Ellicottville, New York

Ellicottville, New York is a charming little ski town in Western New York with two ski resorts, Holiday Valley and HoliMont. Historic Ellicottville isn't just for the Winter Season as it is a year-round destination with boutiques, restaurants and great shops!

References:

  • The Cattaraugus County Bicentennial History Book
  • Ellicottville Historical Museum

Sites about Ellicottville, New York

Upcoming Events

Holiday Valley Mudslide
Sat, 09/19/2020 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

Yes, you'll get muddy, yes there is running, yes there are 11 obstacles but NO fire, NO barbed wire and NO electric shocks!

Chairlift rides at Holiday Valley 2019
Repeats every 7 days until Sun Oct 18 2020 .
Sat, 09/19/2020 - 11:00am - Sun, 09/20/2020 - 5:00pm

Spruce Chairlift rides begin the first weekend of August!  Head to the top of the hill by way of scenic, peaceful summertime chairlift riding.  Explore the Spruce area, which includes swimming, SUP/Kayak rentals, hiking and much more.

Chairlift rides at Holiday Valley 2019
Sat, 09/26/2020 - 11:00am - Sun, 09/27/2020 - 5:00pm

Spruce Chairlift rides begin the first weekend of August!  Head to the top of the hill by way of scenic, peaceful summertime chairlift riding.  Explore the Spruce area, which includes swimming, SUP/Kayak rentals, hiking and much more.

Places

Photo of Monroe Street Brick & Brew

New York style brick oven pizzeria with an open air kitchen so you can watch chefs throw dough and build pies. Pizzas are made with homemade dough and homemade sauce.   

Offering several locally crafted beers to accompany their pizza: Southern Tier Brewing Company, Four Mile Brewery, and Ellicottville Brewing Company.

Sean Huntington art

This gallery specializes in fine art watercolor and mixed media paintings.

Huntington is known for his recognizable and iconic abstract tree paintings inspired by the canopy of local forests.  His multilayer painting process melds watercolor with gouache to produce vibrant, abstract images.

Friesian at Point Break Farm

Point Break Farm Friesians offers riding/driving lessons, horse training, horse sales and  educational seminars.

Make an appointment to see these magnificent animals!

Videos

  • Come out and play with Holiday Valley Resort this month with half off Beginner Learn to Ski or Ride Packages for ages 12 and Up!
  • The Penguin Paddle is an annual fundraiser for Holiday Valley's Lounsbury Adaptive Program on Saturday, February 20, 2016. It is a day filled with wonderful auction items, delicious food and lots of laughs as people slip inside a garbage bag and slide on their bellies "penguin style" down the bottom of Yodeler slope.
  • Showing off the powder at Holiday Valley Resort on 2016-01-16. Billy Bacon "Nom Nom Nom "I eat snow for breakfast""

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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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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