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Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Ride the rails on a vintage open air train

We took the train to Whitaker Station. Be sure to dress warm. The cars are open air and the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Carey, Ohio, United States
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A must for steam rail enthusiasts

For steam rail enthusiasts, the trains at Cass are beautifully maintained & run by a team who are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Perth, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took the train to Whitaker Station. Be sure to dress warm. The cars are open air and the elevation is over 3,000 feet at Whitaker. The scenery is beautiful, although regretfully the leaves had not started to turn when we were there. There is...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

For steam rail enthusiasts, the trains at Cass are beautifully maintained & run by a team who are passionate about preserving this little slice of history. The trains run from Cass to Bald Knob via a series of switchbacks & the peak is 4825 ft....More

Thank Bali777
Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent train ride for all folks, young and young at heart. Relive your childhood or enlighten a young child as to how things were in grandma and grandpas early life. Would do it again today if possible. A great learning experience for all, doing things...More

Thank treetop531953
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I have been trying to get to Cass for several years. So glad we finally made it. Truly a must for train lovers and anyone looking to enjoy the vast scenery. We took the 4.5 hour trip which included a hobo lunch....More

Thank RaineWestDeptford
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a great day riding on train, beautiful scenery and enjoyed the history. I am glad I packed snacks, if you have dietary restrictions pack a lunch. We enjoyed the history and story telling on the way up. However it was a 5 hour...More

Thank C P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best place for Railroad exploring..Great resterant ..and cool shopping..Wait for the train to come into view through the fog..magical!

Thank jallen9762
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you enjoy old trains, great nature scenery and want to get away from it all, Cass is a great place to go! You have two options, a short run and a longer run. The trains are circa 1900 and a team of onsite experts...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on the Cass railroad and it was wonderful - 2 choices - the one we went on took us to top of Mount Baldie (LONG TRIP) The other was short. Knowledgeable tour guy on the train and the other workers were great. They give...More

1  Thank Greg P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did not have adequate time to ride the train but checked out the company store, the museum and the buildings in town. The museum was extremely interesting was the gentleman manning the museum with 50 years worth of knowledge working the train. Did not...More

Thank Sunsetbum
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rode the train from Elkins to Cass and returned Cass to Elkins the next day. Delicious lunches were included. Housing was perfect for 6 adults. The railroad staff were awesome. They were filled with information about the area, the people, the history and even...More

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October 16, 2018|
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Response from RaineWestDeptford | Reviewed this property |
Our train ride included a hobo lunch, which consisted of ham, turkey and cheese sandwich, bag of chips, applesauce, cookies and a bottle of water. You could probably bring your own food, if you wanted.
Shelly R
September 28, 2018|
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Response from Anne D | Reviewed this property |
You are assigned to one of the cars. Within that car, it's open seating.
Judy B
August 21, 2018|
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Response from 482delk | Reviewed this property |
I haven't seen a lift or ramp for boarding, However from their website: "HANDICAP INFORMATION. The DURBIN ROCKET and CASS SCENIC trains are wheelchair accessible. Due to federal regulations and the historic nature of DGVR... More