Bring the entire family and enjoy the fresh air and the delicious aroma of simmering maple syrup, as you set off into the woods in search of sweet adventure at the annual Maple Sugar Festival March 19-20 & April 2-3.
Start your visit at the Nature Center and walk on the Maple History Trail. As you hike through the recently expanded sugarbush you'll see more trees tapped with modern tubing and stop at stations to see how collecting sap has changed over time.
Maple syrup is one of the oldest natural sweeteners in North America, and “boiling down” was arguably the only sugar refining process available to Native Americans and early settlers in the north. After you visit the maple sugar camp, head out to the Historic Village and:
Photography Credit: Sharon Dentice & Brian Nagel
GCVM is open Wed-Sun Sept 12-Oct 11
plus Monday, Oct 12