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

Fantastic Fungi

With warmer weather closely approaching many people will take to the woods to hunt mushrooms. Want to know more about mushroom hunting? This program will...

3/26 1pm
Go Fish

With the fish day of fishing season in our grasps, everyone has fish on the brain! Come learn some of the common fish species that inhabit Pennsylvania’s...

4/2 12am
Vernal Pools

This unique habitat is important for many species found in the state of Pennsylvania. Many of these species are indicators of a healthy ecosystem. Join us to...

4/8 12am
Predators of the Sky

Pennsylvania is home to many species of predatory birds. This informative program will teach you how to identify PA raptor species as well as learn some fun...

4/9 12am
Spring Peeps

Come celebrate Easter at the Elk Country Visitor Center with an educational program on spring peeps! This educational program is dedicated to young birds and...

4/15 12am

Recent Events

All About Antlers


Vernal Pools


Elk Walk and Talk


Outstanding Owls


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