Category Archives: Past Posts

Saturday, February 20th update…

XC ski conditions throughout the Park are POOR, and very sticky. There may be lots of snow on the ground, but there’s a lot of ice too! Larry was unable to groom this morning due to the icy conditions next … Continue reading

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Sunday, February 14th update…

Larry has just finished grooming and reports fair to good ski conditions throughout the Park. For walkers it’s a different story and compacted snow from repeated foot traffic may cause icy conditions so EXERCISE CAUTION at all times. Whether skiing … Continue reading

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Wednesday, February 10th update…

Latest ski conditions at Ellenwood: Larry has just finished grooming and reports very good cross-country conditions throughout the Park and beautiful weather for folks on skis! Walkers please remember to stay to the left and avoid stepping into the ski … Continue reading

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Monday, February 8th update…

Larry just called from Ellenwood to say that he’s finished setting tracks around the Park and conditions are GOOD! So get out there and enjoy it while it lasts:-)

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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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