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Elk State Park

The 3,192-acre Elk State Park is in the rugged mountains of northern Pennsylvania.

The 1,160-acre East Branch Lake is large enough for unlimited horsepower boating and is great for waterskiing. The lake and nearby streams are stocked with warmwater and coldwater fish.

Seasons and Hours

The park is open every day of the year, sunrise to sunset. Day use areas close at dusk.

Contact the Kinzua Bridge State Park office for facility seasons and hours.

 

Directions

Elk State Park is about eight miles east of Wilcox on SR 1006 and about nine miles south of Clermont on SR 1001.

GPS DD: Lat. 41.60621  Long. -78.55995

 

Driving Directions: The Interactive GIS Map has turn-by-turn driving directions to the park office from the Park Information Window.

Please note that the background maps are maintained by a variety of public sources and driving directions usually go to the nearest large road.

No Swimming

Swimming is prohibited in the lake. A swimming pool is available at Bendigo State Park, about 13 miles away on PA 1004.

Access for People with Disabilities

This activity or structure is ADA accessible. If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit.

In an Emergency

Call 911 and contact a park employee.

Directions to the nearest hospital are posted on bulletin boards.

Nearest Hospital

763 Johnsonburg, PA 15857

814-788-8000

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Elk State Park