ALL ABOARD THE HIWASSEE LOOP: EAST TENNESSEE’S RAILWAY GEM
As the weekend approaches, it’s the perfect time to discover one of East Tennessee’s most breathtaking scenic journeys: the Hiwassee Loop and/or Copperhill Special train ride. For both railway enthusiasts and those new to the world of trains, this trip promises unparalleled views, rich history, and a taste of engineering ingenuity.
Journeying through the heart of the lower Hiwassee River Gorge, the train winds its way upward, culminating in the magnificent ascent up the Great Bald Mountain loop. It’s a segment that remains a testament to the remarkable engineering feats of the early 20th century. As you traverse this loop, you’ll be enveloped by the raw beauty of nature – pristine waters, dense forests, and the whispers of wildlife. It’s an experience that seamlessly melds the marvels of human creation with the splendors of Mother Nature.
For many, it’s not just about the vistas but also the history attached to each clack of the track. As you embark on this journey, you’re retracing the steps of the early pioneers of rail, feeling their determination, their challenges, and ultimately, their triumphant creation. The Great Bald Mountain loop stands as a silent, sturdy witness to the relentless human spirit and the age of innovation.
Booking your ticket is now easier than ever. With just a few clicks, you can reserve your seat on the Hiwassee Loop and/or Copperhill Special train ride and be a part of this incredible journey. So, why wait? Let this weekend be the one where you immerse yourself in a world where nature and engineering dance together in perfect harmony. Reserve your spot today and let the adventure begin!