Maple Syrup field trips
School teachers, home schoolers, adults, and other groups can make reservations for Maple Syrup Time weekday field trips held in the Visitor Center, Sugar Shack, and outdoors among the maple trees on March 12, 13, 17, 18, 19 and 20. Tours are offered from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and are appropriate for first-graders through adults. Maximum number per reservation is 120 people. Call to reserve a time slot. Groups are shown how trees are tapped and the sap is collected. The Sugar Shack is in full production. Indoors groups learn differences in syrups, how syrup is graded, and where maple trees are found. Much of the tour is conducted outdoors, so dress according to weather conditions. There are indoor alternatives in case of extreme weather.