The most Canadian of culinary trails, the Muskoka Maple Trail features stops across Muskoka that have infused locally harvested maple syrup into their culinary offerings. From maple drizzled waffles to smokey-maple ribs, maple craft beer to maple gelato, discover the incredible depth of Canada's most beloved natural product on the Muskoka Maple Trail.
See the 2019 Maple Trail participants below!
Maple Breakfast: Maple breakfast poutine? YES PLEASE! Deerhurst Resort will feature a Build-Your-Own Maple Breakfast Poutine with funnel cake fries and maple syrup tapped from Deerhurst’s very own trees. Try this sweet take on a Canadian favourite, available March 8 – 17 at the Eclipse restaurant breakfast buffet.
Maple Dining: Deerhurst Resort’s Maple Table D’hôte menu is an annual springtime tradition, bringing the tastes of the maple syrup harvest into a signature dining experience. Available March 8 – April 26 in Compass nightly, and weekends in Eclipse, this creative and savory menu features maple-inspired dishes like their Maple Sap poached Shrimp Cocktail, Beef Striploin with maple brined baby onions, Maple Cured Rainbow Trout and Maple infused Creme Brulee plus other maple-inspired dishes.. Mmm…maple!
Maple baked goodies & sweets: You must try their amazing selection of Farmer’s Daughter-made maple products, like their two-time award winning Muskoka maple butter tarts and their freshly baked, maple-infused Marvelous Muffins.
Maple hot bevvies: Maple Chaga Cold Tea –This antioxidant, mineral rich chaga tea is lightly sweetened with local maple syrup and has immune boosting properties and contains hint of lemon balm.
Maple hot bevvies: Chai Tea Maple Steamer – Mighty leaf chai tea with local maple syrup and your favorite steamed milk.
Refreshing maple bevvies: Maple Blueberry Italian Soda –Wild blueberries steeped with maple syrup mixed with soda for a refreshing sparkling beverage.
Maple breakfast: Stop in for their Cranberry Focaccia French Toast breakfast! Slices of cinnamon spiced cranberry bread topped with fresh berries and local maple syrup and served with two strips of our famous maple pepper bacon.
Maple breakfast: Goodness Gracious Granola Bowl –For some maple goodness on the go this granola has layers of yogurt, fresh fruit, local maple syrup and topped with their wonderful Goodness Gracious Granola.
Maple Inspired Dining: Stop in and enjoy an eat-in experience with a daily maple inspired features. Each day we will feature an item in our ready-made meals section. Watch for Maple Dijon Dill Salmon, Maple Glazed Beets, Heavy Greens Salad with Alina’s House Dressing (with local maple syrup), Harvest Quinoa Salad with a maple dressing and maple frosted walnuts.
Maple Breakfast: Their famous Weekend Marché is known far and wide as the go-to spot for breakfast when the weekend hits. A favourite among locals and visitors alike, you will be treated to a delicious spread of breakfast favourites which of course includes fresh pancakes, french toast, waffles and local maple syrup. Available every Saturday and Sunday, the 3 GUYS Marché breakfast is a must-do!
Maple Dining: Drawing inspiration from the dish they served at last year’s Muskoka Maple Festival that sold out in only a couple of hours, 3 GUYS will be serving Charred Pork Back Ribs with Muskoka Maple Molasses BBQ sauce on their dinner menu. The made in-house Muskoka Maple BBQ sauce will quickly become your new favourite – great news, you can purchase a bottle at the restaurant to bring home!
Maple Baked Goodies & Sweets: End your dining experience with a freshly baked slice of Muskoka Maple Pecan Pie, an instant classic.
Maple inspired dining: The Mill on Main is a favourite meeting place and eatery for locals and visitors to the area. Excellent eats, good drinks, and a cozy, inviting atmosphere make The Mill a great spot for lunch or dinner, 7 days a week. Stop in during the Muskoka Maple Trail to try their chef-inspired maple features:
Maple baked goodies & sweets: You’ve gotta try their maple-inspired baked goods. From freshly baked maple shortbread cookies, to their sweet maple éclair filled with maple cream and topped with a maple glaze, or their absolutely decadent maple cream tart in a shortbread crust – Whimsical Bakery has your sweet tooth covered!
Maple hot bevvies: Pair with a Canadiana coffee (Maple Latte), Muskoka Maple Fog – earl grey tea, steamed milk and maple syrup, or their Sugarbush Mocha – chocolate, espresso, steamed milk and maple syrup.
Maple-inspired dining: The quaint and charming café at Whimsical Bakery is open for lunch Tuesday to Sunday. For the Muskoka Maple Trail, the café will be serving up housemade Maple Butternut Squash soup daily. For the ultimate soup and a sandwich combo, pair with a maple bacon / green apple /brie panini on bakery made bread.
Maple breakfast: Start your day off right with their French Toast platter – local maple syrup smothered over french toast, served with maple infused and crusted smoked peameal bacon, sausage and homefries. The only thing that could make this breakfast better is a complimentary side dish of maple smoked beans!
Maple-inspired dining: Stop in during lunch and dinner for one of the best sandwiches you will ever have! Their maple infused and crusted smoked brisket brings a whole new meaning to smoked meat sandwiches. Their maple infused pulled pork and their maple infused smoked Atlantic salmon will leave you wondering how you ever lived without. Available all day long, their maple flavour smoked beans are loaded with flavour and are perfect for vegans and vegetarians.
Maple baked goodies & sweets: Grab one of their freshly baked maple muffins or a maple danish, the perfect treat for your sweet tooth.
Maple hot bevvies: The Rosseau’s Country Market is serving up tasty maple-inspired coffee beverages over March Break, Easter and select weekends. The decadent Maple Dolce and the fan favourite Maple Chai Latte.
Maple-inspired dining: Dining at JW Marriott The Rosseau is an experience worth repeating. Before an exquisite meal at Teca or Muskoka Chophouse, arrive early for cocktails at Lakes, the resort’s cozy bar and lobby lounge. Share an artisanal cheese board paired with house-made maple bacon jam, apricot puree,crackers and a selection of cheeses.
Maple experience #1: The Rosseau’s Maple Syrup Experience will be offered every Saturday from 12pm – 1pm, from March 9th – April 29th. Non-resort guests are welcome to attend for a small fee.
Special March Break dates added:
Begin your day by the campfire with fresh pancakes and local Sugarbush Hill Maple Farm maple syrup.
March 10, 13 and 17
9am – 9:30am
Maple Syrup Experience
March 9, 12, 14 and 16
12pm – 1pm and 3-4pm
Maple experience #2: The luxurious Spa Rosseau is extending the bountiful maple harvest to personal wellness and rejuvenation with their Maple Sugar Body Experience. A high intensity maple sugar head-to-toe scrub is followed by a nourishing maple body butter application for ultimate hydration. Available March 1 until May 20th, 2019, visit www.sparosseau.com or call 705 765 7000 to book.
Step into Spring – Daily Spa Access:
Spring is a time for rejuvenation. Relax and unwind with a day pass to Spa Rosseau for $40 from March 1 until May 20th, 2019. Spa access includes:
Available March 1 until May 20th, 2019, visit www.sparosseau.com or call 705 765 7000 to book.