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Ellenwood Lake Provincial Park

Friends of Ellenwood Park

Located In Deerfield
Where To Find Us
1888 Mood Rd
Yarmouth, NS B5A 4A8
Areas Served Yarmouth County
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Contact Christine Bolger, Co-Chair; Phone: 902-881-2658; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Yarmouth Recreation 
Yarmouth Municipal Building 
932 Highway 1 
Hebron, NS B5A 5Z5
Volunteers Wanted! Christine Bolger, Co-Chair, Friends of Ellenwood Park; Phone: 902-881-2658; Email:
Volunteer Opportunity Volunteer opportunities with us include: - working on the events committee - helping with park activities - monitoring the cabin during ski season
Description & Services
The Friends of Ellenwood Park are a group of like-minded volunteers who enjoy the beauty and amenities of Ellenwood Park and want to share it with people in the Yarmouth area while encouraging a healthy, active lifestyle. 
We partner with the Department of Natural Resources, Yarmouth Recreation and Cross Country Ski NS
**Canada 150** Are you doing the Participaction150 Challenge? Check off Cross Country Skiing by dropping by Ellenwood Park!  
From late-September to April, we encourage people to be physically active by making available a variety of programs for all ages, such as cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, scavenger hunts and nature walks. 
Sponsorship fees are used to help pay for plowing the walking path, and for grooming and maintenance of trails during the winter months. 
The fees are also used to buy wood for the stove in the cabin and outside fire pit, as well as supplies for events and to provide hot beverages in the cabin. 
Volunteer opportunities with us include: 
- working on the events committee 
- helping with park activities 
- monitoring the cabin during ski season 
Accessibility There is a 20 minute walk from the park gate down to the ski cabin by the lake. Parking is available off of Mood Road. Washroom facilities are available adjacent to the ski cabin.
Special Information
Tags Canada 150 ; Community Organizations ; Cross Country Skiing ; Fall Fun ; Family-friendly ; HALIFAX ; NS Trail Guide ; Park ; Provincial Park ; Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Volunteer Opportunity
Categories - General Cross Country Skiing ; Hiking ; Special Interest Clubs ; Trail Development Advocacy Groups and Organizations ; Volunteer Opportunities