Welcome to Cassadaga

Where Every Day is a Breath of Fresh Air



Stop by and visit, grab some brochures, and check out all the cool outdoor gear at Valley Outdoors!



16 S Main Street, Cassadaga, NY 14718



Monday-Friday 10:00am-7:00pm, Saturday 10:00am-8:00pm, 

Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm



The quality of life in Cassadaga is inseparably linked to its natural environment, which includes the lakes, tributaries, wetlands, trees, lots of snow, and green space. We are an eco-tourist destination.

From morning to night and all seasons - every day in Cassadaga provides a breath of fresh air to walk, run, swim, play, learn, work, travel and more. Located in Chautauqua County, New York, Cassadaga has its own special characteristics. We are surrounded by beautiful outdoor nature with great small, town hospitality.

You will find us to be very welcoming and you’ll make lots of friends. If you’re looking for a seasonal adventure, we have wonderful places to stay. Bring a bike, a kayak, a boat, a snowmobile, skis or just your feet. There is so much to do, a weekend just isn’t enough.

If you are looking to start a business, we’re close to several cities, cultural centers, major and minor league sports, and a natural wonder called Niagara Falls. We are located on the most traveled highway in Chautauqua County. Our community is small, but we have a network of connections to help you start, grow and prosper in business.

Opportunity Awaits!

Local Happenings

Ready. Set. Go!

Rev that boat engine. Tee it up. Jump into your first triathlon. Snowflakes, sunshine or moonlight - there is something happening 12 months of the year in Cassadaga. There is so much to do, it’s hard to decide. Below are just a few activities to get your day started.

Vibrant Community

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Cassadaga is a vibrant small town where people know their neighbor’s names, live in generational homes, and greet you on a walk. Residents engage in community activities contributing to positive change and to the vitality of the village. You too can be involved. Check us out!


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Location. Location. Location.

Cassadaga has so much to offer. Charming lakeside homes, seasonal recreation, short proximity to multi-state and bi-national urban centers, college/university settings, unique, historic assets, and affordable family living. Businesses and recreational activities have attracted newcomers to the community.

The past several years has proven that companies of all sizes have changed approaches to when and how employees work in office buildings. There are different remote options available now where individuals and families can live in a small town and create a life, work balance for yourself and your family and be close to everything.

Smaller scale living opportunities provide a holistic approach to development and growing a community. If you are interested in starting or growing your business or looking for a place to live and work productively in a picturesque, family location, look no further.

 Contact Us: info@cassadaga-cba.com

Local Questions & Answers

Everything You Want to Know, Need to Know, Have to Know and More!!!!

For a full list of area activities, businesses, and information, please visit www.tourchautauqua.com

  • Located on Rt. 60, one of the Chautauqua County’s busiest traffic highways
  • 10 minutes to I-90, NYS Thruway, 30 minutes to I-86
  • 10 minutes to Fredonia, NY – National Winner “Small Business Revolution”
  • 60 minutes to Buffalo, NY and Niagara Falls, NY and Canada
  • 60 minutes to the Buffalo Niagara International Airport
  • 20 minutes to globally recognized Chautauqua Institution and Chautauqua Lake
  • 20 minutes to Jamestown, NY and the National Comedy Center
  • 2-hour drive to Pittsburgh, PA and Cleveland, OH
  • 60 minutes from major sports centers, stadiums and arenas
  • Proximity to Great Lakes, Finger Lakes and Adirondacks
  • Close to State University of New York Academic Centers, public and private colleges
  • Immediately adjacent to Lily Dale, world-renowned, spiritual center
  • Within 60 miles of Native American sovereign land, Seneca Nation Territory
  • Within 60 miles of bi-national border between Canada and US
  • Surrounded by Amish Country

  • Downhill Skiing – Holiday Valley, Cockaigne, Peek N’ Peak, Holimont
  • Multiple private and public golf courses
  • Rails to Trails Courses
  • New York State Wine Trail and local wineries
  • Snowmobiling, Ice Fishing, Snowshoeing and Cross-Country Skiing
  • Abundant Nature Trails, State/Local Parks and Beaches
  • Multiple Seneca Casino & Resort destinations
  • Attend concerts, recitals and shows at SUNY Fredonia
  • Attend movies and live performances at 1891 Fredonia Opera House

Getting to Cassadaga is easy. The village is located in the southwest region of Chautauqua County. NY Rt. 60 runs through the middle the village and connects to major highways including Routes 5, 20, the New York State Thruway and I-86. Google Maps will bring you right to town on safe and patrolled highways.


Cassadaga has a thriving vacation cottage industry in the village. Both new and renovated destinations are available along the lake, on one of our quaint village streets or in a wooded setting. Check out vrbo.com and Airbnb.com for available rentals, amenities, and pricing.

ShurFine has beer & firewood. Dollar General has ice and propane. Wine and liquor can be purchased at the Fermentation Station. All located on Route 60 in the village.

You don’t have to travel far in the village for groceries and home supplies. Both the ShurFine and Dollar General are here to provide the best variety of groceries, dry goods and supplies.  During the summer months a farmer’s market is open on the weekends in Ames Common. In Dunkirk/Fredonia you will find Tops, Tuscany and Aldi markets.

