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February 15th update

The Ministry of Lands and Forestry is busy in the park these days cleaning up the trees that blew down in the wind storm on February 7th. It’s a big job! The contractors’ trucks have chewed up whatever snow has … Continue reading

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Wow! Ooooo! Ahhhh!

The moon was just breathtaking last night and the conditions couldn’t have been better, no wind, no clouds and no ice under foot. Thanks to all of the folks who took photos! If there are more of you out there, … Continue reading

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Feb. 9th Moonlight Hike

It’s going to be cold but otherwise great conditions for our 2nd full moon hike tonight. Due to Friday’s wind storm, there are several trees down around the Park and ALL Park users are advised to be extra careful on … Continue reading

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Moonlight hike reminder!

Our next hike by the light of the full moon will be happening this Sunday, February 9th… and the forecast looks good! We’re hoping for some nice views of the night sky and good walking conditions – so bring a … Continue reading

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The next full moon is on its way!

The Friends of Ellenwood Park invite you to join us for a leisurely stroll by moonlight on Sunday, February 9th.  It’s a great opportunity for photographers or for those who just appreciate our beautiful, starry night skies.  We will meet … Continue reading

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Saturday, January 25th

The ski cabin will be closed this weekend for equipment loans. The track set areas throughout Ellenwood have become patchy and poor for skiing over the past few days of mild weather. The centre groomed strip may still offer some … Continue reading

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Monday, January 20th, 2020

Below zero temperatures and just enough new snowfall have improved ski conditions in all areas of the Park and Stephen has been out grooming – just for you! As long as the colder temperatures hold, the skiing will be GOOD … Continue reading

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Sunday, January 19th, 2020

The skiing conditions at the Park are not good today. The thin layer of skiable snow that we enjoyed yesterday thinned out even more with use. The new layer of snow that fell overnight is very wet – and today’s … Continue reading

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Saturday, January 18th, 2020

Friends of Ellenwood volunteers will be at the ski cabin today from noon until 4:00 lending x-country ski equipment and snowshoes on a first come, first served basis. The conditions are good all around the Park, but caution is advised … Continue reading

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Friday, January 17th, 2020

Stephen has been out grooming the trails at Ellenwood and has done the best he can. Despite all of the snow that’s fallen, much of it is sitting on ice-covered asphalt and it’s hard for the groomer to get traction … Continue reading

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