We’re lucky to have several great berry picking farms in the Stateline area offering a bunch of different fruit options. Throughout the spring, summer and early fall different items become ready to pick.

Here’s a growing schedule for the greater Rockford area.

Local Growing Schedule

Early summer: Strawberries

Mid-late summer: Blueberries, raspberries, blackberries and peaches

Late summer: Tomatoes, corn, vegetables

Here are the U Pick farms where you can pick strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and more in the Rockford area or a short drive away.

Berry Picking in the Stateline Area

U Pick Farms

Curran’s Orchard
6385 Kilburn Ave, Rockford, IL

At Curran’s Orchard in Rockford, you can pick cherries (June – July) and raspberries in the late summer and early fall.

**Picking season has not started yet! We will update when it does.**

Hours: To be announced


Edwards Apple Orchard
7061 Centerville Rd. Poplar Grove, IL

At Edward’s Apple Orchard in Poplar Grove, you can pick raspberries beginning in late August until it frosts.

**Picking season has not started yet! We will update when it does.**

Hours: To be announced


Skelly’s Farm Market
2713 S. Hayner Rd., Janesville, WI

If you’re up for a short drive, check out Skelly’s in Janesville. You can pick strawberries and buy delicious strawberry pies, jam and donuts.

**Picking season has not started yet! We will update when it does.**

Opening June 1st at 9 am

Hours: 9 am – 5 pm until strawberries ripen then 7 am – 5 pm


Valley Orchard
811 E. State St. Cherry Valley, IL

At Valley Orchard in Cherry Valley, you can pick raspberries in the summer and fall, strawberries, blueberries, currants and blackberries.

Call 815-332-9696 for the availability of items.

**Picking season has not started yet! We will update when it does.**

Hours: Monday – Saturday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

If we missed your favorite berry picking spot, let us know by emailing hello@statelinekids.com!

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