12 Percent - Parks and Protected Areas System Plan Consultation

Ellenwood Provincial Park




114.46 Hectares


Outdoor Recreation


Designated; Operational

Location NS Atlas

82 V 2

Managed As

Supporting Park

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Bordering on Ellenwood and Agard lakes, this popular park offers a variety of activities in a natural setting, including camping, picnicking, swimming, hiking, canoeing and fishing.

86 campsites, open for camping from May to September.

Protection Values

The park is home to two vascular plant species that are critically imperiled, five that are imperiled and four that are vulnerable to extirpation or extinction.

Education Values

Provincially significant interpretive opportunity – Coastal Plain Flora and regional vegetation.

Tourism Values

Locally significant park offering a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities.

Outdoor Recreation Values

Camping, picnicking, hiking, boating, swimming, fishing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing; community events.

Annual Visitation

3,279 Campers; Day-use unknown

Annual Revenue

2010: $51,633

Operating Cost

2010: $202,169

Other Site Considerations

Community partners provide off-season outdoor recreation opportunities