Things To Do

Man waving on train

Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad

Open for scenic excursions April through December. Call 304-424-0736 for schedules, tickets, and more information.

The Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad is a heritage railroad based in Romney, WV. The railroad operates excursion trains over a former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad line that runs between Green Spring and Petersburg.

Bluegrass festival

South Branch Valley Bluegrass Festival

Sponsored by Hampshire County Parks & Recreation. Takes place at Wapocoma Campgrounds along River Road in Romney, WV during last Saturday in June. A day filled with great music, food and fireworks!

Art festival tents

Hampshire Highlands Arts & Music Festival

Sponsored by the Hampshire County Arts Council

Takes place in downtown Romney, 2nd Saturday in September. Enjoy music, local artists and artisans along with food and fun for all ages!

Outdoor swimming pool

Romney Community Pool

Come cool off during the hot WV summers at our town pool! Pool is open daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Wapocoma campground

Wapocoma Campground

Over 250 sites, located along the South Branch of the Potomac River, 5 miles south of Romney, West Virginia. Call 304-822-5528 for information.

Big Anchor Campground

Big Anchor Campground

With 70 sites on or near the South Branch riverfront, located at 661 South Branch River Road near Romney, WV. Call 304-671-2674 for information.

Canoe rental office

Trough General Store and Canoe Rental

The Trough General Store in Glebe at The Trough‘s mouth offers canoe rentals and shuttles canoers and kayakers to The Trough’s opening near McNeill in the South Branch Wildlife Management Area. Several primitive campsites are accessible along this 6.5 mile stretch of the scenic South Branch of the Potomac River. Phone 304-822-7601 for information.

West Virginia Annual Peach Festival

Takes place the first full weekend in August in downtown Romney. Enjoy great food, vendors, entertainment and the best peaches WV has to offer.