Open year-round and accessible from the Towns of Alfred, Ward, and West Almond, Phillips Creek State Forest totals 2,709 acres. This area provides opportunities for many informal outdoor recreational activities such as cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, biking, horseback riding, snowmobiling, camping, bird watching, nature photography, and hunting. The Phillips Creek Trail System boasts ten miles of marked trails for hiking, horseback riding, and cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. The Allegany County Federation of Snowmobilers (leaves DEC website) has marked trails which they maintain through this state forest. Snowmobiles are allowed throughout the state forest except on Trails 1 through 6 which run through Phillips Creek, Palmer's Pond State Forest and Turnpike State Forest.
Bromeley-Daggett Equestrian Center (Alfred University)
Alfred Station, NY
Echo Hill Training Stables
Houghton College Equestrian Center
Open year-round and accessible from the towns of Wellsville and Willing, the WAG Trail is a 9-mile multi-use recreational trail and historic transportation corridor in Allegany County that extends between the Village of Wellsville and the Pennsylvania state line. It follows the route of the former Wellsville, Addison and Galeton (WAG) Railroad along the upper Genesee River, which is where it gets its name. The WAG Trail is open for all non-motorized uses, as well as snowmobiling in season. The trail is also popular with fishermen for access to the Genesee River.
Alfred Station, NY 14803
Belmont, NY 14813
Houghton, NY 14744
Cuba, NY 14727