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

mug of beer
Fri, 11/10/2017 (All day) - Sat, 11/11/2017 (All day)

Guests will be able to sample over 100 hand-crafted beers from over 30 of the best New York State and American craft breweries and wines from New York, Southern Ontario and Ellicottville vintners.

Places

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.

Bike and Bean

The former Ellicottville Bike Shop has changed gears and its name to Ellicottville Bike and Bean.  The bean part of the name is in reference to the beans in the burritos they are currently serving.  Featured on the menu are chicken, steak and veggie burritos with regular flour tortillas or gluten free tortillas.

Photo of the Tamarack Club building at Holiday Valley

The Tamarack Club is Holiday Valley's newest four star slopeside condominium/hotel. Four star amenities include underground parking, ski and golf club storage, a heated indoor/outdoor year 'round pool, two outdoor hot tubs, spa, fitness center, conference rooms, wifi, a restaurant and much more. The Tamarack Club construction was completed in December, 2009.

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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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