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 10am-4pm

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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The Elkins Depot Dispatch (September 2021)

The Elkins Depot Dispatch (September 2021)

September 2021, Issue No. 12 THE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FROM THE ELKINS DEPOT WELCOME CENTER Elkins Depot Welcome Center Celebrates 15 years! This year marks the 15-year anniversary of the opening of the Elkins Depot Welcome Center! Since opening our doors in 2006, we have assisted over 500,000 guests, both visitors and locals. We look forward to continuing to welcome and provide information to half a […]

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The Elkins Depot Dispatch (August 2021)

The Elkins Depot Dispatch (August 2021)

August, 2021, Issue No. 11 THE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FROM THE ELKINS DEPOT WELCOME CENTER Summer Isn’t Over Yet Make Randolph County, West Virginia your summer destination. Randolph County is an ideal destination for outdoor enthusiasts and history buffs alike. The Welcome Center has been busy welcoming visitors ready to get outside for this summer. The first month of the train operating went smoothly and we have enjoyed […]

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The Elkins Depot Dispatch (July 2021)

The Elkins Depot Dispatch (July 2021)

July, 2021, Issue No. 10 THE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FROM THE ELKINS DEPOT WELCOME CENTER Hello Summer! Tourism season is in full swing and we are seeing an increase in visitors to the Welcome Center. We are so glad to be welcoming more visitors and look forward to getting even busier in July with trains running from Elkins again. If you’re in the area and looking for […]

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