Learn about the natural history of maple syrup production and how it has been made over generations. Pancake breakfast available!
About this EventThis event takes place March 20 - 21 and March 27 - 28, 2021, 10am to 2pm each day. Due to COVID-19, free tickets for timed entry are required to minimize crowds. Face coverings are required for all attendees over 2 years old.
Demonstrations of different processes of making maple syrup will be ongoing throughout each day, including iron pot boiling, Iroquois stone boiling, and the use of a modern evaporator. Environmental educators will lead guided walks to the sugarbush where maple trees have been tapped and visitors can learn how maple sap is collected.
To-go pancake breakfasts will be available for purchase each day thanks to the Friends of Letchworth State Park. Only cash or check is accepted for pancake breakfast purchases. Picnic tables will be provided outdoors on the grounds of the Humphrey Nature Center.
Questions? Call (585) 493-3680
Learn the history of maple sugaring, from sap to syrup. Programs cover the history of maple sugaring, how maple syrup is made today, maple tree identification and even some samples. Reservations are required.