It’s Maple Time Again! Here are 5 Sweet Maple Sugar Farms Near Lake Placid
It’s that special time of the year again here in the Adirondacks. It’s maple sugar season!
Are you heading to the Adirondacks this Spring and looking for something sweet to do? Check out these amazing maple sugar farms near Lake Placid, NY! Located right in our backyard, these maple sugar farms are sure to help you beat cabin fever. From sweet sugar maple candies, maple syrup to even maple cotton candy – these treats are sure to please all ages!
Lake Placid Day Trips to Maple Sugar Farms
Thinking of taking a day trip when you’re in town? These farms are a short drive away from the Lake Placid Summit Hotel.
5 Maple Sugar Farms Near Lake Placid
Toad Hill Maple Farm – Athol, NY: This timber frame sugar house has been producing some of the finest quality pure Adirondack maple syrup and other maple products at Toad Hill for over 45 years. The wagon ride that you takes you the covered bridge and through to their sugarbush is an experience not to be missed!
Must Haves: Maple Popcorn
Drive: 1 hour 18 minutes (worth the drive!)
Maple Knoll Farm – Minerva, NY: It all started about 30 years ago. A few taps in the back yard and a flat pan on an open fire pit began the maple syrup tradition for the Klippel’s. Maple Knoll Farm offers a variety of maple sugar products including half pints, pints, quarts, half-gallons, and gallon sizes of maple syrup, as well as, and Maple Jelly. However, their specialty is their maple cream – a creamy spread perfect for toast, english muffins or anything else you can think of!
Must Haves: Homemade maple donuts, maybe jelly, and of course, maple cream and maple dip!
Drive: 1 hour 20 minutes
South Meadow Farm Maple Sugarworks – Lake Placid, NY: This family run maple sugar farm is located right in our backyard, in Lake Placid, NY. They carry a wide variety of Adirondack maple syrups and other find products. Come smell the intoxicating sugary steam from the boiler vat in the sugarhouse!
Must Haves: Maple Jam & Marmalade, and Pancake Mix
Drive: 10 minutes
Black Rooster Maple – Keene, NY: Visit this sugar house for some of the Pure Adirondack Maple Syrup, Maple Cream, Bourbon Barrel Maple Syrup!
Must Haves: Maple Coffee
Drive: 20 minutes
Uihlein Maple Research Forest – Lake Placid, NY: As a core asset of the Cornell Sugar Maple Program, students have over 200+ acres of forest to study maple syrup production, forest management, and forest health. Its sugar maple orchards are at the heart of a half-century northeast regional research initiative to identify and cultivate genetically improved, high sap sugar content maple trees. Tours are available any time of the year!
Drive: 9 minutes
Must Haves: Their famous maple and birch syrup.
Visit These Maple Houses in Lake Placid this Spring
Celebrating Maple sugar season with us here in Lake Placid? Coming to visit this spring? We invite you to stay at the Lake Placid Summit Hotel, just minutes away from downtown and a short drive from local Lake Placid Maple Sugar Houses.