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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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May update…

Although the government has lifted restrictions on accessing Provincial Parks, there are a few things you should know and keep in mind. Social distancing is STILL a requirement for everyone. If the Mood Road parking area is full of cars, … Continue reading

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THANK YOU from all of us!

THANK YOU from all of us at FOEP! We had an amazing time gazing at the Worm Moon on Monday night… just enough clouds to make it moody and mysterious! Put that together with a roaring bonfire and a few … Continue reading

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Super Full Worm Moon tonight! March 9th…

Make a date to join us for our last Moonlight Hike of the season tonight at Ellenwood! Meet us at the Mood Road gate for a 7:00 pm start – and please sign in when you arrive. Bring a flashlight … Continue reading

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Full Moon Hike – just a week away!

Monday, March 9th is the date of the next full moon and also the date of our last Moonlight Hike of the season at Ellenwood. If the weather man is in a good mood we will meet all our hikers … Continue reading

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