Maple Festival

Join Up Yonda Farm for our 2023 Maple Festival!

Tickets are sold out. Walk-ins will only be excepted in the event of cancellations.

Join us for an hour-long Naturalist-led tour learning all about the science and history behind maple syrup. You’ll get to try your hand at tapping a tree, learn about our sugarbush, and get a tour of our onsite Sugarhouse.

New this year, enjoy a flight of different grades of syrup with French toast stick dippers at the conclusion of your tour.

When: Saturday, March 18th. Tours starting every 20 minutes from 10:00am-11:40am and 1:00pm-2:40pm.

Who: This tour is suitable for guests of all ages who are interested in learning about maple sugaring, and are able to traverse roughly a quarter mile of mostly flat trail/terrain in a mix of forested and gravel trails.

Rates and Reservations: $5 per person in addition to the $5 per vehicle Day Use Fee. Reserve your spot via a $1 per person deposit using the link above. Upon arrival for your scheduled time, the remainder of $4 per person and Day Use Fee will be paid at check in. Please note that the $1 reservation deposit is nonrefundable.

Want to learn more about maple?

School Groups, Girl and Boy Scout Troops, other Community Organizations: Up Yonda Farm offers programs on maple sugaring and many other nature related topics! For more information, see our Educational Programs page or submit a Program Request form.

Adults that want to learn more about at home maple sugaring: Join us on February 24th, 2023 for a hands-on sugaring experience in our program From Sap to Syrup.

Interested in maple, but not sure what program is right for you? Contact us via our contact form, or at (518)644-9767, and we’re happy to make a recommendation for your group.