Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, Cass

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Cass Scenic Railroad State Park is a state park and heritage railroad located in Cass, Pocahontas County, West Virginia.

It consists of the Cass Scenic Railroad, an 11-mile (18 km) long heritage railway owned by the West Virginia State Rail Authority and operated by the Durbin and Greenbrier Valley Railroad. The park also includes the former company town of Cass and a portion of the summit of Bald Knob, highest point on Back Allegheny Mountain.

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  • My family and I had a great time riding the 2 hour Whitaker train ride. The conductors were AMAZING answering all of my son’s many many questions. When the ride was over, he said he wished it had...  more »
  • We did the 2 hour Whittaker Station trip, the 4 hour Bald know was booked. The station area had a very cool store and a restaurant. The train had open cars on the sides, not many views but the...  more »
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  • Great experience. Cool steam locomotives with historical value. Love the whistle. The only drawback is that it is not close to a decent size city. There are apparently cabins nearby but not easy to find and know how good or secure they might be. Need more guidance. Beautiful scenery too.
  • I took the bald knob trip, the conductor was great at his job, and the brakeman were fast and efficient. For lack of better terms, it was a well oiled machine! The guy talking on the loud speaker was both funny and informative, and the overall ride was historically fulfilling and enjoyable. Note: do not wear white clothes, as the soot and cinders will change the color to a more blacked version!

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