Cameron County

Discover Cameron County

Cameron County is a wild and wonderful outdoor paradise. Visitors looking to unplug from their busy lives are attracted to the area to connect with nature and unwind in the quiet mountains. The majority of the county is covered in lush forests and clear waterways provide rich habitat for bald eagles, magnificent elk, deer, bear, turkey, other wildlife, and a great variety of fish. Each spring, fishermen converge on the many streams in the area for the much anticipated opening of trout season and throughout the year the cold mountain waters provide some of the best fly-fishing in the state. With the arrival of autumn, hunters come to mountains the in search of plentiful wild game and to enjoy peaceful camp life.

Emporium

Emporium is the county seat and has many beautiful public art murals throughout the town. The new West Creek Trail connects Emporium with St. Marys. During the winter months the trail provides snowmobilers, riding the nearby state forest trails, easy access to downtown. There is also access for horseback riding on Thunder Mountain Equestrian Trail near Sizerville State Park. A sure sign of spring is the annual Cameron County Canoe and Kayak Classic in early April, which is one of the largest downriver paddling events in the state. Emporium also hosts a popular Big Foot Hunt during Weekend in the Wilds each July and rings in the holidays with Christmas in the Wilds.

Sinnemahoning & Driftwood

The Wildlife Center at Sinnemahoning State Park is a beautiful place to learn about the wild animals that inhabit this spectacular mountainous region. You can take a guided eagle spotting pontoon boat tour of the Stevenson Dam. The Bucktail Monument in Driftwood, pays tribute to the local soldiers of the 42nd Infantry, known at the Bucktails, who fought in the Civil War. The Little Museum in Driftwood was named one of “Pennsylvania’s Top 10 Seasonal Museums”.

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Family-style restaurant with a friendly atmosphere, great food, and affordable prices. Free wifi for customers. Open Monday - Saturday 8 a.m-8 p.m.

A bar and grill that never hibernates! Along Route 120 between Driftwood and Emporium in beautiful Cameron County. Great food. Smoke free. Children welcome.

Located in the center of the square in Driftwood on Route 555 is a memorial to the Bucktail Regiment who answered President Lincoln’s call for volunteers during the Civil War.

34-mile trail located in the Elk State Forest starting at Sizerville State Park and ending in Sinnemahoning with many mountain vistas.

Over 16,400-acre natural area near Emporium. Four major hiking and backpacking treks include Quehanna, Bucktail Path, Donut Hole, and Chuck Keiper trails.

45 clean and comfortable air-conditioned rooms including five efficiencies, featuring wifi, phone, cable TV, and restaurant. Groups welcome. ATM is available in the motel lobby 24 hours/day.

Friendly service and country charm await you here. Locally renowned for unsurpassed breakfasts, lunches and dinners. Our 70 seat dining room open 7 days a week from 6:00 a.m until 8:00 p.m.

American and Italian cuisine, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Friday night fish fry and seafood specials, our famous Sunday breakfast buffet, delicious desserts, and more.

Each April, hundreds of paddlers brave the cold waters of the Driftwood Branch of the Sinnemahoning Creek.  Some class one white water and whirlpools.

Cameron County Canvas murals throughout Emporium, painted by Michael Pilato and Yuri Karabash, funded by the Sylvan Heritage Council, depict county residents and military personnel.
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august

2018wed15aug(aug 15)12:00 amsat18(aug 18)11:59 pmFeaturedKnox Horse Thief Days12:00 am - 11:59 pm (18) EST Downtown Knox and surrounding area Knox PA 16232Counties:ClarionCategory:Fairs & Festivals,Featured

2018thu16aug(aug 16)12:00 amsun19(aug 19)11:59 pmFeaturedTionesta Indian Festival12:00 am - 11:59 pm (19) EST TionestaCounties:ForestCategory:Fairs & Festivals,Music

2018sat18aug(aug 18)8:00 amsun19(aug 19)8:00 pmFeaturedElk Expo8:00 am - 8:00 pm (19) EST Elk Country Visitor Center, 950 Winslow Hill Rd, Benezette, PACounties:ElkCategory:Children’s Events,Fairs & Festivals,Featured,Music,Nature & Wildlife,Outdoor Adventure,State Parks: Events & Programs

2018sun26aug1:00 pmsun5:00 pmFeaturedSt. Mary's Airport Drag Races1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST St. Mary's Airport, 159 Cessna Road, St. Marys, PACounties:ElkCategory:Featured,Outdoor Adventure,Sports

september

2018sat08sep10:00 amsat3:00 pmFeaturedWojack Weekend in Punxsutawney10:00 am - 3:00 pm EST Weather Discovery Center, 201 N. Findley St, Punxsutawney, PACounties:JeffersonCategory:Children’s Events,Featured,Other

2018fri14sep(sep 14)11:00 amsun16(sep 16)5:00 pmFeaturedBavarian Fall Fest11:00 am - 5:00 pm (16) EST St. Mary's Chamber, 53 S. St. Marys St, St. Mary's, PACounties:ElkCategory:Fairs & Festivals,Featured

2018sat15sep(sep 15)10:00 amsun16(sep 16)5:00 pmFeaturedCoolspring Power Museum Open Day10:00 am - 5:00 pm (16) EST Coolspring Power Museum, 179 Coolspring Rd., Coolspring, 179 Coolspring RdCounties:JeffersonCategory:Featured,History & Heritage

2018thu27sep(sep 27)7:00 pmsat29(sep 29)4:00 pmFeaturedMarienville Oktoberfest7:00 pm - 4:00 pm (29) EST Marienville, Main St, Marienville, PACounties:ForestCategory:Fairs & Festivals,Featured

2018sat29sep(sep 29)12:00 amsun07oct(oct 7)11:59 pmFeaturedAutumn Leaf Festival12:00 am - (october 7) 11:59 pm EST Clarion, Main St, Clarion, PACounties:ClarionCategory:Arts,Children’s Events,Crafts & Markets,Fairs & Festivals,Featured,Food & Wine

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