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 recreation opportunities and regional attractions. Come in and talk to one of our friendly and knowledgeable volunteers to find out how to spend your time in Elkins and Randolph County.

Address and Hours

315 Railroad Ave

Elkins, WV 26241

Wednesday – Sunday 10am-4pm


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, became 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 Thomas. Bike, hike, horse-back ride and cross-country ski the 26-mile trail. Enjoy live music and […]


Visitors are drawn to Randolph County, West Virginia for its natural beauty and its abundance of outdoor recreation. Recreational tourism has grown in Randolph County, bringing more visitors to enjoy the mountainous views and appreciate nature, where it’s easier to avoid crowds and social distance. Because of this, we are committed to making our area a safe place to visit. We are abiding by COVID-19 […]

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The Elkins Depot Dispatch – February 2021

The Elkins Depot Dispatch – February 2021

February, 2021, Issue No. 5 THE ELKINS DEPOT DISPATCH THE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FROM THE ELKINS DEPOT WELCOME CENTER (304) 635-7803 | elkinsdepot.com | elkinsrandolphwv.com The Welcome Center has been off to a good start in 2021 Elkins and the surrounding area have gotten more snow than usual in the last two months. This is great news for all you skiers. It has also made for some great winter […]

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West Virginia’s Famous Sports Figures

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Lights! Camera! Action! West Virginia’s Celebrities!

Lights! Camera! Action! West Virginia’s Celebrities!

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