Calendar of Events

So Much To See, Do, Experience, And Learn...There’s always something interesting going on in Elk Country, outdoors and inside our Visitor Center. We stay busy informing, educating and even entertaining our guests all year long. Click here for a listing of the latest programs and events at the Elk Country Visitor Center.


Weekend Programs at the Elk Country Visitor Center

Saturday, February 18th 
1:00pm - "All About Antlers"
Everyone is thrilled when they see huge bull elk with their giant antlers. During this popular program, learn many amazing facts about these spectacular weapons of defense. Handle many sets of antlers as you participate in an informative presentation.

Sunday, February 19th

1:00pm - "Pennsylvania Furbearers"

Learn about all the types of furbearing mammals Pennsylvania has to offer. Touch and feel the pelts of each animal as we discuss what makes them all unique. Learn about the fascinating ecology of what we know as the Pennsylvania furbearers.


Saturday, February 25th

1:00pm - "Winter Birding"

Come join us for an informative presentation on winter bird identification and savor the outdoors with an interactive trail walk. Learn tools birders use to watch and identify these birds.


Sunday, February 26th

1:00pm - "Pennsylvania's Bobcats"




**Please, no Pets on the trails or on the Center grounds.
Please leave them at home for their safety and the safety
of our wildlife.**

4D Story Theater Shows (approximately 22 minutes)
Admission: $3.00 | Under 5 years: Free
Theater runs on the hour and half hour.

Searching for an exciting new way to see elk? Horse drawn wagon/sleigh rides will take place at the center on Saturdays and Sundays, weather permitting. Elk are often seen on the back side of the property where only these tours go.

To ensure your space on the wagon/sleigh, call the day prior at 814-787-5167 to reserve a spot!

Elk Country Visitor Center

950 Winslow Hill Road, Benezette, PA 15821

April – May: Thursday – Monday | 9am – 5pm (closed Tues & Wed)

June - August: 7 days a week 8am – 8pm

September – October: 7 Days a Week | 8am – 8pm
November – December: Thursday – Monday | 9am – 5pm Closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

January – March: Saturday & Sunday Only | 9am – 5pm

**Closed Easter Sunday



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