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Street view of downtown Bancroft
Eagles nest view, Bancroft Ontario



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.

The Area

Browse the site to learn about the many things there are to do and see in the beautiful Bancroft Ontario area.

Things to See

Bancroft Ontario has much to offer. Use our handy site to find attractions based on your preferences.

Things To Do

There's always something to do in Bancroft. Click here to find events and activities you'd enjoy.

Our History

Bancroft is rich with history. Discover the past of the small towns of the area with photos and information.


The area is rich with minerals, gems and fossils, and brings thousands of people to the area each year.

Nature, History & Fun. Bancroft Has It All

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 2, 2023 - Mon
Bancroft, Canada
overcast clouds
10°C overcast clouds
Wind 0 m/s
Humidity 100%
Pressure 769.57 mmHg
Day Cond. Temp. Wind Humidity PressurePres.
mon oct 2
sky is clear
25/17°C 3 m/s, WSW 51% 766.57 mmHg
tue oct 3
scattered clouds
28/17°C 3 m/s, WSW 40% 765.07 mmHg
wed oct 4
sky is clear
27/16°C 4 m/s, SSW 46% 765.07 mmHg
thu oct 5
light rain
22/18°C 5 m/s, SSW 60% 763.57 mmHg
fri oct 6
moderate rain
16/11°C 6 m/s, SSW 96% 758.31 mmHg


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Allan Mountney !! 🤣

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You are so right .😊

It's like this in Alberta also

Yup! Especially if going on a boat ride…😂😂😂😂

2 weeks ago

If you're looking for something to do this weekend, consider checking out the Bancroft & Area Autumn Studio Tours. Sept 23-24, 2023, 10am – 5pm. ... See MoreSee Less

If youre looking for something to do this weekend, consider checking out the Bancroft & Area Autumn Studio Tours.  Sept 23-24, 2023, 10am – 5pm.

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Some great artists to check out! Ken Balmer!

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It’s finally here. Join us September 16,17 & 23,24. 10-5 pm ... See MoreSee Less

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