Train Rides on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina

In search of a unique way to spend your time in Western North Carolina? Experience the landscape in motion when you take a train ride in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. In American history trains have played an important role. Enjoy gorgeous views of the lovely countryside, charming local towns, mountain rivers, and more as you sit back, relax, and take in the scenery. Unlike driving, biking, or walking, train rides in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina provide both a picturesque and historic journey. You and your loved ones will treasure the memories you make for years to come.

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Great Smoky Mountains RailroadBryson CityDetails
All aboard for a historic and scenic journey. That's an invitation to a delightful journey through the majestic mountains and colorful countryside of Western North Carolina, over a sprawling lake, past rushing rivers, through a deep mountain gorge and into dark mountain tunnels. The railroad operates year-round, with schedules varying seasonally. All trains depart Bryson City.

Wildwater Nantahala Gorge Adventure CenterBryson CityDetails
Fully guided, guide assisted, and rental trips on the Nantahala, Ocoee, Big Pigeon, and Chattooga Rivers.  


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