Once the snow starts to melt, sugar shacks heat up with the production of liquid gold – genuine maple syrup. Get a taste of the Adirondack Coast through live demonstrations, historic reenactments, family recipes, and, of course, your very own bottle of maple syrup.
Bechard's Sugar House is a family owned maple sugaring operation located on the Adirondack Coast, offering pure New York Maple Syrup, maple cream, maple molded sugar and granulated sugar. Bechards Sugar House got their start in 1998 and has grown to have over 4,700 taps and counting, stop in to get a taste of this liquid gold.
Check out Bechard's Sugar House on Champ's Cuisine Trail!
Brandy Brook Maple Farm is family owned and operated, expanding and growing their operations since 2007. The farm now includes 5 sugar bushes in 2 counties that allow them to produce maple syrup, maple cream, and maple sugar. In 2015, the family started Olde Tyme Winery, which features traditional red, white and fruit wines in Sweet, Semi and Dry varieties - made with real fruit and the farm's pure maple syrup. Free tours & tastings (ages 21+ only for wine) are part of the experience when you visit this small family farm!
This family owned and operated business has grown to offer over 100 different products made in-house from Tappin' and Sappin' Sugarworks and Jeezum Crow Smokehouse, including smoked cheeses, wild game, smoked meats, beef jerky, maple products of all kinds and lots more! Take a trip to West Chazy, NY to visit the Dutils, grab a fresh sandwich at their deli, do some shopping and don't leave without filling your gas tank and purchasing something delicious for the road!
Check out D & D Meats on the North Country Cuisine Trail!
Parker Family Maple Farm is located on the edge of the Adirondack Mountains and has been family owned and operated by the Parker family since 1889. Parker's sugarhouse and maple store is open year round for the public to enjoy the delicious, quality products that come from their 40,000 tap maple operation. They also have a mail order option for out of towners to enjoy Parker's products any time!
Check out Parker Family Maple Farm on the North Country Cuisine Trail!
The Paul Smith's College VIC is dedicated to fostering connections with nature for students, local residents, and regional visitors by providing outdoor recreation opportunities, experiential education programs, and year-round art exhibitions.
Sacred Roots Maple offers pure NY Maple Syrup boiled on a wood fired evaporator.
The Wild Center is committed to a future where people and the natural world thrive together. Discover the story of the Adirondacks, and explore new ways that people and nature can thrive in the same place. The Center, dedicated to understanding this rare place, is committed to helping people explore not a small collection, but one that lives and breathes across the entire expanse of the Adirondacks. The Wild Center is science-based, and its experiences, exhibits and programs are designed to open new ways to look into our relationship with nature. The Wild Center’s collection as a trove spread over all six million acres of the Adirondacks.
Check out the Waterside Cafe on the Adirondack Lakes Cuisine Trail!