There are several places to eat for a variety of tasty menu offerings in Cassadaga including Whisky Hill Saloon, Cassadaga Country Club, COMING SOON: 3 Lakes Café, Tim Horton’s and the Cassadaga ShurFine Deli/Restaurant. 

Two gas stations are both located on the main highway (Rt. 60) in Cassadaga. Minutes from the lake, both are accessible for all vehicles, trailers and snowmobiles. A convenience and grocery store attached to both.

The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) operates a public boat launch on on the Middle Lake on Glasgow Road. The launch is open from April through November depending on ice and weather conditions. There is also space for launching non-motorboats including kayaks and canoes. Plenty of green space for picnics, picnic tables and free parking onsite and across the street for cars and trailers. There is no charge to use the launch. Please use garbage cans if needed and respect this public area for all.


Currently there are not any public rental businesses on the lake. Chautauqua Lake has several boat rental places.

The Cassadaga Public Beach, located on Park Avenue, is open to all from May to October. Swimming lessons, basketball/pickleball/tennis court, bandstand pavilion, picnic tables and public restrooms are all on-site. There is no charge for residents or non-residents. The Summer Concert Series is held at the beach throughout the summer and the village’s triathlon/KBR events start and end at the beach. Swimming is allowed when lifeguard is on duty.

If you want to enjoy a day on the lakes fishing, you’ll need a license. Weekend, weekly, monthly and annual fishing licenses are available at Valley Outdoors and Cassadaga Shurfine, both on Route 60

Yes! We get quite a few ice fishermen(women) in the area. You can get your fishing license at ShurFine or Valley Outdoors on Route 60. Visit the dec.ny.gov website for more info.

Yes, you can walk and ride your bike around the lower and middle of the Cassadaga Lakes in one continuous circle. It’s a three-mile trek with plenty of public spaces for rests along the way. Also, look into the Cassadaga Historic Walking Tour. Citizens for Better Cassadaga produced a tour brochure that you can obtain at the village hall on Mill Street.

For immediate bike needs, contact Matthew Canby at Pearl City Mobile Bike Shop 716-201-0885. Other repairs and bike sales can be found just minutes away in surrounding communities. Best to Google what level of service and sales you are looking for.

Cassadaga is becoming a mecca for triathlons, KBR, runs, walks, training, swimming and more. Coming up is the 2nd Annual CassadagaMan in September 2021. Check out coachmarkwilson.com for more info. One recent triathlon participant said the course in Cassadaga was more challenging than in Lake Placid!

There are several options for horseback riding in the area to bring your horse or ride one from of several equestrian centers in the county. Check out tourchautauqua.com for all the information you need to know.

There are several places to host events – The RED House, The Legion, Cassadaga Community Building and even the Cassadaga Beach!

Just within 20 – 60 minutes you can find all levels of downhill skiing at Cockaigne, Peek N Peak, Holiday Valley and Holimont. Just Google and find out about all of the alpine info you need for one of these great locations. Rentals available. Call ahead for pricing, hours of operation and any COVID requirements. 

There are miles of groomed trails and countryside for cross country skiing. Cassadaga Lakes Nature Park is a great place to  Cross Country Ski.

You can also visit dec.ny.gov to download PDFs for Boutwell Hill State Forest. This will provide you a starting point for skiing, snowshoeing, hiking and more. 

There are 600 miles of trails to be explored in Chautauqua County running through Cassadaga. For the most in-depth information go to dec.ny.gov and search snowmobiling Cassadaga. You’ll find all the information you need and more to enjoy a great day or weekend on the sleds.

Currently there are no snow-mobile rentals available.

Hunting seasons in New York State run from September 1 to August 31 depending on the season for deer, black bear, wild turkey, waterfowl, migratory birds, small game or furbearers. Please check dec.ny.gov for all regulatory and license information and be aware when hunting of other’s private property.

Houses around the lake go quickly! We recommend you use a local realtor to find your perfect home! The Village Planning Board just completed its Five Year Comprehensive Development Plan that includes looking at new residential housing developments within the village and on adjacent property.

Fredrickson Builder’s Supply, a family-owned, long-standing business enterprise in the village on Maple Avenue, can assist will all building needs – large or small. ShurFine also has a good selection of home repair items. Home Depot is in Dunkirk.

There is coin-operated facility located adjacent to the Cassadaga ShurFine on Rt. 60. Dry Cleaning is available in Dunkirk at Jim's Dry Cleaning 16 Water St, Fredonia, NY 14063...call 716-672-7161

Check out both the Citizens for Better Cassadaga and Cassadaga Lakes Association so see how you can get involved. Also send us an email at info@cassadaga-cba.com if you are interested in volunteering for one of several other local non-profits including the food bank, fire department recruitment, scouts, and more!

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Stay in the know of all things happening on the lakes! Contact us for more info, questions, and to be a sponsor on our website! We welcome your input and ideas. Please let us know how you would like to be involved with CCBA.