Nestled in the Allegany Foothills, the Town of Carroll has beautiful rural areas of farmland and forest and many other amenitieswithin less than an hour drive. There are 3 lakes that provide boating, fishing, and swimming. Lake Erie is 35 miles to the north, Chautauqua Lake is 8 miles northwest, and Kinzua Lake is 14 miles to the east - all of which have motels, hotels, campgrounds, or primitive camping to appeal to any interest. There are campgrounds too numerous to mention that provide temporary sites for a weekend get-away or seasonal permanent sites for summer residents. Forty minutes south to Erie, you can find horse racing, gaming, and auto racing. There are several up-to-date ski resorts for winter enjoyment and golf courses from professional grade, private, and public, to par-3 walking courses for any level of player. We are located 6 miles south of Jamestown, NY; home of Lucille Ball. There you can find the Lucy Desi Museum, Lucy Desi Gift Shop, Lucille Ball Desi-Arnez Center Inc., and the Lucille Ball Little Theater - all dedicated to the life and legacy of one of America's favorite personalities.
ALLEGANY STATE PARK Just a short 36 miles away; with picnic areas, two lakes, and cabins that can be rented year-round. The Park borders on the Seneca Nation of Indians where you will find the most modern gaming and hotels in the area.
AUDUBON SOCIETY Located at 1600 Riverside Road, 3 miles to the south just outside of Frewsburg. Walk the trails or visit Liberty the American Bald Eagle.
INFINITY PERFORMING ARTS PROGRAM A group of young people from Jamestown dedicated to the arts.
MARTZ OBSERVATORY Located 6 miles northeast at 176 Robbin Hill Road.
ROGER TORY PETERSON INSTITUTE OF NATURAL HISTORY Nine miles north at 311 Curtis Street in Jamestown, you can enjoy wildlife art and photography or view the collection of this century's greatest naturalist, Dr. Roger Tory Peterson.
TOWN HISTORICAL SOCIETY Visit the Town of Carroll Historical Society located at 5 West Main Street behind the Town Hall. They are open on Saturday's May - September from 2:00 - 4:00 PM. Learn about the history of our little Town, from the underground railroad to local logging in the surrounding forests.
Y-B NORMAL ALPACAS Located 4 miles northeast of Town at 473 Dodge Road.