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Fontana Trestle Train ft. BBQ & Brews

Back by popular demand our BBQ & Brews now featured on the Fontana Trestle Train, will roll out this Summer! Featuring slow-cooked BBQ prepared fresh and beer tastings showcasing our local breweries! Family friendly seating is be available on this experience! Departing from Bryson City...Learn More ›

PEANUTS™ Pumpkin Patch Express

The leaves will be turning this October and the pumpkins will be 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 2017! The excursions,...Learn More ›

Photo Special

Back by popular demand, join the GSMR crew for an all day Photo Special Train with Steam Engine No. 1702! About the Trip Itinerary How to Purchase Where To Go About the Trip This specialty train will depart June 3, 2017 and September 9, 2017 from Dillsboro, NC at 8:00 a.m. (but we...Learn More ›

Railroad Reserve

In collaboration with Lees at the Depot we are proud to present our new Special Event Evening Train: the Railroad Reserve! This unique wine and rails pairing will fuse the adventure of railroading with the love of good wine and good company. About This Trip Menu How To Purchase...Learn More ›


All Aboard THE POLAR EXPRESS! This memorable journey will take you on an incredible journey! Believe the magic this Holiday season! About This Trip Weather Official THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Merchandise How To Purchase Classes of Service and Pricing Class Comparison Where To Go Schedule...Learn More ›

The Solar Eclipse Train

You asked for it, you got it...a special train for the 2017 solar eclipse! SOLD OUT! Wow! We’re sorry we don’t have room left on this train. But, we do get cancellations every now and then, so do check online for any openings that might come up. Or, see our complete schedule...Learn More ›


Announcing the return of THE WIZARD OF OZ™ Train Ride beginning at the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad July 14. This 2½ hour event and train ride will retell the story of the beloved movie, The Wizard of Oz, on board a real train. About This Trip Classes of Service Class...Learn More ›
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