Railroad traditions come alive at the Cass Scenic Railroad State Park year round, for visitors and locals of Pocahontas county, West Virginia to enjoy. Dating back to the 1900’s Cass Scenic Railroad houses one of the oldest engines to still maintain full function on its original line, the class C-80 Shay, #5. This engine has been running through the mountains for over 100 years and does not plan on stopping anytime soon.
Planning a Trip
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park comes alive during Christmas time. This winter wonderland takes place December 7th – 14th and packs attractions along with amazing sights into one memorable visit leaving every visitor wanting to come back for more. With the traditional lighting of the town Christmas tree and the one of a kind Elf themed train ride it is sure to be a visit any child and adult will enjoy.
The Elf Limited, Santa’s Holiday Train voyage in Cass, West Virginia has been around for centuries and is only run by the best of the best. The 60 minute round trip voyage takes eager passengers through the majestic forest to a hidden Christmas tree grove uncovering bits of history and an icy underground mountain spring. Call to reserve a spot with Santa and his Elves – 304-636-9477
Stay a While
Cass company houses along Main Street light up the town during Christmas time. These historic houses are available year round and come fully equipped making anyone feel right at home. They were built in a variety of 2-4 bedrooms and can accommodate anywhere from 2 – 14 people to provide room for the whole family. Two of the houses offer wheelchair accessibility for comfort and fun for everyone.
Other lodging options include various stays at cozy Snowshoe cabins, BnB’s and other nearby lodging. There are unlimited options for any family all located in close proximity to the fun at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park.