Learn all about how maple syrup goes from tree to table in one of the Maple Syruping events at River Bend Nature Center.
River Bend Nature Center in Faribault will be hosting two Maple Syruping events this month. Choose from Saturday, March 13 from 12 – 3 pm or Saturday, March 20 from 10 am – 1 pm. You must pre-register in advance; admission is $5/person or $15/family (free for RBNC members).
About the Maple Syrup Event:
Maple syruping is a tradition that dates back to the first nations that lived in this area. Learn about the history of maple syruping, what makes the sap flow, and the process of turning sap into syrup through hands-on syruping experience. This program is offered in hour-long timeslots to allow for smaller group sizes.
River Bend is located in Faribault and hosts 10 miles of trails and 743 acres of prairies, forests, ponds, and rivers! Come on your own and hike, bike or join in a program. The interpretive center is currently closed due to COVID-19, but you can still roam the trails which are open daily from 6 am – 10 pm.
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