Come Admire the Rustic Beauty of the Chautauqua-Allegheny Region!

Covered bridge in Allegany State Park in New York
Photo by Alan Koto, CC BY 2.0

Named for its 22-mile lake and majestic mountain range, the Chautauqua-Allegheny region is an outsider's paradise. From the slopes of Ellicottville to the northern waters of Mayville, throwing in the art culture of Jamestown and Chautauqua, this region has so much to offer. And with plenty of lodging options, including an array of different campgrounds, the Chautauqua-Allegheny region can meet the needs of a variety of visitors and vacationers.

Allegany State Park, New York's largest all-season park, attracts nature lovers, cross-country skiers, bird-watchers and hikers alike. Fishing is also a very popular pastime in this peaceful sanctuary. With the deep lake loaded with bass, walleye, muskellunge, Chinook and coho salmon, anglers are in their glory here.

This region is full of exciting nightlife, culture, music and great food. From fine dining to casual eateries, the restaurants in this region are some of the best in the state.

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