The heart of Pennsylvania’s free roaming elk herd can be found in the small community of Benezette. Benezette is part of the Elk Scenic Drive, a 127 mile excursion through some of central Pennsylvania’s most rugged and beautiful country.



  • Benezett Store & Restaurant

    Up-to-date elk sighting information. Groceries, camping needs, ATM, affordable sleeping rooms, camping & full menu restaurant. Fishing and hunting licenses. Open daily 6 am-9 pm.
  • Benezette Hotel

    Full service restaurant offering great food at a reasonable price, served in a friendly, casual atmosphere. Clean, comfortable rooms available year round.
  • Medix Hotel

    7 charming guest rooms, coffee bar, WiFi, A/C, ATM, resident ghost "Victoria", Presidents Garfield & Roosevelt have slept here.
    Rotating craft beers, amazing food, burgers to steaks. Spacious deck, recreational vehicles welcome. Dubbed the "Funnest" bar. Anytime of year…you can find it here!
  • Old Bull Café

    "Where the herd comes to gather"

    Family owned and operated business established in 2013. Located in the midst of Elk Country just minutes from the beautiful Elk Country Visitor Center. Located in a renovated 1800's church, we offer a delicious menu. Proudly serving a delicious pizza, soup, subs and wraps along with Perry’s ice cream, gourmet...
  • Weedville Hotel

    Casual sit down dining, clean comfortable rooms, homemade Italian specialties and fresh dough pizza. Always cooking late. Children's menu available. Full service bar on premises.

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