Glen Burn Trail Lifestyle
Glen Burn Lifestyle

Situated in the heart of a four-season playground

Whether you are looking for a smaller home with less maintenance that allows you to stay in the community you love, or a second home to spend weekends enjoying all the Village and local recreation areas have to offer, Glen Burn Trail is the right place to be.

Abundance of Après Experiences
About Ellicottville Village

Glen Burn Trail is situated in the heart of Ellicottville, a four-season playground that has been described by New York Times as the Aspen of the East. A town that is consistently ranked one of the top après ski destinations by SKI magazine, thanks to the abundance of boutiques, shops and restaurants.

Whatever winter or green season, whatever your outdoor passion happens to be, you can always be sure the après experience is unsurpassed, including:

The Village Experience

A 5-minute walk into town provides access to the dozens of boutiques, shops, restaurants and bars located in Ellicottville's charming Victorian downtown. Spas, yoga studios and local library enhance the downtonw offerings for enthusiasts of all activities.

About Ellicottville Village

Specialty Shops

Unique stores throughout Ellicottville provide diverse and specialty selections that make entertaining at home a gourmet experience. From the local cheese shop to the fine wine and spirit shops and the local butcher shop with olive oil and balsamic vinegar bar you are sure to wow your guests with the selection of food and drink available.

Arts and Culture

Part of what makes Ellicottville a year-round resort town are the many festivals taking place over the course of the year. From Fall Festival to the Jazz and Blues weekend to Christmas in Ellicottville, the local events calendar is never empty! Griffis Sculpture Park has over 200 monumental sculptures by local, national and international artists for visitors to discover while hiking through the beautiful trails.

About Ellicottville Village

Memorable Day Trips

Beyond Ellicottville there are great day trips including visits to the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum & Centre for Comedy in Jamestown, NY; or to Buffalo for everything from shopping and dining to arts and culture including the Albright-Knox Gallery to Canalside on the waterfront. Other trips close to Ellicottville include the Amish Trail, Letchworth State Park, Allegheny Reservoir and Kinzua Dam along with the Kinzua Sky Walk, the Lake Erie and Chautauqua wine trails, and of course the Chautauqua Institute.

Outdoor Oasis
About Ellicottville Village

Of course apart from the obvious appeal of this historic village, what draws people year after year, from across New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Ontario, is the fact there are so many great outdoor activities all within a few minutes' drive.

Among the many great things to see and do at a glance:

Alpine sports

Between Holiday Valley and Holimont Ski Area, the area boasts over 100 runs, from beginner to double black diamond. Both ski areas offer tremendous après ski experiences ranging from casual cafeterias to upscale restaurants and bars.

Nordic skiing

Alleghany State Park has some of the finest double track trail systems in the northeast with 20 miles of trails of varying degrees of difficulty, from beginner to expert. There are also hundreds of miles of ungroomed trails on the Finger Lakes trail system. And in the not too distant future, you'll be able to step out your back door right here at Glen Burn Trail, and ski on the 15 mile Ellicottville-Great Valley recreational trail system.


Between Allegany State Park and the Finger Lakes Trail System, you have thousands of acres of pristine forested area to explore. Or simply hop on to the future Ellicottville-Great Valley trail.

About Ellicottville Village

Hiking, Trails and Parkland

Ellicottville and the surrounding area is a mecca for nature enthusiasts. From the Nannen Arboretum in town to Allegany State Park just a 15-mile drive away, to the Finger Lakes Trail System, there are over 800 miles in total for you to explore. Not to be overlooked, Little Rock City a few miles away brings prehistoric geology to light for hikers to discover.

Horseback Riding

A few miles up the road The Crosspatch offers horseback riding for the whole family. In addition to this local horse ranch, Allegany State Park reserves 55 miles of trails for equestrian use.

About Ellicottville Village

Road and Mountain Biking

Mountain biking facilities are available at Holiday Valley Resort and throughout local conservation and recreation areas. The Western New York Mountain Biking association is a great resource for local trails and facilities in the area. If road biking is your preference, there is an abundance of quiet country roads just a short ride away.