The High Falls in Bancroft is located on the York River at Birds Creek, and has a dam built on it’s crest to control the level of Baptiste Lake. The amount of flow over the falls varies greatly so more then one trip may be required if you want to see the Falls at their fullest!  Some of photos below were taken mid-summer.  As you can see the level is low.  I would think Spring would be the best time to see the rushing water.  Please note that the property at the bottom of the Falls is posted as private property.  Please don’t trespass.

High Falls can be found at the end of High Falls Trail which is a dirt road that leads 3km north from South Baptiste Lake Road.

High Falls, Bancroft Ontario
High Falls, Bancroft
High Falls, Bancroft Ontario

1 Comment

  • Paul Enston| August 7, 2021 at 1:38 am Reply

    I havent been there since the 70s.What year did they build the bottom draw dam.I heard there are brook trout below the dam.Is this true.

  • Mrs Ilien Carriere| April 16, 2021 at 7:48 pm Reply

    People are asking if they can swim here

  • Anneke van Dyk| July 9, 2020 at 12:40 pm Reply

    The directions lead to private property. Take High Falls Trail road instead..

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