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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!

Mar 1, 2024 - Fri
Bancroft, Canada
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3°C broken clouds
Wind 2 m/s, SW
Humidity 44%
Pressure 771.07 mmHg
Day Cond. Temp. Wind Humidity PressurePres.
fri mar 1
broken clouds
3/-1°C 5 m/s, SW 45% 771.07 mmHg
sat mar 2
light snow
1/0°C 4 m/s, S 98% 767.32 mmHg
sun mar 3
overcast clouds
6/0°C 3 m/s, S 79% 769.57 mmHg
mon mar 4
overcast clouds
12/8°C 4 m/s, S 78% 765.07 mmHg
tue mar 5
light rain
10/5°C 4 m/s, NNE 93% 762.07 mmHg


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