Hiking

Hiking Events

2018 Sportsman's Show at Seneca Allegany Events Center

2016 show
Sat, 02/24/2018 - 9:00am - Sun, 02/25/2018 - 4:00pm

The Sportman's Show comes to the Seneca Allegany Events Center once again!  Come in out of the cold and get ready for the upcoming fishing and hunting seasons!

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WNY Frogs and the Hellbender Salamander

WNY Frogs at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 03/03/2018 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Join amphibian enthusiasts Holly Fischer and Tami Attwell as they present on the awesomeness of the 10 species of frogs that inhabit Western New York. They will share information on the calls and common characteristics which help to identify the toads and frogs in their natural environments.

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Adventure Series at Allegany State Park

Backpacking Adventure Series with Allegany State Park
Repeats every month on March, April, May, June, August, September, October, November, December on the first Wednesday until Wed Dec 05 2018 .
Wed, 03/07/2018 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Wed, 04/04/2018 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Wed, 05/02/2018 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Wed, 06/06/2018 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Wed, 08/01/2018 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Wed, 09/05/2018 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Wed, 10/03/2018 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Wed, 11/07/2018 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Wed, 12/05/2018 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Allegany State Park, known as the “Wilderness Playground of Western New York” is one such place where adventure abounds. With 65,000 acres of pristine forests, miles of trails, serene lakes and natural beauty, it’s hard not to find an activity to enjoy.

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3rd Saturday Trek at Allegany State Park

Allegany State Park 3rd Saturday Trek
Repeats every month on April, May, June, July, August, September on the third Saturday until Sat Dec 15 2018 .
Sat, 03/17/2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sat, 04/21/2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sat, 05/19/2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sat, 06/16/2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sat, 07/21/2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sat, 08/18/2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sat, 09/15/2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Get out of the house and come join in the fun as Allegany State Park launches a new series of hikes called “3rd Saturday Treks.” As the name implies, these free, family-friendly hikes will take place on the 3rd Saturday of each month all year long.

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The Importance of Native Plants for Future Sustainability

The importance of Native Plants for Future Sustainability
Sat, 03/24/2018 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Habitat loss from destruction, fragmentation and degradation is a threat the native flora and fauna.  Gardeners in urban, suburban and rural residential communities are uniquely suited to create pockets of biodiversity to produce long term environmental sustainability.  

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Earth and Arbor Day Celebration at Allegany State Park

Earth and Arbor Day at Allegany State Park 2018
Sat, 04/21/2018 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Come join the fun and celebrate 2 things we can’t live without - Mother Earth and Trees! Saturday, April 22, 2018 from 10am – 1pm at the Red House Administration Building Lobby.

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2018 Rock City Park Season Opening

2018 Rock City Park opening
Tue, 05/01/2018 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

Stretch your muscles as you follow a path over, under and even through rocks that tower as high as 80 feet!  You'll first enjoy the mighty sweep of the mountaintop view of 1000 square miles of Enchanted Mountains from "Signal Rock", once a long range signaling point for Indians.

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2018 Griffis Sculpture Park Opening

Griffis Sculpture Park opens 2018
Tue, 05/01/2018 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

The warm weather is here and now it's time to enjoy the feel of the sun on the large steel sculptures at one of Cattaraugus County's most favorite parks....Griffis Sculpture Park!  The park features over 250 large scale sculptures dispersed through miles of hiking trails.

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2018 Happy Half Marathon and 5k at Holiday Valley

Happy Half and 5k at Holiday Valley 2018
Sat, 05/12/2018 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

At The Happy Half at Holiday Valley, you can put the FUN into running.  Sometimes it is not just about the distance, it is how you get there and what you do after the event. Entertainment, great food and beer are part of a great party at Holiday Valley Resort after you get done. With the award winning Southern Tier Brewery providing the refreshments how can you go wrong?

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2018 Southern Tier Corporate Challenge

2017 Winners - Bysiek CPA, PLLC
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 4:30pm - 8:30pm

Come join in a 5K Run or 2 Mile Walk at Jamestown Community College in Olean from 4:30 to 8:30 on June 21!

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Adventure Series at Allegany State Park

Backpacking Adventure Series with Allegany State Park
Thu, 07/05/2018 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Allegany State Park, known as the “Wilderness Playground of Western New York” is one such place where adventure abounds. With 65,000 acres of pristine forests, miles of trails, serene lakes and natural beauty, it’s hard not to find an activity to enjoy.

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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!!

View the visitor's guide online

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

#1 for Turkey Hunting and in the Top 3 for Deer Hunting

Cattaraugus County was named #1 overall by New York Game and Fish Magazine for turkey hunting and is in the top three for deer hunting by DEC reports.

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