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CORNWALL- Maple Sugar Tours @ Hudson Highlands Nature Museum’s Outdoor Discovery Center
March 16 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 11:00:00 on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until March 17, 2019
One event on February 23, 2019 at 11:00:00
On Saturday, February 23rd, come celebrate the special opening day of the maple sugar season at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum!
As winter ends, it’s maple sugaring time! Visit us to see, learn, and, most importantly, TASTE! Learn how to identify and tap sugar maple trees, discover sugaring techniques used by Native Americans, pioneers, and modern-day farmers, see an evaporator in action, and finish by participating in our taste test challenge to see if you can tell the difference between maple-flavored syrup and the real thing! Maple syrup & other delicious maple products as well as hot chocolate available for purchase in our Visitors Center gift shop.
Opening Day Festivities:
- Special crafts, games, and story telling around the camp fire
- Treats of the sweet season
- Fun recipes for maple syrup
- Maple Sugar Tours
MAPLE SUGAR TOURS: 11 am – 3 pm
Saturdays and Sundays; February 23 & 24; March 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 & 17
Learn how to identify and tap sugar maple trees, discovere sugaring techniques used by Native Americans, pioneers, and modern day farmers, see an evaporator in action and participate in our taste test challenge to see if you can tell the difference between maple-flavored syrup and the real thing!
SUGAR BUSH TOURS: 11 am, 1 pm & 2 pm
A one mile moderate hike through field and forest to the Sugar Bush Shack (terrain and weather conditions dependent)
MAPLE LANE TOURS: 12 pm & 3 pm
Perfect for little legs, a short walk from the visitor center to our Maple Lane Sugar Shack after a tour of the sugar maple stand.
Please wear appropriate footwear and dress warmly!