The 12.1-mile Pat McGee Trail in Cattaraugus County connects the city of Salamanca and village of Cattaraugus. This multi-use trail along a
former rail bed has connections with the current Finger Lakes Trail and the
North Country Trail, which provide links to Allegany State Park in New York
State and Allegany National Forest in Pennsylvania.
for former state Sen. Pat McGee, the trail opened in 2005 and is used for
bicycling, hiking, snowmobiling, and horseback riding. It features a 1.8-acre
community park with pavilion and two gazebos in Little Valley, along with five
trailheads with parking areas. It also contains six former rail bridges that
were rehabilitated for trail use.
trail runs from the City of Salamanca line, through the Town of Salamanca; the
village and town of Little Valley; and the towns of Mansfield and New Albion;
ending at Leon Road just outside the Village of Cattaraugus.
Hours of Operation
- Trail is open from dawn to dusk
- The trail is open from dawn to dusk.