FAQ

With every new guest we learn something new.  Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you have or share an experience for everyone to enjoy.  Page will update as questions or comments are reviewed.

1. What events are happening in Ellicottville?

Check out the Live Music, Events and Festivals blog page for current information. You can also visit the Ellicottville NY website at http://www.ellicottvilleny.com/ or Rusted Windmill Properties at http://www.rustedwindmill.com/.

2. Where can I get more information on the Sky High Adventure Park at Holiday Valley Resort? 

Check out the Parks page on this blog. There are pictures, directions, park information and some pricing packages. There are also two articles in this BLOG. Holiday Valley Resort has information on their website at http://www.holidayvalley.com/. The mountain coaster is open during the winter, but the aerial park is only open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

3. Where can I get trail maps for mountain bike and hiking trails surrounding Ellicottville?

The Ellicottville Bike shop has detailed and current topographical maps for sale for around $6. The shop is located in town and .pdf versions with less detail can be viewed on the Western New York Mountain Bike Association website. (the link is on the moutain bike page)

4. What scenic routes are around Ellicottville, NY?

A- One of the scenic routes is to follow Route 240. This route will take you through East Concord, West Valley and Ashford, New York. There are two destination points, Springville or the Chestnut Ridge Park. Take 242 East from downtown Ellicottville for 4.7miles. Turn left on Route 240 North and drive ...
     
To Springville: ...14 miles and turn left on route 39 (East Main Street) and drive to County Road 82 in Springville. Business of note: Tom's Smoking BBQ, Cascade lanes and the Joylan Theatre.
     GPS Location waypoint:  Tom's Smokin BBQ 555 South Cascade Drive Springville, NY 14141-9278

To Chestnut Ridge Park: ...29 miles and turn left onto Behm Road. Drive 1.9 miles and turn left onto Cole Road. Take the first right onto Gartman Road. Turn right onto 277 North / Chestnut Ridge Road. Take exit to Chestnut Ridge Park and follow signs (as series of lefts to get into the park).
      GPS Location: 6121 Chestnut Ridge Road Orchard Park, NY 14127

B- The second scenic route runs to Gowanda, New York. Take 242 West from downtown Ellicottville for 8.3 miles. Turn right on route 353 West and drive 16.5 miles. Turn right on route 62 North and drive 4.6 miles into Gowanda.