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Potomac Eagle

Potamac Eagle TrainDescription:  
Three-hour narrated train rides from Wappocomo Station, 1 mile north of Romney , wind through exceptional scenery along the South Branch Valley Railroad that includes “the trough,” a narrow mountain valley.   This train is a pleasant way to enjoy our national symbol, the bald eagle.   The train operates from the end of May to the end of October.   Call for details.

Viewing Information:  
This is one of the best and most dependable places to see bald eagles in the state.   Eagle viewing takes place from the train.   Bald eagles are present year-round, while nesting eagles can be seen from the train in May and June. Deer, geese, herons and vultures are some other species which may be seen.

At the intersection of   U. S. Highway 50 and State Route 28 in Romney , travel north on Route 28 for 1.4 miles to the Potomac Eagle Train.   The station is on the left.

Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad. Call (304) 822-7464

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