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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

Birding Excursion with Mark Johnson

Join local birding expert Mark Johnson as he takes our group on another birding adventure. Meet at the Elk Country Visitor Center at 8:30am, from there...

8/24 8:30am

Curious about archery, join KECA staff as we utilize National Archery in the Schools Program(NASP) Equipment, donated to us by the Pennsylvania Game...

8/25 12pm
Welcome to the Rut

The Mating season for the elk is upon us, join us at the Elk Country Visitor Center as we learn all about the unique behaviors that elk display during this...

8/31 2pm

Recent Events

Elk Expo 2019


Elk Expo 2019


Recent Activity

Elk Country Visitor Center

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