Elkins Depot Welcome Center

Welcome to Elkins, West Virginia

Visit the Elkins Depot Welcome Center to learn more about Elkins-Randolph County and the surrounding area! Located in the heart of downtown Elkins, the Elkins Depot Welcome Center carries informational brochures on music and arts, food and lodging options, train excursions, outdoor recreational opportunities and regional attractions. Come in and talk to one of our friendly and knowledgeable volunteers to find out how to enjoy your time in Elkins and Randolph County.

Address and Hours

315 Railroad Ave

Elkins, WV 26241

7 Days a Week 9am-5pm

304-635-7803

The Welcome Center started serving the Elkins area in 2006. In 2018, the Elkins-Randolph County Tourism Convention and Visitors Bureau, which falls under the Elkins Depot Welcome Center, was established. Both the Elkins-Randolph County Tourism CVB and the Elkins Depot Welcome Center strive to provide visitors with a welcoming experience to our city, county, and region. Visit elkinsrandolphwv.com for more information. In 2019, as a recognition of our excellence in the tourism industry, we became an accredited CVB through the West Virginia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus.

 

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Elkins Attractions

The Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad makes its home in Elkins, WV. The railroad runs excursion trains that take visitors into the mountains on historic passenger trains. The D&GVR shares the Elkins Depot with the Welcome Center. The Allegheny Highlands Trail starts at the depot and goes from Elkins to Hendricks. Bike, hike, horse-back ride and cross-country ski the 26-mile trail. Enjoy live music and […]

Road Tours

We have developed a wide variety of road tours and motorcycle routes depending on your interest. Our routes will take you back in time or bring you through charming small towns. The Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike is a National Scenic Byway that starts in Staunton, VA and bisects West Virginia on its way to Parkersburg, on the bank of the Ohio River. The turnpike played a critical […]

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Ramps and Rail Festival 2022

Ramps and Rail Festival 2022

After two years, the Ramps and Rail Festival came back to Elkins! The weather cooperated and we had a beautiful day filled with great live music, ramp themed food, and an array of local craft vendors. An estimated 2000 people attended the festival. The Elkins Depot Welcome Center volunteers and staff were kept busy selling t-shirts, raffle tickets, collecting votes and assisting guests in the […]

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The Elkins Depot Dispatch (May 2022)

The Elkins Depot Dispatch (May 2022)

May 2022, Issue No. 20 THE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FROM THE ELKINS DEPOT WELCOME CENTER Opening Season for Area Attractions As we finally move past the unpredictable spring snow falls in the mountains, many of our attractions open for the season. The Gandy Dancer Dinner Theatre shows begin May 20th. You can book your tickets here! The Old Brick Playhouse is also putting on Little Shop of […]

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The Elkins Depot Dispatch (April 2022)

The Elkins Depot Dispatch (April 2022)

April 2022, Issue No. 19 THE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FROM THE ELKINS DEPOT WELCOME CENTER Ramps and Rail Festival If you haven’t heard yet, the Ramps and Rail Festival is back! Mark your calendars for April 23rd and join us at the Elkins Depot Welcome Center as we celebrate our culinary and railroad heritage with a variety of craft and food vendors, live music in the Rotary Amphitheater, […]

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