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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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Would Do Again

We took the train ride on October 21 2:30 p.m. It was a beautiful fall day. I do recommend arriving... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mamabear3111
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Dayton,Oh
Go back in time!!

I'm a huge fan of trains in general and have fantastic memories of long trips between Cincinnati... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lizzieobera
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Severn, Maryland
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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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+1 304-424-0736
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the train ride on October 21 2:30 p.m. It was a beautiful fall day. I do recommend arriving early. I had some trouble ordering tickets online. I called the number listed and paid for tickets over the phone and then picked them up...More

Thank mamabear3111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm a huge fan of trains in general and have fantastic memories of long trips between Cincinnati and Norfolk in the 60's. My husband and I were in the Club Car section of the train and the entire staff was delightful. The wait staff were...More

Thank Lizzieobera
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful place for everyone! Scenic and wonderful! A great place for people who love going back in time!

Thank Cassie D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some people can't be pleased. Even with the older cars and such, my wife and I had a most wonderful day riding the rail. The staff could not have been more pleasant. Barbara, from Richmond, was terrific. Thank you. We saw Eagles nests, eagles and...More

1  Thank Jtingle13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, we decided to go on the train excursion after hearing so many wonderful things about it. The weather was perfect, everyone that worked there was very nice and helpful, except for one person (more on that later). The train goes down through a valley...More

Thank Redheadedlass
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have ridden about 20 scenic railroads across the country - this appeared to be a 3 hour ride on a flat line along a river - not necessarily a spectacular ride. We were very surprised! Good equipment, comfortable seating, excellent roadbed for a smooth...More

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Potomac Eagle was a peaceful ride, my wife, mother and I did enjoy the trip and we did see some eagles however the staff could have done a better job of pointing out where the eagles were located. We payed $160, for 3 people,...More

Thank Matt L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great trip along the Potomac River, viewing Eagles in their natural environment. The staff that makes the food for the trip really needs some recognition, both of or dishes were fantastic, both flavor and being served moist.

Thank Ganzz1965
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I went to visit Romney WV for the express purpose of riding on this Train trip. Close to our hotel with helpful Staff onboard and at the Station, Gift Shop,etc. I thought the Rain would discourage sighting of the Eagles but this...More

1  Thank Libtravlr09
Reviewed 10 October 2017

My friends and I had tickets for the train and on that particular day it was slightly raining. It turns out that taking this trip despite the rain was wonderful! We could have stayed inside the railroad cars and been completely dry and happy. But...More

3  Thank Donna A
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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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