March is Maple Syruping month!

Why is March maple syruping month? Because that’s when maple sap flows from the sugar maple trees at Indian Creek Nature Center! We turn that sap into our very own real, pure maple syrup. Want to see how we do it? You have the opportunity to experience maple syruping–and best of all, taste our syrup for yourself!–at our Maple Syrup Festival on March 24 & 25, or at one of our many maple syruping programs throughout the month. Read on for more details!

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Full sap sacks at the Nature Center on a sunny, early March day in 2015.

It’s Maple Syrupin’ Time!
Saturdays, March 3, 10, & 17 – 11 AM-12 PM or 1-2 PM
Sundays, March 4, 11, & 18 – 1-2 PM each day
Tuesday, March 13 – 1-2 PM
Wednesday, March 14 at 1-2 PM

Bring the family for a maple syruping experience! Use the sugar maker’s tools to tap a tree, visit the Maple Sugar House to learn how sap becomes syrup, and enjoy a taste of our real maple syrup on ice cream. All ages. $4 per person. Register now  (select event from preferred date on the calendar)

35th Annual Maple Syrup FestivalMaple-Syrup-Festival-Final-Logo
Saturday, March 24  & Sunday, March 25
8 AM – 12:30 PM both days

Come to Indian Creek Nature Center’s signature event to enjoy a taste of real, handcrafted maple syrup fresh from the tap, and stay for a weekend of family fun!

The Maple Syrup Festival features syrup making demonstrations, a look at the action inside the Maple Sugar House, and live music while you enjoy a delicious pancake and sausage breakfast with real maple syrup handcrafted at the Nature Center. More info and advance tickets



Festival goers enjoying the pancakes and real maple syrup



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