Here's the dirt on the best fruit and berry picking near NYC, according to our community!

Check the map to find a fruit farm near you where you can pick berries or other seasonal produce with your kids. If you've gone blackberry, blueberry or strawberry picking near NYC, please like and review your favorite farms to help fellow parents.

Timing and availability of fruit picking around New York varies each year and depends on weather. Most farms provide updates on their website or Facebook page. Start checking early in the spring so you don't miss your chance for u-pick!

    Phillips Farms

     (192.8 mi)

    Strawberry, blueberry, blackberry & raspberry picking

    Nancy L.:  Your family may already enjoy Phillips Farms' produce at the city's Farmers Markets, now it's your turn the pick the berries. This family-run farm dates back to the mid-1800's and now spans more than 200 acres. Typical u pick selection of seasonal berries will include strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries, as well as peaches and apples.

    Terhune Orchards

     (210.1 mi)

    Blueberry & strawberry picking

    Nancy L.:  Terhune Orchards welcomes visitors year-round to its 200-acre farm and store. Families can enjoy picking strawberries, blueberries, cherries, and more during the growing season. There's a host of family-friendly farm activities. Kids can climb on the stationary tractors or ride the kid-size pedal tractors. The Farm Trail takes you on a half-mile walk around the grounds and is suitable for strollers. Stop by the barnyard to see the sheep, horses, chickens, and more.

    Hallock's U-Pick Farm

     (218.8 mi)

    Strawberry picking

    Nancy L.:  With more than 250 acres, Hallock's is a family-run farm offering u-pick fruit and vegetable options all seasons but winter. Depending on the season, your family can embark on the ultimate scavenger hunt for fresh produce. You'll discover an assortment of nearly everything available at pick your own: strawberries, peas, cabbage, beans, beets, swiss chard, tomatoes, pickles, cucumber, squash, onions, okra, peppers, eggplant, cilantro, basil, dill, spinach, broccoli, potatoes, pumpkins, rutabagas

    and more.

    Alstede Farms

     (225.8 mi)

    Strawberry, raspberry & blueberry picking

    Nancy L.:  Strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries are just some of the pick your own options at Alstede Farms. They offer u pick apples, pumpkins, peaches, and a huge variety of vegetables too. This farm hosts numerous family events and activities throughout the season where kids can enjoy pony rides, a bounce house, wagon train rides, and more. There's a popular petting zoo on site where your family can feed the animals. Pick your own admission to the farm includes some of these activities as well as credit applied to your purchase.

    Battleview Orchards

     (234.7 mi)

    Strawberry picking

    Nancy L.:  Pick-your-own fruit has been a tradition at Battleview Orchards since the early 1970s. Generations later, families still enjoy coming to the farm during the spring and summer season for u pick strawberries, peaches, cherries, nectarines, apples, and pumpkins in the fall that include weekend hayrides.

    Ochs Orchard

     (263.0 mi)

    Raspberry, blackberry, blueberry & strawberry picking

    Nancy L.:  Ochs Orchards, which got its start in the 1930s, invites families to commune with nature and experience the afternoon through the eyes of a farmer. The u pick of sweet fruits include: strawberries, cherries, raspberries, blueberries, sugar snap peas, and blackberries. There's also a farm market with baked goods for sale, and a beautiful view where you can picnic on the grounds.

    Halfway Acres Blueberry Farm

     (276.6 mi)

    Blueberry picking

    Nancy L.:  

    A bunch of blueberries planted 40 years ago by a young girl's parents has evolved in Halfway Acres Blueberry Farm. That young girl is now a mom of four girls of her own. Her family is working to restore and grow the farm for all to enjoy. Pick your own organic blueberries and enjoy your own picnic with the provided tables.

