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Maple Sugar Tours

The event has already taken a place at this date: 
Museum Members: $8 Adults, $6 Children ages 3 – 17 . Not-yet-Members: $10 Adults, $8 Children ages 3 - 17. Prepaid registration required. Walk-ins welcome if space allows.


All Ages Adults & kids together


Outdoor Discovery Center
Muser Drive across from 174 Angola Road
Cornwall, NY, 12518
United States


Contact name: 
Marian Goldin
Museum educators guide small groups on 60-minute tours through the forest teaching all about Maple Sugaring now and in the past. Maple products and hot chocolate available for purchase in the visitors center gift shop.

**NEW FOR 2018: Pre-registration for Maple Sugar Tours!**
Register here:

  • Dates: Saturdays and Sundays February *24 & 25; March 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 & 18 (*Sugaring Off Celebration) 
  • Tour Times: 11am-3pm See details below
  • Outdoor Discovery Center
  • Admission:  Museum Members: $8 Adults, $6 Children ages 3 – 17 . Not-yet-Members: $10 Adults, $8 Children ages 3 - 17. Prepaid registration required- see below. Walk-ins welcome if space allows.

Sugar Bush Tours: 11am, 1pm & 2pm; a one mile moderate hike through field and forest to the Sugar Bush Shack (terrain and weather conditions dependent)

Maple Lane Tours: 12pm & 3pm; 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

In addition to our regular Maple Sugar Tours, enjoy special crafts, games, Native American story telling around the camp fire, Treats of the sweet season, and bring home fun recipes for maple syrup!

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.