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315 Railroad Ave, Elkins, WV 26241, USA
from/per person $63
  • Regular Trains (Shown on Home Pg)
  • 4 Hour
  • Diesel
  • Elkins Depot
  • Lunch on Train

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Booking Calendar


Departs Elkins at 11 a.m
Month Days Available
April  04/06 and 04/13 only
May  Saturday and Sunday and Friday 05/31
June 1 to August 25 Thursday through Sunday (except Aug. 3)
August 30 to Sept. 22 Friday through Sunday
Sept. 24 to October 27 Tuesday through Sunday


This wilderness excursion features mountain grades, an “S” curve tunnel, a high bridge and miles of unspoiled mountain views. Vintage diesel-powered locomotives climb along the cascading Shavers Fork of the Cheat River to the High Falls of Cheat. Enjoy the view relaxing aboard our comfortable climate controlled passenger coaches.

This vintage diesel-powered passenger train has gained a reputation as one of the most relaxing mountain wilderness excursions in our Mountain Rail Adventure portfolio. The 4-hour, 46 mile round trip departs at 11 a.m. from the restored Elkins Depot on Railroad Avenue.

On the trip to the Falls, enjoy an “All You Can Eat” Cold Sandwich Buffet, which is included in the ticket price. The trip culminates at the High Falls of Cheat, an 18′ high, 150′ wide waterfall located in one of the most remote and pristine settings in the region. If you’re looking for comfort and spectacular views on a vintage train this is the ride for you!

Looking for extra leg room? Adult beverages, or your own private train host? Upgrade to our Parlor Car service for these special perks and more!

Trip Summary*

  • 4-hour and 48-mile round-trip excursion from Elkins to High Falls and return
  • Climate controlled
  • Lunch included
  • Parlor car service upgrade available!
  • Scenic waterfall destination!


Regular Rates Weekend Fall Rates
Fall weekend rates begin Friday-Sept. 14
Age Group Cost Cost
Adult (12–64) $63.00 $68.00
Senior (65+) $61.00 $66.00
Child (4–11) $53.00 $58.00
Child (3 & under) Free  Free
Group $59.00 $64.00
Parlor Car Service $78.00 $83.00

Rates, times, and dates are subject to change. Fall rates include Friday, Saturday, and Sunday excursions in mid-September through late October.

Advanced online reservations are recommended to guarantee seating.

Boarding Location

315 Railroad Avenue
Elkins, WV 26241


*Children under 12 not permitted in the Parlor Car Upgrade*

To Reserve by Phone – 304-636-9477

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.

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 2018 season. Gift certificates can be issued for the full amount of the reservation at any time.

* Some dates excluded. Advanced reservations recommended to guarantee Buffet Service seating. Buffet service includes a large sandwich buffet. Paid advance reservations required for Parlor seating.

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