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10 sugar shack recommendations, innovative, classic or reinvented!

Québec is home to more than 200 sugar shacks, offering a wide array of menus and fun activities perfect for an outing with family or friends, including music, dancing, sleigh rides and hikes along wooded trails. Whether you opt for a traditional sugar shack with that old-fashioned feel or a more contemporary establishment with an inventive menu, good times are guaranteed!

Suggestions

1- RUSTIC

Sucrerie de la montagne - Montérégie

Recognized as a “Québec heritage site,” this maple grove offers a variety of activities: wagon rides, guided tours of the sugar shack and bakery, live music during the sugaring-off season. Drop by the general store, where you're sure to find some tasty treats. Accommodations available on site.

2- COZY AND INVENTIVE

Érablière Chic Rustique – Eastern Townships

A friendly, traditional sugar shack just five minutes from Magog and Mont Orford, where the sap from the maple trees is collected in pails. Savour a menu that features classic sugaring-off dishes with an innovative twist.

3- GOURMET

La Tablée des pionniers - Laurentians

Gastronomic sugar shack located just 15 minutes from Mont-Tremblant. Come and savour delectable cuisine served up by Louis-François Marcotte and enjoy local wines. You're guaranteed to leave with fond memories.

4- URBAN

Ferme écologique du Parc Nature du Cap-Saint-Jacques – Montréal

This sugar shack is located in Pierrefonds, at the ecological farm at the Parc Nature du Cap Saint-Jacques. To enjoy a taffy pull at the sugar shack, hop on the sleigh or follow the cross-country skiing trail.

5- FAMILY-FRIENDLY

L’Érablière du Lac-Beauport – Québec

In the tradition of our maple growing ancestors, this sugar bush invites you to take a fascinating tour with its friendly staff. The maple museum illustrates the evolution of maple syrup manufacturing from its Amerindian origins to today. Also on site is an interpretation centre on Québec’s wildlife.

6- TRADITIONAL

Cabane à sucre chez Dany - Mauricie

Authentic cuisine, rustic decor, traditional music and taffy on snow—the full experience! This establishment also boasts a well-maintained rest stop and shop with regional products.

7- FOLKLORIC

La P’tite cabane de la côte – Laurentians

Travel back in time! This sugar shack serves up a refined sugar-themed meal and boasts a distinctive performance hall featuring artists who specialize in Québec folk music. A ride in a horse-drawn sleigh through the woods adds to the charm, evoking days past.

8 – AMERINDIAN

La Maison amérindienne - Montérégie

La Maison amérindienne is a venue for dialogue, sharing and reconciliation between populations through museum-related, environmental and gastronomic activities. Recognized by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada as a national benchmark for maple products and sugar maple cultivation.

9 – QUAINT

La Sucrerie du Domaine – Lanaudière

Enjoy your fill of maple-flavoured gourmet delights in this sugar shack’s rustic yet chic ambiance. A warm and friendly welcome awaits you!

10 – ANCESTRAL

La Cabane à Pierre – Chaudière-Appalaches

The shacks’ log cabin structure will remind you of the logging camps of long ago. The atmosphere is festive any time of the year. Entertainment provided by professional singers and musicians.

Complete repertory of sugar shacks