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Visit the Best Berry Picking Farms in Texas in 2024

The fun of berry picking is that you get to enjoy an activity plus fresh fruit all at once! Rather than going to the grocery store, you get to turn your normal shopping into something fun! The adventure is getting too many berries and then spending the next few days making all the breads, jams, pancakes, and more you can imagine! Luckily, there are some great places to enjoy berry picking at farms near Dallas-Fort Worth and all across Texas.

Make sure to take note, as, depending on the season/year, harvesting dates do change. Be sure to call ahead or check social media for what is in season and what is available, and to make sure they haven’t run out of stock. We try to keep this berry picking list up to date, but each year, things change.

We’ve broken them down by Dallas, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio, so you can scroll right to where you plan to visit!

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Berry Picking Near Dallas-Fort Worth

Panola Orchard and Gardens (De Berry, TX)

This U-pick berry farm is just two hours from Dallas and is open from April through July. They have 5 acres of blueberries and approximately 100,000 strawberries, all ready to be picked! The strawberries cost $4.25 per pound, and the buckets cost $2. Remember, the strawberry fields open daily from 9AM for picking except on Sundays, but make sure to arrive no later than 4:30pm to ensure you have enough time to enjoy the experience and pick the freshest strawberries!

The berry picking season is usually from April until July. You can also pick from their peach and plum trees, Christmas trees (November – December), and Leyland Cypress trees. They also have a small concession stand selling homemade strawberry ice cream, soda, cold water, electrolyte water, snacks, and their popular homemade strawberry lemonade!

Check out their gift shop stocked with handmade products like jams, preserves, soaps, bath products, Rowe Casa Organics products, and more! And, always check their social media for updates.

Pet Friendly: No.

Blueberry Hill Farm (Edom, TX)

Pick your own blueberries and blackberries this summer! Blackberries are $3 per pound, while blueberries are $2.95. The season starts in June and ends in late July (or when the crops are bare). Check their website for updates as picking season gets closer.

There is also an air-conditioned store where you can buy blueberry, fig, peach, apricot, cherry, and blackberry preserves. At the bakery, you can try their popular blueberry cream pies, blueberry muffins, blueberry ice cream yogurt, and blueberry lemonade! The store also has a rest area with shade, picnic tables, and restrooms to freshen up!

Pet Friendly: No.

Pure Land Farm (McKinney, TX)

Choose from blackberries, muskmelons, tomatoes, garlic, cucumbers, sunflowers, and much more! The farm is open from mid-May through the end of July, and you must make reservations in advance, or you’ll go home empty-handed! There are three time slots for harvesting during the day that you can choose from. Season passes are available, but one-time admission is $5 plus tax per person for access to the field, even if you don’t pick. Be sure to check their social media for the next pick date.

Each harvest season has different prices; we suggest you look them up on the website in their FAQ. The great thing about the farm is that they offer field trips and workshops throughout the year where you can learn more about plants, farming, and working in the field.

Pet Friendly: No.

Blase Family Farm (Rockwall, TX)

The blueberries are ready for picking during the summer, from late May to early July or late June, depending on the weather, and the Fall Pumpkin Patch is open from late September through October. The blueberry picking price is $7 per pound.

This small family farm doesn’t use insecticides, herbicides, or pesticides; they like to keep it as natural as possible! When you’re done picking, you can head to the little store and cool down with a homemade popsicle, try the homemade fudge, or buy blueberry jam. Do not leave without trying their family recipe for blueberry bread!

Note: Picking season may start a little earlier this year so be sure to check their social media for updates.

Pet Friendly: No.

WOW U-Pick Farms, LLC (Krum, TX)

Check out their Facebook page for times and prices before heading to this U-pick farm! Seasonal produce is harvested from late May to late October, so you’ll find strawberries, tomatoes, red peppers, garlic, potatoes, okra, yellow and green squash, and more to stock your pantry.

What we really like about this farm is the volunteer opportunities for kids interested in farming and the loyal relationship they have with regular customers!

Pet Friendly: No.

Blackland Berry Farm (Royse City, TX)

At this family-owned, U-pick blueberry and blackberry farm, picking season is typically the end of May through mid-July. Prices, opening/closing dates, and picking times are announced on their Facebook page, so we encourage you to keep an eye on it so you can plan your visit!

They also serve handcrafted, natural, shaved ice made with real fruit and sugar, and none of those harmful dyes or corn syrup!

