Enjoy a Winter Wonderland in Elkins, West Virginia

Brittle autumn leaves have fallen to the ground and cold, nippy winds give an inexpressible scent to the air. This means winter is right around the corner for West Virginia. Named as the Mountain State, our mountainous terrain and rolling hills make West Virginia the 4th snowiest state on the East Coast averaging 160 inches of snow per year. Avid skiers and snowboarders have been thinking about the first snowflakes since the leaves started changing. Elkins, West Virginia is conveniently located in the middle of 6 distinctive ski areas: Snowshoe Mountain Resort, Silver Creek Ski Area are within 45 miles while Canaan Valley Resort, Timberline Mountain, White Grass Ski Touring center, and Blackwater Falls Sled Run are only a mere 30 miles. Because of these ski areas, Randolph County is the ideal destination to winter vacation in the heart of West Virginia ski country.

Surrounded by the Allegheny Mountains and considered the base camp of the Monongahela National Forest, Elkins is a natural paradise, all four seasons, for adventure outdoor enthusiasts. This quaint small town is rapidly becoming the place to spend your winter chasing fresh powder. From lavish restaurants with mountain views, to authentic Venezuelan food, to the cozy atmosphere in the unique coffeehouses or warming up with the best locally brewed beer in the state, Elkins has an amazing variety of affordable food and drink options. On almost any given night, you can experience a full spectrum of live music of home-grown talent at many venues throughout the town. As if that weren’t appealing enough, wake to winter wonderland in one of our hotels or to the snowy landscape of the Monongahela National Forest in a secluded cabin. And then, adventure to the mountains.

Elkins-Randolph County Tourism CVB

315 Railroad Ave
Elkins, WV 26241
304-940-2795 ~ 304-695-7803

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