Where to Pick Blackberries and Blueberries Near Charlotte
Spend some sweet family time and bring home a colorful bounty
The sweet days of summer mean berry picking season in the Carolinas! Head to these local u-pick farms and fill your bucket with sweet blueberries and blackberries perfect for a pie, cereal topper, or a healthy snack. Before you head out to your favorite berry picking spot, call and confirm they’re open for picking and ask about any special safety requirements. Happy picking!
Located in Rock Hill, SC near Cherry Park, Rivers Blueberry Farm is a quick trip from Charlotte. Check the Facebook page for u-pick times; it’s typically open Thursdays through Saturdays. 1595 Colon Road, Rock Hill, SC, 803-448-6031
Spend a day in Dallas, NC, and bring home buckets of blackberries, blueberries, peaches, tomatoes, melons, and vegetables. Patches are open through July at this fourth-generation family farm. 906 Dallas Stanley Hwy, 704-922-8688
It’s worth the two-hour road trip to Ramseur, NC to explore Millstone Creek Orchard. The farm is located on a beautiful property brimming with fruits and vegetables, and little anglers can do some fishing (reservations required). Blueberries, blackberries, and peaches are available through July; hours are Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, 1-4:30 p.m. 506 Parks Crossroads Church Road, Ramseur, 336-824-5263
If you have a hankering for berries, you can pick seven days a week at Campbell’s Berry Farm in Bethlehem. (Info below.) While you’re here, sample some ice cream, go on a scavenger hunt, or ask how you can become a member of the 10-gallon club. 27 Tracy Bolick Lane, Hickory, 828-598-0707