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.
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.
Copperhill Train
Copperhill Special
Nov 23, 2019 at 9:30 AM
Etowah Depot
Etowah, TN
Box Office Opens 8:30 AM
Ticket sales ended Nov 23, 2019 12:30 PM. Additional tickets may be available at the box office.
Trains run from Etowah, TN through the Scenic Hiwassee
River Gorge on select dates Spring – Fall. Ride the 8 hour train to Copperhill, TN with a 2 hour layover for lunch. Tickets online or by phone 423.263.7840
Train Ride
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.
Take an extended day trip excursion through the lower Hiwassee River Gorge, over the Hiwassee Loop, and onto the joint cities of Copperhill, Tennessee, and McCaysville, GA. Total 94-mile round trip. Have lunch on your own during the 90-minute layover before returning to Etowah. Departure time is 9:30 A.M. and return is generally around 6:15 P.M. Or by Phone: 423.894.8028

The "Copperhill" route is the same as for “Loop” trips, but after traversing the river gorge and negotiating the spiral near Farner, the train continues a longer distance through Turtletown and Ducktown to the former mining town of Copperhill.

The railroad over which Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum trains travel on its Hiwassee River Rail Adventures was formerly part of the Louisville and Nashville (L&N) Railroad’s Atlanta Division stretching between Etowah, Tennessee and Marietta, Georgia. more >>>
Tickets
Dome
$145.00
Dome Car 9410
$145.00
Observation
$130.00
Observation
$130.00
Adult
$80.00
Adult
$80.00
Child
$45.00