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Snow many activities

Plan a snowy outdoor adventure
in Cattaraugus County, the Enchanted Mountains of Western New York State!

XC Skiing

Enjoy the pristine winter woods on snowshoes or skis. The Art Roscoe Cross Country Ski system has some of the best XC skiing in Western NYS!

Cross Country Skiing at the Art Roscoe Trail Area

Cross Country Skiing at the Art Roscoe Trail Area

Cross Country Skiing at Holiday Valley Golf Course

Cross Country Skiing at Holiday Valley Golf Course

XC Skiing Loppet (Race) at Art Roscoe Trail Area

XC Skiing Loppet (Race) at Art Roscoe Trail Area

Snowshoe trails at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Snowshoeing at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Learn more about Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing at Allegany State Park from a cabin

Snowshoeing by a cabin at Allegany State Park

Ski, Snowboard

Ski or snowboard at one of two resorts in the quaint ski resort town of Ellicottville, NY Holiday Valley Resort and Holimont.

HV bonfire

Taking a break from night skiing at Holiday Valley.

Learn more about Ellicottville, NY

Skiing at HoliMont. Photo Credit: Dash Hegeman

Skiing at HoliMont. Photo Credit: Dash Hegeman

Skiers & Snowboarders riding the Tannenbaum Quad Chairlift at Holiday Valley Resort. Photo Credit NYSDED Darren McGee

Skiers & Snowboarders riding the Tannenbaum Quad Chairlift at Holiday Valley Resort. Photo Credit NYSDED Darren McGee

Snowtube

Tubing

Snowtubing at Holiday Valley Tubing Park.

Snowmobile

Enjoy over 400 miles of trails!

Ice Fishing

Lots of public waters with whatever you want to catch: bluegill, crappie, perch, pike, and more!

Learn more about fishing

Winter Camping & Cabins

Start a fire, sip on some cocoa, and relax after a fun winter day.

View B&Bs, Cabins and Vacation Rentals or View all Lodging

winter camping

Winter Cabins

Group Camp 5 at Allegany State Park

Rent a Group Camp at Allegany State Park

Holiday Valley Resort

Places to stay at Holiday Valley Resort

View Ski & Snowboard Packages on HolidayValley.com

Winter in Cattaraugus County, the Enchanted Mountains of Western New York State.

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!!

View the visitor's guide online

or

request that the Enchanted Mountains guide

be snail mailed to you for FREE!

NYAGT Geocaching Trails

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Most Residents are Amish in the Town of Leon

There are approximately 1,380 residents in Leon with the Amish Community comprising about 76% of that number. The Old Order Amish settled in Leon in 1949. They do not believe in the modern conveniences. They have no electricity in their homes + travel by horse and buggy. 

If you are looking for someplace interesting to go, try the Leon area. It is right in the heart of Amish Country.

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