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!

Jun 23, 2021 - Wed
Bancroft, Canada
clear sky
16°C clear sky
Wind 2 m/s, WSW
Humidity 55%
Pressure 765.82 mmHg
Day Cond. Temp. Wind Humidity PressurePres.
wed jun 23
sky is clear
18/13°C 5 m/s, WSW 40% 765.07 mmHg
thu jun 24
scattered clouds
25/18°C 7 m/s, SSW 37% 766.57 mmHg
fri jun 25
moderate rain
14/17°C 4 m/s, S 97% 765.82 mmHg
sat jun 26
light rain
28/24°C 8 m/s, SSW 49% 760.56 mmHg
sun jun 27
light rain
25/16°C 7 m/s, SSW 59% 761.31 mmHg
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2 weeks 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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3 weeks 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

4 weeks ago

Ticks that carry Lyme disease can be found anywhere in Ontario, especially in wooded areas and areas with tall grasses and bushes. Learn how to protect yourself and loved ones from tick bites: ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago

Note the number people killed by animals every year. Bears don't make the list. ... See MoreSee Less

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I'm hunting bears.

Wait.....SNAILS kill more people than sharks, wolves, lions, hippos, elephants and crocs combined?????

4 weeks ago

Photos from Beauty of Canada's post ... See MoreSee Less

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They are all beautiful .

We had a albino groundhog for years.

1 month ago

Happy Long Weekend! 🦟 ... See MoreSee Less

Happy Long Weekend!  🦟

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Trevor Fortier

Allan Mountney Aleta Grace

Why did they all decide to come out here then?

They can have me 😀

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You're not the only one with that power.

I miss Bancroft.

My superpower!

1 month ago

That explains it! 🤣 ... See MoreSee Less

That explains it!  🤣

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Dan Waldram You can stay at home this summer lol

Jordan Chambers 🤣

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