Pet Friendly: Yes, as long as they are leashed, well-behaved, and you pick up after them.

H Strawberry Farm (Greenville, TX)

The strawberries are off the ground, perfect for those with back pain! You can bring your own bucket and scissors or rent them at the farm! They are very popular in Greenville, so the best thing to do is show up early and wait in line as soon as they are open; otherwise, you’ll barely find any strawberries!

The strawberries cost $6.50 per pound. They have four greenhouses where you can walk around and pick as much as you want, and once you are done, you can walk to the small pond they have with a small playground!

Note: Once they are “picked out,” they will close for the day, so be sure to keep an eye on their Facebook page and do your best to show up as close to opening time as you can.

Pet Friendly: No.

Pecan Creek Strawberry Farm (Pilot Point, TX)

The farmers at Pecan Creek Strawberry Farm have a good relationship with their community, and when they are open for the season, they announce it through their Facebook page. Usually, the season starts at early April and lasts through the end of May, but it depends on the harvest!

For 2024, the farm opens on March 25th. They’re open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 AM until they sell out and you can pick as much as you want! Fresh strawberries are $8 per pound, and you can only use their buckets; each bucket is $4, which you’ll appreciate when taking pictures because everyone will look cute with their little red bucket!

Pet Friendly: No.

Good Earth Organic Farm (Celeste, TX)

The Good Earth Organic Farm has a different system for their U-pick strawberry farm. Here’s how it’s done: first, you pick a time, and for every two people, you must buy a basket; each basket costs $29. You pay online and come with your confirmation to start picking!

The farm is a great place to find grass-fed lamb, tea, tinctures, and vinegar. Weather permitting, you can book the campsite to set up a tent and spend a lovely evening under the stars!

Note: Unfortunately, strawberries will not be available this year. Due to supply chain disruptions and the impact of last year’s intense heat wave on plant health, Good Earth Organic Farm faced significant challenges in sourcing new plants on time. I hope for a healthy crop next season, please make sure to check their website for updates.

Pet Friendly: No.

Echo Springs Blueberry Farm (Murchison, TX) 

Visit one of Texas’ largest blueberry farms! They also have the reputation of having the “Texas’ Finest Blueberries”. The season starts in late May and lasts until late July or until there aren’t any more berries left. Prices will be announced on their website and social media once the season begins. Remember that they operate on a “first-come, first-served” basis, so you’ll want to get there as early as 8 AM if you want enough for your smoothies or pies; we don’t judge!

They’re part of the Texas organization GO, the East Texas Better Business Bureau, and are Primus certified, which means they focus on food safety for fresh or minimally processed products.

At the end of your picking adventure, take a break at the rest stop or head to the gift shop for their famous jams, jellies, syrups with no artificial sweeteners, and even blueberry coffee! Try their blueberry pies, muffins, scones, and cheesecake!

Pet Friendly: No.

Demases Farm (Boyd, TX)

This is a 4th generation farm founded in 1919. There is a small area for strawberry picking, perfect for families wanting to fill their summer days with sweet fun! Their strawberry season usually begins in mid-April, but it depends on the weather and the harvest, like everything on any farm. You can keep an eye on their Facebook page for more information. For 2024, strawberry picking will open on March 30th at 10AM and will close as soon as all the berries are picked. Strawberries are $8 per pound and buckets are $5.

From their farm store, you can stock up on organic kale, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, collard greens, fall squash, and more fresh produce. You can also find artisan cheese, milk, and yogurt from Circle N Dairy, farm eggs, raw, unfiltered honey from Nature’s Nectar Raw Honey, homemade chow, jalapeño pepper jelly, and jars of apple butter. Needless to say, it’s worth the trip! They also have a pumpkin patch open for picking in the fall!  

Pet Friendly: No.

Reeves Family Farm (Princeton, TX)

Their farm store’s usual hours of operation are Fridays 10 AM to 5 PM and Saturdays 9 AM to 5 PM. Keep an eye on their website and social media for announcements of special events the farm puts on! You can also sign-up to volunteer on the farm!

The items available on-site at their store change depending on what is in season. In addition, they also sell fresh produce, plants, preserves, jellies, honey, eggs, and even products from neighboring farms in Princeton! This year, the farm store will open April 26th, 2024.

During the fall, they have a covered pumpkin patch where you can let the kiddos pick, and at the end, you can go to the Farm Store and try the pumpkin donuts and cider!

Pet Friendly: No.

