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Adult Ages 13+
Child Ages 2 - 12
Algonquin Park Dome Ages 13+
Dome 9410 All Ages
Observation Car Ages 13+

Ride Through the Famous Hiwassee Loop

The train winds its way through the trees, providing a beautiful view of the autumn colors. It’s the perfect way to enjoy the fall foliage.

Enjoy a 50-mile roundtrip through the beautiful lower Hiwassee River gorge. This 5-hour round trip takes you to the top of the famous Hiwassee Loop, where the tracks cross over themselves as they corkscrew up the mountain near Farner, Tennessee. There are only 6 of these loops in North America and this is the only one ever East of the Mississippi River. There is no layover on this excursion so you will be on the train for the duration of the trip.

The railroad over which Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum trains travel on its Hiwassee River Rail Adventures was formerly part of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad’s Atlanta Division stretching between Etowah, Tennessee, and Marietta, Georgia.

Hiwassee Loop trips are on Thursday and Sundays. Copperhill Special trips are on Fridays and Saturdays.

NOTE: Pricing varies for Fall Premium dates (October – first two weeks of November)