Horseback Riding

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riding the Pat McGee trail

The Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County offer year 'round riding opportunities with riding clubs, chuckwagon dinners, events at equestrian centers and miles of trails if you choose to bring your own equine friend.  Call 1-800-331-0543 for a FREE copy of the Equestrian Trails Brochure which includes several maps, what is offered from the Equestrian businesses, and contact information. Here we have over 85 miles of trails for you and your horse to meander on.

Most of the Equestrian Trails:

Visit the Trails portion of our website!

Check out the following:

  • Upcoming equestrian events - if competition is your thing, you'll find a number of local horse shows, horse pulls, and trail challenges during the summer months. 
  • The Crosspatch Horse Ranch offers guided trail rides, chuckwagon dinners, winter sleigh rides, overnight rides, stagecoach rides, carriage rides.

We are working to improve your horse's stay in the Enchanted Mountains. For more information, check the Cattaraugus County Equine Advisory Committee.

 

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The Largest New York State Park is Allegany State Park which is the 3rd largest in the nation with 65,000 acres (97 square miles) and lots of trails. Allegany State Park has over 35 miles of Cross Country skiing trails, 18 hiking trails and 5.6 miles of paved multi-use trails (horseback riding, snowmobiling and more) around Red House Lake area. 3 campground areas with over 375 cabins.

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