Sunset Trail Farm (McKinney, TX)

Visit this small, family-owned, organic blackberry farm in McKinney. Best of all, the blackberries are thornless – perfect for little hands and cute manicures! The berry-picking season usually opens in late May and runs through early to mid-July, so keep an eye on their Instagram and their website for more details and other events they host on-site!

From Tuesdays to Saturdays, they are open from 8 AM until 4 PM and have an evening pick from 6 PM until 8 PM. On Sunday, their operating hours are from 12 PM until 5 PM. Bookings made online are $5 per person while walk-up admission is $6 per person.

Pet Friendly: No.

Berry Picking Near Austin & San Antonio  

Sweet Berry Farm (Marble Falls, TX)

Sweet Berry Farms is known for three things: Tulips, Strawberries, and Sunflowers. Strawberry season is  mid-March through mid-May, tulip season is late February through early March, and sunflower season is June. There will also be Ranunculus through April. Remember, these are the dates the farm is most likely to open for the season, but it’s best to check their website, social media, or give them a call before you visit!

You should know that the admission fee is $5, and you pay $2 per flower, while strawberries are $3.25 per pound, and reusable, picking boxes are 75 cents each. There are other activities at the farm to keep the whole family entertained, like the berry bounce house, sand art, the Sweet Berry Express, Paint-a-Pot, and pony rides. If you need a minute to power back up, then grab a homemade ice cream or popsicle! There are many things to do at the farm, especially for large families! Be sure to prepare for muddy conditions and bring an extra pair of shoes just in case.

You can also visit the farm in the fall for their pumpkin patch mid-September through mid-November.

Pet Friendly: ONLY service dogs are allowed.

Sweet Eats Fruit Farm (Georgetown, TX)

This farm is a full-on adventure park for kids in Georgetown, Texas! Head over to the farm March through April to pick your own strawberries, or May to July when peaches are ripe. Or drop by to pick seasonal produce throughout the year. Check their Facebook for what’s available for the picking. And don’t forget to add a visit to the pumpkin patch during the fall; they have the cutest photo ops!

There is a large list of activities for kids and adults depending on what kind of day pass you purchase. You also have access to their general store to buy produce and products made from farm fresh ingredients, as well as a bakery on-site with specialty coffee, baked goods like salted caramel donuts, apple cider donuts, pies, and even some adult games like corn hole and horseshoes.

Additionally, they have fun events scheduled for every important holiday of the year, like Easter, the 4th of July, Memorial Day weekend, and the Christmas season. They have thought of everything, and now you only need to get in the car and pay them a visit to see it all with your own eyes!

Pet Friendly: No.

Punkin Center Berry Farm (Oglesby, TX)

Punkin Center Berry Farm grows their own sweet and juicy blackberries and grapes at this U-pick farm. The blackberries are $5 per pound when you pick them yourself or $7 per pound pre-picked for you. You can use your own bucket or rent a bucket for $3 if you decide to get down and dirty, but remember, they accept cash and checks ONLY!

If you’re planning a visit, be sure to check out their Facebook page for any announcements!

Pet Friendly: No.

Omi’s Blackberry Farm (Paige, TX)

Omi and Opi own this wonderful 3-acre property in Paige, Texas, where they grow four different varieties of blackberries! The peak season is typically from end of April until end of June. These berries have their own picking seasons. Freedom and Bryson berries are typically ready for picking around the end of April, followed by Kiowa berries towards the end of May through June.

Von berries, on the other hand, are late starters and are usually ready to pick in mid-June. They’re pesticide, herbicide, and insecticide free, so you could basically eat the fresh berries right off the vine. They cost $3.75 per pound if you pay with cash and $3.90 per pound with a credit card.

Omi and Opi love sharing their berries with their community, so enjoy an afternoon on their property and get your hands dirty in the best way!

Keep an eye on their Facebook page for updates as picking season approaches.

Pet Friendly: No.

Aboud Family Farm (Salado, TX)

Aboud Family Farm is known for growing the most beautiful tulips in the area! You get a cute wicker basket for your tulips; it’s the perfect photo prop and will help keep the shapes of your tulips as you move around the field.

They also grow giant sunflowers in 10 different colors, as well as four types of blackberries! Prices, times, and dates will be announced as blooming time approaches, so keep an eye on their social media channels. Tulips are delicate flowers that bloom for a short period of time, so once the season is officially open, grab a partner, hop in the car, and plan an impromptu photo session! 

