Ride a vintage, climate-controlled train along the Hiwassee River and Gorge and then around the historic Hiwassee Loop. Two trips are available: The Loop trip is 3 1/2 hours and the Copperhill is an all day trip with a two hour stopover in the historic copper mining town of Copperhill. All trips begin with a short shuttle bus ride from the restored train depot located in Etowah. See tvrail.com for trip information and schedules.
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From I-75 south to Athens Exit 49, turn left (east) off exit onto US Hwy 30. Travel 11 miles on US Hwy 30E toward Etowah/US Hwy 411. Turn right (south) on US Hwy 411. Travel 1 mile on US HWY 411. The depot is on the left.
Summer Rates: May- Sept. Loop : $33 adult Copperhil: $56 Adult Fall Rates: Oct 1- Nov 14 Loop: $37 Adults Copperhill: $66 Adults
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