Ellenwood Lake

Ellenwood Lake

Park Info

2018 Season Dates: May 18 to October 8
Park contact number: (902) 761-2400
Civic address: 1888 Mood Road, Deerfield, NS

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 at Ellenwood Lake Provincial Park. The shoreline holds some of Nova Scotia's rare plants, and the lakes have both brown and speckled trout, chain pickerel, and Atlantic salmon.

Reserve a campsite

Facilities and Services

The park offers 87 wooded campsites, two picnic areas, boat launch, a supervised beach, and hiking trail.

Camping reservations can be made beginning April 2, 2018.


Nearby Attractions


Yarmouth (15 km)

  • Firefighters Museum of Nova Scotia
  • Yarmouth County Museum
  • Cape Forchu

Saulnierville (45 km)

  • Bangor Sawmill Museum

For more information on these and other attractions, please consult Tourism Nova Scotia or visit one of the many Visitor Information Centres.

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