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You can pick up a trail only minutes from Towering Pine Cottage
Whether you are coming from the US, another part of Ontario or Quebec, the Bancroft area is easily accessible and completely connected to trails that will make for a great ATV adventure with all the comfort of knowing there is support and amenities readily available throughout the entire Eastern Ontario Trails Alliance network.

If you are an ATV enthusiast, then Bancroft is a destination you need to know about.  Located in the Eastern Central part of Ontario, the little town of Bancroft is one of Canada’s finest outdoor playgrounds.

The Hastings Heritage Trail is the corridor that delivers it ALL for quad riders. It is a 156 km multi-use trail that follows an old abandoned railway line which starts in Glen Ross to the south and heads north to Lake St. Peter. This trail is part of the Eastern Ontario Trail Alliance (EOTA) that boasts a 700+ kilometer network of trails that offer an adventurous mix of terrain for ATV enthusiasts. Located on the southernmost tip of the Canadian Shield, ATV riders will be thrilled with the scenic ride they will experience as the trail system cuts through muddy wetlands, incredible forests, around lakes and over rolling farmlands. Checking the map you’ll see that the trail routes wind their way from Bancroft into all kinds of communities worthy of a stop and fully equipped to cater to your needs. From to fuel stops to restaurants, touring riders will be well taken care of. Bancroft is the perfect hub to get your ride started and has a by-law permitting ATVs on their roadways. You can choose to take an organized tour, or else head out on your own on marked trails, township maintained trails, forest access roads, the Hastings Heritage Trail and more.

Snowmobiling Information
Available activities:
Jump on your snowmobile and you’ll be on the trails right from Towering Pines Cottage Retreat, Come play with us on over 400km of wonderful groomed trails throughout Bancroft, Apsley, McArthur Mills, Coe Hill, Gilmour and surrounding areas!

With our abundant snowfalls, many club activities to enjoy, and exciting terrain we offer some of the best snowmobiling in Ontario. Come and spend a weekend, a week or an entire season and enjoy the snowmobiling adventure of a lifetime.

With adjoining trails to Haliburton, the Algonquin Highlands & the Madawaska and Ottawa valleys, you can’t get a better snowmobiling getaway.

Check our location:
  • Province: Ontario
  • Region: Kawarthas
  • City: Bancroft
  • Nearest Body of Water:
  • Paudash Lake -375 ft shoreline