Elk Horn Inn & Theater

Welcome to the historic, "Coal Heritage Trail" Elkhorn Inn!

Featured on HGTV, CNN Travel, and Bon Appetit Appalachia!, and a SCORE Business Champion for West Virginia, the historic, 1922 “Coal Heritage Trail” Elkhorn Inn is on US Route 52 (“Coal Heritage Road”) in Landgraff, WV, between Eckman & Kimball, just 18 miles (30 minutes) from Bluefield, WV/VA. The Elkhorn Inn provides bed-and-breakfast accommodation in 14 air-conditioned & heated guest rooms, and fine dining by reservation for up to 30 people; see our Dinner Menu here. The pet-friendly and family-friendly Elkhorn Inn offers FREE high-speed WiFi, phone calls, cable TV, & off-road parking, a balcony & covered rail-view patio, fireplace, a Gift Shop/Gallery, and Museum Room. We have world-class railfanning, trout fishing on Elkhorn Creek, and excellent bird-watching right at the Inn, fab “leaf-peeping”, & THE best ATV trails in the eastern USA! And it’s LEGAL to ride ATVs on the roads here, so you can ride your ATV or UTV right from the Inn to the Hatfield-McCoy Trails or hundreds of miles of FREE trails throughout McDowell County!

The Elkhorn Inn’s guest rooms feature antique, claw-foot bathtubs, as well as showers, bathrobes, signature toiletries, down and down-alternative comforters and feather pillows, period 1930 furnishings, fine art, and antiques. Our Gift Shop/Gallery features fine art and textiles, vintage and locally-made quilts, hand-made jewelry, hand-crafted WV gifts, signed books, vintage railraod items, “foodie” treats, and our logo apparel. Our small Museum Room, which adjoins the Gift Shop, focuses on area coal mining and railroading memorabilia. We have an ATCS Railroad Scanner and Monitor for our Railfan guests, and a Railstream.net railcam on our balcony! Well-behaved children are always welcome- and pets, too! (We have a $25 per-guest room pet cleaning fee, and pet owners are responsible for their pets. Please call us at 304-862-2031 if you plan on bringing a pet, as we can’t accommodate very large pets!)

Designed by the region’s preminent architect, Alex Mahood, and built in in 1922 as the Empire Coal & Coke Company’s Miner’s Clubhouse, the award-winning Elkhorn Inn has been featured in a variety of media, including HGTV, CNN Travel, WVVA News, News 59, Speed Channel, Bon Appetit Appalachia, Smarter Travel, Traveling the Mountain State, Good Morning WV!, “Hollow”, The Great Country Inns of America Cookbook, The NY Daily News, WV Off The Beaten Path, Historic Inns of Southern WV, Preservation, ATV Illustrated, Trains Magazine, Railfan & Railroad, Cabela’s, Wonderful WV, Eastern FlyFisherman, WV Living, WV South, WV Game & Fish, Charleston Gazette and Daily Mail, WV State Journal, Bluefield Daily Telegraph, InnTheKitchen.com, The Travel Bite, Behind the Knife, Wandering Educators, and DYInetwork.com, and we can also be seen on TripAdvisor.com, WV CVB, McDowell County CVB, bedandbreakfast.com, HistoricInns.com, & iloveinns.com. AND we’re a SCORE/Sam’s Club Business Champion for West Virginia!

​​​​​​​The Elkhorn Inn is proud to be on the “Bon Appetit Appalachia” 13-state “foodie” map of farm-to-table and artisan restaurants, wineries, and distilleries- and we are the ONLY restaurant in this region on that map!

Call us at 1-800-708-2040 and treat yourself to a Chef Dan Dinner at the Elkhorn Inn!

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  1. Elk Horn Inn & Theater

    A fantastic historic experience with a great crew.

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30767 Coal Heritage Road,
Northfork, WV 24868
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