Are berries your favorite kind of fruit? Ours too! And that’s why we think fresh berries – along with berry picking – are two of the best things about summertime. Check out these pick-your-own farms in Maryland, where you can, you guessed it, pick your own fresh, juicy berries. Whether you’re stocking up to make pies or jams, or simply like to snack on a handful of ’em, the local farms below offer some of the best berry picking in Maryland.

So, have you ever been berry picking at any (or all) of the local farms mentioned above? If so, which ones and what’d you think? Know of any other can’t-miss berry farms in Maryland?

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Is there anywhere else to go berry picking in Maryland?

When seeking a great place to do some berry picking, don’t overlook Walnut Springs Farm. Nestled in Elkton, the family-owned and operated farm has been in the business of fruit for more than 40 years. In more recent years, it’s become one of the top pick-your-own farms in Maryland for blueberries and raspberries.

Are there any other pick your own farms in Maryland?

There are several places to pick your own fruit in Maryland including Weber’s PYO Peachberry Farm. Located in Glen Arm, the operational farm produces a majority of the fruits and veggies sold at Weber’s Cider Mill Farm in Parkville. When possible, the farm opens its fields to the public, allowing visitors to pick their own strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, peaches, and apples.

What are some other can’t-miss local farms?

Several local farms are open to the public including Dominic's Farm in Queenstown. Opened in 2005, the farm provides the perfect respite from the hustle and bustle of daily life, allowing visitors of all ages to decompress and get in touch with nature. In addition to interacting with the farm’s resident animals, visitors can enjoy tours, storytime, seasonal events, and more.

Clark's Elioak Farm in Ellicott City is another must-visit farm in Maryland. Open seasonally, the farm boasts an array of attractions including a petting farm, pony rides, train rides, an enchanted forest, educational tours, and a produce stand. Not only is there an array of attractions, but the farm plays host to a variety of events throughout the year.

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