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Elkins Depot Welcome Center

315 Railroad Ave, Elkins, WV 26241-3883
+1 304-635-7803
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Beautiful train depot

I have taken a couple different train rides that started at this depot. While waiting, I would... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
IrishVixen
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Weston, West Virginia
Great

We stopped in while waiting to ride the polar express train. It was nice and comfortable. Very... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2017
C3901NQwendyb
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The Elkins Depot Welcome Center is located in the heart of downtown Elkins. A friendly staff of volunteers are available to answer questions about the area and there are a variety of brochures that describe local attractions. The Welcome Center's schedule is as follows: January-March Wednesday-Sunday 10am-5pm April-October 7 days a week 9am-5pm November-December Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5pm
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (11 reviews)
“train ride” (18 reviews)
“great info” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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315 Railroad Ave, Elkins, WV 26241-3883
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+1 304-635-7803
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

I have taken a couple different train rides that started at this depot. While waiting, I would check out the gift shop and tourist information. I love the design of the building and lay out. Free parking is a definite plus. It is also located...More

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Anne B, Manager at Elkins Depot Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2018

Thank you so much for your feedback. The Ramps and Rail Festival will be held on April 28th and we hope to see you there!

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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in while waiting to ride the polar express train. It was nice and comfortable. Very clean. Everyone was so polite and friendly. We loved the polar express train that departed from there!!! It was the best!!!

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Kayla B, Public Relations Manager at Elkins Depot Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2017

We're so happy to hear you had a good time!! The Polar Express is always a fun experience for everyone involved, us included :)

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Reviewed October 23, 2017

It seems that no matter what the primary reason you have traveled to Elkins, you might well stop at the Depot and Welcome Center. Train tickets, souvenirs, or simply travel advice, it’s all right here for you. The building, as you have probably already guessed,...More

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Kayla B, Public Relations Manager at Elkins Depot Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2017

Thank you for this well-written review! If you're ever back in the area, come see us again! :)

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Reviewed October 20, 2017

Nice experience traveling in a parlor car for the first time. Definetly brings you back to a bygone areor. Very comfortable seating and climate. Good service from Sarah. Very nice buffet lunch with plenty of options. Not much to see or anything of real interest...More

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Kayla B, Public Relations Manager at Elkins Depot Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2017

We're glad to hear you had a good experience!

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Reviewed October 14, 2017

People were very nice and helpful . Store was small but had allot of nice items . It is where you board the train and they have booklets on lots of other things to do.

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Kayla B, Public Relations Manager at Elkins Depot Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2017

We're always glad to help!

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Reviewed October 13, 2017

Elkins, WV is a great town to visit. The Depot Welcome Center was very nice. Staff very helpful. Enjoyed our train excursion on the Tygart Flyer. Also thought the staff on the train was great!

Thank Brenda W
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Kayla B, Public Relations Manager at Elkins Depot Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2017

We're happy to hear you had a good time! :)

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Reviewed October 8, 2017

If you're in need of souvenirs or just looking for information, then this would be the place to go. Extremely nice and knowledgeable people there to help make your visit to Elkins a pleasant one.

Thank Jess S
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Kayla B, Public Relations Manager at Elkins Depot Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2017

Thanks for coming in! We're always happy to help. :)

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

The Elkins Depot Welcome Center is located in the refurbished train depot. The staff was very helpful with several of our questions.

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Kayla B, Public Relations Manager at Elkins Depot Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2017

Thanks for stopping in!

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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Lovely old building with lots of great info on the area. We met here for the train ride which was great fun

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Kayla B, Front Office Manager at Elkins Depot Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

We're glad to hear you had a fun trip!

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Reviewed September 27, 2017

I have stopped here for maps and brochures a couple of times and the staff was very helpful in pointing me to exactly what I was looking for.

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Kayla B, Front Office Manager at Elkins Depot Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

We are always happy to help!

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