East Otto, New York

East Otto is a town in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County, New York.  The population was 1,105 at the 2000 census.

The Town of East Otto is on the northern border of the county.  It was founded in 1854 from part of the Town of Otto. Parts of East Otto were later removed to add to other towns in the county.  Otto was named after Jacob S Otto, an agent of the Holland Land Company.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 41.4 square miles, of which, 41.2 square miles of it is land and 0.2 square miles of it (0.48%) is water.

The north town line is marked by Cattaraugus Creek and is the border of Erie County.

East Otto has a unique group of artists known as East Otto Country Associates.  It is also home to Allegany Mountain Resort, Burdick Blueberries, East Otto Historical Museum and more.

Upcoming Events

Previous Annual Festival At Griffis Sculpture Park
Sun, 08/15/2021 - 12:00pm - 6:30pm
The Griffis Sculpture Park will host their annual summer festival on Sunday, August 15, 2021. It’s a day filled with music, creativity, exploration and much more. Several social distancing practices and rules will be in place to safely protect attendees. More information to come! 
Previous Annual Festival At Griffis Sculpture Park
Sun, 08/15/2021 - 1:00pm - 6:00pm

After a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Griffis Sculpture Park will host their 8th annual summer festival on Sunday, August 15, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. It’s a day filled with music, creativity, exploration and much more. Tickets are $20. Children 12 and under are FREE.

Places

Silkie at Dinosaur Shack Poultry

Dinosaur Shack Poultry in East Otto, NY is your one stop farm for everything poultry and waterfowl.  Whether you are interested in fresh eggs, or live or processed meat birds, they have an assortment to meet your needs.

Sisters racing to giant sculpture at Griffis Sculpture Park

Interact with sculptures in the woods, fields and by ponds on over 400 acres at the Griffis Sculpture Park.

View the gallery of photos of Griffis Sculpture Park

one of the sites

If you own a RV/Camper, then word “fun” should be part of your life. If not, then you haven't discovered Allegany Mountain Resort at Rainbow Lake.

Watch a brief introductory video showing the resort grounds:
Video on Allegany Mountain Resort

Videos

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!!

View the visitor's guide online

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request that the Enchanted Mountains guide

be snail mailed to you for FREE!

NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Largest Private Ski Resort in North America

HoliMont is the largest private ski resort in North America and has 52 slopes and 8 chair lifts.

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