Best of pick your own berries in the Hudson Valley

A county by county list of places to go and pick berries

kids strawberry picking on the farm

Picking your own fruit is one of the many treasures of summer family memories. Strawberries which typically kick off the season will start late May to early June and only stay around for a few short weeks. Other berries for picking throughout the summer include blackberries, raspberries and blueberries. Scroll down to find a favorite farm near you.

Dutchess County

Barton Orchards, Cherries and blueberries. County Rte. 7 off Beekman Rd., Poughquag. Open Seasonally (June to December). 845-227-2306

Fishkill Farms, Cherries, black currants, blueberries and blackberries. 9 Fishkill Farms Rd., Hopewell Junction. Open daily, 9am-6pm, year-round. Chemical-free, organic. 845-897-4377

Greig Farm
, Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. 223 Pitcher Ln., Red Hook. Open May to Oct. Open Market 9am-5pm, 7 days per week.845-758-1234

Mead Orchards,  Blueberries, cherries, & strawberries. 15 Scism Rd., Tivoli. 12583. Aug.-Oct.: Sat.-Sun., Mon. holidays. 845-756-5641

Feller's Oriole Orchards, 99 Feller-Newmark Rd., Red Hook. Pick-Your-Own cherries. Late June-Nov. 845-758-9355

Orange County

Lawrence Farms, Strawberries, sweet cherries, tart cherries, currants, gooseberries and raspberries. Open 9am-4pm daily through October. 39 Colandrea Rd., Newburgh. 12550. 845-562-4268

Ochs Orchards, Strawberries, cherries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries. 4 Ochs Ln., Rte. 94, Warwick. Open daily. 9am-5pm. June to Dec. Call for dates. 845-986-1591

Maples Farm & Garden Center Local produce, homemade fudge and baked goods, country crafts, flowers and gifts. Pumpkin picking, hayrides, barnyard animals, hay maze, haunted barn and country fair midway in October. Open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. 749 Route 17M, Middletown, 10940. 845-344-0330.

Pine Hill Farm You-pick raspberries and pumpkins. Sweet corn, tomatoes, flowers, plants, eggplant, string beans and more. Special heirloom tomatoes and white Hungarian peppers. Open 10am-6pm daily through October. 3298 Route 94, Chester.

Slate Hill Orchards You-pick apples, Concord grapes, pumpkins and vegetables. All fruits and veggies are pesticide free. Open 7am-6pm. Monday.-Friday.; 8am-6pm. Saturday-Sunday.

Wright Family Farm Farm stand features seasonal produce, fresh backed goodies and cookies, as well as hot dogs and snacks. Open 4-7pm. Friday and noon-7pm. 325 Kings Highway, Warwick. 

Ulster County

Dressel Farms, Strawberries. 9am-5pm. 271 Rte. 208, New Paltz. 845-255-0693

Jenkins and Leuken Orchards, Blackberries and raspberries. Monday-Thursday from 9am-5pm and Friday-Sunday from 9am-6pm. 69 Yankee Folley Rd, New Paltz. 12561. 845-255-0999

Prospect Hill Orchards, Cherries. 340 Milton Turnpike, Milton 12547. Open June 2019. 845-795-2383

Saunderskill Farms, Strawberries and raspberries. 9am-6pm. Tuesday to Sunday from April to Dec. 5100 Rte. 209, Accord. 12404.  845-626-2676

Dolan Orchard You-pick apples. Farm stand featuring cider and a locally grown assortment of fruits & vegetables. U-pick hours are 9am-5pm Sat.-Sun through mid-October; stand open 9am-5pm. daily. 1166 Route 208, Wallkill. 845-895-2153.

Kelder’s Farm You-pick fruits and vegetables; raspberries, etc... Open 10 am-6pm. daily. 5755 Route 209, Kerhonkson.

Stone Ridge Orchard A pioneer in low-spray/ no-spray management. Gourmet farm market and pick-your-own raspberries. Open 9am-5pm. daily. 3012 E, Route 213, Stone Ridge.

Taliaferro Farms Pick organic strawberries. Open May-June. 187 Plains Rd, New Paltz. 12561. 845-256-1592.

Wright’s Farm You-pick fruits and veggies. Bring a picnic lunch. Open September 8th-November 3rd 2019. 8am-4:30pm. 699 State Rd. Route 208, Gardiner. 845-255-5300.

Stone Ridge OrchardOrganic Strawberries, raspberries and red currants. Open 7 days a week 9am-6pm. 3012 Route 213, Stone Ridge.12484. 845-687-2587 

Tantillo’s Farm Market, Cherries. Open May- November from 9am-6pm daily from March-December. 730 State Rte. 208, Gardiner, 12525. 845-256-9109

Sullivan County

Neversink Farms, Raspberries. 635 Claryville Rd., Claryville. June-Nov., Mon. - Fri., 9am-5pm. 845-985-2519

Updated February 21st, 2019

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