Exciting news from the Aboud Family Farm! This winter, they planted over 60 Mulberry trees, with plans to expand even further. They’re aiming to offer U-Pick Mulberries by spring 2025. Among the 3 varieties they planted – Pakistan, Valdosta, and Illinois Everbearing – these are no ordinary wild varieties and represent the best of Aboud Family Farm’s years of cultivation and trials. 

Note: There are no tulips for 2024 as the family will be out of town this Spring Break. Watch their Facebook page to see when blackberries and sunflowers will be available.

Pet Friendly: No.

Kingsbury Blueberry Farm (Caldwell, TX)

Support this small U-pick, family-run farm in Caldwell! Because this is a small operations farm, we suggest you call 979-567-9138 or email berrygrower1@gmail.com or message their Facebook page before your visit to make sure there will be juicy and fresh blueberries waiting for you!

Here is what you need to know: their blueberry season is normally the end of May to mid July, and the price is $3.50 per pound. They are one of the few farms where you need to purchase a minimum of 2.5 pounds per person, so keep that in mind! So you can avoid the heat of the summer, picking is allowed until right before dark.

Pet Friendly: No.

Rockberry Ranch (Poteet, TX)

Clear your schedule for the day and head to Rockberry Ranch to spend the day getting your hands dirty! They have festivals like Spring Festival (mid-March to late May), SA Bloomfest (late March to late April), Blackberries & Blooms (early May to late May), Strawberry Field days (mid-March to mid-April), Sunflower Fest (early April to early May), La La Lavender Days (early May to late May) and Pumpkin Fest (fall season). But, please note that the U-Pick Berries and Flowers are weather-dependent and subject to change. Pick your own Poteet Strawberries at their 3-acre U-Pick Strawberry Patch!

Admission to the farm is $15.95, which includes one-time admission to the U-Pick fields for pictures (picked fruit and flowers not included) and 25+ attractions like photo opportunities in front of the “Howdy” mural, the Rock Berry Barnyard & Petting Corral, live music performances, wagon rides, jumping pillows, the bee train, and wooden playscapes. They also have a season pass of only $39.95.

Each weekend, there is something new going on at the ranch; check out their website to plan ahead, and don’t forget to purchase your tickets online!

Pet Friendly: Only licensed service animals are allowed. 

Jenschke Orchards (Fredericksburg, TX)

You can pick from delicious strawberries, peaches, blackberries, and Christmas trees and find your way out of the best corn maze in Texas! The farm opens in the spring for strawberry picking and is busy all the way into the fall with the pumpkin patch and a few weeks at Christmas for their Christmas trees!

Their field and store hours for Spring 2024 are as follows: Monday & Friday (Closed); Tuesday, Wednesday & Saturday from 9 AM until 5 PM; Sunday from 12 PM until 5 PM. Peach season usually runs from mid-May through mid-August. See their website for their harvesting schedule.

Fredericksburg is known for its wines, and to be consistent, the farm has a Tex Mex BBQ restaurant with a large wine selection and a Biergarten! When you’re done picking, you can take a break, have a good beer, and eat some well-deserved tacos!

Pet Friendly: Dogs can join you for picking if leashed, but cannot enter buildings.

Western Belle Farm (West, TX)

They have festivals in the spring and fall where you can walk beautiful flower trails, pick your own strawberries, enjoy live music from local artists, try all the farm activities, visit farm animals, and more!

Admission to this farm just North of Waco is $14 per person for individuals three years and older. This gives you access to the entire farm, over 20 activities in one day, but this doesn’t include the pumpkin and apple cannons, sunflower and pumpkin picking, or concessions. They have found the perfect formula to give you and your family a day full of fun activities!

The U-Pick strawberries are $5 per pound and make sure to check their website for the picking availability. The sunflower festival will start mid-May until mid-June. The Easter Festival runs from March 29, 2024 until April 10, 2024. You can purchase tickets online. Check back for information concerning their Fall Festival.

Pet Friendly: There is a pup pass of $5.00 where 100% of the proceeds are donated to local animal rescue. Please keep them on a leash and clean up after them. No pets are allowed in the U-Pick field due to food safety regulations.

Berry Picking Near Houston

Atkinson Farm (Spring, TX)

Atkinson Farm is located just 30 minutes north of Houston. You can pick sunflowers, blackberries, strawberries, and tomatoes or buy their bagged produce in their small store! They have homegrown cantaloupes, watermelons and a lot more! The farm is open seasonally, so be sure to check their Facebook for what is available for U-pick, as well as dates, prices, and hours so you don’t miss the opportunity to visit!

