Recreation & Entertainment
Being such a rural community, hunting, fishing, snowmobiling and other outdoor activities are popular here. Rolling Hills Asylum, which has been featured on TV shows, offers ghost tours and Classic Horror Movie nights. For golfers, Bethany has Bethany Hills. Genesee County Park & Forest has five picnic areas, four playgrounds, baseball and football fields, and plenty of wide-open space for hiking.
Like many communities in Genesee County, Bethany has an alpaca farm, Alpaca Delights, where visitors can pet and feed the animals. Nearby Batavia has a wide variety of activities, from theatre and music to professional baseball and movies and bowling, along with Batavia Downs Casino and Racetrack. Just west of Bethany, the town of Alexander has the Western New York Gas & Steam Engine Association, which holds an annual show. Darien Lakes Theme Park, the largest theme park in New York, is a short drive west.