Maple Sugaring Themed StoryWalk®

March 8, 2021 through at least April 2021

Open Tues.-Sat. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Hawthorn Hollow Nature Sanctuary and Arboretum, in partnership with the Kenosha Public Library, has opened their third StoryWalk ® trail. The StoryWalk ® program, which is funded by the Kenosha Community Foundation, creates interpretive trails based on popular children’s books. This spring, Hawthorn Hollow has created a trail based on the book “Taffy Time” by Jennifer Lloyd.

In “Taffy Time”, two sisters help their father collect maple sap and turn it into syrup, a process known as maple sugaring. Hawthorn Hollow is currently in the middle of their own maple sugaring season, which makes this the perfect time to open the “Taffy Time” trail, according to Executive Director T.J. Leveque. “Our Maple Sugarin’ Time classes sold out very quickly so we’re happy that we found another way to let more people come out and maybe catch a glimpse of authentic syrup production.”

Hawthorn Hollow Nature Sanctuary and Arboretum is at 880 Green Bay Road, and is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 8 to 5. Admission is free, but donations are greatly appreciated.