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Fall Foliage Report | September 21, 2017

Our leaves are still just beginning to turn, with approximately 13% changed by this weekend.  The Enchanted Mountains are still predominatly green, with subtle accents of gold and rust. Although a beautiful stage of the Autumn transition, the "brilliance" is still considered average

Fall Foliage Report | September 12

Cattaraugus County leaves are just beginning to turn, with approximately 7% changed by this weekend.  The Enchanted Mountains are still predominatly green, with subtle accents of gold and rust. Although a beautiful stage of the Autumn transition, the "brilliance" is still considered average

Must See Fall Foliage Destinations!

Enjoy the beautiful season of Fall in Cattaraugus County and watch the leaves change color in some of our most impressive spots!  We are in line for an early but warm fall.  So here are your MUST SEE Fall Foliage Destinations in the beautiful Enchanted Mountains!!  

Garlic in Cattaraugus County

Who doesn’t love garlic?! Although most commonly associated with Mediterranean cuisine, this flavorful member of the Allium family also plays a huge role in Asian, Middle-Eastern, Latin American and, of course, American cuisine.

Fireworks in Cattaraugus County 2017

There are many locations to see fireworks in Cattaraugus County!  Here they are in one place!  NO need to search!

June 29, 2017 Fireworks

Fireworks at the Ellicottville Championship Rodeo.

Team AKT Members Earn Spots on Team USA

Team AKT Members Earn Spots on TEAM USA
Five members of Team AKT from Olean's AKT Combatives Academy recently received Official Notification Letters of their selection as members of the USA National Sport Jujitsu team that will be competing at the World Championships in Australia in October of this year.

Red House Dam Rehabilitation Project at Allegany State Park

A comprehensive rehabilitation project of the Red House Dam will commence this summer in an effort to further provide safe and enjoyable recreation at Allegany State Park.

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:

Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2019It'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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