Winter is "Snow" Much Fun in the Enchanted Mountains!

A Flurry of Fun awaits you in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County!  Here we may have, what some people may call, harsh winters, but we sure know how to enjoy them!  The pace doesn’t slow down here, unless you want it to, during the winter months with continuing festivals, winter activities, and indoor fun.  Discover wi

April Shows bring May Openings!

Warm Nights, Time Outdoors and Fun in the Sun are all on the way!  Make a plan to sprout Spring Plans in the Enchanted Mountains of Western New York! 

Step into the Swing of Spring!

Step into the Swing of Spring!

Changing Fishing Regulations

Highlights of 2017/18 Freshwater Fishing Regulations Changes from the DEC (Seneca Nation Changes Below)

The following is a summary of the freshwater fishing regulation changes for the April 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018 period:

The Pine Hills Trail System

Pine Hill State Forest & South Valley State Forest has 24 miles of trails for equestrian use located near Onoville Marina.

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Romantic Getaways in the Enchanted Mountains

Treat your sweet to a romantic getaway in the Enchanted Mountains.  Where Do You Want To Stay?

January is Learn a Snowsport Month!

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!

Happy, Healthy New Year 2017!

Another New Year is upon us and searching for the best and most popular has led me to discover something new.  Instead of finding the same old resolutions, made year after year, moving up or down the list but pretty much staying the same, I found that people seem to all together be giving up on New Year's Resolutions...

Small Business Saturday throughout Cattaraugus County

Why should you buy local this Holiday Season?  Shop Small on Small Business Saturday.

Sunday Hunting allowed in Allegany State Park

The Allegany Region Commission agreed with the state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation’s proposals to bring park hunting regulations more in line with state Department of Environmental Conservation rules.  This means that Sunday hunting will now be allowed in the Park, whereas previously, it was not. 

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

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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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