Elk Country Visitor Center

The Elk Country Visitor Center is a premier elk viewing location and home to the largest wild elk herd in the Northeastern United States. The Elk Country Visitor Center is a newly-built facility designed specifically to help you experience these majestic animals year round and to learn more about elk, other wildlife and this amazing ecosystem.  The Center is managed and operated by the Keystone Elk Country Alliance, a 501(c)(3) non-profit whos mission is "To conserve and enhance Pennsylvania's elk country for future generations".  No state funding goes into the operation of the Center.

134 Homestead Drive, Benezette, PA 15821









Upcoming Events

Invasive Species of Pennsylvania

Invasive species are organisms that are not native to a given area. These organisms often have negative effects on plants and animals native to an area. Come...

7/22 2pm
All About Elk

Learn all about Pennsylvania elk as KECA staff will provide you with information about the history of our elk herd, elk physiology and elk behaviors. KECA...

7/23 2pm
Pennsylvania Trees

Ever wonder what type of tree that is? Join a staff member for an educational hike around the center as we teach you how to identify different types of trees...

7/29 2pm
Amazing Adaptations

Learn about some of the amazing adaptations animals have developed over time to survive. Afterwards stick around for a fun activity demonstrating how...

7/30 2pm

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Skull-lock Holmes


Story Time


Birding Basics


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