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.
The Allegany Garden Festival is the area’s premier event of gardening and garden related items. They are hosting their 5h annual Allegany Garden Club event on June 6th, 2020. They bring together a variety of vendors including nurseries, landscapers, farmers, artists and entrepreneurs.
Join a year-long period during 2020 of monthly programs looking to highlight the contributions of black community in the areas of cultural change,
Selling Groceries and goods that are Organic, Natural, Local and NON-GMO! Items will include fresh produce, dairy, meats, eggs, cheese, baking supplies, pet foods and goods, coffee and teas, cleaning and recycled paper products and even deli soups and sandwiches to take with you!
Locally owned and operated!
The Allegany River Rest Area serves westbound traffic on Rt. 86, between exits 24 and 23 in the town of Allegany.
Pizza, wings, calzones, strombolis, salads, and more!
Tuesday - Thursday11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Saturday12:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m.
It'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
request that the Enchanted Mountains guide
be snail mailed to you for FREE!
According to the DEC, a 128 foot tall basswood within Zoar Valley has been reported to be the tallest basswood in the world.