Ellenwood Lake

2014 Season - May 16 - Sept. 1

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.

Ellenwood LakeThe 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.

Facilities and Services
The park offers an 87-site campground, two picnic areas, boat launch, a supervised beach, and hiking trail.

Camping reservations can be made beginning April 3, 2012. See Reservations for details and conditions.

Programs and Events

2 PM to 4 PM
Pine Cone Suet Bird Feeder Workshop

Learn how to make a pine cone suet bird feeder for some of the birds that overwinter in Nova Scotia.  All materials are supplied.  Suitable for all ages.  Adult supervision is required for children.  Participants must walk in to the meeting place from the main gate.  We will meet at the ski cabin/beach house.  Dress for weather conditions as the activity will be taking place outside.  Sponsored by the Friends of Ellenwood Park. Contact Wendy at (902) 881-2566 or email cheboguemaj@eastlink.ca.


2 PM to 4 PM
Carol Singing in the Cabin

Join us at the ski cabin for a sing-along of your favourite carols/christmas songs, long with cookies and hot apple cider.  Suitable for all ages.  Weather dependent. Participants must walk in to ski cabin from the main gate. Sponsored by the Friends of Ellenwood Park.  Contact Wendy at (902) 881-2566 or email cheboguemaj@eastlink.ca.


Nearby Attractions

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.

How to Find Us

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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GPS Coordinates

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66°0' 20.52" W

43°55' 46.13" N


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