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East Otto

East Otto is a town in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County, New York.  The population was 1,105 at the 2000 census.

The Town of East Otto is on the northern border of the county.  It was founded in 1854 from part of the Town of Otto. Parts of East Otto were later removed to add to other towns in the county.  Otto was named after Jacob S Otto, an agent of the Holland Land Company.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 41.4 square miles, of which, 41.2 square miles of it is land and 0.2 square miles of it (0.48%) is water.

The north town line is marked by Cattaraugus Creek and is the border of Erie County.

East Otto has a unique group of artists known as East Otto Country Associates.  It is also home to Allegany Mountain Resort, Burdick Blueberries, East Otto Historical Museum and more.

Learn more about East Otto, NY.

Places in East Otto

If you own an RV/Camper, then word “fun” should be part of your life. If not, then you haven't discovered Allegany Mountain Resort at Rainbow Lake.
Scoby Dam is most commonly known because of its trail and of course the dam but it is also has a lot of geological elements that have built the area.
Learn about the history of East Otto.
Interact with sculptures in the woods, fields and by ponds on over 400 acres at America's largest and oldest sculpture park
Maple farm located in East Otto, NY.
Fast food and necessities in a rural setting.
Relax and refuel on the lovely patio at the tavern after a day of hiking, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, or swimming.

Free Fishing Day in NY!

The NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation is hosting a FREE fishing day on February 17-18, June 29-30, September 28, and November 11th. 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. We especially encourage those with more experience to bring along the young people in your life to show them the value of patience, the anticipation of the bite and the exhilaration of the catch!