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Cunningham Falls to Host Maple Syrup Making Demonstration

Turning sap into syrup

Turning sap into syrup

Who: Open to the Public

When: March 9-10 & 16-17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: The William Houck Area of Cunningham Falls State Park, 14039 Catoctin Hollow Road in Thurmont

Cost: $2 per person; Youth groups $1 per person

Contact: 301-271-7574

This fun-packed event will feature continuous demonstrations of the traditional maple syrup-making process, a pancake breakfast, kid-friendly games, and live music in large, heated tents.

The pancake and sausage breakfast will be served from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for an additional, cash-only cost.

Proceeds from the 43rd Annual Maple Syrup-making Demonstration benefit the Friends of Cunningham Falls and Gambrill State Parks. The park opens at 9 a.m. and closes at sunset. A sign language interpreter will be stationed on both Sundays. Pets are permitted on a leash and outside only.

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    • Louis

      Is the Maple syrup demo. rain or shine.

      • kking

        Louis,
        The event will be rain or shine! Be sure to bring an umbrella or poncho if it’s raining because, depending on the amount of guests, there may be a line for the breakfast that stretches past the awning.