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 […]

COVID-19

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 (June 2021)

The Elkins Depot Dispatch (June 2021)

THE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FROM THE ELKINS DEPOT WELCOME CENTER (304) 635-7803 | elkinsdepot.com | elkinsrandolphwv.com The Welcome Center has opened its doors! In mid-May the Welcome Center opened its doors to visitors after having operated out of a window for several months. We do ask that you please wear a mask while in the building. We are so excited to welcome guests inside again! Join Monongahela National Forest to Celebrate […]

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History in These Hills: The First Campaign of the Civil War

History in These Hills: The First Campaign of the Civil War

Did you know that West Virginia was home to the first land battle of the American Civil War? Specifically, Randolph County and the surrounding area? This particular area of the state is full of Civil War history. Discover for yourself the story of how the Civil War began, how it shaped our county, and how West Virginia became the 35th state in the Union through our museums […]

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The Elkins Depot Dispatch, May 2021

The Elkins Depot Dispatch, May 2021

May, 2021, Issue No. 8 THE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FROM THE ELKINS DEPOT WELCOME CENTER Happy Spring! Events and live music are beginning to pick-up again! Check out our calendar for events happening around the county. Heritage Highlight: Discover the Civil War in Randolph County The West Virginia Civil War Trails program invites you to explore the sites of America’s Civil War. Here in Randolph County you can find […]

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