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

Navigation by Compass

In a world where technology is always at our grasps, sometimes it is nice to take a step back. Orienteering is a highly valuable skill that isn’t practiced...

4/29 1pm
Time for Turkeys

With gobbler season starting this weekend, come learn about what makes this bird species so special.

4/30 1pm
Spring Wildflower Walk

Join DCNR educator, Eric Rensel, for an informative hike around the center. Learn to identify some of our woodland spring colors and learn some wildflower...

5/6 2pm
All About Elk

Come and learn about Pennsylvania's elk herd. Learn fascinating facts about their antlers, history, family, and their behavior throughout the year.

5/7 2pm
Newborn Wildlife

You can use this description: Spring is the time for awakenings and arrivals. Learn about Pennsylvania’s spring awakenings and new arrivals. Following the...

5/13 2pm

Recent Events

All About Elk


Nature Crafts


Story Time


Spring Peeps


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