It’s berry season! Thinking of taking the kids on a fruit-picking adventure? Here are our favorite places to go berry picking with kids near Baltimore.

Cool Spots To Go Berry Picking with Kids Near Baltimore

HYBRIDOMA ORGANIC FRUIT FARM

13734 Baldwin Mill Road, Baldwin
(443) 902-0370 | Website
Blueberries, Blackberries, Black Raspberries, Gooseberries, Black Currants

Hybridoma opens mid June and is open every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 8:30am to 3pm for PYO berries! The farm offers pizza, blueberry Belgian waffles, ice cream, an assortment of pies, as well as an entertainment schedule on Saturdays. Outside food and drink is not permitted. READ MORE

Join (cool) progeny for Berry Science for Kids on June 26th at Hybridoma. Sessions available at 10 and 11 AM. Advance registration required.

WEBER’S PEACHBERRY FARM

11409 Harford Road, Glen Arm
410-665-0154 | Website
Strawberries, Blueberries, Blackberries, Peaches

Did you know your favorite destination for apple cider donuts in Parkville (Weber’s Cider Mill Farm) also has a pick-your-own farm in Glen Arm? While the PeachBerry Farm doesn’t have regular hours, they do make announcements on Facebook and on the Weber’s Cider Mill Farm website about upcoming pick-your-own sessions. Pick-your-own sessions must be pre-purchased from their online store.  READ MORE

PEARLSTONE RETREAT CENTER

5425 Mt. Gilead Rd., Reisterstown
410-500-5417 | Website
Strawberries

Pearlstone Retreat Center’s pick your own certified-organic strawberry field open to the general public and their retreat center guests. Strawberry picking is a short window of a couple weeks from late May to early June. Pack a lunch and a blanket so you can relax, picnic, and play! Picking hours, during the season, are 10am-6pm on weekdays and 10am-4pm on Saturdays/holidays. Pick-your-own fields are closed on Saturdays and Jewish holidays. They supply the buckets, so you can leave your containers at home. READ MORE

BAUGHER’S ORCHARD

1015 Baugher Road, Westminster
(410) 857-0111 | Website
Strawberries, Cherries, Peaches

Baugher’s Orchard is offering pick-your-fruit from 9 AM –5 PM every day in June, and then hours switch to Friday-Sunday in July. Located three miles west of Westminster, Baugher’s is a farm haven for kids. In addition to PYO fruit, families can take a scenic wagon ride, picnic, and pick up their favorite treats at the farm’s market stand. Planning to go picking? Be sure to call their hotline before venturing to the farm for the most up-to-date information: (410) 857-0111.  READ MORE

SHAW ORCHARDS

5594 Norrisville Rd, White Hall
(410) 692-2429 | Website
Strawberries, Blueberries, Blackberries, Cherries, Raspberries, Peaches

Shaw Orchards is expecting a HUGE blackberry harvest this year. The farm offers pick-your-own fruit (as available) Monday-Saturday. Check the orchard’s RipeLine News (on their website) to see what varieties are ready for picking. READ MORE

MILLBURN ORCHARDS

1495 Appleton Road, Elkton
(410) 398-1349 | Website
Cherries, Blueberries, Blackberries, Peaches, Raspberries

Take a U-Pick adventure at Millburn Orchards! Picking times are available Monday-Saturday 8am-6pm, Sunday 9am-5pm, weather permitting.  Visit theirwebsite, Facebook OR call the Harvest Hotline before you come for any U-Pick daily updates and picking status: 410-398-1349  -or-  800-684-3000. Advance registration is not required for summer picking. READ MORE

LARRILAND FARMS

2415 Woodbine Road, Woodbine
410-442-2605 | Website
Strawberries, Cherries

Larriland Farms is open Tuesday-Sunday for pick-your-own adventures! Be sure to check the website to see what’s available for picking. Pricing and admittance to the picking field is allocated by box. Check their website or call 410-442-2605 for the most up-to-date picking information before you go! You can leave your own containers home; families are required to use containers provided by the farm. READ MORE

 

Did we miss your favorite berry-picking spot? Let us know in the comments!