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Cunningham Falls State Park to Host Maple Syrup Making Demonstration

Man turning sap into syrup in a kettle over a smokey wood fire

Turning sap into syrup

When: March 8-9 & 15-16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: The William Houck Area of Cunningham Falls, 14039 Catoctin Hollow Road in Thurmont MD 21788
Who: Open to the Public
Cost: $2/person; Youth groups $1/person
Contact: 301-271-7574

This fun-packed event will feature continuous demonstrations of the traditional maple syrup-making process, a pancake breakfast, kid’s activities, 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 44th 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 outside only.