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Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad

149 Eagle Drive, Wappocomo Station - WV 28, 1.5 miles north of US 50, Romney, WV 26757
+1 304-424-0736
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Beautiful and relaxing

We took the full day trip. The day was beautiful scenery great. Saw a couple eagle nest and an... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Andrea H
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Pennsylvania, United States
Scenic view by Train

Wonderful train ride with great scenic views. My wife and I rode in club car and order prime rib... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
homealone0227
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Your journey begins at Wappocomo Station, situated next to a charming homestead and a sprawling view of the mountains. Enjoy the sounds of vintage diesels as they lead you through beautiful pastures and farms dating back to the 1700s. As you wind along the South Branch of the Potomac River, you’ll enter a visually-striking gorge known as the Trough. One of the most scenic spots along the South Branch, the Trough is home to American bald eagles. All excursions are round-trip and include narration. A concession car is available to purchase snacks and drinks. Sorry, no smoking, pets, or alcoholic beverages permitted.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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149 Eagle Drive, Wappocomo Station - WV 28, 1.5 miles north of US 50, Romney, WV 26757
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

We took the full day trip. The day was beautiful scenery great. Saw a couple eagle nest and an eagle. The sound of the train was also relaxing. We bought coach tickets but you can book a whole car if you have a big group....More

Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Wonderful train ride with great scenic views. My wife and I rode in club car and order prime rib and chicken meals. For the price, would suggest riding in general seating and get food off the food car which has hotdogs, nachos, and other snack...More

1  Thank homealone0227
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The scenery made up for the terribly disappointing meal, especially for the price. My husband ordered prime rib and I ordered Chicken Cordon Bleu. OMG! Our salad consisted of 4-5 spinach leaves with about 1/2 tsp cheddar cheese on top. The roll was cold, the...More

2  Thank SharonSin
Reviewed 27 August 2017

My wife and I have ridden many scenic trains and this is one of the best. We rode in the Club Car which included a full meal. The food was great, we had picked prime rib which came with red skin potatoes and green beans....More

1  Thank Dan L
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We went first class so we had the meal when we got on the train in the morning they had a fruit bowl, muffin and coffee. There was a lady telling about the area and what you saw as the train went past. You have...More

1  Thank Mary P
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

What a great family adventure full of fun taking in all the natural beauty of West Virginia. Two and a half hour trip was fantastic and we all enjoyed the open air car they allowed us to view from near the middle of our way...More

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 19 July 2017

An excellent outing for family and friends, the Potomac Eagle is a restored train and engine from by gone days. It is literally in our backyard, but buses and crowds come from all over to ride the rails and see the eagles! It is almost...More

Thank Roy K
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

2 hour train ride through the famous Trough down to Moorefield. Saw several eagles, a few deer, and even a black bear. Trip was narrated describing the local history. Once in Moorefield, the train stopped so we could view the fireworks, which were almost right...More

Thank William J
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

25 years ago I visited Potomac Eagle, it was an amazing experience. Today I relived that experience with my wife and children and again it was an amazing experience. Wonderful staff, wonderful scenery. We saw numerous bald eagles and had an incredible day!

Thank Rocktown82
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Had a great day with friends Merorial Day weekend on the all day trip from Romney to Petersburg and back. Avid birders, we were not disappointed with a view of at least ten eagles and other birds through the Trough. Staff was helpful. We had...More

1  Thank Frank M
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pathatchmora
5 October 2017|
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Response from William J | Reviewed this property |
Koolwink in Romney. No frills, but clean and charming.
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Riva-traveler
12 August 2017|
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Response from PotomacEagle | Property representative |
Our platform has a few steps but also has ramps. Boarding from the platform onto the train is fairly level. Walkers are usually not a problem, although they can be hard to get through our doorways sometimes. Some of the... More
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RDW2
21 February 2017|
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Response from Mary P | Reviewed this property |
We went the end of June and saw an adult and a youngster.
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