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Just Add Mud! Holiday Valley Mudslide is June 18

By Alicia Dziak Eleven obstacles + 3.5 or 5.4 miles = one amazing time! The annual Holiday Valley Mudslide is coming up June 18 and you won’t want to miss it! The Mudslide is a race to remember. Whether you’re sporting a superhero costume, rockin’ a tiara, or just in it to win it, there’s no greater glory than sliding ... Read More »

Trail Talk: First Length of EVGV Trail Possible in Village

By Jennie Acklin Village of Ellicottville Mayor John Burrell presented an idea to the EVGV Trail board at its Monday, June 6 meeting, describing a “partnership” between the Village, Sprague Development and Niagara Building. The idea would involve exchanging what Burrell called “sidewalks to nowhere” for a section of the EVGV Trail along Parkside Drive to the Town Center. Burrell, ... Read More »

Raccoon Rally at ASP June 18-19

The Annual Raccoon Rally Cycling Festival Weekend rolls through Allegany State Park on Saturday and Sunday, June 18-19. Two days of cycling action draws cyclists and families from several surrounding states to experience picturesque, challenging rolling hills deep in the forest. There’s a class for every level of cyclist during the Raccoon Rally—first timer or sponsored elite riders can flex ... Read More »

Endless Summer Activities at Holiday Valley

After the snow melts off the ski slopes, Holiday Valley offers a wide variety of summer activities for people of all ages to enjoy. Sky High Adventure Park includes the Aerial Park, the Climbing Forest, and the Sky Flyer Mountain Coaster.  The Aerial Adventure Park is the largest in New York State with 13 courses of varying difficulty, 173 obstacles, ... Read More »

Cycling Weekend & Outdoor Expo

Two major outdoor events are on tap for this first weekend of June in Ellicottville. One is Holiday Valley Cycling Weekend – a three-day guided ride for experienced cyclists. The other is the brand new “Ellicottville Outdoor Expo,” brought to you by the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce. Cycling Weekend, which runs Friday through Sunday, starts with a 20-mile ride on ... Read More »

Non-Stop Fun June 18: Mudslide & Paddlefest

By Alicia Dziak This is no time of year to sit inside, especially if you live anywhere near Ellicottville. Coming up in a couple short weeks is an action-packed Saturday (June 18) you won’t want to miss. Are you ready for the most fun race you’ll run this year? The Holiday Valley Mudslide is ready for you! Join other mud-minded ... Read More »

Ellicottville Bike Rentals Now Open!

Now you can add bike rentals to Ellicottville’s already awesome summer scene. On Memorial Day weekend, Spencer Timkey and Tyler Burns of Ellicottville opened the doors to Ellicottville Bike Rentals (EBR). Offering premium cruiser rentals — the Townie from Electra Bicycle Company — EBR will be operating out of The Boardroom Snowboard Shop’s Flagship location at 6113 Route 219. Open ... Read More »

Sunny Days Ahead! June in Ellicottville

By Alicia Dziak June is fast approaching, which means sunshine, long days and lots of time outdoors. Lucky for you, Ellicottville is full of ways to get you out the door and enjoying yourselves. There’s so much to do, your biggest challenge will be fitting it all in! Start the month off with a weekend outdoors. June 3-5 is Holiday ... Read More »

Sky Flyer Mountain Coaster Opens May 20

Are you ready to fly down the slope at Holiday Valley without the snow beneath you? Now’s your chance! The Sky Flyer Mountain Coaster opens for the season on Friday, May 20 at 11 a.m. The Mountain Coaster, located by Tannenbaum Lodge, is similar to a roller coaster but it’s built on a mountain. One or two riders sit in ... Read More »

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