Snowmobiling in Bancroft


Bancroft and the county of North Hastings offer an excellent snowmobiling destination. There are over 350 km of groomed trails throughout the area, abundant snowfall, snowmobile clubs and club activities.  Staying a while?  There are many snowmobile friendly places to stay and of course some great places to dine.  Why not come and spend some time on your sled in Bancroft this winter!

And don’t forget your trail permit!

Here are a few snowmobile clubs in the area:

Highland Wilderness Tours
Highland Wilderness Tours offers guided outdoor adventure tours of Bancroft and Algonquin Park. Enjoy horseback riding, dog-sledding, snowmobiling and ATVing. Contact Matt and Penny Nicol at 613-338-2330, or toll free, 1-866-RYD-WILD. Open year round.

Maple Leaf Snow Skimmers
The Maple Leaf Snow Skimmers offers snowmobilers groomed trails throughout the Bancroft area. For further information, call 613-332-6215, or toll free at 1-866-811-6577. Or email them at

Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs
A dedicated group to the supporting of strong leadership and support to member clubs to establish and maintain quality snowmobile trails which are used in a safe and environmentally responsible manner to further the enjoyment of organized snowmobiling.

Make sure you are prepared before you head out.  Know the law!  Check out the Ontario website for safe snowmobiling information.

A few things you should know.  When operating a snowmobile, you must have a valid driver’s license, proof of snowmobile ownership & registration, Insurance, a helmet, and a valid trail permit.


  • Brian Suter| January 14, 2020 at 8:48 pm Reply

    1042 Samawasa Dr

  • Wayne Forcier| December 16, 2018 at 9:54 am Reply

    Is the trail open from Cardiff to Bancroft ?

    • Brian Suter| January 14, 2020 at 8:47 pm Reply

      What about the Paudash Trailblazers Snowmobile Club and the Old Hastings Snowmobile Club. They have trails into Bancroft.

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