Ellicottville, New York

Ellicottville, New York is a charming little ski town in Western New York with two ski resorts, Holiday Valley and HoliMont. Historic Ellicottville isn't just for the Winter Season as it is a year-round destination with boutiques, restaurants and great shops!

References:

  • The Cattaraugus County Bicentennial History Book
  • Ellicottville Historical Museum

Sites about Ellicottville, New York

Upcoming Events

Pruning Trees at Nannen Arboretum
Mon, 03/27/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Learn techniques for proper pruning of trees and shrubs, including hands-on demonstrations, from Joe Schueckler, Master Forest Owner, at a workshop sponsored by the Nannen Arboretum Society. The workshop will be presented indoors with demonstrations performed outdoors, weather permitting. An educational handout will be provided.

Orvis Fly Fishing 101 with Adventure Bound on the Fly
Sat, 04/15/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Fly Fishing 101.  Learn fly-fishing basics in one of our free Fly Fishing 101 classes. Perfect for beginners of all ages. Fly Fishing 101 will provide you with free lessons on fly casting and outfit rigging.

This is event is free of charge and all equipment is provided.  Advance reservation is required.

Arbor Day at Nannen Arboretum
Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for our 2017 Arbor Day celebration. We will plant a tree, hoist the Tree City USA flag, and hear an informative talk from a forester.  Refreshments will be served.  This is FREE. 

Places

display at Slopeside

 

Forgot some gear or looking for something new? Don’t sweat it, because SlopeSide shop’s got it. Choose a large selection of gloves, hats, goggles, turtlenecks and helmets, as well as a great line of HoliMont apparel. SlopeSide is conveniently located in the Main Chalet. Call 716.699.4698 to inquire about their excellent selection.

Photo of the Inn at Holiday Valley on a Summer day

A comfortably elegant Inn conveniently located at the base of the slopes and just steps from Holiday Valley's Black Diamond golf course.  Featuring the largest indoor/outdoor heated year 'round pool in the area, outdoor hot tub, complimentary WiFi and continental breakfast.  Meeting room available.  Ski and golf packages with Holiday Valley Resort.

Sean Huntington art

This gallery specializes in fine art watercolor and mixed media paintings.

Huntington is known for his recognizable and iconic abstract tree paintings inspired by the canopy of local forests.  His multilayer painting process melds watercolor with gouache to produce vibrant, abstract images.

Videos

  • Come out and play with Holiday Valley Resort this month with half off Beginner Learn to Ski or Ride Packages for ages 12 and Up!
  • The Penguin Paddle is an annual fundraiser for Holiday Valley's Lounsbury Adaptive Program on Saturday, February 20, 2016. It is a day filled with wonderful auction items, delicious food and lots of laughs as people slip inside a garbage bag and slide on their bellies "penguin style" down the bottom of Yodeler slope.
  • Showing off the powder at Holiday Valley Resort on 2016-01-16. Billy Bacon "Nom Nom Nom "I eat snow for breakfast""

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

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Largest Covered Aviaries in the World

2 of the largest covered aviaries in the world and a waterfowl preserve are located at Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary with over 300 geese, ducks and swans even having the endangered NeNe geese.

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