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Tapping trees for syrup in North Dakota. Join us at Fort Stevenson on April 10 and learn how to make maple syrup.
Fort Stevenson State Park staff will demonstrate how to tap a tree, collect sap and turn it into delicious maple syrup. Hear about the history of maple syrup and the equipment used. Maple talks take place at 10:00 am, Noon, and 2:00 pm.
Take a horse-drawn wagon ride in the afternoon. Kids activities and patch program will be going throughout the day, anyone interested is invited to participate. Enjoy live music, The Prairie Wranglers are performing at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm.
See how to make sugar on the snow. Local youth groups will be selling maple cotton candy and maple popcorn. Enter the Maple Cooking contest, this year's category is sweets (pies/cookies/bars). Prizes awarded to the top three entries in both youth and adult divisions. Contact the park office for the rules and entry form.
We will continue to work with local health officials and follow the ND Smart Restart and CDC guidelines as conditions change. We will keep you updated on any changes.
Contact the park office (701-337-5576) with any questions.