Allegany, New York

The Town and Village of Allegany, NY are situated along the Allegheny River among the Enchanted Mountains of Western New York.

The Village with its newly renovated downtown area has many restaurants and bars in which to relax and many stores for shopping.  Within the Town there are several parks for play and many hills and forests for hiking and hunting, along with two challenging golf courses.  This setting is enhanced by the presence of St. Bonaventure University, a Franciscan Institution.

The Allegheny River Valley Trail, starting near St. Bonaventure University is a great place to go for a walk, roller blade or bike. Next to Allegany, is the City of Olean which offers many of the amenities of a larger metropolitan area.  In addition, the ski areas of Ellicottville, Allegany State Park and the Seneca  Allegany Casino and Hotel of Salamanca are only a 20 mile drive away.

The origin of the name Allegany is uncertain. It may have come from the name of a tribe called Allegewi that lived along the Allegheny River’s banks. It may also be based on an old Native American word meaning ‘lovely’ or ‘beautiful.’

Come to visit and stay in one the many new hotels while enjoying the many things to do or see.

http://www.allegany.org/

Upcoming Events

Vendors set up at a craft show
Sat, 11/12/2022 - 10:00am - Sun, 11/13/2022 - 3:00pm

Join in for a two day craft show to get into the Christmas Spirit! There will be over 30 different vendors to shop from, where you can find a little bit of everything. It is always a great time to attend a craft and vendor show!

There will be Vendors, Chinese Auction, and a money board.

Places

Carter Events Center

With 10,000 square feet and room for 860 people the year-old Daniel Carter Event Center and Auction building is the second largest facility in the area to hold weddings, receptions, anniversaries or whatever, and offers a little more class than the local fire hall according to Daniel Carter.

Photo of course

The 9-hole St. Bonaventure Golf Club in Allegany, NY is a public golf course that opened in 1921. St. Bonaventure Golf Club measures 2900 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 109 and a 35 USGA rating. The greens are bent grass and the fairways are bluegrass.

Allegany NY launch into Allegheny River

Launch your canoe or kayak.  Facilities available.  Plenty of parking.  This is located by the Allegany Transfer Station.  Take 1st Street off of Main St.  Then from 1st St. turn on Union St. and go past the Transfer Station. 

Videos

  • Video of Creighster ice fishing and catching a big brook trout on Birch Run Ponds in Allegany, NY.
  • Whether coming off the big game season, enjoying winter sports, gearing up for spring fishing or looking to spend a fun day with family, everyone had fun at the 3rd annual Greater Olean Area Outdoor & Rec Sports Show. It brings the whole of the great outdoors under one roof!

Travel Guide

2022 Guide Cover

It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County.

Request the Enchanted Mountains guide to be snail mailed to you for FREE!

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