New York’s Amish Trail in Cattaraugus County is not your typical Amish community; there is no commercialization here like you find in the larger familiar Amish areas in the Northeast. This pastoral settlement consists of an Old Order Amish people that continue to live out their day to day lives the old-fashioned way. No modern conveniences such as electric and motorized vehicles are used to carry out their responsibilities for the day.
When you “get lost” on New York’s Amish Trail, you will find yourself surrounded by beautiful scenery in a peaceful atmosphere that will calm the noise in your soul and help you refresh and revisit life at a slower pace.
New York’s Amish Trail is located in The Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County offers something for all seasons. Horseback riding and fishing in the spring, hiking and camping in the summer, hunting and scenic beauty in the fall, skiing and snowmobiling in the winter, and of course, geocaching all year round are just some of the great attractions to the area. Come visit the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County and see what we have to offer you.
There is a total of 12 caches along New York’s Amish Trail and each one has a corresponding keyword. These geocaches together form the New York Amish Geotrail (NYAGT). Successful collection of 10 caches will entitle the cacher to a special commemorative New York’s Amish GeoCoin (picture coming soon).