Encompassing nearly 3,000 acres, the Zoar Valley Multiple Use Area is one of the most scenic and ecologically diverse natural areas in western New York State. Zoar Valley is known for its deep gorge, with 100 to 500-foot cliffs, waterfalls and dense forests.
Before visiting, please be sure to read and be familiar with important visitor safety and trail information on the main Zoar Valley webpage.
This site has a universal access deck overlooking the South Branch of Cattaraugus Creek at the Forty Road parking area. A full list of DEC's accessible recreation destinations is available on the DEC website.
Go to Google Maps, and enter your address for step-by-step directions to Zoar Valley MUA. (This link will open a page outside the DEC website. Hold the "Shift" key down, and click on the link to open it in a new window.)
Website: Zoar Valley Multiple Use Area
Photo credits: DEC
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