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Sunday, January 24th

Conditions this afternoon at Ellenwood are reported as ‘patchy’ at best… the campground loops being unskiable. The asphalt loop is snow-covered and is OK for skiing, but too thin to groom, so there are no tracks set. Use caution. Wind … Continue reading

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Why not Walk Fundy?

Our community partners at the Yarmouth Recreation Department have a GREAT idea to keep you active and fit this year. It’s called ‘Walk Fundy.’ Whether it’s indoors, outdoors, on a trail or on a treadmill, it’s a fun challenge to … Continue reading

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Friday, Dec. 18th ski conditions…

Larry was out grooming this morning and he is reporting fair-to-good ski conditions with tracks set throughout the Park. There was less snow than promised, but enough to ski on:-) Get out there fast before it melts away! Have fun. … Continue reading

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Gifts for the sky-gazer…

We are just a few days away from the Winter Solstice, December 21st, marking the shortest day of the year with the least daylight and the official beginning of winter. This year’s solstice brings along with it a remarkable event, … Continue reading

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Fit Week Photo Contest

The Friends of Ellenwood Park would like you to join us as we participate in Fit Week, November 16th to 22nd. The Yarmouth Recreation Department will be hosting a variety of events throughout the week with the goal of helping … Continue reading

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Ellenwood Park… the perfect place for a shower!

Of course I’m referring to the Northern Taurid Meteor Shower, which will be at its peak on November 11th and 12th. Ellenwood’s dark skies and open spaces provide perfect conditions and an unobstructed view for night hikers, who can expect … Continue reading

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We’re Still Connecting Community to Nature

No one can argue that the pandemic and social distancing protocols have had an enormous effect on our daily lives and keeping a positive frame of mind can be a bit of a challenge some days.  Time spent in Nature … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

The Friends of Ellenwood Park would like to wish each and every one of you a very Happy Thanksgiving. Despite the challenging times in which we find ourselves, we have so much to be thankful for! May you all enjoy … Continue reading

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Good-bye summer, hello fall!

You may be wondering what the Friends of Ellenwood Park have been doing over the past few months. Like you, we have been keeping our social distance and staying safe while enjoying the great outdoors. As the start of hunting … Continue reading

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May long weekend update…

As of today… May 15, 2020 Provincial beaches will open Saturday, May 16th. Gates are being opened so parking lots can be accessed, and boat launches within day-use parks will also open. Full services are not yet offered, so there … Continue reading

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