Wildlife & Animal Exhibits

A wide range of wildlife including elk, deer, bear, wild turkey, eagle, osprey, river otters, and a plethora of bird and small-game species make their home in the lush forests of the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors. Here, you can feed whitetail deer and a variety of exotic animals, listen to the wild elk bugle, experience the daily life of local wildlife through hands-on exhibits, find out where trout come from at a number of fish hatcheries, and visit the world’s most famous weather forecaster, Punxsutawney Phil.

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Popular for photography, bird watching, hiking, fishing, and picnicking with nearly 850 acres of lakes, wetlands, and meadows surrounded by woods. More than 150 species of birds and waterfowl have been identified.

Wildlife museum with more than 100 taxidermy displays. World-famous whitetails, including RDM Goliath, world's highest-scoring antlers. Admission included with Double Diamond Deer Ranch. Group tours available.

8,500-acre park with old-growth forests along Clarion River, 29 miles of hiking trails, camping, cabins, playgrounds, picnicking, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, scenic views, and wildlife.

Animal park featuring more than 20 whitetail deer. "Big Trucks Big Fun Playground." Open May-November. Call for hours. Group tours available.

Premiere elk viewing facility and conservation education with 4D theater, exhibits, gift shop and more. Operated by the Keystone Elk Country Alliance. Use 950 Winslow Hill Road, Benezette in your GPS.

This park includes a petting zoo, bear, deer and cougars, and other animals. A driving range, three miniature golf courses and two gift shops.

A collection of more than 70 antique and classic cars, from the early 1900s to modern specialty cars, plus more than 700 trophy game mounts from around the world.

Elk-viewing area with covered blind overlooking high-quality elk forage. Handicap accessible.

Come feed these fish. The Heath Township Sportsman's Club raises trout for a kids' fishing derby each May at Clear Creek State Park and to stock local streams.

The area's premier gun shop for shooters, hunters, collectors, and protectors. Also check out our indoor shooting range and tour our Swift Safariland Museum.

Events

august

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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