DCNR Calendar of Events

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

PA Reptiles

A large majority of the population is scared of scaly creatures in one form or another. Join KECA staff for an educational program on snakes and turtles....

3/23 2pm
Elk Explanations

Have Elk piqued your curiosity? Are there questions about these wonderful creatures you’d like answered? Our Conservation Education Staff is ready to answer...

3/24 2pm
PA Furbearers

Trapping is a fading art form that provides lovely furs. Join us as we discuss the basics of trapping and all the unique creatures we have in Pennsylvania...

3/30 2pm
Clarion River Restoration with St. Marys Outdoor Club

Join us as St. Marys Area High School Outdoor Club presents about the Clarion River. The Clarion River is a lovely location for canoeing and kayaking,...

3/31 2pm
Project Learning Tree Educator Workshop

Project Learning Tree is an award-winning environmental education program designed for educators. This workshop is open to all formal and informal educators....

4/6 9am

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