Sugar Bushes in the Ottawa Area 2023


It’s that time of the year again…..The sap will start to flow soon and visiting a sugar bush is a great family activity.

Fulton’s Pancake House & Sugar Bush is located between Almonte and Pankenham. It is a 400 acre sugar bush and newly expanded maple farm store.

From February 18th to April 16th 2023, the Maple Farm Store is open daily 10-3pm for takeout and pickup of orders and the grounds and trails 10-5pm daily.

Unfortunately, they will not be serving hot meals this season…however, you can bring your lawn chair and enjoy your Grab’n’go items outside. Kids can bring their sleds for the sliding hill. There is also 400 acres of mixed forest with 8km of trails, newly widened and groomed for skiiing, snowshoeing, and hiking.

Proulx Farm is located in Cumberland. The activities will begin March 5th 2023 and the Pancake house will open Sunday March 5th 2023.

Activities include visiting the farm, a small animal petting farm, outdoor play parks and slides, country trails for snowshoeing, walking and cross-country. Also, a maple tour including a visit to the production shack.

MuseoPark Vanier is located in Ottawa and is the perfect opportunity to explore the only sugar shack in an urban setting in North America.

The 2023 edition of the SugarFest at Museopark Vanier will be held from March 27th to April 2nd 2023 and will include some workshop, gatherings and events – some virtual and some in-person throughout Vanier. CLICK HERE to check out their programming.

Stanley’s Olde Maple Lane Farm  is located in Edwards and will open to the public from March 4th to March 16th 2023 for their 29th Sugarbush season.

Activities include a petting farm, tractor drawn rides, walking trails, a museum, a children’s play area, an education centre, and taffy on the snow ($).

Temple’s Sugar Bushlocated in Lanark has a 70 acre sugar bush with approximately 5,000 taps. They will be opening March 3rd until April 23rd 2023 and offering some of their menu favourites served hot for take out!

Wheelers Pancake House in Lanark County will be open starting March 4th 2023, Tuesday through Sunday from 9am to 3pm by reservation only.

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