The temperature is gradually rising and the snow is beginning to melt. This only means one thing, it’s maple syrup time and time for a yearly family outing to one of Ottawa’s local sugar bushes! You will find below a list of Sugar Bushes in Ottawa and Surrounding Areas!
Did you know that 85% of the world’s maple syrup comes from Canada and that 40 litres of sap is required to make just 1 litre of syrup? That’s pretty amazing! You can make so many great recipes with maple syrup including our very own Maple Bacon Cupcakes Recipe and Bacon Maple Bread Pudding Recipe!
Many sugar bushes in Ottawa offer all you can eat self-serve or cafeteria style brunch buffet. After you’ve eaten, you can also enjoy a maple tour, maple taffy, a farm with animals, walking trails, a playground, a horse drawn hay ride, and more!
Before you leave the Sugar Bush, don’t forget to stock up on maple syrup, taffy, and maple butter! You can even plan a sugar shack party to celebrate maple season with cocktails and appetizers that showcase your maple treats from the sugar bush outing.
You will find below a list of the most popular sugar bushes in the region!
Sugar Bushes in Ottawa
- Bean Town (Plantagenet)
- Fulton’s Pancake House & Sugar Bush (Mississippi Mills)
- The Log Farm / La Vieille Ferme (Nepean)
- Mapleside Sugar Bush (Pembroke)
- Proulx Farm (Cumberland)
- Richelieu Park (Vanier)
- Sand Road Sugar Camp (Moose Creek)
- Stanley’s Olde Maple Lane Farm (Edwards)
- Wheelers Pancake House and Maple Sugar Camp (Lanark Highlands)