Welcome to the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad! Family Fun in Western North Carolina!

We are located in the heart of Bryson City, NC at 45 Mitchell Street, just minutes from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Our passenger excursions take you from our historic depot in Bryson City, through the beautiful countryside of Western North Carolina to various destinations. Our variety of passenger train options and special event trains makes us perfect for making memories and experience the true form of railroading! We are one of the top Fun Things to do in North Carolina for families. Enjoy dining on our train via our First Class Cars with a private attendant or pre-purchased boxed lunches in other seating options and take in the breathtaking views. Step on board for your next real life rail adventure!

Upcoming Events

Spring in Full Bloom!

The flowers are blooming and the mountains are coming alive with the sights of Spring! Relax and enjoy the changing of the season with your ticket to ride! 

The Official GSMR Webcam!

Group Sales: 800-872-4681
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Reservations Line: 800-872-4681
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