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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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Wonderful Ride

Some people can't be pleased. Even with the older cars and such, my wife and I had a most... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Winchester, Virginia
Horrible employee, wonderful excursion

Well, we decided to go on the train excursion after hearing so many wonderful things about it. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Morgantown, West Virginia
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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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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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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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank Jtingle13
Reviewed 2 days 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 2 days 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 3 days 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 days 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 1 week 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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 13 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

1  Thank SharonSin
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6 October 2017|
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Response from Roy K | Reviewed this property |
Two choices in Romney: The Koolwink is a quaint, old-time motel like you found in the fifties. Clean, inexpensive, but no continental breakfast (McDonalds is just down the road, though) Its # is 304-822-3595 and is right... More
13 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
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.