Recreation & EntertainmentHidden Valley Animal Adventure, a family-run “safari” park where visitors take trolley rides and interact with more than 30 different species of animals, is in Varysburg. The complex includes The Lodge at Hidden Valley, which offers fine dining, and the Trailside Grill, which is more of a family restaurant. Also in Varysburg is Byrncliff Resort and Conference Center, a year-round resort with an 18-hole golf course, overnight lodging, cross-country ski trails, an outdoor pool, a miniature golf course, and live entertainment. Varysburg also is the site of the annual “Jam in the Valley,” a two-day country music festival held each summer.
Darien Lake Theme Park Resort, the largest amusement park in New York state, is only 15 miles north. For movies, the Aurora Theater in East Aurora is just 10 miles west. The Toy Town Museum, dedicated to preserving western New York’s toy heritage, also is in East Aurora. The Beaver Meadow Audubon Center is in Java, about seven miles south.