CHATHAM, NJ. Celebrate the peak of maple sugaring season at the annual Maple Sugar Festival held at the Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center in Chatham Township, Saturday, March 14 from 12 noon to 4 p.m.

Syrup enthusiasts can watch tree tapping demos. Enjoy samples of homemade maple ice cream and taste-test a variety of syrups.

A guided hike will take guests through the Maple Sugaring History.  Guests will also discover how sugaring has changed since it was started by the Native Americans hundreds of years ago.

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Admission is $4 per person, and the festival is held rain or shine. For more information and directions to the Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center, visit or call 973.635.6629.


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