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Join us to explore the sweeter side of winter with sweet maple days! We'll have guided hikes, tours of our maple sugaring house, and more!
You can also do your own maple tour any time you visit with our self-guided maple tour. Just text CNC MAPLE to 1-513-912-2755!
*Please note that program registration fees cannot be applied to a membership purchase. Want a discount for these and all other Nature Center programs? Click here to purchase a membership!
Maple Syrup Making and Guided Sap Collecting Hikes in the Sugarbush
Hit the trail for a guided interactive maple hike. Collect sap in the sugarbush and see the steaming evaporator as we boil down to “liquid gold” maple syrup. Preregistration required. Members free; nonmember adult $10, nonmember child $6 (includes daily admission).
Saturday, January 28, 10 am - SOLD OUT
Saturday, January 28, 11 am - SOLD OUT
Saturday, January 28, 1 pm - SOLD OUT
Saturday, January 28, 2 pm - SOLD OUT
Tools of the Sugar House
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the maple syrup evaporator and sugaring tools like skimmers, filters, and thermometers. You will be able to look inside the sap storage tanks, help set up for the day’s programs, and help prepare the materials to fire up the evaporator. Preregistration required. Members $5; nonmembers $11 (includes daily admission).
Homeschool Maple Sugaring
Join a naturalist for this winter adventure to find some of our native maple trees and learn about how the process of photosynthesis is involved with the production of maple syrup, which we call “liquid sunshine.” Help with sugaring work and sample warm maple syrup right off the evaporator. For kids and teens; recommended for 5 years and up with a caregiver. Preregistration required. Members $7; nonmembers $13 (includes daily admission).
Maple Date Night: A Taste through Time
Friday, February 10, 7-9 pm - SOLD OUT