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Field Trip : Maple Sugar Nature Hike

 Who wants to learn the history of Maple Sugaring? 

The end of winter arrives in northern Ohio at a snail’s pace, indicated by “drip-drip-drip” as snow and ice melt, signaling that sap begins to flow in the trees and we must rush to collect it before the leaves bud out. Despite winter’s lingering reminders, it’s the leading edge of spring and maple sugaring time again!This season brings another year of gathering sap, making syrup, and leading hikes through the maple-heavy woods of the Sugarbush at Maple Grove Picnic Area. Let's walk through time along the Sugarbush Trail to see the sap-collecting methods and syrup-making processes used by the First People, settlers and modern sugar farmers. We will end at the sugarhouse to watch sap boiled into delicious maple syrup.

We will be able to purchase Maple Candies after the hike. 

Our Hike is completely outdoors – dress for the weather. 

Where: Rocky River Reservation's Maple Grove Picnic Area (Just South of the Nature Center)

When: Friday March 10th, 12:30 pm

Cost: FREE

Please RSVP to Nora Lamb at

Earlier Event: March 9
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