Maple Syrup Demonstration Day


Maplewood State Park Saturday, April 6th  10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Have you ever had the desire to learn about how maple syrup is made?  Did you know that this northeastern part of the U.S. and Canada is the only place with trees that produce the sap to make maple syrup?

On Saturday, April 6th, Maplewood State Park will be busy with lots of activity.  The Friends of Maplewood will be there to tell you the story of how maple syrup is made, from the tree to the table.  Visit the sugar shack and learn how the evaporator works.  There will be stories about how the Native Americans made maple sugar, how the early settlers made maple syrup, and how you can do it at home.  Well show you what trees to tap and how big they should be before you tap them. Demonstrations will take place throughout the day.

We will treat you to a taste of maple syrup on top of ice cream.

Over the lunch hour brats and hot dogs will be available for sale.  Maple syrup will also be for sale.

Maplewood State Park entrance is 7 miles east of Pelican Rapids on State Hwy. 108.  For more information you can check our website,, or like us on Facebook.  If you have questions, call 218-863-8383 at Maplewood State Park.  Remember you will need a vehicle pass ($35-year) or ($7-daily).

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