Calendar of Events

So Much To See, Do, Experience, And Learn

There’s always something interesting going on at the Elk Country 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 3rd

2:00 PM- “Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design”

Both the Elk Country Visitor Center and our Elk Country Campus Outdoors are gold LEED certified buildings. LEED stands for leadership in energy and environmental design. Come learn about the ways in which KECA made this certification happen and how you can be more ecofriendly at home.

 

Saturday, February 10th

2:00 PM- “Pennsylvania Black Bear”

Join us for an informative presentation as we learn many fascinating facts about Pennsylvania’s largest mammal. Learn about their physiology, life cycle, and some interesting information about their den sites.

Sunday, February 11th

2:00 PM- “All About Antlers”

Have you ever wondered what antlers are made of? Learn this and many more exciting facts about antlers while attending this hands-on educational program. Afterwards stick around for a chance to score some antlers!

Saturday, February 17th

2:00 PM- “Deer Diseases”

Join KECA staff for an informative presentation on diseases that affect Pennsylvania deer. We will cover chronic wasting disease, brain worm, and EHD.

Sunday, February 18th

2:00 PM- “All About Elk”

Come and learn about Pennsylvania’s elk herd. Learn fascinating facts about their antlers, history, family, and their behavior throughout the year.

Saturday, February 24th

2:00 PM- “Kids Korner”

Join us for some fun-filled make and take crafts at the Elk Country Visitor Center.

**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.**

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

WEEKENDS:
Searching for an exciting new way to see elk? Horse drawn wagon take place seasonally at the center–weather permitting. Elk are often seen on the back side of the property where only these tours go. For information, click here.

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

LOCATION:
Elk Country Visitor Center

950 Winslow Hill Road, Benezette, PA 15821
814-787-5167
 

Hours:

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 Tues & Wed)
January – March: Saturday & Sunday Only | 9am – 5pm
Closed: Easter, Thanksgiving, 1st day of Buck, Christmas*, New Years* (*close at noon on eve of)

 

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