    Jones Family Farms

     (337.6 mi)

    Blueberry & strawberry picking

    Nancy L.:  Each generation of the Jones Family has added new crops to the farm resulting in the strawberries and blueberries that families now enjoy picking. Over the years, Jones Family Farm expanded its offerings, which now include The Jones Winery and The Harvest Kitchen Cooking Studio, which can be lovely experiences as a unique date idea or NYC getaway. Be sure to visit during the Fall for family-friendly festivities, pumpkins and more.

    Condzella's Farm

     (347.1 mi)

    Strawberry, blueberry & raspberry picking

    Nancy L.:  This 20-acre farm grows nine different varieties of strawberries. In addition to strawberries, Condzella's Farm grows blueberries, raspberries, peas, asparagus, pumpkins, sunflowers, tomatoes, and beans. These crops are available for purchase at their farm stand along with sunflowers. The farm opts for sustainable practices without the uses of synthetic insecticides, herbicides, fungicides and fertilizers.

    Lewin Farms

     (348.9 mi)

    Blueberry, raspberry, blackberry & strawberry picking

    Nancy L.:  Blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, blackberries, and peaches are just some of the fruits available on Lewin's 1,100 acre, fourth-generation family farm. Step into the role of farmer for the day by picking and enjoying these sweet fruits. Start at Lewin's Farm Stand where they post specific directions for the u-pick fields. NYC family fun continues in the Fall with a 5-acre corn maze, as well as apple picking and picking your own pumpkins, too.

    Patty's Berries and Bunches

     (364.8 mi)

    Raspberry, blackberry, blueberry & strawberry picking

    Nancy L.:  At Patty's Berries and Bunches, 24 varieties of berries are grown on the 40-acre farm. Pick strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, or sugar snap peas and more throughout the season. Post picking, stop by the farm's Ice Cream Patch for homemade ice cream, which is seasonally made from their crops.

    Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery

     (365.7 mi)

    Strawberry, blueberry & raspberry picking

    Nancy L.:  Bishop's Orchards is in the hands of the fifth generation of the Bishop family. The original 52-acre farm was purchased in 1871. They offer u-pick, a winery, market, bakery, and more. Pick your own strawberries, blueberries, peaches, pears, and raspberries during the warmer months, as well as go apple picking and pumpkin picking in the Fall. Wine tastings are offered daily, without an appointment needed; this is a fun and unique date idea or getaway for NYC parents to attend their Wine Festival!

    Lyman Orchards

     (369.7 mi)

    Jostaberry, honeyberry, strawberry, raspberry & blueberry picking

    Nancy L.:  Like many farms in New England, Lyman Orchards grows sweet strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries. But have you tried a jostaberry? Lyman is the only commercial grower of jostaberries in the Northeast. The berry is a mix of tart, sweet, and tangy with a deep purple color. You can also pick your own apples, peaches, nectarines, pears and pumpkins.

    Families who love to golf, too, can enjoy one of their 3 destination-worthy golf courses, as well as Juniors can take lessons.

    Wickham's Fruit Farm

     (371.5 mi)

    Strawberry, raspberry & blueberry picking

    Nancy L.:  Dating back to 1661, Wickham's Fruit Farm is one of the oldest continually cultivated lands in the country. At 300 acres, it's also one the largest farms on Long Island's North Fork. Now it's your family's turn to give farming a try, at least for one afternoon! Wickham's invites families to u pick strawberries, raspberries, cherries, blueberries, and peaches, as well go as apple picking and pumpkin picking in the Fall. Additional fruit is grown too. They also have seasonal wagon rides, and exciting group farm tours.

    Bhavana Blueberries

     (375.9 mi)

    Blueberry picking

    Nancy L.:  Bhavana Blueberries is a certified organic blueberry farm that invites families to join in on the harvest during the peak season. Named after the Sanskrit concept "Bhavana," representing the cultivation of mind, body, and spirit, this farm strives to create a food community connecting the farm to the people. In addition to u pick blueberries, they also grow flowers, garlic, shallots, and culinary herbs, which are available at their farm stand. Families are welcome to picnic on the grounds free of charge or reserve a spot with amenities.

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