See beautiful Ocoee Country from a train! Ride past remnants of times forgotten and observe areas of the Cherokee National Forest only accessible by rail!

Hiwassee River Rail Adventure
Tennessee Overhill Heritage Association
Etowah, TN 37331

Enjoy a 50-mile round trip up the beautiful lower Hiwassee River Gorge. 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.

The Loop track has been known by many names, Great Hiwassee Loop, Bald Mountain Loop, and Hook & Eye to name a few, but you’ll call it amazing!

Blue Ridge Scenic Railway

Blue Ridge, GA 30513

The train route consists of a 26-mile round trip through historic Murphy Junction along the beautiful Toccoa River. This railroad was built over 100 years ago.

Each trip begins at the depot in Blue Ridge, Georgia and includes a stop in McCaysville which permits passengers to disembark and stretch their legs while exploring the downtown communities of McCaysville, Georgia and Copperhill, Tennessee. Each round trip takes approximately 4 hours.

Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum
4119 Cromwell Road
Chattanooga, TN 37421


The Tennessee Valley Railroad is a moving museum, offering an interactive historical experience.