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Experience Maple Season In Lake George & The Adirondacks

March is one of the sweetest times of year in Lake George and the Adirondacks: maple season! Behind Vermont, New York State is the second-largest maple syrup producer in the country, and we celebrate that fact all month long.

pancakes, syrup, and berries on a plate

2018 Thurman Maple Days

The Thurman area, about a half hour drive from Lake George Village, hosts three weekends worth of Thurman Maple Days each year. This year's Thurman Maple Days are slated for March 10 & 11, March 17 & 18, and March 24 & 25.

During the designated weekends, four farms in the region welcome visitors for open houses, tutorials on the sugaring process, syrup samplings, pancake breakfasts, kids' activities, and so much more.

The participating farms are:

  • Adirondack Gold Maple Farm, 74 Bear Pond Road, Athol, NY
  • Valley Road Maple Farm, 190 Valley Road, Thurman, NY
  • Hidden Hollow Maple Farm, 312 Dippikill Road, Warrensburg, NY
  • Toad Hill Maple Farm, 151 Charles Olds Road, Athol, NY

Maple Sugaring at Up Yonda Farm

On four Saturdays in March 2018, Up Yonda Farm in Bolton Landing will host their Maple Sugaring events.

Come witness the traditional process that results in the sweet syryp you know and love. On March 10, 17, 24, and 30, the staff at Up Yonda Farm will tap, collect, and boil the sap of sugar maples on the property.

To attend, the cost is free for members and $4 per person for non-members.

2018 New York State Maple Weekends

The maple celebration continues state-wide during two New York State Maple Weekends each year! This year's maple weekends are March 17 & 18 and March 24 & 25. More than 130 maple producers across the state participate in maple weekends, offering open houses, public demonstrations, family-friendly fun, and more.

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