Cascade Mountains Travel Region

Elbe, Washington

Elbe is a small town located in the southern Cascades of Washington. The town's name is in honor of the pioneer settler, Henry C. Lutken, who came from the valley of Elbe in Germany.


Community Web Sites PO Box 434, Ashford, WA 98304. Toll-free: 1-877-270-7155. E-mail


Elbe Local News - Topix

Visitor Center

The two closest visitor centers are located in nearby Ashford, Mount Rainier Visitor Association, and inside Mt. Rainier National Park, Jackson Visitors Center. Both are just under 10 miles away.


Hotels and Motels

Hobo Inn. 54106 Mountain Highway E, Elbe, WA 98330. Phone: 360-569-2500.



Mt. Rainier Railroad Dining Company. 54106 Mountain Highway E, Elbe, WA 98330. Phone: Phone: 360-569-2505.

Scale Shack Burgers. 54109 Mountain Highway E, Elbe, WA 98330. Phone: 360-569-2247.

Sidetrack Room. 54106 Mountain Highway E, Elbe, WA 98330. Phone: 360-569-2500.



Ex-Nihilo Sculpture Park (Recycled Spirits of Iron). Located alongside State Route 706 towards the west entrance of Mt. Rainier National Park.

Historic Site

The Little White Church. Mt. Rainier, Highway 7, Elbe, WA 98330.

Built in 1906, this little church sits on its original location in the foothills west of Mount Rainier.

National Parks

Mount Rainier National Park. Phone: 360-569-2211; Fax: 360-569-2170.


Train Rides

Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad and Museum. Located in the Historic Train Depot at 54124 Mountain Highway E, Elbe, WA 98330. Phone: 360-569-7959.

Take an exciting 2 hour train ride along the scenic forest and foothills of Mount Rainier. Explore the extensive collection of steam and logging locomotives at the museum.

Trail Rides

EZ Times Guided Trail Rides. 18703 State Route 706 E, Elbe, WA 98330. Phone: 253-350-1141; Toll-free: 1-866-675-7770.



Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad Depot. 54124 Mountain Highway E, Elbe, WA 98355. Phone: 360-569-2588.

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