We visited Mountsberg Conservation Area for their Maple Syrup Festival in March. They have a huge site with tons of maple trees where you can wander around and read fun facts about maple syrup. Then, you can travel back in time and see how maple syrup was originally prepared in a huge iron cauldron. Alternatively, they have a machine that processes maple syrup using modern methods, which haven't differed too much from the old styles. There is a pavilion where you can order pancakes with fresh maple syrup, and you can purchase maple syrup made on site. After eating some yummy maple syrup and maple candies, you can visit the barnyard animals and pet a goat, sheep, bunny, or horse. There is also a Raptor Centre there were injured or birds that have had human contact and can't be released back into the wild are cared for. There is a Birds of Prey show where some of the birds are brought out and one of the park rangers talks about them, where they live, their behaviors, and how that particular bird landed in the care of Mountsberg. Even when the Maple Syrup festival isn't taking place, you can still visit the animals at Mountsberg for a fun and educational experience!