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

Allegany Garden Festival 2018 Raffles
Sat, 06/04/2022 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Enchanted Mountain Garden Club of Allegany is holding their 5th annual Allegany Garden Festival on June 4th from 10am - 4pm, following a two year hiatus due to Covid-19. The festival will feature high quality vendors of flowers and plants, vegetables and herbs, gardening supplies, outdoor garden art, and other garden-related items, as well as landscapers, artists and entrepreneurs.

Goat on back of Yogi at Canticle Farms
Sat, 06/04/2022 - 10:00am - 12:15pm

Join Lisa and Brittany for Goat Yoga at Canicle Farms! There will be two classes available on this day: 

  • 10:00am-11:00am
  • 11:15am-12:15pm

The cost is $25 per person with $5 from each registration going directly to Canticle Farm. You can message Lisa on her FB (Lavender Lotus Yoga) or email at: lavenderlotusolean [at] yahoo [dot] com

Reserve your space today!!
Vendors set up at a craft show
Sat, 06/11/2022 - 10:00am - Sun, 06/12/2022 - 3:00pm

Join in for a two day craft show! 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, money board and a big ticket summer raffle.

Places

Photo of Birch Run Country Club

Birch Run is a fun 9 hole regulation course located in Allegany, NY. From the longest tees it features 3,187 yards of golf for a par of 35.

AMC Allegany 8 Movie Theater

Formerly the Carmike Cinemas, AMC took over in 2016 and has been making upgrades!  Now known as the AMC Allegany 8, visitors can now relax in quality seating with features of being able to recline and also heated.  As well as each of the theaters receiving new seating, new screens, new speakers and sound systems, as well new carpeting and a fresh coat of paint have been added.

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!

NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Home to the Largest New York State Park

The Largest New York State Park is Allegany State Park which is the 3rd largest in the nation with 65,000 acres (97 square miles) and lots of trails. Allegany State Park has over 35 miles of Cross Country skiing trails, 18 hiking trails and 5.6 miles of paved multi-use trails (horseback riding, snowmobiling and more) around Red House Lake area. 3 campground areas with over 375 cabins.

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