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

Providing assistance to businesses and promoting relocation of businesses. Home of the Cameron County Artisan Center displaying and selling products of more than 65 artisans from across the United States.

Built July 4, 1890. Original courtroom still has seats used by the Bucktailers at their reunion, alongside the rare "unblindfolded" Lady Justice who sees all.

One of PA's top 10 seasonal museums. More than 15,000 items including tools and photos from lumbering and dynamite industries, personal effects from Tom Mix and General Joseph McNarney.

Situated just yards from the banks of the Sinnemahoning Creek, Camp Eagle's Nest is a perfect getaway for anglers, hunters, outdoor enthusiasts, and families.

An 1873 Victorian Gothic House, located right next to the Bennett Branch Creek. Minutes from the "Top of the World" and the Fred Woods Trail.

Charlie's is a family-oriented restaurant with home-cooked meals. Open Wednesday and Thursday 4:30-8pm. Friday and Saturday 4:30-9pm.

Bicycles, wifi, gas grills, and fireside lounging available for guest use. Horse lodging at the base of state forest riding trails. Pet friendly. Non-smoking.

20 miles of seasonal paddling through a beautiful forested valley with four public launches, best during spring and fall. Excellent fishing and wildlife watching. See Sinnemahoning Water Trail.

Family-friendly dining in the heart of the PA Elk Country. Serving dinners, wings, burgers, subs, pizza, and salads. Located at the intersection of Routes 555 and 120.

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2019fri13dec(dec 13)9:00 amsat14(dec 14)9:00 pmFeaturedChristmas in the Wilds9:00 am - 9:00 pm (14) EST Cameron County Chamber of Commerce & Artisan Center, 34 East Fourth Street, Emporium, PACounties:CameronCategory:Children’s Events,Crafts & Markets,Holiday

2019fri13dec7:00 pm8:00 pmFeaturedSeason of Light7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT Clarion University - Planetarium, 61 Greenville AveCounties:ClarionCategory:Holiday

2019fri13dec(dec 13)7:00 pmsat14(dec 14)10:00 pmFeaturedChristmas Madrigal Dinner Theatre7:00 pm - 10:00 pm (14) EST Wolf's Den Restaurant, 291 Timber Wolf Run, Knox, PACounties:ClarionCategory:Featured,Theater & Arts

2019sat14dec10:00 am3:00 pmFeaturedEvergreen Wreath Making10:00 am - 3:00 pm EST Quiet Creek Herb Farm, 93 Quiet Creek Lane, Brookville, PACounties:JeffersonCategory:Crafts & Markets,Holiday

2019sat14dec(dec 14)10:00 amsun15(dec 15)5:00 amFeaturedChristmas at the Mall Craft / Vendor show10:00 am - 5:00 am (15) EST Clarion Mall, Exit 62 of I-80Counties:ClarionCategory:Crafts & Markets,Holiday

2019sat14dec12:00 pm2:00 pmFeaturedHoliday Open House12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST Sinnemahoning State Park, 4843 Park Road Counties:CameronCategory:Holiday

2019sun15dec12:00 pm2:00 pmFeaturedElk Country Escape room12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST Elk Country Visitor Center, 950 Winslow Hill Rd, Benezette, PACounties:ElkCategory:Nature & Wildlife

2019sun15dec2:00 pm4:00 pmFeaturedWurtlizer Christmas Celebration – Dave Wickerham2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST Lincoln Hall, 42 S. Palmer StreetCounties:ClarionCategory:Featured

2019sun15dec5:00 pm7:00 pmFeaturedZupe Holiday Show5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST Deer Creek Winery, 3333 Soap Fat Road, Shippenville, PACounties:ClarionCategory:Featured,Food & Wine

2019tue17dec(dec 17)11:00 amwed18(dec 18)1:00 pmFeaturedMelissa & Doug Toys Pop-Up Event11:00 am - 1:00 pm (18) EST F.L. Crooks & Co., 539 Main StCounties:ClarionCategory:Crafts & Markets

2019sat21dec2:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedChristmas Crafts2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST Elk Country Visitor Center, 950 Winslow Hill Rd, Benezette, PACounties:ElkCategory:Children’s Events,Nature & Wildlife

2019sat21dec6:00 pm9:00 pmFeaturedCaroling in the Wilds6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST Hygrade Inn, 212 E 4th St, Emporium, PA 15834Counties:CameronCategory:Featured,Holiday,Music

2019sun22dec5:00 pm8:00 pmFeaturedHoliday Date Night5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST Zack's, 301 Wood St, New Bethlehem, PACounties:ClarionCategory:Food & Wine,Holiday

2019sun22dec7:30 pm10:30 pmFeaturedLonestar and Phil Vassar Concert7:30 pm - 10:30 pm EST Punxsutawney Community Center, 220 North Jefferson StCounties:JeffersonCategory:Featured,Music

2019tue31dec2020wed01janFeaturedRoaring 20s New Year's Eve Party8:00 pm - (january 1) 1:00 am EST Clarion River Brewing Company, 600-604 Main Street, Clarion, PACounties:ClarionCategory:Holiday

2019tue31dec9:00 pm11:59 pmFeaturedMasquerade Ball9:00 pm - 11:59 pm EST Deer Creek Winery, 3333 Soap Fat Road, Shippenville, PACounties:ClarionCategory:Food & Wine,Holiday,Music

january

2019tue31dec2020wed01janFeaturedRoaring 20s New Year's Eve Party8:00 pm - (january 1) 1:00 am EST Clarion River Brewing Company, 600-604 Main Street, Clarion, PACounties:ClarionCategory:Holiday

2020wed01jan1:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedFirst Day Hike1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Sinnemahoning State Park Wild Life Center, 4843 Park Road Counties:CameronCategory:Nature & Wildlife,State Parks: Events & Programs

2020sat11jan2:00 pm5:00 pmFeaturedMedix Polar Bear Plunge2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST The Medix Hotel 23155 Quehanna Hwy., (Medix Run) WeedvilleCounties:ElkCategory:Other Events

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