East Otto is a town in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County, New York. The population was 1,105 at the 2000 census.
The Town of East Otto is on the northern border of the county. It was founded in 1854 from part of the Town of Otto. Parts of East Otto were later removed to add to other towns in the county. Otto was named after Jacob S Otto, an agent of the Holland Land Company.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 41.4 square miles, of which, 41.2 square miles of it is land and 0.2 square miles of it (0.48%) is water.
The north town line is marked by Cattaraugus Creek and is the border of Erie County.
East Otto has a unique group of artists known as East Otto Country Associates. It is also home to Allegany Mountain Resort, Burdick Blueberries, East Otto Historical Museum and more.
The 40 acres of blueberries, seasonal flowers, the weigh station, and of course the "surrey" that takes you to the fields all add to the charm. Fortunately, you don't have to step on a scale before picking, so tasting these huge, delectable berries while picking is another plus for the experience.
Interact with sculptures in the woods, fields and by ponds on over 400 acres at the Griffis Sculpture Park.
View the gallery of photos of Griffis Sculpture Park
Zoar Valley Tavern & Restaurant is located in the heart of the breath-taking Zoar Valley with a lovely patio to enjoy your surroundings after a day of hiking, bird watching, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, or the many activities associated with Zoar Valley.
It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!
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HoliMont is the largest private ski resort in North America and has 52 slopes and 8 chair lifts.