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The Elk Country Visitor Center is a premier location for viewing elk and other wildlife in Pennsylvania. The center offers interactive exhibits and displays and encourages a 'hands on' experience. Our 4D story theater immerses guest in the history...more
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Wanted to go on the wagon ride, tried calling for a solid hour, no answer and when they did answer the rides were all booked. If you want to do one of the wagon rides, I would suggest that you be at the facility the...More
So much fun traveling to Elk County and a stop at visitors center was a great place to learn about these beautiful creatures right here in Pa! The elk did not disappoint as we located them around ever corner of town in Benezette! Bring your...More
We saw elk at two vistas at the visitors center.
It was the middle of the rut, and bulls were very attentive to their small harems on a broad plain in front of us. There was no sparring between contentious bulls, but we did see...More
We visited on an extremely busy weekend. Strongly suggest weekdays. But, if you appreciate nature, this is a fun place. We could hear the elk 'bugling', but didn't see any at the center (we were there in the middle of the day). Later that evening,...More
This is the second time we have been to the visitor center. It is a beautiful setting and the center itself is interesting and informative. The elk are amazing and easy to see here in the fields in back of the center. There is plenty...More
View elk in surrounding fields and meadows then visit this modern center. Great for kids. Have full mounted bull and cow, pelts from various PA animals, literature and displays including selectable cameras to see elk when in fields. Great for handicapped folks or for those...More
We traveled to Benezette Pa. Hoping to see a Elk, We were in for a treat, we saw Elk, everywhere. Especially at the visitor center, they all decided to cross around 5:00 p.m. and Wow could you hear them arriving. They were amazing. several Bull,...More
The Elk Country visitor center is very nice: beautiful wood and very educational exhibits and large gift shop. There are approx 1100 Elk in 5 counties of PA size of Yellowstone. We took the horse wagon ride that ran about 30-45 minutes: it takes you...More
I would think the elk should be out and about in town, usually early mornings or late afternoons. I know you will not see too many out come the end of May and most of June. They usually stay out of sight with their new... More
I would think the elk should be out and about in town, usually early mornings or late afternoons. I know you will not see too many out come the end of May and most of June. They usually stay out of sight with their new babies. The best thing to do is call the Elk Country Visitor Center and check with them.