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 (April 2021)

The Elkins Depot Dispatch (April 2021)

April, 2021, Issue No. 7 THE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FROM THE ELKINS DEPOT WELCOME CENTER (304) 635-7803 | elkinsdepot.com | elkinsrandolphwv.com Welcome Center Hours The Welcome Center has new hours! We will be open 7 days a week from 10am – 4pm. If you’re in town and looking for spring activity recommendations or have any questions, stop by, we’d love to see you! Looking for new ramp recipes? We […]

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Well-Known Musicians from West Virginia

Well-Known Musicians from West Virginia

West Virginia talent spans beyond Country music, although we have a few of those stars also. A Grammy winning soul artist and Christian artist, both have West Virginia Roots. Kathy Mattea Kathy Mattea, born in South Charleston, West Virginia, is a two-time Grammy winning country singer. She has charted more than thirty singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs and received Grammys for her song […]

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The Elkins Depot Dispatch, March 2021

The Elkins Depot Dispatch, March 2021

THE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FROM THE ELKINS DEPOT WELCOME CENTER (304) 635-7803 | elkinsdepot.com | elkinsrandolphwv.com Happy Ramp Season! Although we are disappointed that the 2021 Ramp and Rail Festival has been cancelled, we are looking forward to celebrating this local delicacy at the 12th Annual Ramps and Rail Festival on April 23, 2022. With or without the festival, the ramps will soon be ready to dig and prepare […]

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