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

Sun, 11/15/2020 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Join a year-long period during 2020 of monthly programs looking to highlight the contributions of black community in the areas of cultural change,

Allegany Garden Festival 2018 Raffles
Sat, 06/05/2021 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Allegany Garden Festival is the area’s premier event of gardening and garden related items. They are hosting their 6th annual Allegany Garden Club event on June 5th, 2021. They bring together a variety of vendors including nurseries, landscapers, farmers, artists and entrepreneurs.

Places

Get your art supplies here

The Inkwell in Allegany NY is the one stop shop for all your art supply needs!  Pick up paint, join in one of their classes, or even have your child's birthday party there!  They offer many services such as framing, large format printing, art design services, and cleaning paintings. 

Houses are: Mon. 10-6pm

Explore area of Challenger Learning Center at St. Bonaventure

The Challenger Learning Center is a space themed learning program designed to stimulate a student's interest in science, math, and technology through a series of hands on experiences and simulations that are tied to classroom learning.

Main Street Sweets interior

Stop in for an exciting treat!   Specialty bakery that offers coffee, teas, scones, pies, cakes, cookies, cheesecakes, muffins, Danish pastries, filled croissants, brownies, bread, soup, quiche and more.  Pre-orders are available for special events including weddings.   

Stop in, taste and smell the goodness!

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

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2020It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

#1 for Turkey Hunting and in the Top 3 for Deer Hunting

Cattaraugus County was named #1 overall by New York Game and Fish Magazine for turkey hunting and is in the top three for deer hunting by DEC reports.

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