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Wightman Fruit Farm

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No Other Orchard Comes Close to Wightman's

When fall comes to New York State our family starts planning which weekend we will go to... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Jeff K
New York, New York, United States
Authentic You-Pick Experience

Lots of apple variety. Very knowledgeable growers, Small, locally owned and operated family... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Holly M
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130 Baker Rd, Kerhonkson, NY 12446-1705
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

When fall comes to New York State our family starts planning which weekend we will go to Wightman's. I cannot see any reason to visit any other orchard. Super-nice family business A hundred variety of apples, from the well-known to the obscure Supremely knowledgeable pomologist...More

1  Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Lots of apple variety. Very knowledgeable growers, Small, locally owned and operated family business. Quality apples. Majestic views.

1  Thank Holly M
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Wightman's Fruit Farm is a labor of love, obsession, esthetics, and pomo-mania. It's creator and owner, John Wightman, knows virtually everything about his beloved fruit,and is delighted to impart it all to the visitors to his private vision of Eden--glorious trees of more than 100...More

1  Thank Jeanne S
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Beautiful and well-organized orchard. The owners are very friendly, and happy to share their encyclopedic knowledge of apple varieties and history. They're keeping the heirlooms alive and producing fabulous apples!

1  Thank wl110
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Farmer John and his family are the most welcoming, brilliant and engaging farmer you will ever meet. A man who will share his passion and knowledge freely and happily. Honestly I’ve been all over America picking apples and I’ve never been blown away like this...More

3  Thank Trail325499
Reviewed 23 September 2018

John and Lori Wightman's orchard is a tidy and intimate operation in a lovely part of the state. John has 116 varieties of heirloom apples, including our favorite, the Cherrytown Special, a graft from George Griner's famous apple #2. The apples are delicious, and the...More

2  Thank melaniet360
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This place is located at the banks of catskills (pun intended!) in a beautiful valley. We visited this farm yesterday and it was a great experience, much beyond what we could have hoped for. The farm has a incredible mix of different apple varieties. The...More

Thank ajmera_008
Reviewed 9 October 2017

With 88 varieties of delicious apples to choose from, this hidden Gem is the ideal place to go. The owners, John and Lori Wightman are gracious hosts who take great pride in their hidden treasure. Whether you live local or are visiting the area for...More

1  Thank carla8226
Reviewed 8 October 2017

After reading about Wightman's Fruit Farm in a local paper, our curiosity was peaked. Fall in Hudson Valley is apple picking season, and this year allegedly produced a bumper crop of apples. We found our way to Wightman's, and we were not disappointed. We walked...More

Thank Ethan E
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We read about Wightman's Fruit Farm a few weeks ago in The Bluestone Press. We were curious about the 92 -- YES 92! varieties of apples that owner's John and Lori grow on their farm. We arrived on a sunny Fall afternoon-- got a large...More

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