Top list of Pick your own berries in the Hudson Valley

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

Children berry picking
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, Pick your own fruits and vegetables beginning the last week of July. Peaches, apples, plums and more. County Rte. 7 off Beekman Rd., Poughquag. Open July to December. 845-227-2306

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

Fraleigh's Rose Hill Farm, Blueberries kick off the season in late June. Other berries vary but have included, cherries and raspberries. 19 Rose Hill Farm, Red Hook. Summer hours begin July 1, Wednesday- Saturday 8am-1pm.

Greig Farm
, Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries and more. 223 Pitcher Ln., Red Hook. Open May to Oct. 845-758-1234

Mead Orchards,  Blueberries, cherries and strawberries. 15 Scism Rd., Tivoli. Opened late July.-Oct.: Sat.-Sun., Mon. holidays. 845-756-5641

Orange County

Halfway Acres, Blueberries. 200 Purgatory Rd., Campbell Hall. Opens late June/ early July. 845-239-1551.

Lawrence Farms, Strawberries, sweet cherries, tart cherries, currants, gooseberries and raspberries. Call for first crop. Open June- October, Monday- Sunday 9am-4pm. 39 Colandrea Rd., Newburgh. 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 availability. 845-986-1591

Ulster County

Dressel Farms, Strawberries will begin with first crop in June. 271 Rte. 208, New Paltz. 845-255-0693

DuBois Farms, Strawberries, Nectarines, Plums, Apples, Peaches, Grapes, Tomatoes, Peppers, Eggplant, Pumpkins, Flowers, and more. 10am-5pm. 209 Perkinsville Rd., Highland. 845-795-4037 

Jenkins and Leuken Orchards, Blackberries and raspberries. Mid-July- August. 69 Yankee Folley Rd., New Paltz. 845-255-0999

Kelder’s Farm
Strawberries, blueberries, gooseberries, grapes, currents, blackberries and raspberries. 5575 Rte. 209, Kerhonkson. Open 10am-6pm daily, April to Dec. 845-626-7137

Prospect Hill Orchards, Cherries begin mid-April. 40 Clarkes Ln., Milton. Open weekends June to Oct. Organic. 845-795-2383

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

Stone Ridge Orchard, Strawberries, raspberries and red currants. June- October every day from 9am-6pm. 3012 Route 213, Stone Ridge. Organic. 845-687-2587 

Tantillo’s Farm Market, Cherries. 730 Rte. 208, Gardiner. Open 9am-4:30pm. 845-256-9109

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