Pet Friendly: No.

Neal’s Berry Farm & Farmer’s Market (Waller, TX)

Neal’s Berry Farm is designed so that you can pick everything they grow! Here you’ll find figs, chili peppers, nectarines, thornless blackberries, yellow squash, green zucchini, yellow zucchini, carrots, beets, chard, kale, tomatoes, flowers, cucumbers, beets, green onions, zinnias and sunflowers. In short: SO many things! Admission is $3 per person (two years and older). Cash is preferred but they take all forms of payment except checks.

Blackberry season usually lasts from late May until mid-June. Fruits, including figs, thornless blackberries, muscadine grapes and nectarines, are $7 per pound whilst most vegetables are $3 per pound. You can buy as many zinnias as you can fit in our large Solo Cup for $3.00 whilst sunflower is $1 per stem. Make sure to always check their website or their social media for picking and pricing updates.

Note: They are expecting to open in late April or early May 2024. Check back for the exact date when it comes available.

Pet Friendly: Only licensed service animals are allowed. 

Blessington Farms (Simonton, TX)

Each season, Blessington Farms offers a variety of U-pick products, such as blueberries, blackberries, and flower picking, plus pumpkins from the pumpkin patch in the fall! Blueberry season usually starts mid April and blackberry starts early May.

If you just want to pick, you don’t have to pay for admission, only for what you end up picking which is $10 per pound for the berries and $1 a stem for sunflowers. However, if you want access to Farm Funland and its 20+ attractions, you’ll pay $28.64 online for an admission ticket or $75 for the season pass. Some of the attractions include hayrides, giant slides, tire mountain, gem mining, fishing, goat feeding, and aviary access! Please make sure to always check their website for updates.

If you plan on staying longer, be sure to pack snacks for a picnic on the grounds, as there isn’t any hot food available. Sometimes food trucks are on the grounds, but this is only during peak season, so definitely plan ahead!

Pet Friendly: Only licensed service animals are allowed. 

Froberg’s Farm (Alvin, TX)

They offer pick-your-own produce year-round, but the most popular is strawberry season, which begins in January and ends in late May, and blackberry season, which begins in May and runs through July.

Their pumpkin patch in the fall during their popular Fall Festival, and a Christmas tree farm in the winter, also have good turnouts! We’ve compiled the basic fees to give you an idea of how much you’ll spend on your visit. 

Admission is $3 for non-festivals and $5 during the strawberry festival, strawberries are $5 per pound, and buckets are $2 each. That’s not counting a visit to the bakery, where you can get frosted pecans, homemade praline, pecan and peanut brittle, and popcorn in all kinds of flavors. You can also pick up their popular, homemade bread to take home with you, along with their jams and jellies! They even have a steakhouse on-site!

Follow their Facebook for daily updates on what is available to pick on the farm. Keep in mind that drone or professional photography is not allowed but you can book a photo session with them.

Pet Friendly: No.

Wood Duck Farm (Cleveland, TX)

Wood Duck Farms offers strawberry and blueberry picking, and if you’re local, you can sign-up online for their Community-Supported Agriculture Program, which is similar to a meal delivery service but for farm fresh produce! It’s the best way to support your local farmer! Their berry picking season, which is $6 per pound, typically starts from April or early May depending on weather conditions.

Follow their Instagram for updates concerning what’s available for harvesting, times, and dates.

Pet Friendly: Only licensed service animals are allowed. 

P-6 Farms (Montgomery, TX)

This farm in Montgomery is a community-loved and supported farm that offers activities almost year-round, such as their Pumpkin Patch in the fall, their Easter Festival in spring, and U-pick blackberries & sunflowers in the summer!  Come see why visiting P-6 Farms has become a seasonal tradition for local families and visitors alike! Dates are announced on their website and social media. Sunflowers are $4 per bloom. Phones are welcome for photo op except for drones and professional photography sessions.

Keep in mind you must bring your own scissors for picking, you are not able to bring your own bucket, and blackberries are $7 per pound. For each full, six-pound equivalent bucket, a $1.25 will be added to your total for each full bucket. Closed toe shoes and gloves are recommended. Prepare for the heat with sunscreen, a hat, water, etc.

Pet Friendly: No.