2021 Maple Madness
We may not be able to old our full-on program but we have family friendly maple themed activities happening on the weekends at Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area - March 13/14, 20/21 and 27/28. Join us for a guided sugar bush tour, an interpretive talk/demo, purchase some maple syrup from the maple shop, scavenger hunts, and other resources that families can take on the trails for a fun day outdoors. See registration details and further info below.
Questions? 613-546-4228 ext. 222
Guided Sugar Bush Tour
You will meet your hike leader in the sugar bush, it is a 20-25 minute walk (2 km one way) from the parking lot at the Outdoor Centre to the sugar bush on the service road. For example: if you book a 10:00 tour you need to arrive at 9:30 to give yourself time to walk to the sugar bush.
The sugar bush interpretive trail will be closed to those who do not have a ticket on the weekends. The trail is available for self-guided tours during the week.
Register below for the Saturday or Sunday tour:
Maple Interpretive Talk / Demonstration
Please meet staff on the front lawn of the Outdoor Centre to be taken to the demonstration area - meet at the yellow physical distancing sign. The talk/demo will last for about 45 minutes.
The demonstration area will only be open to those who are registered and have a ticket.
Register below for the Saturday or Sunday talk/demo:
What's Happening at the Outdoor Centre
The Outdoor Centre is open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on the weekends. You do not need to register/book for the following amenitites:
- A face covering must be worn at all times within the Outdoor Centre. Staff will be screening visitors upon entry.
- Snack bar (hot & cold drinks, snacks, merchandise).
- Washrooms are available.
- Maple shop will be open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on weekends. We accept cash, de]bit and credit.
- Educational fact sheets, colouring pages, scavenger hunts, species ID sheets, trail maps and more are available upon request inside the Outdoor Centre. Please ask staff for a copy.
Maple Shop Price List
- 4 L - $70.00
- 2 L - $50.00
- 1 L - $27.00
- 500 ml - $17.00
- 250 ml - $12.00
- 50 ml decorative leaf bottle - $5.00
- Maple butter - $13.00
- Maple lollipop - $3.00