your own. They are perfect for eating straight from the tree or baking into a pie or cobbler.
Once you have picked peaches until your heart’s content, you can also check out the farm’s farm animals. They have sheep, goats, ducks, horses, and much more! You can also check out their tractors – this is a real hit for the little ones. Terhune is one of the best pick your own peach farms around Jersey City.
Location: 330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton, NJ