The family has been making maple syrup as a hobby since 1975, starting with a wash tub and an open pit campfire. Each year the hobby became larger and larger with minor improvements along the way. It all started with one piece of equipment that would grow many times over. In 1986, we decided to move our hobby into a business called Smokey Hollow Maple Syrup.

Our goal was to produce a high quality, sweet and natural product. Today, we have advanced into a high tech operation that includes a small unit, but high tech with a Steamaway and a reverse osmosis system. We have some trees tapped using metal buckets as well as plastic lines on a vacuum systems. Then, the sap is delivered to the sugar house. After arriving to the sugar house, the sap is boiled to a high temperature that is turned into a high quality, sweet tasting 100% maple syrup.

We continue to expand our products beyond maple syrup. Try our sweet other products made with Pure New York Maple Syrup.


  •  Maple Cotton
  •  Maple Coated Nuts
  •  Maple Mustard
  •  Maple Popcorn
  •  Maple Syrup
  •  Maple Granulated Sugar
  •  Maple Sugar Shapes
  •  Maple Cream                   

Smokey Hollow Maple Sugar Shack

Smokey Hollow Maple Sugar Shack


Jim Hotaling, Owner