March 26

Bring the kids ready for Easter as they meet Peter Cottontail and enjoy face painting, singing and activities and a special gift from the Easter bunny!

Adult (12 & Over) $40

Child (4–11) $35

Child (3 & under) Free

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April 30

Enjoy local arts, crafts, and live music at this unique festival to celebrate RAMPS, taking place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Elkins Railyard. Trains depart Elkins at 11 AM, 1 PM, & 4PM!

All Tickets $15

Child (3 & under) Free

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May 7

Show Mom how much you care on board the Mountain Explorer. Enjoy a delicious 4 course meal and the comfort of this enclosed, climate controlled ride as you travel to the scenic High Falls of Cheat. Departs the Elkins depot at 5:30 p.m.

Tickets – $79

Parlor Car – $89

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Cheat Mountain Salamander River Restoration Excursion

June 3

Be a part of this Special Excursion for a bird’s eye view of efforts to restore the Shavers Fork River to its former glory! Biologists and restoration specialists will join you on the train to answer all your questions and give you the scoop about what led to the changes in the river and what they’re doing to reverse those changes. This is your opportunity to see and hear first-hand what’s happening on this beautiful river. Highlights include: creating new trout habitat and rebuilding the unique spruce forest habitat for rare salamanders on West Virginia’s highest ridges. Don’t miss this golden opportunity to travel the rails with your own expert guides! Departs the Elkins depot at 9:15 AM.

Adult (12 & Over) $81

Senior $79

Child (4–11) $71

Child (3 & under) Free

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June 19

Celebrate dad as you enjoy a ride to Whittaker Station out of the Cass depot. Once at Whittaker, enjoy a picnic to celebrate this special day! Train departs Cass depot at 11 a.m.


Adult (12 & Over) $50

Senior (65+) $48

Child (4–11) $40

Child (3 & under) Free

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July 3

The enjoyable New Tygart Flyer with the added pleasure of live Bluegrass music performed at the High Falls.  Entertainment featured by local bluegrass band Hardly Ever.


Adult (12 & Over) $60

Senior (65+) $58

Child (4–11) $50

Child (3 & under) Free

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July 16

Take a trip to Spruce to watch Steam and Diesel vie for the position of “Most Powerful

Mountain Climbing” train in West Virginia! Includes an extended layover, picnic and live

entertainment. Depart from Cass depot or Cheat Bridge.


Adult (12 & Over) $64

Senior (65+) $62

Child (4–11) $54

Child (3 & under) Free

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August 6 & 7

Spend a weekend with a Wild West cast of characters who have plotted to rob the steamdriven Old #3 train in Durbin. Local politicians and lawmen of the early 1900s are onboard to make sure all goes well. It’s a shoot ‘em up!, bang, bang, Western-style rail adventure filled with damsels in distress, horseback-riding robbers and more lawmen than you can shake a stick at!

Watch some of the Wild, West fun and adventure!


Adult (12 & Over) $40

Senior (65+) $38

Child (4–11) $30

Child (3 & under) Free

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October 29

The goblins are on the move! Hot dog roast and more at spooky Whittaker Station.

Departs Cass at 6 p.m.


Adult (12 & Over) $44

Senior (65+) $42

Child (4–11) $34

Child (3 & under) Free

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November 25-27 & Wednesday through Sunday

from Nov. 30 to Dec. 11 at 5 p.m. & 7 p.m.

Learn what it takes to earn your Elf stripes and join in with Santa’s troop for that true

feeling of Christmas!


Adult (12 & Over) $47

Child (4–11) $41

Child (3 & under) Free

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Paid advance reservations are recommended to guarantee seating

TO RESERVE BY PHONE – 877-686-7245

Call Monday – Friday – 9AM – 5PM

Group Seating: Every effort will be made to seat groups as close together as possible on the train. Please let us know your needs prior to boarding.
Boarding: Elkins boarding area is located at the Depot on 315 Railroad Avenue in the Downtown area. Ticket office in Elkins is open 45 minutes to an hour prior to departure.
IMPORTANT INFO: If you have a reservation, your eTicket will be scanned as you board the train. You may also purchase tickets at the ticket window. If you forget your eTicket, we can print them for you.
Cancellation Policy: If cancellations are made within 48 hours prior to boarding, there will be no refund. If notice of cancellation is made before 48 hours before departure, a 10% cancellation will be charged to any refund. You may reschedule at any time with no charges for a trip in the 2016 season. Gift certificates can be issued for the full amount of the reservation at any time.

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