Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

Great Smoky Mountains Railroad – Bryson City / Nantahala Gorge

By Mark Van Osdal / June 15, 2017 /

Located in, and departing from Bryson City, The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad takes you on a scenic rail excursion along the Nantahala River and through the Nantahala Gorge.  This is a 4 1/2 hour excursion totaling 44 miles, making its way through mountain valleys, tunnels and across the Nantahala and Tennessee rivers and over Fontana…

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Great Smoky Mountains Railroad and Rafting

By Mark Van Osdal / May 10, 2018 /

(April – October)  The Raft and Rail package!  A ride on the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad is followed by a fully guided rafting trip on the Nantahala River. The Nantahala is a popular and exciting eight miles of Class II and III rapids. Scenery and new experiences abound on both these excursions. Your trip will…

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Great Smoky Mountains Railroad and Zipline

By Mark Van Osdal / May 10, 2018 /

(April – October) The Tarzan Train package!  The Train and Canopy Combo trip will start in Bryson City at the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad Depot. You will ride through the Smoky Mountains, cross Fontana Lake on a trestle bridge and up into the Nantahala Gorge. On your 2-hour train ride, watch paddlers challenge the rapids…

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Great Smoky Mountains Railroad and Jeep Tour

By Mark Van Osdal / May 10, 2018 /

(April – October) The “Rails and Trails” package!  A ride on the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad is followed by a trip on the roads less traveled in one of our custom Jeeps. You will ride through the Smoky Mountains, cross Fontana Lake on a trestle bridge and up into the Nantahala Gorge. On your 2-hour…

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