Liquid gold. Many locals tap trees, collect sap and boil syrup for personal use and the shore is home to a few commercial operations. These two welcome you to stop by and see how the process happens and purchase real North Shore maple syrup. Check local grocery stores, co-ops and gift shops for local maple syrup, too.
558 Caribou Trail in Lutsen
Open 7 days/week
Stop in and see how maple syrup is made. The sugar house is just off Caribou Trail. Maple syrup and other maple related items for sale as well as hand harvested wild rice. Open 7 days/wk
Wild Country Maple
191 Barker Lake Rd in Lutsen
Open daily May-Dec from 9am-5pm
Visit the sugar bush operation and unique dovetail log buildings [call to schedule a tour]. This is the retail operation for Sawtooth Mountain Maple Syrup and they sell maple syrup and caramels, honey and wild rice.