Winter time in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County
WINTER SNOWSHOE HIKES - Winter Snowshoe Hikes- Join in as we explore the woods and various points of interest at Allegany State Park. Beginning January 5th, Park Naturalists will lead interpretive snowshoe treks or hikes (even if there is no snow) on Tuesday evenings at 4:30 PM and Saturday afternoons at 1:00 PM.
Looking to get outside this winter? Every Wednesday, starting January 13, the Environmental Education Department offers a guided hike with a park naturalist. Different locations each week. Snowshoes not necessary, but you may bring your own if the weather permits. Call (716)354-9101x232 to register and find out the location of the hike. Limited spots available. Masks are required.
Aaron Lewis is bringing his "Acoustic Songs & Stories" show to the Seneca Allegany Event Center indoor stage on May 8th, 2021! Aaron Lewis is one of the most compelling performers and story tellers in music today.
Come join Santa and Mrs. Claus as they officially light the town's holiday decorations! This festive Annual Santa Claus Lane Parade is held annually on the Friday after Thanksgiving and the traditional kick-off to the holiday season. Santa will be in attendance and light up thousands of lights in Lincoln Park and downtown Olean when he parades through town in celebration.
Santa Claus will be back in the Town of Olean at his cottage in Lincoln Park. Despite being so busy this time of year, Santa will wave at kids through the window of his cottage on December 1st and December 8th from 5:30-8:30 pm thanks to the GOACC, City of Olean, Home Depot, and Duggan and Duggan Contractors.
Saturday, February 26th, 2022, 9AM – 5PMSunday, February 27th, 2022, 9AM – 4PM
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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.