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Coming soon to a sky near you…

There’s a full moon on the rise at the end of April! Although the Friends of Ellenwood will not be hosting a night hike into the Park on the 29th, we encourage all you enthusiasts to come out and enjoy … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

The Friends of Ellenwood Park would like to take this opportunity to wish all of you who are celebrating Easter this weekend a very happy time together with your family. All our friends are invited to join us for a … Continue reading

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Saturday, March 24th update…

There’s still a possibility of reasonable skiing as long as you stick to the two campground loops. Otherwise, it’s soft and slushy and rapidly deteriorating.  Bare patches abound, so be extra cautious if you’re going downhill! Expect icy patches, exposed … Continue reading

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Blue Moon Hike

The Friends of Ellenwood Park will be hiking under the full moon again on Saturday, March 31st.  We’ll be meeting everyone in the parking lot off of Mood Road at 8:00 pm.  Dress for the weather, bring a flashlight and … Continue reading

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It’s the last weekend of February!

Where did the month go, eh?  Time sure flies when you’re not cross-country skiing – or snow shoeing for that matter.  The ski cabin will be closed for loans this weekend, obviously, but this is a great time to remind … Continue reading

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How About Another Moonlight Hike?

Strong winds and a 60% chance of rain have left us with pretty unappealing hiking conditions – no chance of seeing the moon, but a good chance of getting wet.  We’ll cancel our hike for tonight, but we’ll be trying … Continue reading

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Ski Waxing event cancelled for tomorrow

Regretfully, Mother Nature has decided to deliver some gnarly weather overnight into tomorrow and our ski waxing service will have to be cancelled in the interest of safety.  Our ‘professional’ waxer was scheduled to drive all the way in from … Continue reading

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Heritage Day Long Weekend at Ellenwood

SATURDAY: put on your walking shoes because the weather will be beautiful for a hike around the Park today!  It’s a different story tomorrow… SUNDAY: Snow! Glorious snow is forecast just in time to test that new wax on your … Continue reading

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Professional Ski Waxing Service

…for waxable and no-wax skis Sunday, February 18th at Ellenwood 11:00am – 3:00pm *rain or shine Bring your skis to the ski cabin at Ellenwood on the 18th or call the Yarmouth Rec. Department at 902-742-8868 to register for early … Continue reading

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Saturday, February 10th… update

The ski cabin will be closed today due to rain. There still isn’t enough snow to run the groomer or loan out equipment, but we always have our fingers crossed! ***PLEASE USE CAUTION whenever you enter the Park. You are … Continue reading

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