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Hiking in Forest

Golden Hill State Forest (15 minutes away) The 2,283-acre Golden Hill State Forest is a popular destination for hunting, hiking, mountain biking and snowshoeing.

Rock City Park (25 minutes away) One of the Great Natural Wonders of the United States! Our hiking trails wind through one of the largest natural displays of quartz conglomerate in the world and attract thousands of global visitors each year.


Genesee Valley Greenway State Park (15 minutes away) A 90-mile open space corridor that follows the route of the Genesee Valley Canal (1840-1878) and the Pennsylvania Railroad Rochester Branch (1882-1963) from the Erie Canalway Trail in Rochester's Genesee Valley Park to the Village of Cuba in Allegany County.

Boyce Hill State Forest (15 minutes away) Part of the North Country Trail crosses this property. It runs between Route 242 in the west and Jackson Forest Road in the east. The trail passes by the pond at the end of Jackson Road. The Finger Lakes Trail Conference and Foothills Trail Club have adopted this trail and maintain it.

Local Amenities

Olean, which is 20 minutes away has many stores for all your needs. Here are a few others that are a little closer.

Franklinville Fresh Market (8 minutes away)  We are your local community connection for high quality foods, friendly service and great prices. Our family-owned store offers a convenient one-stop shop where you can find everything you need from the everyday essentials to specialty items from around the world.

Franklinville True Value Hardware (10 minutes away)  True Value stores are independently owned and operated. True Value has a proud heritage of supporting the growth and success of independent retailers—it’s how we started, how we operate now and how we see the future.

Grocery Shopping

Cuba Cheese Shoppe (15 minutes away)  The Cuba Cheese Shoppe is nestled in the farmlands of southwestern New York State where cheese has been a principle product since the late 1800's. Cuba, at that time, was the "cheese center of the world."

Coffee with Friends


For most people, part of camping is grilling, or cooking over a campfire. However, sometimes you just want to go out. Here are some of our favorite local restaurants.

Rizzo's Pizzeria (10 minutes away)  The best customer service and highest quality food.

China Sea (15 minutes away) The food options at New China Sea Chinese Restaurant are endless, check out our online menu and select to either pick up your order or have it delivered right to your front door. We are happy to serve you!

Kopper Keg (15 minutes away) A small family restaurant that offers a full menu of breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as a special menu offering Gluten Free and Vegan options. Homemade desserts and daily specials are sure to have you leaving totally satisfied. 

Rafi's Platter (20 minutes away)  The menu of Mediterranean cuisine under the direction of the great chef is wonderful at this place. Spend a nice time here and share tasty coconut shrimps, lobster mac and cheese and French onion soup with your friends.

Sprague's Maple Farm (30 minutes away)  When you enter our restaurant you will be greeted by the heavenly scent of freshly boiled Sprague's 100% Pure Maple Syrup. You are welcome to order breakfast all day long, or choose from our full menu of down home cookin'. Many of our meals have our 100% pure maple syrup added into the ingredients, for a distinctive flavor that can't be found anywhere else in our area.

Other Local Attractions

The Haunted Hinsdale House (15 minutes away) The haunted house in Hinsdale, perhaps the most famous haunted house in the area, has all the elements of a good ghost story: a mysterious history, strange sightings, unexplainable events and even an exorcism. Day and night tours are available.

Cuba Lake (15 minutes away) Cuba Lake is located north of the Village of Cuba, in western Allegany County. It is a man-made lake that was created in 1858 as a source of water for the Genesee Valley Canal system. Cuba Lake provides angling for walleye, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, northern pike and several species of panfish. Fish habitat in Cuba Lake is provided mainly by beds of aquatic vegetation. Public boating access is provided at the DEC boat launch site off West Shore Road, near the Rawson Creek inlet. A hand launch into the creek itself can accommodate canoes and kayaks. Trailered boats can launch at the main launch, which is equipped with a concrete ramp and floating docks.

Friends in the City

Ellicottville (25 minutes away) We are Western New York's playground for outdoor fun and adventure. With over 24 shops, 23 bars and restaurants, and 2 ski slopes, all within walking distance, you won't have to travel far to have the perfect visit.

Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino (30 minutes away) Our Allegany casino gives you the thrills you’re after with endless ways to win. Experience the most sought-after slot machinestable and poker gamesSportsbook and more in scenic Western New York. We feature the best entertainment in the region with amazing performers, must-see concerts, and the region’s best live bands.

Allegany State Park (30 minutes away) Allegany State Park's 65,000 acres is known for its primitive forested valleys, un-glaciated landscape, fall leaves and wildlife. The two developed areas, Red House and Quaker, make this the largest state park in the system. Both areas offer sand beaches, picnic areas, museums, hiking trails and naturalist walks.

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