Specialties

Specialty Food Places in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County in the Chautauqua-Allegany Region of Western New York

Specialties Events

Postponed! - Spring Along the Amish Trail

Along the Amish Trail
Sat, 04/25/2020 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

On April 25th participating businesses along the Amish Trail invite you to a “Sneak Peek” preview Open House to introduce the many unique things to see and foods to enjoy while visiting the Amish Trail.

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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

Meaning of the word Cattaraugus

CATTARAUGUS, from a Seneca Indian word meaning “bad smelling banks,” referring to the odor of natural gas leaking from rock seams. http://www.dos.ny.gov/info/pdfs/countynames.pdf

The word "Cattaraugus" means "foul-smelling river bank." This name is a result of the natural gas that oozes from the river mud. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cattaraugus_Creek.

In our opinion, only some of the river banks are bad smelling. Come on over and visit a creek in Cattaraugus County and tell us what you think.

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