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BBQ & Brews

Back by popular demand our BBQ & Brews Dinner Trains will roll out this Summer! Featuring slow-cooked BBQ prepared fresh and beer tastings showcasing our local breweries!  Departing from Bryson City Saturday May 24, June 28, July 12 and August 30 at 7pm. These trains will travel to the...Learn More ›

Freedom Train

Come celebrate Independence Day on the Freedom Train at the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad! Join us Friday, July 4th on the Freedom Train!  This special train will depart from the Bryson City Depot on July 4th at 7:30 pm. This train will follow the Nantahala Gorge Excursion route to the...Learn More ›

Dinosaur Train™

Great Smoky Mountains Railroad is proud to host this popular event for 2014! Based on the popular PBS Kids Television series, Jim Henson's Dinosaur Train™ will be family fun for all! Scroll down for further details! All ages are sure to enjoy this adventure filled train ride that includes music and...Learn More ›

PEANUTS™ Pumpkin Patch Express

The leaves are turning this October and the pumpkins are ready to be carved! The PEANUTS gang returns to the GSMR Pumpkin Patch this October. Ready for some family fun? PEANUTS™ The Great Pumpkin Patch Express returns to the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad for 2014! The excursions, which are themed...Learn More ›

PEANUTS™ Easter Beagle Express

The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad welcomes back The PEANUTS™ Easter Beagle Express! April 18 & 19! Trains will depart the historic Bryson City depot at 11:00am. The train will travel along the Tuckasegee River into the quaint town of Dillsboro North Carolina for the 1 ½ hour layover. ...Learn More ›


All Aboard THE POLAR EXPRESS! This memorable journey will take you on an incredible journey! Believe the magic this Holiday season!!!Over 53,000 passengers rode THE POLAR EXPRESS with the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad in 2013 and we hope to see you in 2014! The 1 ¼ hour round-trip excursion...Learn More ›
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