The 14th annual gathering of geocachers in beautiful Allegany State Park has been
If the sweet melodious trills of songbirds is music to your ear, you will not want to miss this bird walk through the wetland and scrub areas of Pfeiffer Nature Center’s Eshelman Preserve.
Watch the hometown Roller Derby team take on their opponents at their first home bout of the season this Saturday! The Hellbilly Heartbreakers season is upon us! This team is part of the Enchanted Mountains Roller Derby League, who are a skater owned and operated league created in 2010. These girls are not only really tough and talented, they are supporters of local charities
"When a flower isn’t just a flower: Have you ever felt powerless to make positive ecological change? Have you ever thought about how powerful our native plants can be?
Bring your horse and enjoy the company of other equine enthusiasts. Trailrides both Saturday and Sunday. Jim Little from the Crosspatch will be leading the rides.
What are we offering? Friday night – Soup Saturday - Breakfast, Lunch, Ride, Dinner & Dance Sunday – Breakfast, Ride, Lunch and Leftover Dinner. There will be fun activities after lunch.
This event has been CANCELLED. Fishing and camping are still available just not the derby event.
The 61st Annual Allegany Nature Pilgrimage starts Friday, May 31 through Sunday, June 2, 2019.
"The Happening" - a motorcycle and live music weekend! Gowanda's largest party weekend of the year continues to happen! Save the dates - May 31, 2019 - June 2, 2019.
Its twice the fun this month as we join the Western New York Mountain Bike Association (WNYMBA) to celebrate National Trails Day on June 1, 2019.
Public Roller Skating will be offered at the William O Smith Recreation Center beginning in June!
Have you ever wondered who lives in creeks and streams? Kids from 5 to 75 are invited to join stream ecologist Ted Georgian for an evening walk in Coon Branch at the Pfeiffer Nature Center’s Eshelman Property.
We are happy to announce that our series in continuing to grow! This year we will be holding a total of 6 shows. 3 at the Hamburg Showplex and 3 at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds in Little Valley, NY.
Watch the hometown Roller Derby team take on their opponents at their home bout this Saturday! The Hellbilly Heartbreakers season is upon us! This team is part of the Enchanted Mountains Roller Derby League, who are a skater owned and operated league created in 2010. These girls are not only really tough and talented, they are supporters of local charities as well. They
Join Adventure Bound onthefly on the banks of Cattaraugus Creek or the Allegheny River for an introduction and river SUP float. Throughout the course of the river you will be taught various techniques to safely maneuver through moving water.
Lake Lane Campground is offering a fun-filled, Father's Day weekend at their picturesque camping resort from June 14th at noon through June 16th at 11am. In celebration of Father's Day, there will be discounted camper and tent sites!
Gather your friends, family and coworkers, and join us for the Pfeiffer Nature Center Woods Walk! The 11th Woods Walk to benefit Pfeiffer Nature Center will take place on June 15, 2019 at our Lillibridge Property, located at 1974 Lillibridge Rd. in Portville, NY.
Yes, you'll get muddy, yes there is running, yes there are 11 obstacles but NO fire, NO barbed wire and NO electric shocks!
The annual Raccoon Rally: The longest running Mountain Bike Race in the region in the demanding hills of Allegany State Park is back this June. Get there!
Come join the fun in the sun for this two day event. Saturday afternoon join Adventure Bound onthefly at Spruce Lake run for SUP and kayak paddling, music, food and fun. On Sunday morning come to our demo/paddle center 1 mile from the village of Ellicottville where we will have SUP's and Kayak's on hand for demo along with paddle clinics, seminars, SUP yoga and kids events.
Watch the hometown Roller Derby team take on their opponents at their home bout this Saturday! The Hellbilly Heartbreakers season is upon us! This team is part of the Enchanted Mountains Roller Derby League, who are a skater owned and operated league created in 2010. These girls are not only really tough and talented, they are supporters of local charities as well.
Come join in a 5K Run or 2 Mile Walk at Jamestown Community College in Olean from 4:30 to 8:30 on June 21!
The NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation is hosting a FREE fishing weekend on June 29-30th! There’s no fishing license required on those days for the fresh or marine waters of New York State, making it the opportune time for people of all ages to learn and enjoy the day.
The Ischua Valley Historical Society is offering a Unique Field Trip!
