Where to Go Maple Sugaring in the New York Area

Where to Go Maple Sugaring in the New York Area

Where to Go Maple Sugaring in the New York Area

February-March marks the peak of the maple sugaring season. Throughout the region, there are opportunities to learn all about the history and process of making maple syrup, what many like to refer to as “liquid gold.”

But there’s so much more to do, especially at maple syrup festivals–like tapping trees and tasting syrup yourself! Check out these events to find the perfect maple sugaring event for your family.

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Maple Sugaring in Westchester County

Teatown Lake Reservation

What to Know: Parking tags are also required daily between 9am-5pm.
1600 Spring Valley Road, Ossining
(914) 762-2912

Sugaring season is here at Teatown!

Sugaring Days: Feb. 24 and 25, March 2, 3, 9 and 10; 11 am to 1:30 pm

Pancake Brunch: March 16, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

Muscoot Farm

51 Route 100, Katonah
(914) 864-7286

Swing by Muscoot Farm for a line up of sugaring events for this year:

Sugar Shack Chats: Feb. 24 and 25; 12 to 3 pm

Maple Munchies: March 9 and 30; 2 pm

Muscoot Farm’s Pancake Breakfast: March 10; 11 am to 2 pm

(Un)Tap-A-Tree: March 16, 17 and 23; 1 pm, 1:30 pm, 2 pm, 2:30 pm

Westmoreland Sanctuary

260 Chestnut Ridge Road, Mount Kisco
(914) 666-8448

Maple Sugaring Demo: March 18; 12 to 2 pm

Maple Sugaring in New York City

Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve

2351 Veterans Road W., Staten Island
(718) 605-397 x201

Maple Tapfest 2024: Jan. 27, 10 am to 12 pm, 1 to 3 pm; In this volunteer event, you’ll be learning how to tap maple trees and tapping the tree used for the 2024 maple syrup season. Registration is required.

Maple Sugaring in Orange County

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum 

Outdoor Discovery Center
120 Muser Drive, Cornwall
(845) 534-5506

Maple Sugar Tours: Saturdays and Sundays Feb. 3 through March 3

Choose between Sugar Bush tours and Maple Lane tours, which are perfect for families with small children. Don’t forget to bring home a bottle of maple syrup!

Maple Sugaring on Long Island

Hoyt Farm 

200 New Highway, Commack
(631) 543-7804

What to Know: Head to the farm early on the day of the event to register.

Maple Sugaring: Sundays, Feb. 25-March 10, 1:30-3pm

Native American and Colonial techniques will be demonstrated to produce maple syrup. Visitors will learn how to make equipment, identify and tap trees, and get to taste the syrup. $10, cash only; no reservations required.

Maple Sugaring in Fairfield County, CT

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford
(203) 977-6521

First County Bank Maple Sugar Fest Sundays: Feb. 25, March 3 & 10, 10am-2pm

Join SM&NC for added attractions, enhanced programming, tree tapping demonstrations, and all the maple syrup and treats you can ask for! Free for Director’s Circle members. Family Plus members can enjoy one pre-registered Sunday for free (additional Sundays $10). Members: $12/person. Non-members: $22/person. Head to the website to register.

Maple Sugaring in Bergen County, NJ

Tenafly Nature Center

313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
(201) 568-6093

Maple Sugaring: Jan. 21 – March 17; Sundays, 11:30 am and 1 pm

Learn how to identify a maple tree. Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the gathering of sap over the centuries. Check tapped trees and boil down the sap to make fresh, warm maple syrup, and then have a taste. Dress warmly; program will be entirely outdoors.

Registration required. $40 per member family, up to 6 people; $12 for non-members and $8 for members.

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