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Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A trip back in time!

What a wonderful little town that preserves the history of the logging industry as well as the old... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Our experts say: one of the best heritage railroads ever!

The railway buffs in our group had long wanted to visit Cass. We finally made it in 2018, and it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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242 Main St, Cass, WV 24927-9130
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a wonderful little town that preserves the history of the logging industry as well as the old steam locomotives. We actually rented one of the restored houses for the weekend..the accommodations were very comfortable, necessities provided (including kitchen utensils, dinnerware, pots, casserole dishes, ample...More

Thank grammyeaster
Reviewed 2 days ago

The railway buffs in our group had long wanted to visit Cass. We finally made it in 2018, and it was worth the wait. Cass is a beautifully preserved logging town in West Virginia. It was built in 1901 to service a nearby lumber operation...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

West Virgina, has done a great job restoring this old logging town. Worth a day trip and a steam train ride.

Thank dominic1007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cass scenic railroad is a fun place to visit, the steam locomotives take you back in time . The scenery and the people are great.

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is really worth the trip into the quiet town of Cass. There really isn't much here beside the railroad, but the experience is one of a kind. You will get the opportunity to ride an antique shay locomotive up the mountain. Depending on the...More

Thank B K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the 4 hr trip to bald Knob our 14 mth old really enjoyed the trip. Our 8 and 12 year old got bored at the length of our trip. Great customer service bathrooms at top were beyond dirty and not well kept so...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ride was 5 hours long. We ate lunch on the train. Jesse the narrator on the train was funny and interesting. The train was very fun for my family. Lots to shop and see. Out of the way to find but well worth the...More

Thank PatriciaS4784
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the Cass to Whittaker train ride. It was a beautiful ride. Get there early to get your tickets or you might miss your train. People are buying tickets for lots of different trains. We were in car #1 which was fun but very...More

Thank maggielynn254
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not take the train but I do want to come back. The buildings are well preserved and there is a good amount of history crammed into the small museum. The fellow there was very knowledgeable. Surrounding scenery is beautiful. I would recommend trying...More

Thank Terri W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 5-hour Cass Scenic Railroad journey offers breathtaking views of the West Virginia mountains along with a history of logging in the state. Our brakeman Brown was generous in pointing out highlights and offering us additional information. The trip is in covered cars with open...More

Thank Anne D
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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
Judy B
August 21, 2018|
Response from Lisa M | Reviewed this property |
Yes they had a wheelchair lift on the train to Bald Knob
Carol L
August 16, 2018|
Response from Melissa_and_RobertP | Reviewed this property |
You can, but to make sure that there is availability you can purchase them online. It is a really long drive to the railroad, and it would be a shame to do this drive and then have tickets sold out. Hope this helps.