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Where to Go Strawberry Picking Near the Bay Area

Updated: May 4

Are you ready for some U-Pick strawberry fun? If your kiddos are anything like mine, they go bananas for strawberries. And lucky for us, there are some awesome farms to go strawberry picking near the Bay Area that are perfect for our little berry pickers. In this blog post, I'm going to share some of the best spots where you and your little ones can pick delicious strawberries. So, grab your sun hats and let's get ready for a berry good time!

Note: Some U-pick strawberry farms may not be open yet or may not have strawberries left to pick. Please always call before going. Check the farm’s social media and website for recent updates. Be sure to confirm hours of operation, before going.  

Here’s a map of some of the U-Pick Strawberry Farms -

Near the Peninsula & Silicon Valley

R&R Fresh Farms 

2310 Pescadero Creek Rd, Pescadero

OPEN - Mon: 12-6pm and Tue - Sun from 10-6pm, but will close when picked out.

*Organic farm

Blue House Farm 

950 La Honda Rd, San Gregorio

Expected to open early May

*Organic farm

Near the South Bay Area

Berry Island Farm 

10385 Watsonville Rd, Gilroy

Expected to open end of April / beg of May

*Organic farm

Swanton Berry Farm 

25 Swanton Rd, Davenport

Hours: Open daily 8am-5pm. 

Call to confirm whether they're open (831)889-0850 - website still shows closed for the season as of 4/23/24

*Organic farm

Gizdich Ranch 

55 Peckham Rd, Watsonville

Expected to open early May

Call before going (831) 722-1056

Crystal Bay Farm 

40 Zils Rd, Watsonville

Expected to open early May

*Organic farm

Live Earth Farm

1275 Green Valley Rd, Watsonville, CA 95076

Opening early June


JSM Organics 

135 Maher Rd, Royal Oaks

Expected to open early May| Follow on social media for hours and updates:

*Organic farm

Tru2Earth Farm 

10505 Santa Teresa Blvd, Gilroy

Opening 4/26

Cash only 

*Organic farm

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Strawberry picking at Berry Island Farm

Near East Bay Area

Byron Growers 

3960 Holway Drive, Byron

Opening first week of May - Hours: Weekends from 9am until picked out (Plan to arrive early!)

*Organic farm

Creswell Family Farms 

3100 Point of Timber Rd, Brentwood

OPEN - Weekends from 9am until picked out (Plan to arrive early!)

Chao’s Strawberries 

2600 B Walnut Blvd, Brentwood

OPEN - Saturdays 8am-until picked out (mostly 2pm)

Three Nunns Farm 

550 Walnut Blvd, Brentwood

Expected to open Saturday April 27

Berry Best Family Farm 

7450 Balfour Rd, Brentwood

Opening early May

Contributions made to this post by by Tiny Travelers San Francisco - - Check out the reel on Instagram!

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