Altamont Orchards

The land on which the present day Altamont Orchards is located is rich in history.

The original deed for the farm, which sits at the base of the Helderbergs, is dated February 2, 1792; for the lease of the farm to William Ward from Stephen Van Rensselaer.

Since the late 18th century, the farm has been leased and sold a number of times.

The first orchard was planted by Dr. Daniel Cook, an Albany physician in the early 1900’s who was interested in the new science of growing apples.


  • Apples
  • Pumpkins
  • Strawberry

Open Season: June, September, October.


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