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Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

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Address: State Route 28/92, Cass, WV
Phone Number: 304-456-4300
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/train

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Adventure into the past!

A beautiful ride into the scenic mountains of West Virginia! Let the locals tell you the stories of the past. Check out the gift shop and enjoy your stay! I've been going back... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 31, 2015
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Buckhannon, West Virginia
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Buckhannon, West Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

A beautiful ride into the scenic mountains of West Virginia! Let the locals tell you the stories of the past. Check out the gift shop and enjoy your stay! I've been going back every year for this trip since I was a baby. Especially in the fall the scenes are breathtaking!

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Roebling, New Jersey, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I work for a railroad, and I didn't really want to ride a train on my vacation. I'm glad I did. Not only a great history lesson, but it was a lot of fun. I suggest this trip for anyone who has an interest in the history of the railroad.

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Sandy Lake, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

If at all possible you need to take this 4 1/2 hour ride to Blue Knob! It is so cool riding on a steam train run with coal. Take a bag lunch to eat at the Whittiker stop or when you reach the top.

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Warren, Ohio
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263 reviews 263 reviews
66 attraction reviews
267 helpful votes 267 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

This is one very scenic train ride. Fall time is the best time to take this ride. Wow is it some beautiful scenery. You get to learn and see first had how logging was done on the mountain's very neat. They explain everything very nicely. Just a very enjoyable ride to the top of the mountain and back. So worth... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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29 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Cass is amazing. The train ride to the top and back is rough 4 hours and wonderful. Great scenery and overlooks. They give history at various points and the whistle is great. There are many great photo areas. They stop halfway on the way up and there is an old station there , along with restrooms and snack bars. It... More 

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Pipestem, West Virginia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
38 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We have ridden the train at Cass a number of times over the years, first with our daughter and now with our grandchildren. We enjoy each ride as though it were new to us. You feel as though you have been taken back in time as you see the black clouds of coal smoke rise from the steam engines and... More 

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Canton, Ohio
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We enjoyed this trip immensely. It was very interesting to see how the logging was accomplished on the mountain.

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Salisbury, NC
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I hadn't been to Cass in several years, and I wanted to travel back to Bald Knob. It was well worth the 6 hr car drive and the money I spent to stay over night in the area. The staff at Cass do so much to make you feel welcomed. I had forgotten to charge my camera battery. I woman... More 

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Morgantown, WV
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Wow what a disappointment. My sister and I took the Halloween Train ride. I was very dissapointed, I thought Halloween was supposed to be "gobblins, and boogieman, you know the fun stuff. I could have stayed in my car and had more fun. There was people dressed up but what for? We rode to the top, and was given a... More 

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Cross Lanes, West Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I just can't imagine not going all the way to the top to Bald Knob...such beautiful views. We went to Cass for our first time at beginning of October and the leaves were just changing and the views were spectacular!! The trip up and back was approximately four and a half hours but it was well worth it and didn't... More 

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