Learn the science of maple trees... Hear the history of maple sugaring... See maple syrup being made... Taste syrup (from local trees) on pancakes!
Public Events We hope you can make plans to join us this season! This will be our 47th year . We will require registration for visitors on one of two Saturdays in March the 2nd and the 9th, 2024. Each day will feature a tour of the Sugar bush including stops to learn about Native American and early pioneer methods of making maple syrup, our evaporator process and methods of identifying and tapping a maple tree. We are also hoping to provide a fresh pancake to taste with Meesing syrup on it. Cost: $6/adult and $4/children under 12; all tree sponsors receive passes for up to 4 people to attend free of charge.
Scout Groups Scout Groups will be allowed to register for either of the two Saturdays. Registration is required for any of the programs no later than the Thursday before the program.
Group Programs Dates set for group programs in the Sugarbush are Monday, February 26 through Friday, March 8. All groups interested in scheduling a tour should call the Center to set aside a time block. Each program takes 1 ½ to 2 hours and includes learning about maple sugaring from the earliest methods used by Native Americans to present day collection/evaporation techniques. The group will also tap a maple tree and take home a sample of sweet maple syrup. Cost: $5/participant, spaces fill up fast, so please register early. The Sugarbush is located 5.5 miles north of Marshalls Creek on Creek Rd. For more information call (570)629-3061, Monday through Friday, from 8am to 4:30pm.
Meesing Outdoor Site 1254 Marshalls Creek Road East Stroudsburg, PA 18302 *Please note that this address does NOT work in GPS systems. Please follow written directions. From I-80 take the Marshalls Creek Exit (exit #309) onto Rt. 209 North toward Marshalls Creek. Upon approaching the roundabout follow signs for Business Route 209 and Marshalls Creek. At the next traffic light after the roundabout, turn right and immediately get in the left turning lane. At this light turn left, and immediately after crossing the bridge take left fork onto Marshalls Creek Road. Proceed approximately 5.5 miles and look for signs on right-hand side of the road.