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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

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.

Read more about Steelhead/Rainbow fishing on the Cattaraugus Creek

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