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Fireworks around Cattaraugus County

Fireworks in Cattaraugus County from 2006Are you looking for fireworks for the July 4th weekend in Cattaraugus County? To honor Independence Day, you can catch fireworks displays on the following dates and locations:

A Weekend of Equestrian Adventures and Family Fun

Looking for something fun and entertaining to do with the family on the weekend of June 25th through the 26th?  For starters, you can take a bicycle or go horseback riding along the Pat McGee Trail or other equestrian trails at The Crosspatch Hor

Swimming in Cattaraugus County

Swimming without the fish

New Pools at Holiday Valley

Holiday Valley has opened their 3 new pools for weekends and they will be open every day starting June 18 at the Summer Public Pools Grand Opening Ceremony. Holiday Valley's 3-pool complex offers a toddler pool, a lap pool and an activity pool with a big curly slide and diving board.

The Start of Packed Weekends

It begins in the month of June. Weekends packed with a plethora of events. As a visitor, you have many more choices when visiting Cattaraugus County during the summer months.

This is not a normal informational post as we are giving a brief run down of the variety of events for this weekend.

GeoCoin for the EM GeoTrail

We just received the GeoCoin for the EMGT (Enchanted Mountains GeoTrail)!

GeoCoin for the Enchanted Mountains GeoTrail
Back of EMGT GeoCoin/Challenge Coin

The EMGT coin is 1.5" wide by 1.5" tall. To get the EMGT GeoCoin/Challenge Coin you must retrieve the keywords from the 32 EMGT town geocaches. Each keyword earns you 1 wooden nickel! For each EMGT geocache keyword you turn in, we'll mail you the corresponding wooden nickel.

UPDATE: Please note that the EMGT GeoCoin is not trackable (we did not have the funding to pay for tracking too) so the EMGT Coin may be considered a challenge coin.

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!!

View the visitor's guide online

or

request that the Enchanted Mountains guide

be snail mailed to you for FREE!

NYAGT Geocaching Trails

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.