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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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2nd trip. Probably not the last

This was our second trip up to Bald Knob. The first time we went 2 years ago was the end of October. It was a chilly trip! This time was a gorgeous summer day. The train trip is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This was our second trip up to Bald Knob. The first time we went 2 years ago was the end of October. It was a chilly trip! This time was a gorgeous summer day. The train trip is full of beautiful scenery. The narator on the trip does an excellent job of explaining multiple historical facts, pointing out photo opportunities... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Rode the train when I was 8 yo in 1979. Rode it again at 43 yo in 2015. Great place to go for the family. You get something you can't get anywhere else, the worlds largest collection of Shaw loco's and they are still in use. There is much more behind the scene to get these things running and maintaining... More 

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Hermitage, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Taking the opportunity for a rail excursion when and where available just makes sense to people like us, and so we took advantage of the 4-hour trip to Bald Knob powered by Shay #5 at the depot in Cass, WV this July. Getting there by car proved the most troublesome, as those not raised on the hooks and loops of... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

I haven't ridden a train since the late 60's. This was so much fun. Very interesting, educational and fun. Top of the mountain with a beautiful view. Makes me want to take a train trip now

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

My husband loves trains so I took him here for his 40th birthday. We rode the train and stayed at one of the company houses. The train ride up to Bald Knob was beautiful! We traveled with two kids so the ride was the perfect length. Not much to do at Bald Knob except check out some of the company... More 

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Charleston, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

My father took my brother and I to Cass in the 1970s and I took my kids to Cass in the 1990s and now its time for the grandkids. This is a great place to enjoy a day. We always pack a picnic lunch and plan to spend the day. Word of caution, the temperatures on top of the mountain... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The trip was fun, the scenery beautiful! We had a small snag with our ticket and the way it printed. The staff did not handle that in the most friendly and efficient way and we were made to worry whether we would have the lunch we were supposed to or if we would cause someone else to not have a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

When I booked this trip, I thought we would be seeing a waterfall as part of one of the stops, but I came to find out the waterfall was the stop before ours. I also thought it was a round trip, not a down and back on the same track with the same scenery both ways. We took off from... More 

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I gather there a lot of Brits vsiiting this area to be able to ride the steam trains and clearly it is popular. We did not have the time to devote to a trip but I suspect that if you have any interest in old steam trains then this would be perfect. Cass itself is a company town so there... More 

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Lockport, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We did the short trip to Whitaker Station and back. It was relaxing and interesting to experience a steam engine train. Watch out--you may get a little dirty from the smoke particles. Nice little store and restaurant.

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Additional Information about Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Address: State Route 28/92, Cass, WV
Phone Number: 304-456-4300
Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Cass
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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