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

Fireside Chat

Gather around the hearth of our fireplace and ask staff members your burning questions about wildlife and natural resources. Staff members will be armed with...

11/25 2pm
PA Furbearers

Learn about all the types of furbearing mammals Pennsylvania has to offer. Touch and feel the pelts of each animal as we discuss what makes them all unique....

11/26 2pm
Winter Birding

Come join us for an informative presentation on winter bird identification and savor the outdoors with an interactive trail walk. Learn tools birders use to...

12/2 2pm
Pennsylvania Black Bear

Join us for an informative presentation as we learn many fascinating facts about Pennsylvania's largest mammal, the Black Bear. Learn about their physiology,...

12/3 2pm
Elk Biologist for A Day

Bring the family in for an afternoon filled with hands on elk conservation activities. We will teach you how the Pennsylvania Game Commission tracks and...

12/9 1pm

Recent Events

Time for Turkeys


Elk Walk and Talk


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