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Welcome, to the Baptiste community information site

  • current Baptiste community information
  • 100's of historical Baptiste photos
  • links to all major community resources
For cottagers on Baptiste Lake and the surrounding community
Hastings Highlands Issues
Policing Cost Update and Forecast- (Dec/2017)
Who Are We in Hastings - (Dec/2017)
Wynne's Watts or Browns -(Dec/2017)

Discussion Topics
- Baptiste Family Lineage
- Looking for McLellan/Walker family
information from L'Amable

- Memories of Macallister Island in 1963

Snowmobile Clubs & Trails

MapleLeaf Snowskimmers
Paudash Trail Blazers
Ontario Snowmobile Trail Conditions

Baptiste Lake - Interactive Map

MTO Ontario Road Conditions
(click Road Conditions on map)

Clear Bag Policy for Garbage
Clear Garbage bags must be used for
residential garbage disposal


December 2018 thru Summer 2013
(Click on photo to see full gallery)

Your suggestions or comments

Baptiste Lake is the largest lake in Hastings County, it is 1154ft (350m) above sea level, with a surface area of 5,254 acres (2,126 hectares), a maximum depth of 103ft (31m), an average depth of 17.4ft and the perimeter of the lake is 38.3 miles.

Water level:
Lake iced over

Bancroft Airport camera

Haliburton Forest Camera

Local News


1.866.493.7161 #2

This site is an accummulation of over a decade of historical photo collections and community information. The information has been provided from your local neighbours.