Emporium, the seat of Cameron County, is located in the “heart of the PA Wilds” and is situated between the region’s Elk Country and Dark Skies landscapes. With just under 2,000 residents, it is a small but thriving town.


Take part

in the activities

Every season offers something special in Emporium and surrounding Cameron County. There's truly something for everyone, from monster trucks and music festivals to artisan events and trail races. Whether you're looking for some "me time" or are planning an adventure for you, your family and friends, you're sure to find the perfect mix of solitude and social events to make your experience a memorable one.

Bring your bike

and ride the trails

Enjoy the convenient rails to trails in Emporium, the West Creek Trail, which cuts through the center of town. The 18-mile, four-season trail offers a peaceful retreat and connects Emporium to the nearby city of St. Marys (home to Straub Brewery!).

Don't miss what happens

when the sun goes down

While the night skies of Emporium and the broader Dark Skies landscape of the PA Wilds are something to behold all year long, summertime can't be beat. The long days and warm weather offer opportunities to stay up and outside. Camp under the stars. Enjoy a campfire. Take in the stars.

Your launchpad to experiencing something special

When rooted in Emporium, you’re just a stone’s throw from some really unique destinations in the PA Wilds. Jump in the car to experience some of these nearby places.

The perfect getaway (or home)

In Emporium, locally owned shops and restaurants fill the tree-lined Main Street. The town’s historical church district includes stained glass windows from the 1800s, showing its beautiful history. It’s the perfect getaway or the perfect place to settle down, if you’re someone looking to enjoy all that nature has to offer while also tapping into modern amenities.

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Need help planning a trip?

Our local tourism partners can make it happen for you by providing on-the-ground tips, maps, itineraries and more.


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The Pennsylvania Great Outdoors (PAGO) provides traveler resources and itineraries for a 6-county region that covers a large portion of the Elk Country Landscape, including Cameron County. Whether you’re looking for expert elk viewing tips, road trips, special events or something completely different, PAGO is bound to have you covered. PAGO Website