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CANCELED -Thurman Maple Days Weekend 3 - Individual Farms May Be Open

pancakes and maple syrup
a man pouring hot maple sap
maple sap boiling over a fire
little girls look at a maple tree
interior of a maple sugaring house
kids looking at a maple sap bucket
exterior of a maple sugar house
exterior of a maple sugar house
a man discussing maple sugaring
a person looking inside a maple sap bucket
a man discussing lumber
a man showing off equipment
a branch
a boy smiling with a goat
a child looking at a goat
cheese spread and crackers
two women crafting
a wooden covered bridge
kids by maple trees
wooden bear holding Welcome Got Maple sign
cabin in the dark
man getting maple from tree
maple syrup bottles
canisters on trees to collect sap
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Cost: Free - except for goods or meals purchased

Editor's Note: March 13, 2020 3:19 PM.  Thurman Maple Days has been canceled, however, select farms may be open Please call ahead to individual farms you want to visit to ensure they are still open.

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Celebrate the start of of the 2020 spring season at Thurman Maple Days, where nature is a way of life, and sugaring is second nature.

For three weekends in a row, the five largest maple syrup producers in the Adirondack region and five nearby farms open their doors to the public for Thurman Maple Days. Celebrate spring with free tours, tastings, and demonstrations, with a vast array of food and souvenirs available to take home.

During this three weekend celebration, you'll be able to taste the finest maple syrup, watch maple tree sawmill operations, and even taste sheep cheese and hang out with llamas. As a self-guided tour, you'll be in the driver's seat and have the ability to visit all farms or spend your time at the ones you enjoy most. Follow the arrow signs at nearly every corner in town.

2020 Dates 

  • Weekend 1: Saturday, March 14th & Sunday, March 15th, 10 am to 4pm
  • Weekend 1: Saturday, March 14th & Sunday, March 15th, 10 am to 4pm
  • Weekend 1: Saturday, March 14th & Sunday, March 15th, 10 am to 4pm

2020 Participating Farms

The town of Thurman is 20 minutes from Lake George via the Adirondack Northway (I-87). Take exit 23 to New York State Route 9 to Route 418 and follow the sign posts.

2020 Maple Farms

  • Adirondack Gold Maple Farm, 74 Bear Pond Road, Athol, NY 12810
  • Hidden Hollow Maple Farm, 312 Dippikill Road, Warrensburg, NY 12885
  • Mud Street Maple Farm, 269 Mud Street, Athol, NY 12810
  • Toad Hill Maple Farm, 137 Charles Olds Road, Athol, NY 12810
  • Valley Road Maple Farm, 190 Valley Road, Warrensburg, NY 12885 (start here for breakfast at 9am)

2020 Other Farms & Activities

  • Blackberry Hill Farm & Sanctuary, 15 Mud Street, Athol, NY 12810 - certified organic vegetables and poultry, non-GMO pork
  • Martin's Lumber and Certified Tree Farm, 280 Valley Road, Warrensburg, NY 12885 - certified tree farm showcasing silviculture (the monitoring of science of woodlands and forests), also offering jewelry, pottery, rustic wooden signs, and more
  • Nettle Meadow Farm, 484 South Johnsburg Road, Warrensburg, NY 12885 - farm tours and sheep/goat cheese tasting
  • Peru Llama Farm, 661 High Street, Athol, NY 12810 - hang out with a llama named Critter, and if you're lucky, snag a kiss
  • Whitefields Farm, 95 Mountain Road, Athol, NY 12810 - cage-free, all-natural turkeys and chickens

2020 Pancake Breakfasts

Pancake breakfasts are served each of the maple days, from 9am to 1pm, at Valley Road Maple Farm. Enjoy pancakes, pure local maple syrup, and maple sausages from Oscar's Smokehouse.

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