Bancroft Ontario. So Much to Explore. So Much to Discover.


Bancroft Ontario is a small, picturesque town nestled in the York River Valley on the southern edge of the Canadian Shield. Bancroft offers many tourist attractions and natural wonders to explore including, fishing, snowmobiling, rock hounding, camping, history and so much more.  Each year Bancroft Ontario is host to the famous Rockhound Gemboree.  People flock from all over to attend this fascinating event.

With many unique shops in the downtown and throughout the scenic countryside, you always have something new to discover. Bancroft On and the surrounding areas are also host to the annual Studio Tours.  You can enjoy a country drive, and pick up a treasure along the way.  There is something for everyone, no matter the season. Come enjoy the heart of North Hastings.

Bancroft Ontario’s #1 community driven website of all time!  We are a privately owned and operated website built by the community; for the community. helps to promote local tourism and business development. If you would like to be part of the site on our Bancroft Ontario Attractions or Tourism pages, or if you would like to advertise on the site, please be sure to contact us!

Aug 4, 2021 - Wed
Bancroft, Canada
clear sky
17°C clear sky
Wind 0 m/s, SW
Humidity 81%
Pressure 765.07 mmHg
Day Cond. Temp. Wind Humidity PressurePres.
wed aug 4
few clouds
26/18°C 2 m/s, SW 38% 764.32 mmHg
thu aug 5
sky is clear
28/17°C 3 m/s, SW 35% 764.32 mmHg
fri aug 6
broken clouds
28/20°C 4 m/s, SW 33% 762.82 mmHg
sat aug 7
light rain
25/18°C 4 m/s, WSW 76% 759.06 mmHg
sun aug 8
light rain
25/19°C 2 m/s, NE 62% 762.82 mmHg
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Rocky the Rockhound will miss seeing everyone this year. Save the date for the 2022 Annual Rockhound Gemboree! ... See MoreSee Less

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Come on , move forward now

1 month ago

Happy Canada Day! 🍁 ... See MoreSee Less

Happy Canada Day!  🍁

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Happy Birthday Canada!! 🇨🇦

1 month ago

The Eagles Nest is now OPEN! 🦅Eagles Nest Park is now open for the season! Enjoy and don't forget to pack out what you pack in. Please share this good news! ... See MoreSee Less

The Eagles Nest is now OPEN!  🦅

2 months ago

Timeline PhotosTurtle nesting season is in full swing here in Algonquin!
🐢 Turtles often choose to nest on the sand and gravel of the roadside making them vulnerable as they cross roads to these sites.
🐢 Unfortunately, all of our turtles are listed as species at risk and need all the help they can get during this nesting season.
🐢 Keep an eye out and consider moving them off of the road in the direction they’re walking, if it’s safe for you to do so.

To learn more about how you can help turtles visit:
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2 months ago

Love this! ❤️A deer walked into a store in Colorado. The owner gave him some cookies and he left. After half an hour he was back with his whole family! ... See MoreSee Less

Love this!  ❤️

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Smart deer 🦌

They know what there doing lol

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