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Enjoy mountain views and bald eagle sightings on this scenic West Virginia train ride


We've got your ticket to a summer adventure that adults and kids alike will enjoy.
All aboard the Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad, a one-of-a-kind journey that winds through the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia, offering gorgeous views, lush greenery, and plenty of fun.
The train, also known as "the bald eagle train," travels The Trough, a six-mile wooded gorge carved by the South Branch Potomac River and a popular bald eagle nesting site. Snag a window seat or keep watch from the open-air car so you don't miss your chance to see these beauties thriving in their natural habitat. You might want to bring binoculars too!
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