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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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It takes TONS of coal and THOUSANDS of gallons of fresh spring water to get this train up the mountain with its sprinkling of passengers. The scenery is breathtaking on the way... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It takes TONS of coal and THOUSANDS of gallons of fresh spring water to get this train up the mountain with its sprinkling of passengers. The scenery is breathtaking on the way up to Bald Knob. It is tough to hear the tour guide over the intercom. We were not given nearly enough time up at the top and too... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the entire experience...a little pricey for families at about $80 a person for the trip up to the top of the mountain (6 Hours Roundtrip). Have quick lunch pre trip at the Railroad Store and Diner. Excellent food! It was very hot (95) on the day of our trip but the breeze was nice once we were moving and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I keep coming back to Cass, I swear there is some magic there. We've stayed in a haunted company house and traveled up to Bald Knob and Spruce with cinders in our hair and the lonesome whistle in our hearts.

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Elyria, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cass Railroad has always been one of my favorite attractions in West Virginia. The scenery and history are wonderful. There is plenty to do and keep the interest of little ones and teenagers alike. This time was the first time that we reserved places on a specific car. The only criticism I have is the web site is not... More 

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Steep Falls, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed our trip to the Cass Scenic Railroad State Park in Cass, West Virginia. It was a full-day activity on a site recognized by the National Register of Historic Places. Cass is an example of a company town created by a pulp and paper business in the early 20th century. Many of the original dwellings still... More 

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Dover, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My father has always wanted to see this place after hearing through the grapevine about it so we went went on the longest ride they have which is the train up to Bald Knob.I really enjoyed the interesting facts about the railroad's history and the locomotives. The views from the train are gorgeous and once you get to the top... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This train ride was the best one that we have ever been on. Well worth the travel over the mountains to get there.

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New Cumberland, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a trip so that I could share a memory with my Grandmother. She talks about it all the time, so I wanted to experience it, so I took my husband and we both enjoyed it. We sat right behind the engine, which is good and bad. Just be ready for some noise, but that is what made it... More 

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Merced, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the 4.5 hour train to Knob Hill and were not disappoonted. Very friendly guides and narration over the speaker system (which, unfortunately, was very difficult to hear/understand. Great scenery, especially at the overlooks, so be sure to bring your camera. It was strange but we saw almost no animal life. I suspect that is due to the loud... More 

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Berryville, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cass is a time machine. The town is mostly preserved as it was when it operated as a logging and lumber mill town. You can shop at the company store and stay at a company house. The crown jewel is the steam locomotives, many which operated at Cass when it was a lumber town. If you are a rail fan... More 

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