FROM THE AIR
Enjoy a chairlift ride to Spruce Lake at Holiday Valley Resort. The views from the top of the lake are
FROM THE GROUND
Ellicottville also has some amazing single track mountain biking trails in Little Rock City, Golden Road State Forest, McCarthy Road State Forest and on top of Holiday Valley Resort slopes. Ride on trails past Spruce lake and beyond. Spurce Lake is accessible from Holiday Valley Resort or you can drive around and pakr by the lake. The Ellicottville Bike shop has trail maps available for around $6. There are also double track trails near the Yodler Lodge and the Ski and Ride School. You can park in the lot and hike or pedal to the top. It is a good workout peddling to the top, but it is worth it!
1/2 MARATHON AND 5K RUNNING
Pumpkinville runs September 13, 2014 through October 31, 2014 and offers fun activities and shops on the farm. The admission is free and Pumpkinville is open 9 am to 7 pm daily. There are tractor pulled hay rides, a corn cannon, cow train, corn maize, barbique pit, ice cream factory, pedal carts, boutique shops, pumpkins, fresh apple cider, a cider mill, pumpkin doughnuts and more. They have large variety of fress apples from local orchards. The pedal cars are new for 2014. In October, there are H and L Enterprises helicopter rides at Pumpkinville for around $30 per person; however, note that they are only on the weekends and if weather permitting. Some activities are free and various Pumpkinville rides require tickets that are available for purchase from a ticket booth and the individual boutique shops accept cash or credit. The farm sells pumpkins, apples, gourds, squash and more. For more information on the activities and shops on the farm, visit their website at http://www.pumpkinville.com/
Finally, Hall's produce also has pumpkins, gourds, corn stalks, mums and all types of squash. They sell buttercup squash, acorn squash, spaghetti squash, Hubbard squash, butternut squash and more. Support this local year round market. They have all sizes of pumpkins from decorative, to pies, to extra large! They have great prices and are 5 minutes south of Ellicottville on route 219.
So you can run, fly, bike, walk and hike through the fall in Ellicottville, New York. There is fun for everyone and plenty of activities to provide lasting memories and some great Halloween spooky or not so spooky stories. Enjoy the sites, sounds and smells of fall in Ellicottville while you relax, play and getaway!
* All information about activities are provided as a reference. Individual websites and event coordinators or owners are responsible for the content, images and prices of their activities. Follow common sense rules when hiking and mountain biking in the woods, forest or ground.