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!

Oct 16, 2021 - Sat
Bancroft, Canada
moderate rain
13°C moderate rain
Wind 1 m/s, WSW
Humidity 100%
Pressure 750.81 mmHg
Day Cond. Temp. Wind Humidity PressurePres.
sat oct 16
moderate rain
13/7°C 6 m/s, NW 97% 750.81 mmHg
sun oct 17
broken clouds
7/3°C 5 m/s, WNW 76% 756.06 mmHg
mon oct 18
broken clouds
4/1°C 4 m/s, NNW 68% 760.56 mmHg
tue oct 19
sky is clear
10/11°C 6 m/s, WNW 47% 760.56 mmHg
wed oct 20
scattered clouds
12/11°C 2 m/s, W 55% 762.82 mmHg
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We just came back from there. Very well planned, and done. Thank you

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Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

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3 weeks ago

Neat old picture of 1930’s Madoc.Madoc 1930s ... See MoreSee Less

Neat old picture of 1930’s Madoc.
3 weeks ago

A beautiful spot!Happy Friday🎉

The Eagle’s Nest Grand Opening is today at 11AM!

Come join us this morning to participate and check out everything the volunteers, Friends of the Eagles Nest, and the Town has done to improve this beautiful spot!


#bancroft #wildlyauthentic #eaglesnest #hastingscounty #lookout #bancroftrocks #comewander #discoverontario #ontario #yourstodiscover #eaglesnestpark #exploreontario #hastingshighlands
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A beautiful spot!
3 weeks ago

Timeline PhotosWe have updated our Fall Colour Report:
🍂 50-60% Colour Change
🍂 Dominant Changed Colour is: Red / Orange

Reserve your permit in advance for this weekend - we are expecting to reach capacity.
You can reserve your permit either:
🍂 online:
🍂 by calling: 1-888-668-7275

If we have already sold all daily vehicle permits for a certain day and you arrive at either the East or West Gate, you will not be able to purchase a permit (or use your seasonal pass), and you will NOT be able to visit the park.
If you want to guarantee your spot during our extremely busy fall season, reserve in advance!

For more info about planning your visit to Algonquin this fall, visit:
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