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

Places

entrance to City Garage

The City Garage is a full service ski shop, offering sales, demos and service.  They offer cross country, snowshoe and telemark ski/boot rentals as well.

During the winter this is a great place to purchase the newest in ski wear.  Salomon, K2, Atomic, Armada, Line, Fourfront, Telemark and Nordic equipment.  Specializing in hard-to-find clothing brands. 

Holiday Valley Rental properties

The area's largest sales and rental agency offering over 250 rental properties.  Exclusive ski and golf packages with Holiday Valley Resort.  Representing condos/townhouses at Alpine Meadows, Fox Ridge, SnowPine Village, Pinetree Village, Wildflower, plus suites at Sugar Pine Lodge, area chalets and nearby country and village homes.  Nightly, weekly and seasonal rentals with 24 h

Photo of Winery of Ellicottville's interior and wine barrels

Winery of Ellicottville is the dream of two men with a passion for wine. These men follow the production process beginning with the buds on the grapevines through pouring wine into the glass for a customer.

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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!!

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Top 10 site for Steelhead Fishing

Cattaraugus Creek has been listed in the top 10 sites for Steelhead Fishing (rainbow trout fishing) by 2 outdoor magazines. Steelhead Trout AKA Rainbow trout are very similar to Salmon in both taste and habits. Unlike other areas of the United States, our native Rainbow trout (Steelhead Trout) spend a majority of time in Lake Erie a freshwater lake and spawn in the Cattaraugus Creek and other tributaries.

The following is from the New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation's article "Steelhead Fishing in Lake Erie Tributaries"

Lake Erie's tributary streams, both big and small, receive an annual run of migratory rainbow trout called "steelhead." From October through April, thousands of steelhead ascend New York's Lake Erie tributaries on their mission to spawn. Excellent fishing opportunities await any angler who wishes to try their hand at steelhead fishing. Between the acrobatic leaps, long drag-screaming runs and rod quaking head shakes, the fight of an early run steelhead is a truly exhilarating experience.

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