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

All About Antlers

Everyone is thrilled when they see a huge bull elk with their impressive antlers. During this popular educational program learn many amazing facts about...

6/24 2pm
Owl Pellet Mystery Activity

Have you ever wondered what owls eat? Learn about the structure of animals and food chains while dissecting an owl pellet with Sam Stahr, Pennsylvania Game...

6/25 2pm
Elk Walk and Talk

Join a staff member as we hike the trails around the Elk Country Visitor Center. Learn many interesting facts about the property and wildlife that often...

7/1 2pm
Birding Basics

Join KECA staff on an interactive trail walk around the center as you look for various birds. Learn how to identify various bird species common in...

7/2 2pm
Story Time

Bring your kids for story time at the Elk Country Visitor Center. Stories read during story time are not only fun but also educational. Afterwards stick...

7/8 2pm

Recent Events

Story Time


Elk Explanations


All About Elk


PA Wilds Art Fest


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