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Educational Rates for School & Camp Groups

  • Minimum of 20 persons per group in season
  • Minimum of 80 persons per group for a charter trip

Teachers: Please call our Passenger Sales Manager for more information at 423.894.8028, ext. 1017.

Missionary Ridge Local

Of course, the train ride is the highlight of a visit to Chattanooga Grand Junction Station, but children will also enjoy a short tour, glimpse inside the restoration shop, and experience a real railroad turntable.  An optional age-specific railroad safety video or seasonal exhibit is offered inside the depot theater when available.

Outdoor railroad exhibits are available at Chattanooga Grand Junction as is a large picnic grove for your enjoyment.

Boxed Lunch Offerings:

  • Ham or Turkey Croissant Sandwich – $8.00 (served with lettuce, tomato, and pickle on the side)
  • Chicken Salad Croissant Sandwich – $8.00 (served with lettuce, tomato, and pickle on the side)
  • Hot Dog or Corn Dog – $6.00
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich – $6.00

*ALL served with chips, cookie, and a bottle of water

Hiwassee Field Trip

Special educational rates are available for the Hiwassee Field Trip excursion, which is a 1 hour and 15 minute trip through the Cherokee National Forest and the beautiful lower Hiwassee River Gorge.  The trip originates at Gee Creek State Park near Etowah, TN.


  • A 20% deposit is due at time of booking and is refundable if canceled at least 30 days prior to the trip.
  • Final payment and passenger count is due 1 week prior for the Missionary Ridge Local trips and 2 weeks prior for any other trips
  • Any changes in the number of passengers must be made at least 48 hours prior to the trip. Last-minute changes will not be refunded.
Our off season is January - February & November -December
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