Mountain Biking during the 2011 Ellicottville Fall Festival Weekend

Mountain Biking during the 2011 Ellicottville Fall Festival Weekend

Bikes, friends, drinks & sun.
Doesn't get much better.
Ellicottville Fall Fest & Mountain Biking Weekend

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Fireworks in Cattaraugus County

There are many locations to see fireworks in Cattaraugus County!  Here they are in one place!  NO need to search!

June 30, 2016 Fireworks

Fireworks at the Ellicottville Championship Rodeo.

Summer at Holiday Valley Resort

Watch this great video promoting things to do at Holiday Valley Resort in Ellicottville, NY.

Springtime has Sprung!

The Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County in Western New York!

Spring is the best time to get out of the house, get on the road and try something exciting!  Perhaps you spent too much time indoors over the winter and need to get back in touch with nature! 

ATV Trails at The Woods at Bear Creek

Check out this video of the ATV trails at The Woods at Bear Creek.  They offer 10 miles of well maintained ATV trails on 750 acres!

View the trail map.

Maple in the Mountains 2016!

Start to Thaw Out in the Enchanted Mountains of Western New York with the Annual Maple Weekends March 19-20th and April 2-3rd, 2016.

Be a Penguin at the Penguin Paddle 2016

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.

Powder Pow Wow at Holiday Valley

Showing off the powder at Holiday Valley Resort on 2016-01-16.

Billy Bacon "Nom Nom Nom "I eat snow for breakfast""

Travel Guide

2022 Guide Cover

It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County.

Request the Enchanted Mountains guide to be snail mailed to you for FREE!

NYAGT Geocaching Trails

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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.

Read more about Steelhead/Rainbow fishing on the Cattaraugus Creek

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