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Address: Railroad Ave, Elkins, WV 21804
Phone Number: 304 456 4935

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Nice day trip

Enjoyed the relaxing train ride. Liked that fact that the train included a lunch and did not charge extra. I thought then lunch of cold cups, chips, past salad, cookies, fruit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
Leonard F
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Enjoyed the relaxing train ride. Liked that fact that the train included a lunch and did not charge extra. I thought then lunch of cold cups, chips, past salad, cookies, fruit cups, and soft drinks was fine. Staff was very friendly

Thank Leonard F
Beverly, West Virginia
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Have been on the regular train trip to High Falls twice and went on the Polar express last year! Beautiful scenery from the comfort of your seat in one of the cars. Great entertainment on the Polar Express! Any kid from 3 to 93 would enjoy it!

1 Thank Bob S
Columbus, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A nice train ride up the mountain. Great buffet lunch while we rode. Layover to see the falls and let children get some exercise. Beautiful scenery.

Thank Shirley B
Charleston, West Virginia
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

POOR planning...we had reservations since March but, when we boarded the train we were seated in a car that was reserved for a large family reunion..we felt totally uncomfortable. also the food was not very good, and trying to carry it to the table was awful. Too crowded in the dining and serving area.. WOULD NOT TAKE THIS TRAIN AGAIN.!... More 

1 Thank wilmad984
Bedford, Virginia
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62 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We enjoyed the train ride very much. We liked the stop at the falls the best and got a chance to walk down to them. The lunch was just ok. The sandwich buns looked like plain hamburger buns, the ham was a very cheap grade and had a strange taste and the pasta salad was over cooked and did not... More 

1 Thank cokeman72000
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

the train experience was enjoyable with nice scenery. I would suggest extra money for the parlor car and the 4 hour train was long enough.

4 Thank Troy S
Atlanta, Georgia
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75 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Wanted to do something different for our anniversary & parents anniversary so off to Elkins we went to enjoy a train ride. Once on the train they invited us to have lunch, cold cuts sandwiches, chips and fruit - nothing fancy but filling. The staff was hospitable and friendly. Unfortunately by the time we got to the falls it was... More 

Thank missadrienneleigh
Canaan Valley, West Virginia
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I've been on this train about 15 times now, taking tourists to it and riding along with them. It truly is a very enjoyable ride up the Shavers Mountain along side the Shavers River to the High Falls of the Cheat River. Being able to get out and walk down the the waterfalls is quite nice, and the food that... More 

1 Thank Justin S
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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406 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

My mate and I booked the 1920s-era Pullman Parlor car for a weekend ride up the tracks to Cheat Falls. Yes, most definitely enjoyed the ride and the short hike down to the falls, despite the persistent drizzle. The train is pulled by a pair of interesting old diesel locomotives. If you're looking for steam, head over to Cass, but... More 

2 Thank ALPhd
Hampton, Virginia
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

[My wife and I just returned home from leading a group of 50 seniors from our church on a four-day, charter bus outing to the Elkins, WV area. This was one of many places we visited during our trip and the review is oriented to our experience travelling by bus as a large group.] Our 50-person group arrived about 10:30... More 

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