deep in the gorge Hiwasee Loop

Hiwassee

Enjoy a 50-mile round trip up the beautiful lower Hiwassee River gorge. This 3-1/2 hour trip will take you to the top of the famous "Hiwassee Loop" where the tracks cross over themselves as they corkscrew up the mountain near Farner, Tennessee. 

 

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Schedule & Cost

Please check website for dates of operation HERE On dates shown, shuttle buses depart from Etowah at 1:30 PM.  (A few dates include an early trip on which shuttle buses will depart Etowah at 9:15 AM and 1:30 PM.) Ticket prices vary by season and date; prices shown below are for Spring & Summer 2014: Cost is $38 adult and $27 children age 3-12.  Children under 3 ride free if not occupying a seat. Prices are slightly higher during the peak Autumn season.  All trains runs rain or shine. Ticket sales are final. Directions

 

New: Premium seating in dome or observation.  See information here

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Groups

Special rates available for groups of 25 or more, and charter trips can be arranged for groups of 80 or more. Contact the TVRM office for information.


Additional Information

  • Snack items are available for sale on the train including: soft drinks, coffee, water, chips, crackers, and candy bars.
  • Souvenirs are sold onboard including: t-shirts, caps, and books.
  • Restrooms are located on each train car.
  • Trains consist of enclosed, climate-controlled coaches pulled by a vintage diesel locomotive.
  • All seating is general admission onto the train.
  • NOTE: A loading ramp is available at the train boarding location. For anyone requiring special assistance, please contact the railroad office in advance at 423-894-8028 to arrange for directions to avoid having to ride the shuttle bus. More Information


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