Leave No Trace – Randolph County Edition

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, our outdoor spaces like the Monongahela National Forest, designated wilderness areas, and wildlife management areas are seeing […]

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The Elkins Depot Dispatch – November 2020

November 2020, Issue No. 2 THE ELKINS DEPOT DISPATCH THE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FROM THE ELKINS DEPOT WELCOME CENTER (304) 635-7803 | elkinsdepot.com | elkinsrandolphwv.com It’s already November and the morning walk to work is getting colder. The leaves have fallen at the Depot, but the color this year was stunning. We have also enjoyed the company of all the wonderful scarecrows in downtown Elkins. The […]

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My First Impressions of Elkins, West Virginia

Why I moved to Elkins, West Virginia – I moved to Elkins just a month ago at the end of August. Why would I, a recent college graduate from rural-ish Minnesota, decide to move to Elkins, West Virginia?  I was looking at post-graduation opportunities through AmeriCorps and came across positions with Appalachian Forest National Heritage Area that interested me and I applied. There were multiple […]

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The Elkins Depot Dispatch – October 2020

October 2020, Issue No. 1  THE ELKINS DEPOT DISPATCH THE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FROM THE ELKINS DEPOT WELCOME CENTER (304) 635. 7803 | elkinsdepot.com | elkinsrandolphwv.com It’s officially Fall and the trees are transitioning to their autumn colors. Here at the Depot, we have been watching as the trees out back slowly turn from bright green to vibrant reds and oranges. We are excited to welcome […]

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