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March 2nd & 3rd

The ski cabin will be closed this weekend for equipment loans. The ski tracks are NOT safe and should be avoided. If we get a nice snowfall over the frozen base that’s already there, then skiing ‘may’ be possible on … Continue reading

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Saturday, February 23rd

The ski cabin will be open for equipment loans this weekend! The conditions are good with just a few spots to look out for where gravel or asphalt is exposed, otherwise, it’s GOOD for skiers and walkers! We’ll have staff … Continue reading

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Thursday, February 21st

Thursday, February 21st – Stephen’s been out grooming at Ellenwood and the conditions are GOOD for skiing! The walking path has been plowed also, but is still covered in icy patches – so be cautious. PLEASE stay clear of the … Continue reading

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Tuesday, February 19th

NO SNOW MOON HIKE AT ELLENWOOD TONIGHT! There is too much ice underfoot hiding under a thin layer of snow and the walking is treacherous. We regret having to cancel this event due to safety concerns. It’s just not worth … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Special!

Mother Nature sent all of you cross-country ski lovers out there a sweet treat just in time for Valentine’s Day! The skiing’s GREAT at Ellenwood, but it may not last long. So grab your sweetie and make it a date! … Continue reading

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Sunday, February 3, 2019

Not enough snow fell overnight to improve the conditions for skiing today. Exposed gravel and asphalt patches pose a hazard for skiers and their skis. The cabin will not be open for equipment loans today. Folks determined to bring in … Continue reading

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Saturday, February 2, 2019

It’s a bright, sunny Groundhog Day and the first thing that Shubenacadie Sam saw this morning when he left his burrow was his shadow! There may not be a lot of snow on the ground today, but Sam is promising … Continue reading

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VETERANS’ APPRECIATION DAY at Ellenwood…

                                                                             Tomorrow… Friday, January … Continue reading

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Super Blood Wolf Moon Hike

CANCELLED due to weather. We’ll keep trying!Join the Friends of Ellenwood Park on Sunday, January 20th for a special hike under the full moon! Meet your hike leaders from Yarmouth Recreation at the Park gate at 7:00 p.m. for a … Continue reading

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Sunday, January 13th, 2019

The cabin will be open from 1:00 – 4:00 this afternoon for limited skiing.  The snow is skiable, but thin enough that skis bottom out on asphalt and gravel surfaces. Folks skiing in from the parking lot are advised to … Continue reading

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