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Allegany State Park's Allegany Adventure Run 2017

Adventure Run
Sat, 05/06/2017 - 9:30am - 3:00pm

Welcome to the 2017 Allegany Adventure Run in the beautiful and challenging trails of Allegany State Park in Salamanca, New York.  You have three distance options to choose from:  6K, 13K & 27K. 

 Trail Runners unite in this annual season kickoff in Western New York featuring miles and miles of rolling off-road trails deep in the Allegany Forest. 

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Happy Half - Half Marathon and 5k

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Sat, 05/13/2017 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

At The Happy Half at Holiday Valley,  you can put the FUN into running.

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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

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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