2013 Season - May 17 - Sept. 2
Park Info: Nestled between two lakes in the heart of southern Nova Scotia, this 114 ha (280 acre) park offers walking trails in a hardwood setting, canoeing, swimming, and camping for all those who like to enjoy the outdoors.
The quiet beauty of nature is evident everywhere. The shoreline holds some of Nova Scotia's rare plants, and the lakes have both brown and speckled trout, chain pickerel, and Atlantic salmon.
Camping reservations can be made beginning April 3, 2012. See Reservations for details and conditions.
July 13, 2013
Children ages 14 and under compete in age-appropriate swimming, biking, and running distances. Entire event will take place inside of the park boundaries. Bike check at 9:30 AM, race waves begin at 10 AM, starting with the youngest age group to oldest age group. Bring bike, bike helmet, running shoes, and bathing suit. Meet at the picnic area by the board walk located across from the lifeguard station. Sponsored by the Yarmouth Kid’s Triathlon and Blue Water Cycling. Pre-registration is appreciated, race day registration accepted. Pre-registration forms available and accepted at Runner’s Attic in Yarmouth. Registration fee is $5 per child. Contact Cindy at (902) 761-2487 or email email@example.com. Rain date: Sunday, July 14 at 9:30 AM.
July 20, 2013
Participants will engage in some outdoor activities as well as solve some clues while learning about nature and the park. Although no teams will be eliminated, there will be a prize for the first team to cross the finish line. Dress for weather conditions and bring running or hiking shoes, sunscreen, insect repellent, water, and snacks. Meet at the park's beach house. Sponsored by the NS Department of Natural Resources. Please note that pre-registration is required. Free cake for participants, families and park visitors alike, will be served at the Beach House at 12 PM. For more information and to pre-register contact Deanna at (902) 648-3540 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 18, 2013
Partcipate in either an Olympic distance or sprint distance triathlon. Swim 1.5 km or 750 m in beautiful Ellenwood Lake which has an average water temperature of 21º C. Then bike 40 km or 23 km on a route with some rolling hills, with a transition at the Yarmouth waterfront to running 10 km or 5 km along Yarmouth Harbor with beautiful views of ocean and cool breezes. Suitable for adults only. Pre-registration required. Bring bike, bike helmet, running shoes and swimwear. Participants are to meet at the park at 7:30 AM. Sponsored by Yarmouth Triathlon. Pre-registration forms available at Atlantic Chip and Runner’s Attic in Yarmouth. Please note the fee for the Olympic distance is $50 and $40 for the sprint. For more information contact Cindy Robicheau at (902) 761-2487 or email email@example.com.
Yarmouth (15 km)
• Firefighters Museum of Nova Scotia
• Yarmouth CountyMuseum
• Cape Forchu
Saulnierville (45 km)
• Bangor Sawmille Museum
For more information on these and other attractions, please consult the NovaScotia.com or visit one of the many Visitor Information Centres.
Ellenwood Lake Provincial Park is located just 19 km (12 mi.) northeast of Yarmouth and 1.6 km (1 mi.) south of Deerfield. Exit 34 off Highway 101, proceed 6.5 km (4 mi.) along Route 340. Follow signs to the park entrance. Our civic address is: 1888 Mood Rd, Deerfield.
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