All discounts are available by phone only. Contact us at 800-872-4681.
KIDS RIDE FREE Fresh Air with Family Time – Book your tickets to ride Monday – Friday on one of our 2 scenic general excursions in Standard Coach and for every Adult (13 and up) ticket purchased receive 1 FREE child’s (2-12years) ticket to ride. Valid to ride May 1 – Aug. 31, 2023 on Diesel locomotive power on Tuckasegee River or Nantahala Gorge Scenic Excursions only. Limit 1 free child ticket per adult ticket. Valid Coach Class via Diesel locomotive Only. Excludes nonprofit train events, fundraisers, licensed specialty events or special event trains, adventures (rafting, zip lines, jeep tour). Excludes special event trains.
Tarheel Discount Local residents of Jackson, Swain, Graham, Haywood, and Macon counties in NC can now receive a discounted local fare! Good for Coach Class on the Nantahala Gorge and Tuckasegee River Diesel excursions departing Monday through Thursday year-round except October. Adults can ride for $29 and Children (2-12) can ride for $18. Price does not include applicable taxes and Historic Preservation Fee applied at checkout. Discount limited to max of 4 in party. Proof may be requested. Valid Diesel Only. Excludes nonprofit train events, fundraisers, licensed specialty events or special event trains, and adventures (rafting, zip lines, jeep). Excludes departures in October.
Military To show our appreciation to active duty, retired military, and disabled veterans we extend a discount of 20% off of Crown, Coach, and standard Open Air seating on the Nantahala Gorge and Tuckasegee River excursions, Steam or Diesel powered! Discount limited to 4 total including service member. Proof may be requested. Valid for Steam and Diesel. Excludes nonprofit train events, fundraisers, adventures (e.g., rafting, zip lines, jeep tours), licensed specialty events and special event trains, Saturdays in October. Excludes First Class, Moonshine Experience, Premium Open Air, and Uncorked Wine Experience.
Thank You Front Line Workers To show our gratitude to those who protect us behind the scenes and keep us safe we want to extend 10% off emergency personnel ticket to ride! Valid for Steam or Diesel on the Tuckasegee River or Nantahala Gorge in Crown, Coach, or standard Open Air. Healthcare Workers, Police Officers, EMS, Dispatchers, Fire Fighters, First Responders are eligible. Redeemable for qualifying individual only. ID may be requested for verification. Excludes nonprofit train events, fundraisers, adventures (e.g., rafting, zip lines, jeep tours), licensed specialty events, special event trains, and Saturdays in October. Excludes First Class, Moonshine Experience, Premium Open Air, and Uncorked Wine Experience.
All discounts are exclusive to Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. Discounts or promotions are not valid for special event trains unless explicitly stated. Discounts cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion or group bookings. Not valid for Saturdays in October. Blackout dates may be added or changed without notice. All discounts expire December 31, 2023.