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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!

Some Basic Hunter Safety Tips

Start the hunting season off smart and safe with these tips for firearm and tree stand safety from the DEC!!

Falloween Fun List Day #29

Listen to some scary music for Falloween Fun idea of the day!  Here are my favorites starting with The Ramones - Pet Sematary.
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Falloween Fun List Day #28

For #Falloween Fun List today - stop over to the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum in Salamanca tonight at 6pm for the first annual RUPPET show. Hear them tell scary stories and perhaps see a couple of spooks lurking in the corners! Admission is free and there will be 4 - 20 minute shows offered!

Falloween Fun List Day #27

Head over to Little Valley for Halloween fun despite the weather! Test your carving talents at the pumpkin contest, watch the pumpkin derby or take the little spooks to the INDOOR trick or treat trail. Or if you want to brave the rain it's the last day for the Leon corn Maze!

Falloween Fun List Day #26

Today head over to the Gowanda Harley-Davidson for smashing pumpkins!!! No not the band but just as good! Bring your own pumpkin to bring to the top of a 40 foot ladder, then drop to watch it smash into smithereens. Find deals so good it's scary or enter in the costume contest!

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

Home to the Largest New York State Park

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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