U-Pick Berry Picking Guide in and around Gig Harbor & Mason County

Plus Puyallup, Auburn, Tacoma

By SUMMER PARENT RESOURCE GUIDE: Macaroni Kid Tacoma & South Sound June 16, 2024

If you haven’t been berry picking before with your kids, you’re in for a treat. This is a fun activity to pass a couple of hours in the summertime, and you return home with some healthy and delicious results. We are rich in options for different places to pick your favorites: blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries. Salmonberries, boysenberries, and blackberries are wild in our region and can be found on most roadsides and nature trails from June through September.

What to do with the bountiful berries you bring home? 

  • Rinse and serve fresh with meals or for snacks out of hand.
  • Pop them into cereal or pancakes for breakfast.
  • Add them to a smoothie, or float them in a juice punch.
  • Bake them into any number of desserts, including my favorite, pie!
  • Freeze them for later, and enjoy them all year long.

U-Picks can be a fun experience for the family. Come prepared! Don't forget to bring:

  • clothes that you can get stained
  • sturdy shoes
  • buckets or bowls to transfer the berries into
  • sun protection
  • drinking water

Please call ahead to confirm availability and to make sure they are open this season. 

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Bee Blessed Blueberry

Butler Farms
3414 137th St. NW
(253) 858-8647




Charlotte's Blueberry Park

Enjoy fresh, beautiful blueberries 
Metro Parks
7402 E. D Street
Tacoma, Washington 98404
Phone(253) 328-8306
(253) 305-1030

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FREE picking

Wild Hare Organic Farm
4520 River Road
(253) 922-1604
(for CSA Members ONLY)

Pierce County:


Both Strawberries and Raspberries are available at Picha Farms

Picha Farms

6502 52nd St E

Puyallup, Washington 98371
(253) 841-4443

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Four Elements Farm
14308 Military Road E
(360) 829-7000

Linbo Blueberry Farm
1201 South Fruitland
(253) 229-6438

Spooner Farms


19102 SE Green Valley Rd (25.44 mi)
Auburn, Washington 98092

Get Directions

(253) 939-2706

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Find local berries at these Pierce County Farmers Markets: Gig Harbor, Lakewood, Proctor, Puyallup, Steilacoom, Tacoma - Broadway, Tacoma - Eastside and Tacoma - Point Ruston

Please check in advance to see if your preferred farm is offering U-Pick during the season. The information on this page is not guaranteed to be accurate.


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