One Sweet Season: Maple Fun North of Toronto

Spring showed up unexpectedly in Ontario’s cottage country – which is great news for folks hoping to visit a real sugar shack in the province’s great outdoors.  This March and April, pack the family and head to the wilderness north of Toronto to discover how “Canada’s liquid gold” is converted from tree sap into syrup, and taste for yourself how delicious it can be at a rural pancake breakfast or festival. There’s plenty happening this sweet season in the Explorers’ Edge region of Ontario!

Sugar Bush 1Sugarbushes: Take a Tour

In The Almaguin Highlands (north of Muskoka)

Bella Hill Maple Syrup Powassan
Golden Treasure Maple Trout Creek
Hubbert’s Maple Products Sundridge
Long’s Maple Syrup Trout Creek
Matthew’s Maple Syrup Powassan
Sugarstone Farm Trout Creek

In Muskoka

Bondi Village Resort Dwight
Brooklands Farm Bracebridge
Deerhurst Resort Sugar Shack at Steamers Restaurant Huntsville
Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh Bala
Mark’s Muskoka Maple Huntsville
Sugarbush Hill Maple Farm Huntsville
Sweet Muskoka Huntsville
Sweetwater Maple Bracebridge

Maple Festivals & Events

Maple Plastic Pail Narrow
Ontario Maple Syrup Producers Maple Weekend: April 7-8, 2018

In the Almaguin Highlands

Katrine Winter Carnival Pancake Breakfast: March 4, 2018

Strong Agricultural Society Pancake Breakfast: March 31, 2018

Powassan Maple Syrup Festival: April 28, 2018

In Muskoka

Muskoka Maple Trail – March 9 to April 20, 2018
Check the many sugar bushes and culinary hotspots across Muskoka participating in Maple Trail and Maple Festival!

Muskoka Maple Festival: April 21, 2018

Maple Syrup Experience at JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa (for resort guests): March 10 & 17, 2018

Sugarbush Hill Maple Farm Maple Weekend: April 7-8, 2018

Windermere & District Lions Club Annual Pancake Social: April 21-22, 2018

In Parry Sound District

Parry Sound Friendship Centre Pancake Breakfast: February 24, 2018

Maple Syrup 1

Looking for some ideas on how to cook with maple? Local chefs have some recipe recommendations for you!

To plan your spring maple getaway to the Explorers’ Edge region of Ontario, click here. For more things to see and do, click here.

 


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