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Holiday Valley Ranked #5 by Ski Magazine Again!

Another year has gone by and another ranking has been done by Ski Magazine.  Once again, Holiday Valley Earns High Ranking in Ski Magazine's Best Ski Resorts in the East!

Must See Fall Foliage Destinations

These are your MUST SEE Fall Foliage Destinations in the beautiful Enchanted Mountains!!  

Alleghany/Anderson Veterans Recognition Award Recipient

Alleghany/Anderson Veterans Recognition Award Recipient

Part 2 Released of the NY Amish Geo Trail

The expansion to the geocaching trail that geocachers have been waiting for has just been released ... NYAGT Part 2!!!

The NYAGT Part 2 adds 12 more geocaches to the New York Amish Geo Trail for a total of 24 caches.

There is also a new geocoin to be had if you collect 10 of the 12 Part 2 caches!

Dresser-Rand Challenger Center Celebrates the 10,000th Visitor!

The Dresser-Rand Challenger Learning Center welcomed it's 10,000th Visitor on March 20th, 2014.  Appropriately so, a group of 8 grade students from Cuba-Rushford Central School topped the incredible mark and received a celebration complete with balloons and camera flashes. 

So what is this Challenger Center and what's it like? 

The Best New Offer if You're a Park Lover

Spend a lot of time at your local State Parks but wish you never had to pay the entrance fee again?  Here's the newest solution to your problem, offered from New York State.

Guinness World Record Achieved at Allegany State Park

Fresh off the Press!  Sally Marsh's Hootenanny sets World Record for most people singing "Old MacDonald" at one time. 

Salamanca Area Historical Society honors Ray Evans

Perhaps a little known fact is that Ray Evans, co-lyricist of the Christmas Classic was a native of Salamanca, NY.  Salamanca knows it however, and honors him each year with the Silver Bells Festival.  Now there's one more way he is forever remembered in the town in which he was born and raised in.

Seneca-Iroquios National Museum Award Winning Exhibit

"Crossing the Bridge One More Time" and the staff who worked to produce this exhibit have been honored at a ceremony held December 11th of this year. 

Salamanca Rail Museum

The new 2014 Salamanca Rail Museum Calendar is now available!

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.

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