Snorkeling in the Greenbrier at Cass

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

The U.S. Forest Service freshwater snorkeling program gets individuals face-to-face with the creatures that live below the surface of the streams. The Forest Service is offering snorkeling sessions in the Greenbrier River through a partnership with Cass Scenic Railroad State Park. This session is August 6, 2021. All equipment is disinfected and provided by the […]

History Alive! Gabriel Arthur at Cass

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Sharing influences in West Virginia's history at Cass Scenic Railroad includes History Alive! and a first-person portrayal of Gabriel Arthur. Believed to be the first white person to see the Kanawha Valley in 1674, his relatively unknown story predates West Virginia’s statehood. Familiar with the Cherokee, Yuchi and Shawnee languages, his expedition from Fort Henry […]

History Alive! Ostenaco, Cherokee warrior at Cass

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Sharing influences in West Virginia's history at Cass Scenic Railroad includes History Alive! and a first-person portrayal of Ostenaco (ca. 1703-1780). Join us at 3:30 p.m. at the Cass Company Store for insight into America’s history during the 1700s. BTW – If you’re looking for good food when at Cass, the Last Run Restaurant (located […]

WonderFALL Walk(s) at Cass

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

It’s so WonderFALL to have TWO hikes at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park with autumn colors and temperatures inviting us outdoors. One hike will set foot at 10:00am. A repeat hike is at 2:00pm. Starting from the new Greenbrier River Trailhead, located across the large Parking Lot at Cass, you’ll learn about nature and history […]

First Day Hike at Cass Scenic Railroad

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

First Day Hikes invite you outside for the beginning of a new year. It’s a nationwide day to go hiking. Join a park superintendent for a refreshing hike beginning from the Cass Company Store. Hiking with the superintendent earns the participant a First Day Hike patch. Meet at the Cass Company Store at 1:00PM to […]

Full Snow Moon Hike: Cass

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Hike by the light of a full or near full moon at Cass on Saturday, February 19, 2022. The “Snow Moon” hike at Cass Scenic Railroad begins from the visitors center (to the left of the Company Store facing the store) at 6:30 p.m. The evening walk is about three miles round trip with a […]

Green Day Hike: Cass Scenic Railroad

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

In the month of March, West Virginia begins greening with emerging buds and blooms. Buds and blooms at Cass will just be waking up. A Green Day Hike at Cass Scenic Railroad is planned to start at 1:00PM. Meet Assistant Superintendent Bob Waybright at the Cass Visitors Center to set foot for a hike in […]

Full Worm Moon Hike: Cass

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Today's hike is both a Full Moon Hike and a Green Day Hike invitation. Come hike. Hike by the light of a full or near full moon at Cass on March 19, 2022. The “Worm Moon” hike at Cass Scenic Railroad begins from the visitors center (to the left of the Company Store facing the […]

Full Pink Moon Hike: Cass

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Hike by the light of a full moon at Cass on April 16, 2022. The “Pink Moon” hike at Cass Scenic Railroad begins from the visitors center (to the left of the Company Store facing the store) at 7:30 p.m. The evening walk is about three miles round trip with a slight grade, but mostly […]

Easter Egg Hunt at Cass

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

The Sunday after a Paschal Full Moon signals Easter. An egg hunt is planned as a youth activity at 4 p.m. Email cassrailroadsp@wv.gov for details. Reserve lodging online:

Full Flower Moon Hike: Cass

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Hike by the light of a full moon at Cass on May 14, 2022. The “Flower Moon” hike at Cass Scenic Railroad begins from the visitors center (to the left of the Company Store facing the store) at 7:30 p.m. The evening walk is about three miles round trip with a slight grade, but mostly […]

Cass 5K Stump Run

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

The Cass 5K Stump Run Details The course starts at the northern terminus of the Greenbrier River Tail (GRT) near the depot in Cass. Total elevation change over the course is less than 60 feet and the majority of the course is at least partly shaded. The course follows the GRT and the largest part […]

National Trails Day: Cass

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Today is National Trails Day across the United States. In West Virginia, Cass Scenic Railroad celebrates National Trails Day with a guided hike that begins from the visitors center (to the left of the Company Store as you face the store) at 1:00 p.m. The hike is about three miles round trip on the Greenbrier […]

Full Strawberry Moon Hike: Cass

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Hike by the light of a full moon at Cass on June 11, 2022. The “Strawberry Moon” hike at Cass Scenic Railroad begins from the visitors center (to the left of the Company Store facing the store) at 7:30 p.m. The evening walk is about three miles round trip with a slight grade, but mostly […]

Cass Days: Cass

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Cass Days is June 17-19, 2022 at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park.  From live music with Ryan Krofcheck to a Saturday evening dance, the Town of Cass is alive with festivities. Friday, June 17, 2022 5:30 p.m. Live Music with Ryan Krofcheck A rambling mountain musician mixing blues, rock and folks with a unique Appalachian […]

