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

Tuesday-Sunday 10am-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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The Elkins Depot Dispatch (January 2022)

The Elkins Depot Dispatch (January 2022)

January 2022, Issue No. 16 THE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FROM THE ELKINS DEPOT WELCOME CENTER Our Year in Review All things considered, 2021 was a good year. The New Tygart Flyer train excursion resumed operation, more people sought out Randolph County as an outdoor recreation destination, and visitation increased from 2020. In 2021, we welcomed over 15,800 visitors from 43 states and 5 countries! We are […]

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The Elkins Depot Dispatch (December 2021)

The Elkins Depot Dispatch (December 2021)

December 2021, Issue No. 15 THE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FROM THE ELKINS DEPOT WELCOME CENTER Be the Star of Your Own Hallmark Movie in Elkins Elkins was named by Travel Awaits as one of 11 West Virginia Towns that makes you feel like you are in a Hallmark movie. To read the article click¬†here. Our streets are decorated with lights and there are many festive events […]

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The Depot Dispatch (October 2021)

The Depot Dispatch (October 2021)

October¬†2021, Issue No. 13 THE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FROM THE ELKINS DEPOT WELCOME CENTER Fall is Here! The streets of downtown Elkins are decorated with cornstalks, painted leaves, and of course our scarecrows are out! The storefronts also showcase the beautiful, elaborate, and festive attire from past Forest Festivals. Be sure to take a walk around town and stop into our coffee and pastry shops for […]

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