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

trail run
Sun, 07/23/2017 (All day)

4 mile or 9.7 mile hard core trail runs on the Holiday Valley and nearby wooded winding trails.

Holiday Valley Golf Course Locals Day
Thu, 07/27/2017 - 8:00am - 1:00pm

Are you a resident of Cattaraugus County or do you work here? We invite you to join us for Local's Golf Day on Thursday, July 27th! $15 for 9 or 18 holes (includes the cart). Call the Pro Shop at 716.699.3939 to book your tee time.  Tee times will be booked up until 1pm. 

2017 Ellicottville Jazz and Blues Weekend
Fri, 07/28/2017 - 5:00pm - Sun, 07/30/2017 - 1:00am

Don't sing the blues this summer - come out and enjoy them instead!

Places

sample of Barbara's work

Barbara Fox is a painter recognized for watercolor and oil mediums; still life, landscape, and floral subjects. Fox's meticulously crafted paintings are exhibited and collected internationally, have received numerous awards, and have been selected for publication in fine art books and magazines.

Photo of Aardvark's offerings

Aardvark builds and sells affordable custom furniture and offers eclectic home decorating services.  They specialize in design bedroom suites, eclectic living rooms, custom kitchen cabinets and personalized dining rooms sets.  They offer one on one home décor consultations, wedding registry service, and many smaller carry out items such as decorative pillows, rugs, candles and custom

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

  • The POV from Rescue Monitor trainer Brian Earley as he does the Commando Double Black Diamond Course at Sky High Adventure Park at Holiday Valley.
  • Get a view from the trees at Sky High Aerial Adventure Park as Jack Quavis of EvlRocks.com and friends experience some of the challenges and ziplines.
  • Jack Quavis of EVLRocks.com interviews Jane Eshbough, Marketing Director at Holiday Valley about the Sky High Adventure Park.

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

Meaning of the word Cattaraugus

CATTARAUGUS, from a Seneca Indian word meaning “bad smelling banks,” referring to the odor of natural gas leaking from rock seams. http://www.dos.ny.gov/info/pdfs/countynames.pdf

The word "Cattaraugus" means "foul-smelling river bank." This name is a result of the natural gas that oozes from the river mud. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cattaraugus_Creek.

In our opinion, only some of the river banks are bad smelling. Come on over and visit a creek in Cattaraugus County and tell us what you think.

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