Copperhill Special Train Ride

Dates: 11/15/2019, 11/16/2019, 11/29/2019, 11/30/2019

Take an extended day-trip excursion through the lower Hiwassee River Gorge (Tickets), over the Hiwassee Loop, and onto the joint cities of Copperhill, TN, and McCaysville, GA.  Total 94-mile round trip.  Have lunch on your own during the 90-minute layover before returning to Etowah.  Departure time is 9:30 a.m. and return is generally around 5:45 p.m.

The "Copperhill" route is the same as for “Loop” trips, but after traversing the river gorge and negotiating the spiral near Farner, the train continues a longer distance through Turtletown and Ducktown to the former mining town of Copperhill.  DIRECTIONS

The railroad over which Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum trains travel on its Hiwassee River Rail Adventures was formerly part of the Louisville and Nashville (L&N) Railroad’s Atlanta Division stretching between Etowah, TN and Marietta, Georgia. TICKETS

Tickets and Dates for 2019

Copperhill Special Train Ride
  • 4119 Cromwell Road
  • Chattanooga, TN 37421
  • to
  • Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum
  • $