BANCROFT AND AREA PROVINCIAL PARKS
There are over 270 Provincial Parks in Ontario. Listed below are some around the Bancroft area.
Algonquin Provincial Park
Hwy 60 N
Visit the Friends of Algonquin website for more information.
Arrowhead Provincial Park
451 Arrowhead Park Rd.
Interesting Fact: This park is open year-round and lies in the heart of Muskoka.
Bon Echo Provincial Park
Interesting Fact: Bon Echo Provincial Park is renowned for Mazinaw Rock, which features over 260 native pictographs.
Egan Chute Provincial Park
Hwy 28 E
Interesting Fact: This park is located only about 15km from Bancroft. However, there are no visitor facilities and you will need to walk down an non-maintained road to reach the waterfalls. But worth the trip in our opinion!
Lake St. Peter Provincial Park
Interesting Fact: Lake St. Peter Provincial Park has a wonderful lookout, that can be reached via one of two trails.
Petroglyphs Provincial Park
2249 Northey’s Bay Rd
Interesting Fact: Petroglyphs Provincial Park is home to the largest known collection of Aboriginal rock carvings in Canada.
Silent Lake Provincial Park
Hwy 28 S
Interesting Fact: A rough trail circles the lake.