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Maple Sugaring through the Ages

March 7, 14, 21, 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Come see the methods used to collect maple sap and learn how the maple tree helped sustain early Americans during this fun program. We will begin indoors learning about the history of maple sugaring, and getting a taste of pure maple syrup, before heading outside to visit three sugaring “camps.”

Fun for all ages

Time: 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $4 per child, $6 per adult, children under two are FREE!

Location: Oakwoods Metropark, Nature Center – Map Me

Pre-registration is required by March 6.


  • Phone: (734) 782-3956

A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark.

Oakwoods Metropark