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Plan Your June Adventure in Ellicottville


By Alicia Dziak It’s June in Ellicottville, which means anything you want it to mean! Golf, music, pool time, runs and so much more can all be yours this month. Read on for some ideas, and be sure to have your pen handy to mark those calendars! Holiday Valley is in full swing this time of year. Get your golf ... Read More »

Sky High Premieres New ‘Tarzan Swing’ Obstacle


By Alicia Dziak On Friday, May 18, Holiday Valley’s Sky High Adventure Park celebrated the opening of their new obstacle, the Tarzan Swing. “Tarzan and Jane” played by Mike Paterniti and Quincy Widger, demonstrated the element, which involved swinging on a rope that launched from one platform, and landing on a giant cargo net. The obstacle was added onto the end ... Read More »

60th Allegany Nature Pilgrimage June 1-3


By Alicia Dziak As summertime fast approaches, so do the long days of being outside and exploring nature. As New York’s largest state park, Allegany State Park beckons guests to enjoys its 65,000 sprawling acres, and the Allegany Nature Pilgrimage is a great way to see much of what the park has to offer. The Pilgrimage includes numerous nature-inspired workshops ... Read More »

Two Bike Path Projects Planned for Allegany State Park


A new singletrack mountain biking trail will be constructed in the Summit area of the park, with the trailhead along Stone Tower Rd. Photo by Alicia Dziak By Alicia Dziak In a recent press release, New York State and Parks & Trails New York announced $450,000 in state grants to 21 organizations dedicated to the stewardship and promotion of New ... Read More »

Mardi Gras and Winter Carnival Return March 9-11


By Alicia Dziak It’s almost that time of year again where king and queen reign supreme, dummies grace the slopes and the only thing more fun than throwing beads is collecting them! Yes, Ellicottville’s Mardi Gras and Winter Carnival Weekend will be here March 9-11, and the honor of your presence—or the honor of whoever or whatever you feel like ... Read More »

Winter Bucket List: Ice Skating in WNY

By Alicia Dziak Winter is in full swing, and it’s time to get out there and take advantage of all the opportunities that come your way this time of year! If ice skating is your thing, or even if you just want to give it a whirl for the first time, there are plenty of cool rinks to choose from. ... Read More »

Your Winter Adventure Starts Here

By Alicia Dziak If it’s wintertime adventure you’re after this January, look no further than practically in your own backyard. With almost unlimited opportunities to explore the great outdoors in and around Springville, it’s time to bundle up, get out there and have some fun! Sprague Brook Park, located at 9674 Foote Road in Glenwood, is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. ... Read More »

Winter Fun at Byrncliff


Following two warm winters, it looks like this one’s staged to be a memorable one considering the cold start, making Byrncliff Golf Resort & Banquets, a great place to make winter fun and get outdoors. You may know Byrncliff as one of Western New York best public golf resort, with its Route 20A landmark with a Buffalo and flags about ... Read More »

Ring in the New Year!


By Jennifer Weber Out with the old and in with 2018! No matter if you plan on spending New Year’s Eve with a quiet night at home, a party with friends and family or out on the town at one of the following Western New York celebrations. We wish you and yours a very happy and safe New Year! Enjoy ... Read More »

WNY First Day Hikes

Kick off the New Year in the outdoors with a First Day Hike on Jan.1, 2018! Join one of the 75 sponsored hikes being held at state parks, historic sites, wildlife areas and trails across the Empire State. The guided hikes are being hosted by New York State Parks and the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) as part of ... Read More »

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