Full Buck Moon Hike: Cass

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Hike by the light of a full moon at Cass on July 9, 2022. The “Buck Moon” hike at Cass Scenic Railroad begins from the visitors center (to the left of the Company Store facing the store) at 7:30 p.m. The evening walk is about three miles round trip with a slight grade, but mostly […]

“The Ballad of Cass”: Cass Play

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

“The Ballad of Cass,” by Missy McCollum, an adaptation of “Cass: The Play,” by former Cass resident and playwright Nicolette Maleckar, will be staged as an outdoor Promenade immersive theatrical experience at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park. Small groups of viewers will stop at different sites in the historic Town of Cass to observe and […]

“The Ballad of Cass”: Cass Play

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

“The Ballad of Cass,” by Missy McCollum, an adaptation of “Cass: The Play,” by former Cass resident and playwright Nicolette Maleckar, will be staged as an outdoor Promenade immersive theatrical experience at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park. Small groups of viewers will stop at different sites in the historic Town of Cass to observe and […]

“The Ballad of Cass”: Cass Play

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

“The Ballad of Cass,” by Missy McCollum, an adaptation of “Cass: The Play,” by former Cass resident and playwright Nicolette Maleckar, will be staged as an outdoor Promenade immersive theatrical experience at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park. Small groups of viewers will stop at different sites in the historic Town of Cass to observe and […]

“The Ballad of Cass”: Cass Play

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

“The Ballad of Cass,” by Missy McCollum, an adaptation of “Cass: The Play,” by former Cass resident and playwright Nicolette Maleckar, will be staged as an outdoor Promenade immersive theatrical experience at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park. Small groups of viewers will stop at different sites in the historic Town of Cass to observe and […]

Full Sturgeon Moon Hike: Cass

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Hike by the light of a full moon at Cass on August 13, 2022. The “Sturgeon Moon” hike at Cass Scenic Railroad begins from the visitors center (to the left of the Company Store facing the store) at 7:30 p.m. The evening walk is about three miles round trip with a slight grade, but mostly […]

GRT Marathon: starts at Cass Scenic Railroad

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

A flat, fast, scenic marathon on October 2, 2022 is in West Virginia on the Greenbrier River Trail. A one of a kind race, in the State of West Virginia: A point-to-point full marathon (26.2 miles) on a flat/slightly downhill (1% grade) course and the official inaugural half-marathon (13.1 miles - out-and-back course) on the […]

Full Hunter’s Moon Hike: Cass

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Hike by the light of a full moon at Cass on October 8, 2022. The “Hunter’s Moon” hike at Cass Scenic Railroad begins from the visitors center (to the left of the Company Store facing the store) at 7:30 p.m. The evening walk is about three miles round trip with a slight grade, but mostly […]

Town of Spruce Hike: Cass

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Join a hike to the remote location of the former town of Spruce, led by Americorps Kelsey Mills, who will provide historic interpretation of this fascinating site. Meet at the Cass Company Store Front Porch at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 15, 2022. We’ll get a brief orientation about […]

Full Beaver Moon Hike: Cass

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Hike by the light of a full moon at Cass on November 5, 2022. The “Beaver Moon” hike at Cass Scenic Railroad begins from the visitors center (to the left of the Company Store facing the store) at 6:30 p.m. The evening walk is about three miles round trip with a slight grade, but mostly […]

Farm-to-Table: Cass Scenic Railroad

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

A delicious Farm-to-Table dinner is planned November 12, 2022 and prepared by the Last Run Restaurant at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park.. Featuring locally sourced produce and products, the dinner features home-cooking and dessert that only a harvest can provide. Visit the Company Store, take a stroll through the Town of Cass and enjoy the community spirit. The 6:00 […]

Christmas Lights and Decoration: Cass Scenic Railroad

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

The Town of Cass will cast a holiday glow throughout the town. Lighting and decorations accent the lumber town streets and structures from Thanksgiving Weekend, November 26, 2022 until January 15, 2023. Note: The train will be operating on December 2, 3, 4 and December 9, 10, and 11, 2022. Find information about train schedules […]

Holiday Activities: Cass Scenic Railroad

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

The holidays and the wonders of winter are approaching. Cass Scenic Railroad State Park is planning several family and holiday activities. Here's a list and we'll be adding details as we confirm times and arrivals for December 2 - 4, 2022. Friday Evening, December 2, 2022Visit with Santa Saturday Daytime Activities, December 3, 2022Santa's Workshop […]

Holiday Trivia, Santa and more: Cass

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park has more family and holiday activities planned. Here's a list and we'll be adding details as we confirm times and arrivals for December 8 - 11, 2022. Visit Cass for a memorable holiday and Christmas experience. Friday Night Activities, December 9, 2022Holiday Trivia at Last RunVisit with Santa Saturday Daytime […]

First Day Hike: Cass

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

It may be a brisk January 1, 2023 at Cass. W.Va. but it doesn’t stop hikers from embracing a First Day Hike. Participants will gather at the Cass Company Store to organize and set foot at 1:00 p.m. for an out and back hike on the Greenbrier River Trail beginning from the Cass terminus at […]