Franklinville, New York

Franklinville is a town in Cattaraugus County, New York. Franklinville is also the name of a village in the town.

The Town of Franklinville is an interior town, located in the northeast quadrant of the county.

The town was first settled around 1806. First settled by Joseph McCluer and known then as McCluer Settlement. The Town of Franklinville was established in 1824 from the Town of Olean. Franklinville was also called "Hebe" and "Ischua" before adopting its current name.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 52.0 square miles of which, 51.8 square miles of it is land and 0.2 square miles of it (0.35%) is water.

New York State Route 16 and New York State Route 98 are important (basically north-south) highways in the town. New York State Route 242 cuts across the northwest corner of the town.

In 1999, Kimberly Pressler who hails from Franklinville, won the Miss USA title.

The central core of the village is on the National Register of Historic Places as the Park Square Historic District. Also listed on the National Register of Historic Places is the Simeon B. Robbins House.

Simeon B. Robbins House, or The Miner's Cabin, is a three story, Queen Anne style wood frame dwelling built in 1895. The building features three towers. It is currently used as a museum and meeting space by the Ischua Valley Historical Society.

Upcoming Events

Woods at Bear Creek June Dice Run 2018
Sat, 06/30/2018 - 10:00am - 10:00pm

The Bear Run ATV Park, at the Woods at Bear Creek, will be hosting their second Dice Run of the season on June 30th.

It's the perfect time of year to get muddy and get the ATV out of the garage to ride on the 13 miles of trails on location at Woods at Bear Creek.

4th of July Celebration with Woods at Bear Creek
Sat, 06/30/2018 - 1:00pm - 10:00pm

Join us for our Independence Day Celebration!
ADMISSION IS FREE!
* Cabins, Tent Sites and RV Sites available! *
* Full Service Restaurant and Bar on site with Food and Drink Specials ALL DAY! *
Date: Saturday, June 30th
Time: 1pm-10pm
Event Information:
ALL AGES EVENT!
Live Music from 1pm-10pm
*Dave Stayner 1pm-4pm
*Steel Rain 5pm-10pm

Trail Races at The Woods at Bear Creek
Sat, 07/14/2018 - 5:30pm - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 5:30pm

Please join us on Saturday night July 14th and Sunday morning July 15th for the Woods at Bear Creek Trail Races! We will be hosting three exciting new trail races at the beautiful Woods at Bear Creek resort in Franklinville, New York.

Places

Photo of Legends Bar & Grill

Local Favorite!

Pizza, burgers, wings, salads, wraps, and sandwiches. Live music, family friendly, daily specials.

 

Gotta try: Pot Roast Sandwich

 

Kitchen Hours:

Monday - Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Friday - Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

Fun at Camp Emerald Acres

CAMP EMERALD ACRES is the perfect place to enjoy the outdoors with your family or friends. They are located in the Enchanted Mountain region of Cattaraugus County just outside of Franklinville, New York and offer seasonal sites and sites at nightly and weekend rates perfect for groups large or small.

Skatelan Family Fun Center

In business for 28 years, this old fashioned roller rink has everything you need for a fun family night out!!  Go roller skating or roller blading at Skateland Family Fun Center in Franklinville, New York.  In addition to roller skating on grounds, more winter fun includes:
Laser Tag
Passions Teen Dance Club

Videos

Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2018It'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

Ranked one of the Best Ski Resorts

Holiday Valley Resort ranked #3 on Ski Magazine's 2015-16 best in the East list!  It has 58 day slopes, 37 night slopes and 13 high tech lifts.  It also has been the training ground for Olympic ski competitors.

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