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Lakeview Trail - North Hastings Scenic Route #13


Lakeview Trail - North Hastings Scenic Route #13

This is a driving or cycling route only.

1. Start of Route

Clear Lake Road & Lakeview Road

2. Snow Road

The Mississippi Colonization Road (Snow Road) – runs east from Bancroft at the junction of the Hastings and Monck Roads. This road crisscrosses today’s Highway 28. Named after John A Snow, who surveyed a road in 1857 from the Mississippi River in Lanark County to the Hastings Road at what is now Bancroft. Snow was later sent to Manitoba in 1859 to survey Rupert’s Land of the Hudson’s bay Company; later this territory would become Manitoba.

3. Bancroft End of Route

Turn left into town for a full range of services and cultural venues. 

Bancroft was named by Senator Billa Flint in 1879 after his mother-in-law, Elizabeth Ann Bancroft Clement. Originally named York River, then York Mills.

Information from

north hastings naturally

 



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