"North Hastings and the Bancroft tourism region is a splendid four season
recreational playground. Many tourist accommodations including resorts,
lodges and cottage resorts are available for Ontario vacation getaways.
Cottage waterfront real estate is also a specialty of the North Hastings
Bancroft area. Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy a wide variety of activities
including: nature walks, cycling, hiking, canoeing, rafting, swimming at
our beautiful beaches, ATVing or snowmobiling on our fabulous trail
systems, world class luging, taking part in the educational mineral
tours, fishing any of our well stocked lakes, sighting numerous types of
wildlife in the area, including a growing herd of elk, or spending the
summer in a waterfront cottage."
Welcome to BancroftOntario.com...
"The small town of Bancroft, Ontario is nestled in the York River Valley
on the southern edge of the Canadian Shield. Bancroft offers many natural
wonders to experience. From fishing to snowmobiling to mineral collecting,
there is something for everyone.no matter what the season. Downtown
boasts many different stores fulfiling all your shopping needs. Come enjoy
the heart of North Hastings."
Welcome to the Town of Bancroft
"The picturesque community of Bancroft, situated on the Canadian Shield,
is strategically located 3 hours west of Ottawa, 1 hour north of
Belleville, and 1 hour northeast of Peterborough. The area offers year
round activities such as live theatre at the Village Playhouse, art
exhibits at the Art Gallery, the Annual Rock Hound Gemboree and local rock
hounding, cottaging, camping and fishing on our pristine lakes,
snowmobiling on the best trails in Eastern Ontario, four wheeling on the
Hastings Heritage Trail, great hiking and nature walk trails. After a day
of bird watching from the Hawks Watch located atop the Eagles Nest,
relax outdoors as you enjoy live entertainment at the Millennium Band
In June 2004, Bancroft was the first place winner in TV Ontarios Studio
2, Most Talented Town contest. Bancroft generates its own arts scene and
the arts community is a self-nurturing grassroots movement."
Canadian Rock Hound Directory
"The Canadian Rockhound introduces beginners and children to the world of
rocks, minerals, fossils, gemstones and Canada's geology. It also serves
as a valuable online resource for collectors. Search our links directory
of fossils, minerals, gemstones and more. "