Mountain Biking

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Mountain Bikers on the trails around Ellicottville

Get out and challenge yourself by Mountain Biking, commonly abbreviated as MTB! The Enchanted Mountains has miles of mountain biking trails. There are mountain biking events in the spring, summer and autumn months throughout the hills.

Places to go mountain biking

New Flow Trail at HoliMont

HoliMont's 1 mile flow trail is open for public riding. Learn more about Mountain Biking at HoliMont.

MTB at Allegany State Park

Allegany State Park is the largest state park in New York State and it is a great place for mountain biking beginners with both double and single track.

Golden Hill State Forest

MTB trails not far from Ellicottville, NY

Holiday Valley / Holimont / McCarty Hill / Little Rock City

This is one big network of trails through Ellicottville, Great Valley and Little Valley. Read "An Adventure along the Ellicottville *MTB* Trails"

IMBA Epic Ellicottville Loop

Preview of the IMBA Epic Ellicottville Loop

If you are an experienced mountain biker then check out the IMBA Epic Ellicottville Loop on MTBProject

MTB at Nine Mile State Forest

This forest has no formally marked mountain biking trails.  There are only logging roads to bike on. www.dec.ny.gov/lands/74075.html

Check out the whole county on our visitors' map!

Most Residents are Amish in the Town of Leon

There are approximately 1,380 residents in Leon with the Amish Community comprising about 76% of that number. The Old Order Amish settled in Leon in 1949. They do not believe in the modern conveniences. They have no electricity in their homes + travel by horse and buggy. 

If you are looking for someplace interesting to go, try the Leon area. It is right in the heart of Amish Country.

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