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  • A dirt path leading through the woods toward water
  • A blue tent on a bank by a lake at night

Ellenwood Lake Provincial Park

1888 Mood Road, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4A8
(902) 761-2400

Ellenwood Totally Recommend This Park

With camping, swimming, canoeing/kayaking, and trails, Ellenwood Lake Provincial Park is one of the region’s gems. Camping is open from mid-May to October, and during the winter months, the ski cabin is open on Saturday and Sunday afternoons whenever there is snow. Snowshoes and cross-country ski equipment can be borrowed (for free) for use on the groomed tracks set throughout the Park.

Trail Info

  • Distance is 2 kilometres
  • Starting point is at the Lower Day Use Parking (green wood-bridge
  • Parking available at the main entrance gate during offseason


  • Gate to Lower Day Use Parking: 15 minutes
  • Footpath Loop: 30 minutes
  • Description: Forest footpath loop with hilly, wet spots. There are several loops around the campground. Follow yellow markers on trees, keep R at fork.


  • From Yarmouth, take Hardscratch Road. Go 18 km., turn R onto Hwy. 340, go 1.7 km., turn R onto Saunders Road, go 2.4 km., turn R onto Mood Road.
  • GPS: Lat: 43°55.743, Lon: -66°0.312

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