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Where to go Peach Picking in Fredericksburg in 2024 πŸ‘

Juicy, dripping peaches freshly picked from the tree make up core summer memories for many Texans! Luckily, peach picking in Fredericksburg is still a wonderful way to enjoy the warm season and bring home a bushel (or a peck!) of tree ripened peaches.

2024 Peach Season Update (as of February): Jenschke Orchards is reporting peach blossoms on the trees. Stay tuned until late spring or early summer!

Due to drought, freezes, extra hot summers, and other factors, many orchards that used to offer peach picking in Fredericksburg, sadly no longer do. We are so thankful that the orchards listed below are still offering this fun summer activity. Let us know if there are any others that we don’t have included and we will check them out!

Best Farms for Peach Picking in Fredericksburg

So without further ado, here are the best spots for Fredericksburg peach picking this summer!

Jenschke Orchards truck at peach farm

πŸ‘ Jenschke Orchards – popular for peach picking in Fredericksburg!

2024 Peach Season Update: Not yet open for peach season

Jenschke Orchards is a family owned peach orchard that has been sharing their delicious peaches with Fredericksburg and beyond since 1961. They have grown into one of the most popular peach farms in the state of Texas.

Freshly picked peaches at Jenschke in 2023

More than a dozen different varieties of peaches are grown here, so try a few and find your new favorites! Growing different varieties allow them to offer a longer growing season, which means more juicy peaches for you!

Starting in early May, start checking their website for picking updates. Click the green button on the top right of their homepage. Peaches are often available through the end of August. Blackberries and strawberries are also available for U-pick in the summer, so overlap the harvesting season on those if you have the flexibility.

Jenschke Farms peach picking in Fredericksburg , Texas

Last summer (2023), we enjoyed a beautiful day at Jenschke Orchards. Due to uncooperative weather patterns, they offered peaches for sale last summer, but did not have enough to offer pick your own peaches. We bought peaches from their on-site store and then picked our own blackberries instead – they were both delicious!

Keep them on your radar in the fall. They have a wonderful pumpkin patch and corn maze later in the year! Jenschke Orchards is one of the best things to do in Hill Country and should not be missed!

πŸ‘ Wahl’s Peaches – only spot to pick organic peaches!

2024 Peach Season Update: Not yet open for peach season

Wahl’s Peaches are located juuuust outside Fredericksburg in the town of Stonewall. I Promise, they are super close by (and Stonewall is also home to the lovely Lyndon B. Johnson State Park (one of the most beautiful Hill Country state parks).

Wahl’s Peaches’ get a huge digital prize for the accomplishment of growing organic peaches in Texas! Starting around late May and continuing through the end of July, depending on the year, you can pick your own peaches on most Saturday mornings (confirm on their Facebook page).

Texas Peach Farms - Beautiful Peach orchard

For children, and adults, plan to scout out the QR codes that are posted throughout the orchard in order to learn more about the farm and how our food is grown. I just love this!

Don’t forget to bring a cooler and an appetite so that you can pick up some peach cobbler, jam, and peach ice cream too – yum!

Peach Picking in Fredericksburg FAQs

Are peaches ready yet in Fredericksburg?

Peaches usually ripen in early to late May. Depending on the variety, there are usually peaches on the trees until August.

How long is peach season in Texas?

Peach season usually last about three months in Texas, from May until August.

Jenschke Orchards in Fredericksburg - wonderful for peach picking!

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