The Chemung Valley is abundant with rolling hills and glorious green open spaces punctuated by the serpentine Chemung River. Enjoy summer green, autumn jewel tones and winter white as you discover why Elmira was ranked #1 on Conde Nast Travelers list of Best Fall Foliage Adventures in the U.S.
Hike, snowshoe or geocache at Tanglewood Nature Center, which was named #1 on the list of "Best Nature Centers in New York" by Best Things New York. . The Catharine Valley Trail begs to be enjoyed by bikers and nature lovers alike and the serene Chemung River offers a glimpse into the habitat of bald eagles and other feathered friends.
Chemung County is home to several golf courses including the Mark Twain Golf Course, an original Donald Ross designed course rated the #1 Best Kept Secret by Golf Digest Magazine, August 2004 Edition. With long lazy summers and mild weather stretching into the autumn months, you can plan to tee off.