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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, from ​8:00 A.M. to sunset.

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

This map shows the park in Pennsylvania. 


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

GPS Decimal Degrees: Lat. 41.60621 Long. -78.55995

This circular map shows the roads near the park. 

No Swimming

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

Penn Highlands Elk
763 Johnsonburg, PA 15857

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Elk State Park