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So Where Can You Buy a Real Christmas Tree Christmas 2017?

Now that Thanksgiving is over, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!  So where can you buy a real Christmas Tree in Cattaraugus County? 

Holiday Shopping in Cattaraugus County

It’s about to get crazy.

Thanksgiving is Thursday, and Thanksgiving can get crazy (especially if you’re hosting). Then, before the dishes even rinsed are rinsed, craziness continues by most major retailers opening their doors Thanksgiving afternoon.

This premature holiday shopping rush is crazy, right? So is the next day: Black Friday.

#NYGivesDay in Cattaraugus County

Entering its sixth year, Giving Tuesday was founded as a movement for people to remember charity during the holiday season.  Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday an

Fall Foliage Report | November 2, 2017

Location: Raecher Hill State Forest, Great Valley

 

Most of the leaves in Cattaraugus County have fallen, making views like this harder to find, but worth looking for!

 

Here's this week's foliage report:

Approximately 95% of the areas leaves will have changed by this weekend.

Fall Foliage Report | October 26, 2017

Location: Holiday Valley Ski Area, Tannenbaum Express Quad "The prettiest lift at Holiday Valley that travels up through the spruce forest" (HolidayValley.com). 


Fall Foliage Report | October 19, 2017

Despite never having reached "peak," it seems that we're already past it. After a lot of rain and wind last week, there are a lot of leaves on the ground. Most of the trees that have held their leaves are still green, so there is more color to come--just not a lot of it.

Approximately 60% of the areas leaves will have changed by this weekend.

Fall Foliage Report | October 12, 2017

We are finally seeing some color on those hills, with approximately 40% changed by this weekend. Although, with the heavy rain we've had (and may continue to have this weekend) many leaves have already fallen.

The Enchanted Mountains are a beautiful mix of orange, gold, rust, crimson and green.

Fall Foliage Report | October 5, 2017

Our leaves are still just beginning to turn, with approximately 25% changed by this weekend.  The Enchanted Mountains are still predominatly green, with subtle accents of gold, rust and crimson. Although a beautiful stage of the Autumn transition, the "brilliance" is still considered average

Fall Foliage Report | September 28, 2017

Our leaves are still just beginning to turn, with approximately 20% changed by this weekend.  The Enchanted Mountains are still predominatly green, with subtle accents of gold, rust and crimson. Although a beautiful stage of the Autumn transition, the "brilliance" is still considered average

2017 Fall Festivals

Sad day. Summer is officially over.

It won't be long before we're bundling, shoveling, and (if you're clumsey like me) slipping.

Thankfully, the Enchanted Mountains transition into winter can be breathtakingly beautiful, making it much easier to swallow.

Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2017It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Clare Mark is the highest elevation in Cattaraugus County

The highest point in Cattaraugus County is Clare Mark, at 2,430 feet.  This mount, in the Town of Allegany off Chipmunk Road, is privately owned, and does not have public access for hiking.  Nearby attractions are Rock City Park and Allegany State Park.

 

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