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.
Griffis Sculpture Park is transformed with creative lighting for a show called Night Lights at the Griffis Sculpture Park. The Park already beautifully combines art with nature and attracts visitors far and wide, but now you can see it in a whole new light.
For the seventh consecutive autumn, Griffis Sculpture Park will again be illuminated with colorful and theatrical lighting when “NIGHT LIGHTS at Griffis Sculpture Park” returns on September 18th, 2019. NIGHT LIGHTS will be open for four weeks and welcomes guests to view the interaction between lights, nature and art.
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
Family owned since 1982 this Maple Farm is growing! Right now they are tapping 11,000+ trees and producing more than 4,000 gallons of that delicious maple syrup. Next year, the Farm hopes to tap an additional 5,000-6,000 trees.
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.
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It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!
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Miner’s Cabin in Franklinville was built by a miner that returned home after making it good during the gold rush era of the west coast. The building is not a cabin either but a three story house of Queen Anne design.