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Elmhurst Outdoors

65 Ganong Rd, Erbs Cove, New Brunswick E5N 8B2, Canada
+1 506-832-4421
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Elmhurst Maple Syrup and Sugar Shack tour

Gig presented an interesting and entertaining talk about the history of Maple Syrup making. Be sure... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bill W
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North Augusta, South Carolina
A great time enjoyed by all

i went with my family and my parents, everyone enjoyed the maple syrup tour it was fun and... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Stuart M
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65 Ganong Rd, Erbs Cove, New Brunswick E5N 8B2, Canada
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+1 506-832-4421
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gig presented an interesting and entertaining talk about the history of Maple Syrup making. Be sure to bring comfortable walking shoes because there is a dirt/gravel road you have to walk up to the Maple Bush(group of trees) to begin the tour. We will recommend...More

Thank Bill W
sugar_and_snow, Owner at Elmhurst Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bill, Thank you for visiting Elmhurst Outdoors on your recent visit to Saint John. We love what we do here and are so glad that you do too. Your tip is on point - proper walking shoes are definitely a must. We appreciate you taking...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017

i went with my family and my parents, everyone enjoyed the maple syrup tour it was fun and informative and the food at the end was great.

Thank Stuart M
sugar_and_snow, Owner at Elmhurst Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Hi Stuart! So glad that you and your family were able to enjoy a maple sugar bush tour and pancakes this spring. Hope you visit again! Your kind comments and encouragement make it all worthwhile! Thank you, Gig & Denise

Reviewed 10 April 2017

We did the tour with my wife's family, including her parents and her brother and his family. At least for my wife, son and I, it was our first time being there. We all had a great time, and although the sap was not flowing...More

Thank jkerstens
sugar_and_snow, Owner at Elmhurst Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

We are glad you and your family were able to come to visit us this spring and enjoy a tour, sugar-on-snow and a meal. Our homemade pancakes, which are made with locally grown and ground Speerville flour, are perfect for pairing with pure maple syrup,...More

Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great morning learning how maple syrup is made!! Kids loved eating the maple syrup from the snow. We stayed for the breakfast and enjoyed every morsel.

Thank Sara O
sugar_and_snow, Owner at Elmhurst Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Hi Sara, We are happy to hear that your family enjoyed the full maple experience at Elmhurst Outdoors. Thank you for sharing your comments! Hope to see you again! Gig & Denise

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Took the family on the Maple sugar tour this past Saturday. Very educational and informative. Gig's years as a teacher and outdoor enthusiast maked it that much better. The breakfast is well worth it with maple syrup taking center stage. The grandchildren especially enjoyed it...More

Thank harrisb1
sugar_and_snow, Owner at Elmhurst Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Great family activity for springtime! Glad you enjoyed your visit and got your fill of maple syrup. Thanks for sharing! Hope to see you again! Gig & Denise

Reviewed 2 April 2017

The guides were knowledgeable and seeing the process was very cool! The kids loved it when they were able to make their own candy on the snow. The syrup is DELICIOUS and the butter is to die for! We will definitely be back again and...More

Thank Terri Lynn K
sugar_and_snow, Owner at Elmhurst Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Hi Terri Lynn, Glad to hear that your family enjoyed the visit to the maple sugar bush. It is an experience the kids will remember for a long time, especially the sugar-on-snow. People often ask how long the maple butter will last but it's too...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Great experience for all of us - young and old. Will go back again for sure. Sugar on snow was the highlight for our daughter

Thank Nancy W
sugar_and_snow, Owner at Elmhurst Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Hi Nancy, It's the perfect activity for a nice spring day whether you're young or old, and, yes, the sugar-on-snow is always a hit! Thanks for visiting and sharing your thoughts! Gig & Denise

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Cool day, short walk with interesting info. Then maple on snow and delicious pancake meal. Lots of fun for the little ones

Thank alwal1284
sugar_and_snow, Owner at Elmhurst Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

Perfect thing to do on a spring day in New Brunswick. Thanks for coming out and sharing your experience with others. Hope to see you again! Gig & Denise

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Reserved a tour for 2 adults and 2 kids. Glad we did. Beautiful day. Short interpretive walk. Then a tasting and explanation of the boiling process. We then stopped in for a pancake meal. I chose the adult meal for my boys 9-12 because they...More

Thank Virageault
sugar_and_snow, Owner at Elmhurst Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thanks for stopping by with your family! Visiting the maple sugar bush is always a memorable experience and a fun outing with kids. We can never get enough of maple syrup! Hope to see you again in the future! Gig & Denise

Reviewed 27 March 2017

I took the family for a sugar bush tour and pancake breakfast and it was definitely a hit. The only downside is the tour is on an uphill trail, so the little ones didn't care for that and there would be definite accessibility considerations, but...More

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sugar_and_snow, Owner at Elmhurst Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Thanks for sharing your family experience at Elmhurst Outdoors. We are glad to hear that the sugar bush tour and the homemade pancakes with maple syrup were a hit with everyone. You are right that the uphill can be tiring for little legs and for...More

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