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Town of Bancroft

ABOUT THE TOWN

The Town of Bancroft is known as the “Mineral Capital of Canada” – where almost 90% of all types of minerals found on earth are located in and around the community! Canada’s largest annual gem and mineral show, Rockhound Gemboree, takes place in Bancroft each summer and brings together more than 100 dealers to one place.  Bancroft is also known for its iconic natural attractions, like the Eagles Nest Lookout and Egan Chutes Provincial Nature Reserve that are insta-worthy for any trip to the region.

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For a Wildly Authentic Day in Bancroft, you must visit …

  • Bancroft Eagles Nest Park – Take in the breath-taking view overlooking the Town of Bancroft.  Explore the Park’s network of trails with unique geological features, ecosystems, flora and fauna, and learn about its spiritual significance to the Algonquin people.
  • Princess Sodalite Mine Rock Shop – Get your hands dirty during a dig for rocks and minerals, feel tools scrape against the Earth and cool dirt between your fingers as you uncover any one of almost 100 varieties of treasures.
  • Bancroft North Hastings Heritage Museum – Step back in time with a visit to the Heritage Museum. The building was once the headquarters of the Bronson-Weston Lumber Company and is now home to ten galleries featuring the community’s history.

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Forest Therapy
Forest Therapy
Rise Above Forest Therapy
Bancroft
River Trip
Guided River Trip
Trips and Trails
Bancroft
rockhounding in the forest
Rockhounding
Princess Sodalite Mine
Bancroft
Mineral Collecting Field Trips
Mineral Collecting Field Trips
Lakeside Gems
Bancroft

BUSINESSES

Woman smiling in front of a display of goods in a shop
Accommodation
Local Goods Bancroft
Town of Bancroft
12 Hastings St N Unit A, Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0
Facade of Cedar & Co. Botainicals in Bancroft
Accommodation
Cedar & Co
Town of Bancroft
57 Hastings St N, Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0
View from high above looking over a lake with a marina and lodge in the background surrounded by trees, Limerick Lake Lodge
Accommodation
Limerick Lake Lodge and Marina
Town of Bancroft
123 Limerick Lodge Rd. RR#2Gilmour, ON K0L 1W0
Lakeview Lodge
Accommodation
Lakeview Lodge
Town of Bancroft
130 Village St, Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0
Thrill Seeker ATV Tours
Accommodation
Town of Bancroft
Marmora, ON
Rustic Roadside Restaurant sign
Food & Beverage
Rustic Roadside Restaurant
Town of Bancroft
21162 Highway 62Gilmour, ONK0L 1W0