Adirondack Maple Sugar Shacks: Go for a Tour of a Maple Farm!

Here is a list of Maple Farms. Call ahead to make sure that they are open. It is a wonderful way to welcome in spring in the Adirondacks. There are maple breakfasts, wagon rides and tours of farms. Besides plenty of opportunity to sample the maple products. Enjoy! 







Essex
Cornell University - Uihlein Forest

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157 Bear Cub Lane 
Lake Placid
Tel: (518) 523-9337


Visitors will have a guided tour of the entire syrup production process, beginning in the sugarbush where the sap is collected and ending in the sugarhouse where people can see, smell, and taste fresh maple syrup being made. Visitors will also learn about ongoing research projects and a variety of maple products will be available for sale in the gift shop.


Directions: From Lake Placid take Rt 73 (Cascade Rd) east for 1.5 miles. Turn right at the Horseshow grounds onto Old Military Road. Continue for .7 miles; turn left at the sign for Uihlein Sugar Maple Field Station onto Bear Cub Rd. Proceed .8 miles to sugarhouse.


Open March 19 
March 20 
March 26 
March 27


Clinton


Brow's Sugarhouse

89 Sugarbush Drive 
West Chazy
Tel: (518) 493-5683 



Activities: We will be offering free tours of the sugarhouse showing you how maple products are made. 
Driving: From West Chazy go north on Rt 22 about 2 miles, left turn on Sugar Bush Drive. From Sciota go south on Rt 22 about 4 miles, turn right on Sugar Bush Drive. Look for our signs on Sugar Bush Drive.
Open March 19 
March 20 
March 26 
March 27 



Parker Family Maple Farm

1043 Slosson Road 
West Chazy
Tel: (518) 493-6761 



Activities: Pancake breakfast will be all 4 days, sponsored by the Northern Tier snow-runners. Horse drawn wagon rides are all 4 days. Small petting zoo. Giftshop will be open, cotton candy, complimentary maple coffee. Maple syrup and other maple product demonstrations.
Open March 19 
March 20 
March 26 
March 27 



Franklin


Friend Maple Products

402 Spencer Road 
Burke
Tel: (518) 483-5559


Activities: Free horsedrawn wagon rides to the sugarbush to see the tapping. Syrup, maple lollipops, sugar on snow, maple cotton, maple cream & homemade donuts for sale. Don't miss a taste of ice cream with fresh maple syrup! Enter our drawing for a free gift basket of maple products. Your visit will include a tour of the entire production process. We love to explain the process of tapping, gathering, & evaporating the sap. We will be boiling sap the entire weekend unless we have an entire week with no days above 32!
Driving: 1 1/2 miles off State Route 11. Watch for our signs. 
Open March 26 
March 27 



Woods Maple Products

1470 County Route 23 
Chateaugay
Tel: (518) 497-6387


Activities: Tours of the sugarbush. Weather permitting, we will be boiling. 
Driving: from intersection of US 11 and St Rt 374 in Chateaugay, go west to County Route 23 (left turn). Follow 23 to Selkirk Road, then look for and follow signs for Wood's Sugar Bush.
Open March 19 
March 20 
March 26 
March 27


Hamilton


McComb's Oak Hill Farm
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221 Elm Lake Road 
Speculator
Tel: (518) 548-6105
Activities: We will be boiling sap into syrup (weather permitting) and demonstrating tree tapping.



Directions: From the intersection of Routes 8 and 30 in the village of Speculator, travel 1.5 miles east on Elm Lake Road.


Open March 19 
March 20 
March 26 
March 27


Warren


Adirondack Gold Maple Farm
74 Bear Pond Road 
Athol
Tel: (518) 623-9718, (518) 260-2480


Activities: We will be tapping trees and boiling sap to make maple syrup.
Directions: I-87 exit 23. Turn right on Rt 9 North, go .8 mi. Left on Route 418 West. Cross the bridge, keep right, go 3.8 miles to Athol Rd. Turn right, go 3.5 mi. Turn right on Mountain Rd. Go abou .7 miles to Bear Pnd Rd.
Open March 19 
March 20 
March 26 
March 27 



Toad Hill Maple Farm

39 Charles Old Road 
Thurman
Tel: (518) 623-4744
Activities: Large new timber frame sugarhouse will be christened in 2011. Complete tours of our state of the art production and processing system including our sugarbush and candy kitchen. There will be product samples for tasting. Visit our gift shop! 



Directions: Rt 418 west from Warrensburg to Athol Road. Follow the signs to Toad Hill Maple Farm. We are about 7 miles from Warrensburg.

Open March 19 
March 20 
March 26 
March 27 



Valley Road Maple Farm

190 Valley Road 
Thurman
(518) 792-4542

Activities: We will be serving pancake breakfasts


Driving: from Warrensburg take route 418 to Athol Road, follow our signs to Valley Road Maple Farm.
 


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