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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

Ruffed Grouse

Join Penn State Intern Garrett Orcutt as he talks to us about Pennsylvania’s state bird the Ruffed Grouse. Garrett will talk about the life history of Ruffed...

10/13 2pm
Radio Telemetry

Join Penn State Intern Ryan Polinsky as he introduces us to radio telemetry. Ryan will talk about the different uses for radio telemetry and how radio...

10/19 2pm
Star Gazing and Night Sounds

Join KECA staff and volunteers for night sky viewing and after dark wildlife sounds. We will also be making and enjoying fireside smores! This will be a fun...

10/19 6pm
Wild Edibles with Brian Budjanec

Join guest speaker Brian Budjanec as he teaches about a variety of wild edibles in our surrounding woods! He will discuss how we can make, teas spreads and...

10/20 2pm
All About Bats

Join Penn State Intern Charis Martell this spooky season as she talks to us about the Bats of Pennsylvania. Learn about the different species, where they...

10/26 2pm

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Elk Country Visitor Center

Elk Country Visitor Center posted a photo 1/7/2015