Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Sugarbush tours and meals

Hey everyone the following information was forwarded to me by the Fundy Model Forest.  Maple sugar tours are a great NB tradition so get out there and enjoy.

If you would like to visit a sugar bush, several in southern New Brunswick have let us know the trees are tapped and the griddles are ready.  They are: City of Moncton: Take Moncton Home – "Pails to Pipleine Tours", Elmhurst Outdoors: Maple Sugar Tours and Pancakes , McCrea Farms 7th Annual Maple Syrup Pancake Breakfast and Sugarbush Tour, and Dumfries Maples: Cedar Log Pancake House and Sap House. Details are below.

Mid March to Mid April 2011
Each spring the City of Moncton provides guided tours demonstrating the value added benefits of managing municipal forests - sampling various maple products is a spring time tradition. For more information go to or contact Heather Hawker at 383-6700 book early as space is limited.
Dumfries Maples
Now open daily
Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Weekends and holidays: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (Taffy on the snow)
Watch the syrup being made at the sap house and visit our new cedar log Cookhouse for pancakes, sausages or ham, baked beans, biscuits and lots of delicious maple syrup! 
Location: We are located between Fredericton and Woodstock, overlooking the beautiful Saint John River at 7520 Route 102. For directions and the latest information visit us at or call us at  1-506-575-TAPS (8277).
We accept cash only.

 March 26 and 27, April 2 and 3 (Saturdays and Sundays)
Time: Reservations required; sittings are every 45 minutes, first one at 9 am , last one 12:45 pm. To book, call Anna at 506 485 5600 or Nancy at 506 485 0095 (if you book and find you cannot attend, please let us know - we always have a waiting list)
Serving: All you can eat pancakes, with ham, sausage, eggs, muffins, donuts, tea/coffee, juice
Cost: Adults $10 / Children 10 and under $5
Sugarbush tour, including candy on the snow, follows breakfast (appropriate footwear strongly recommended)
Location: Community Hall in Belyeas Cove, Route 705; the map on our website takes you to Shannon, and the hall is just couple of miles farther, on the right (as you get closer to this part of the world, watch for signs along the way)

Opening weekends from March 19 - April 10, 2011
By reservation only!
Learn about the history of sugar making, watch the process of turning sap into syrup and taste some delicious sugar-on-snow. Tours take approximately 30 to 40 minutes. Join us afterwards for pancakes in the lodge!  
Saturdays @ 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30 
Sundays @  11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30

Tour  & Sugar-on-snow .......  $5.00 pp
ON THE MENU ...........
We serve homemade pancakes, local sausage, delicious maple syrup, and coffee/tea/juice. You can also add some homemade baked beans & homemade bread!
We take pride in serving only the best from our kitchen. Our pancakes are made using Spearville Whole White Flour, we serve Degenhardt's gluten- free sausages and our beans and bread are made by Gig and Denise right here at Elmhurst Outdoors.
Pancakes, sausage & bev .......  $7.50 pp  (with baked beans & bread.....$9.75)Taxes are included.  We accept cash only!  By reservation only.

65 Ganong Road, Erbs Cove, NB  Information: 506-832-4421 or

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