Maple syrup season almost here at Terra Cotta Conservation Area in Halton Hills
Published February 24, 2023 at 11:56 am
If you love maple syrup season, head up to Terra Cotta Conservation Area in Halton Hills between March 11 and April 2.
Visitors will have a chance to explore nature, learn about maple syrup production, and taste some delicious samples of the iconic Canadian treat.
There will be three separate events for visitors to enjoy: Maple Syrup in the Park; Maple Syrup by Lamplight; and Sap to Syrup: A Maple Syrup Making Experience.
Maple Syrup in the Park is a family-friendly event where visitors can tour maple syrup demonstrations, take a walk through Tales on the Trail with family, try maple taffy, learn about Indigenous culture and heritage, and enjoy pancakes with real maple syrup.
At Maple Syrup by Lamplight, visitors will enjoy an exclusive, after-hours maple syrup experience. They will enjoy an interpretive wagon ride to an illuminated sugarbush, Participants will learn about maple syrup production techniques used throughout history, sample warm maple syrup, taste maple taffy, enjoy a signature mocktail or cocktail and learn how to tap a tree. This event is for visitors 19 years of age or older.
Sap to Syrup: A Maple Syrup Making Experience is new this year at Terra Cotta. This intimate, hands-on experience takes place in the Sugar Shack and visitors will learn how to tap a tree, collect sap and use an evaporator to produce and bottle maple syrup. This experience is for visitors 18 years of age or older.
Here are the dates for the events at Terra Cotta :
- Maple Syrup in the Park – March 11 to 19, 25 and 26
- Maple Syrup by Lamplight – March 31 and April 1
- Sap to Syrup: A Maple Syrup Making Experience – April 1 and 2
Advanced reservations are required. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit here.
Credit Valley Parks passholders enjoy free admission to Maple Syrup in the Park when they book a reservation.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising