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Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

Great Smoky Mountains Railroad
45 Mitchell Street
800-872-4681

With 53 miles of track, two tunnels and 25 bridges, the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad will take you on a memorable journey through a remote and beautiful corner of North Carolina. Ride with us into river gorges, across valleys and through tunnels carved out of majestic mountains.

The Railroad offers a variety of scenic, round-trip excursions departing from Bryson City. Trips range from 3 ½ hours to a full day of fun and adventure.

The Nantahala Gorge Excursion carries you 44 miles to the Nantahala Gorge and back again. Travel the Little Tennessee and Nantahala Rivers across Fontana Lake and into the magic of the Nantahala Gorge.

The Tuckasegee River Excursion travels 32-mile roundtrip along the Tuckasegee River through old railroad towns and scenic meadows. Specialty excursions include our Special Event Dinner Trains, Peanuts The Easter Beagle Express, The Lone Ranger, Railfest, Peanuts The Great Pumpkin Patch Express, and The Polar Express.



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Upcoming Events at Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

Polar Express Train Ride

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 at 5:00pm
Bryson City Train Depot
Bryson City, NC
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Polar Express Train Ride

Polar Express Train Ride

Thursday, Dec 20, 2018 at 5:00pm
Bryson City Train Depot
Bryson City, NC
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Polar Express Train Ride

Polar Express Train Ride

Friday, Dec 21, 2018 at 5:00pm
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Bryson City, NC
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Polar Express Train Ride

Polar Express Train Ride

Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 at 11:00am
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Bryson City, NC
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Polar Express Train Ride

Polar Express Train Ride

Sunday, Dec 23, 2018 at 3:00pm
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Bryson City, NC
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Polar Express Train Ride

Polar Express Train Ride

Monday, Dec 24, 2018 at 3:00pm
Bryson City Train Depot
Bryson City, NC
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Polar Express Train Ride

Polar Express Train Ride

Wednesday, Dec 26, 2018 at 5:00pm
Bryson City Train Depot
Bryson City, NC
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Polar Express Train Ride

Polar Express Train Ride

Thursday, Dec 27, 2018 at 5:00pm
Bryson City Train Depot
Bryson City, NC
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Polar Express Train Ride

Polar Express Train Ride

Friday, Dec 28, 2018 at 5:00pm
Bryson City Train Depot
Bryson City, NC
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Polar Express Train Ride

Polar Express Train Ride

Saturday, Dec 29, 2018 at 5:00pm
Bryson City Train Depot
Bryson City, NC
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Polar Express Train Ride

Polar Express Train Ride

Sunday, Dec 30, 2018 at 5:00pm
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Bryson City, NC
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Polar Express Train Ride

Polar Express Train Ride

Monday, Dec 31, 2018 at 5:00pm
Bryson City Train Depot
Bryson City, NC
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Polar Express Train Ride

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