Maple Syrup Days at Maplewood State Park | April 13

Love the taste of gooey maple syrup, but never learned about where it comes from? Head to Maplewood State Park this Saturday, April 13th for Maple Syrup Days!

Event Details

Hosted by Friends of Maplewood State Park, this FREE event will educate about maple trees and the maple syrup process at the Sugar Shack in Maplewood State Park from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2024. Watch demonstrations on how to tap trees, ways to carry sap, how to identify maple trees, as well as the boiling process.

Plus enjoy maple syrup samples with ice cream! Drinks will also be available for purchase.

The Sugar Shack is located near the Trail Center, just past the park office.

State Park Pass Required

While the event is free, please note a STATE PARK VEHICLE PASS IS REQUIRED to enter the park. State Park passes can be purchased here in advanced or purchased at the entrance to the park.


Entrance to the park is 39721 Park Entrance Road (Pelican Rapids, MN), and parking will be just past the park office where entry is paid. Due to the possibilities of a large turnout, the park is suggesting the option to parking at the Hallaway Hill parking area and hiking to the Sugar Shack along the trails. Visit the Maplewood State Park website for a full map, or request at the park office upon entry.

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