$695 for the 4 day clinic, $25 stabling per day.
Watch the hometown Roller Derby team take on their opponents at their home bout this Saturday! The Hellbilly Heartbreakers season is upon us! This team is part of the Enchanted Mountains Roller Derby League, who are a skater owned and operated league created in 2010. These girls are not only really tough and talented, they are supporters of local charities as well.&n
Calling all campers entering 5th grade or older! Join in Rocket Camp with the Challenger Learning Center! Focus of camp is to introduce campers to the world of aerodynamic principles through the design, build and launch of their own rockets. Fun, hands-on activities will be used to enhance instruction.
Enjoy a golf tournament on the beautiful Double Black Diamond Golf Course at Holiday Valley for a good time and to show your support for Griffis Sculpture Park and the Essex Arts Center! Registration will take place the day of the event and starts at 9am.
Get your walking/running shoes warmed up, the third annual Randolph Toymaker 5K is coming Saturday, July 27th. This FUN Fundraiser starts and ends at Weeden Park with a straight out and back down Weeden Road.
Moon Mania camp will introduce your child to the Moon! In a span of three hours, campers will learn all about the Earth's only natural satellite. In fun, hands-on (or feet on) activities, campers feel what it is like to walk and jump on the moon, will make craters and sparkling moon rocks, test their agility on moon twister and have an opportunity to have their astronaut portrait ta
CSI Spy camp will introduce your 3rd or 4th grader (completed grades) to the worlds of criminal investigation and undercover spies. By the end of the week, campers will have learned how to handle a criminal investigation from start to finish. The science of forensics, everything from observation to spatter patterns, and fluency in secret messages, breaking codes and working undercov
Celebrating over 36 years, the Cattaraugus County Trappers Association Sportsmen's Show features conservation displays, archery, black powder, trapping, fishing, guns, taxidermy dealers, big buck club display and live seminars. This is a NON-ALCOHOLIC, FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENT Featuring seminars on Friday and Saturday. Camping and a lot of parking is available.
Celebrate a day of creativity at the annual Griffis Sculpture Park Summer Festival! Enjoy the sculptures, listen to music, watch the performances and chow down on some good food!
Check back as the event gets closer to find out what bands will be performing!
Mars Mania camp will introduce your 1st grader (completed grade) to the planet MARS! In one day, campers will learn all about the Red Planet. Everything from creating Mars sand, visiting Olympus Mons, creating their own alien, building a miniature Mars colony, and learning with Sparki the Coding Rover will be covered in fun, hands-on activities!
The Science of Color and Light camp will introduce your 2nd or 3rd grader (completed grades) to the wonders of color and light that is all around them. Each activity will show color in our world and how we see it and even use color. The science of color is explained in fun, hands-on activities. Activities include Chromotography, Light Spectrum, Rainbow Anagrams, Space Colors,
The one and only Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball, America's largest outdoor basketball tournament, will be held in Olean on August 16th - 18th.
Annual Trail Ride. Bring your horse or rent one from The Crosspatch Horse Ranch and enjoy the company of other equine enthusiasts.
Get yourself ready for race #3 in this fun duathlon series. A great speed work out for veterans and a perfect beginner level event for those considering entering the world of multi-sport. Individuals or relay teams of two are welcome.
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.
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR AN UNBELIEVABLE LACROSSE EXPERIENCE THIS FALL? Come to the Ellicottville Lacrosse Festival!
Our goal for this tournament is to focus on Fall Lacrosse FUN and showcasing our beautiful sport in the greatest light! This is a must-attend Lacrosse Festival for youth thru Ultra-Masters lacrosse players and their families.
1 mile, 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon set in the peaceful, rolling hills of Amish County in Randolph, NY. This course is certified by USATF and is a Boston qualifier.
Join in for an evening of scary stories and local folklore at the Onöhsagwë:de’ Cultural Center. The event is open to the public and will include scary stories, local folklore, and craft activities for the kids.
Join us for Spooktacular Family Fun Day at the Museum, in its new location, the Cultural Center! Activities include Kid's Crafts, Food & Craft Vendors & the Annual Scary Stories in the Museum! This event is open to the public.
150 tables of merchandise including sporting goods, firearms, accessories, fishing equipment and game calls. THE place to be for fishermen, hunters, collectors and trappers.
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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.