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

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Sat, 06/17/2017 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Adventure Bound OnTheFly is bringing back the Ellicottville Paddle Festival for it's 2nd year!

Bronco Riding at the 2015 Ellicottville Championship Rodeo
Thu, 06/29/2017 - 7:00pm - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 9:30pm

Yeeehaw!!  An honest-to-goodness rodeo at the home of the Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville Street, complete with bronco bustin', bull riding, calf roping, barrel racing and stick horse racing for the kids.

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 7:00pm - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 11:00pm

Saturday, July 1, to Sunday, July 2 – For the best bang for your summer buck, mark your calendars for Ellicottville’s Summer Music Festival on the scenic slopes of Holiday Valley Resort.

Places

display at Gado Gado

Daily 10am - 6pm

Gado-Gado is a Balinese word for an eclectic mixture of ingredients often used in reference to a salad.  It is the perfect name to describe the unique clothing and giftware from around the world that is featured here.

behind the bar

Lunches Served Daily 10am - 2pm

A rockin' place after midnight.

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

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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

Top 10 site for Steelhead Fishing

Cattaraugus Creek has been listed in the top 10 sites for Steelhead Fishing (rainbow trout fishing) by 2 outdoor magazines. Steelhead Trout AKA Rainbow trout are very similar to Salmon in both taste and habits. Unlike other areas of the United States, our native Rainbow trout (Steelhead Trout) spend a majority of time in Lake Erie a freshwater lake and spawn in the Cattaraugus Creek and other tributaries.

The following is from the New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation's article "Steelhead Fishing in Lake Erie Tributaries"

Lake Erie's tributary streams, both big and small, receive an annual run of migratory rainbow trout called "steelhead." From October through April, thousands of steelhead ascend New York's Lake Erie tributaries on their mission to spawn. Excellent fishing opportunities await any angler who wishes to try their hand at steelhead fishing. Between the acrobatic leaps, long drag-screaming runs and rod quaking head shakes, the fight of an early run steelhead is a truly exhilarating experience.

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