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.

 

Most Residents are Amish in the Town of Leon

There are approximately 1,380 residents in Leon with the Amish Community comprising about 76% of that number. The Old Order Amish settled in Leon in 1949. They do not believe in the modern conveniences. They have no electricity in their homes + travel by horse and buggy. 

If you are looking for someplace interesting to go, try the Leon area. It is right in the heart of Amish Country.

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