Allegany, New York

The Town and Village of Allegany, NY are situated along the Allegheny River among the Enchanted Mountains of Western New York.

The Village with its newly renovated downtown area has many restaurants and bars in which to relax and many stores for shopping.  Within the Town there are several parks for play and many hills and forests for hiking and hunting, along with two challenging golf courses.  This setting is enhanced by the presence of St. Bonaventure University, a Franciscan Institution.

The Allegheny River Valley Trail, starting near St. Bonaventure University is a great place to go for a walk, roller blade or bike. Next to Allegany, is the City of Olean which offers many of the amenities of a larger metropolitan area.  In addition, the ski areas of Ellicottville, Allegany State Park and the Seneca  Allegany Casino and Hotel of Salamanca are only a 20 mile drive away.

The origin of the name Allegany is uncertain. It may have come from the name of a tribe called Allegewi that lived along the Allegheny River’s banks. It may also be based on an old Native American word meaning ‘lovely’ or ‘beautiful.’

Come to visit and stay in one the many new hotels while enjoying the many things to do or see.

http://www.allegany.org/

Upcoming Events

Jennifer as judge at previous show
Sun, 04/09/2017 - 9:00am
Show season is just around the corner! Learn with your horse the new HOT Ranch Riding rules and events from Jennifer on this one day clinic.

Tune up your horse for Horsemanship and Equitation and learn the newest 2017 trends. Be ready when you walk in the gate! 

mask painting
Mon, 04/10/2017 - 9:00am - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 12:00pm

Kids, Go on an “ArtVenture” During Spring Break!

Family Art Day at the Arts Council
Sat, 04/22/2017 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

More information forthcoming.  Please check back.

Places

Photo of their logo

Shamrock Found Farm & Stable was founded after the aspiration of a dream and the need to have a local horse farm where youth and adults can both enjoy the comforts and friendship of horses. Their wish is for everyone to see their highest potential, follow and be successful in all their endeavors.

Photo of Birch Run Country Club

Birch Run is a fun 9 hole regulation course located in Allegany, NY. From the longest tees it features 3,187 yards of golf for a par of 35.

front of rest area

The Allegany River Rest Area serves westbound traffic on Rt. 86, between exits 24 and 23 in the town of Allegany.

Videos

  • Video of Creighster ice fishing and catching a big brook trout on Birch Run Ponds in Allegany, NY.
  • Whether coming off the big game season, enjoying winter sports, gearing up for spring fishing or looking to spend a fun day with family, everyone had fun at the 3rd annual Greater Olean Area Outdoor & Rec Sports Show. It brings the whole of the great outdoors under one roof!

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

#1 for Turkey Hunting and in the Top 3 for Deer Hunting

Cattaraugus County was named #1 overall by New York Game and Fish Magazine for turkey hunting and is in the top three for deer hunting by DEC reports.

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