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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

Archery Basics

Have you ever shot a bow and arrow? Whether you are a seasoned pro that wants a little extra practice, or a beginner that wants to learn how to shoot a bow,...

6/26 12pm
Elk Hunt Recap

The Pennsylvania General Elk Hunting Season occurs from November 1st to the 6th. Learn about the number of tags allotted, harvest results, PA elk hunting...

11/6 2pm
Trapping 101

Pennsylvania has a long list of furbearers whose pelts made a large impact on the lives of trappers and settlers. Come look at the various traps and...

11/7 2pm
Maple Syruping

Have you ever wondered how your maple syrup is made? Join us at the Elk Country Visitor Center as we welcome local expert Mike Wittman. He will lead us...

3/1/2023 2pm

Recent Events

Archery Basics


Elk Calves


Recent Activity

Elk Country Visitor Center

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