Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

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Cass Scenic Railroad State Park


Location:Eastern West Virginia on Route 28/92 in Pocahontas County between Dunmore and Greenbank.
Facilities:Standard cottages, 3 cabooses for overnight rental, 1 rustic cabin, picnic areas, restaurant, museum, historical site.
Activities:Excursion train rides, sightseeing, camping.
Special Features:Park preserves an authentic remnant of what was a major logging train route. The track climbs from the old lumber town of Cass to the summit of Bald Knob, the second highest peak in the state. Powered by steam locomotives once used to haul logs, today the train takes passengers past breathtaking views of mountain scenery.
Address:PO Box 107
Cass, WV 24927

Phone:304-456-4300
Web: www.cassrailroad.com
Size: 1,089 acres.

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A few more miles through the beautiful Monongahela National Forest yields the Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area, Smoke Hole Caverns, Spruce Knob, Cathedral State Park and the Valley Bends Wetlands as well as two of West Virginia's most popular attractions, the historic Cass Scenic Railroad State Park and National Radio Astronomy Observatory at Greenbank.