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

Ellicottville's Mardi Gras Parade
Sat, 03/10/2018 - 10:00am - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 8:00pm

It's the biggest winter event of the season with fun activities and events for the whole family. Highlights include the Snowbar at Yodeler with music and fun, the Village Parade in Ellicottville on Saturday night, the costume parade on Sunday where the winner gets a season pass for next year, and everyone's favorite, the Dummy Downhill!

Holiday Valley's Pond Skimming
Sat, 03/24/2018 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Sign up to skim across an ice water filled pond or just watch, it's a guaranteed good time. Registration outside Yodeler Lodge starting at 11:00AM, free! Kids under 18 must have a parent signature, minimum age is 8 years old. Pond Skimming starts about 1:00 and categories include Best Skimmer, Best Costume, Best Kid and Best Splash.

Golfing on the slopes at Holiday Valley
Sun, 04/08/2018 (All day)

Weather permitting, at least of few holes of the Double Black Diamond Golf Course will open on April 8 so you can ski and golf on the same day! More holes will open as spring arrives. For tee times call 716-699-2345.

Places

People getting ready to slide down the big hill at Holiday Valley Tubing Company

Grab your friends and family and head over to the Holiday Valley Tubing Company. Tubing is fun for all ages. All you have to do is sit down, hang on and experience the exhilaration of pure winter fun! The Tubing Company has up to 12 lanes and 2 handle tows...they will pull you back up the hill! The Holiday Valley Tubing Company is located on Rt.

Golden Stride Walker Ranch

Breeders of Tennessee Walking Horses, miniature donkeys, and llamas. 

Getting ready for Mardi Gras at Ellicottville Depot

The Ellicottville Depot Restaurant is tucked away across the street from Holiday Valley.  Serving pizza, wings, burgers, and finger foods with a great take-out menu!

Great for groups!

 

Hours (Seasonal):

Monday - Thursday
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Videos

  • Video by Joe Hounsell from a 2014 Holiday Valley Resort Snowboard trip. Just a fun little edit I put together of my friends and I day at Holiday Valley, Ellicottville, NY. Songs: NONONO-Pumpin Blood
  • Check out some of the action that skiers and boarders found over the weekend of January 3rd when Bag Jump was on the slopes! 
  • Great day at Holiday Valley on 12-21-13 for their annual Demo Day.  Lots of people got to try out all the new gear!  The Boces students made this video highlighting the day and what you missed if you weren't there!

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

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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