Trail Conditions

Snowmobile Trails Closed and the Season Ends!
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 2:28pm

Snowmobile Trails throughout Cattaraugus County are now CLOSED. That's it for the season, glad March pulled through for the riders! Not to end on a bad note, after having such great end of the season riding, but please read the SnowBounders Snowmobile Club's post about vandalism. If you know anything about or saw anything, please contact them via Facebook or the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office at 716-938-9194.

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Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2017It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

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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.

The word "Cattaraugus" means "foul-smelling river bank." This name is a result of the natural gas that oozes from the river mud.

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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