The Three Rivers Rambler

Address: 2560 University Commons Way Knoxville, TN 37919 Contact Email: karen@threeriversrambler.com Phone: (865) 524-9411 Fax: (865) 546-3717

All Aboard the Three Rivers Rambler steam train ride! Guests aboard the excursion train enjoy a 90 minute trip along the Tennessee River. Beginning the journey in Downtown Knoxville, the Rambler travels past historical sites to the “Three Rivers Trestle” where the French Broad and Holston Rivers join to form the Tennessee River. The Rambler consists of a 1932 coach car, a merchandise car, and a 1940 open-air car. 

Along the route, the Three Rivers Rambler passes by beautiful farmland, Knoxville’s first settlement area, and several quarries that were mined to build our nation’s Capital. The uniformed conductor and volunteer staff are well-versed in the local history and welcome questions during the 11-mile trip. Equipment includes two coach cars, a gift car (with restrooms), aand an open-air car. Reservations can be made online at www.ThreeRiversRambler.com ~ 

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From East: On Interstate 40, take Exit 389 Hall of Fame Drive. Turn left at the light and travel 1.5 miles to Historic Preservation Drive. Turn right and follow signs left towards Hwy 158/Neyland Drive. Parking is about a mile on the right. Look for signs. From West: On Interstate 40, take Exit 386B to Neyland Drive. Turn Left at light. Drive two miles to the Parking Lot on your left. Look for signs. After parking, walk across Neyland Drive and proceed left down the riverwalk to the train. From North: Take I-75 South to I-275 South towards Downtown Knoxville to Interstate 40W, Exit 386B to Neyland Drive then same as above. From South: Take I-75North to I-40E. Follow signs to Downtown Knoxville. Take Exit 386B and same as above. From Alcoa Hwy/ Airport: Take Alcoa Highway to Neyland Drive, then same as above. From Kingston Pike: Turn on Neyland Drive then same as above From Chapman Highway: Take Chapman Hwy (TN-441), go across the Henley Street Bridge, turn right on Main Street, right on Locust Street, and merge onto Neyland Dr. Park at next stoplight. Look for signs. From Downtown Hotels: Ask the front desk how to get to Volunteer Landing or Calhoun's. There is a pedestrian bridge over Neyland on Walnut Street. Turn right at Riverwalk and walk to the train.


City: Knoxville, TN
Region: East Tennessee
Subregion: Knoxville & Middle East

Admission Rates:
Coach Fare: Adults $26.50, seniors (55+) $25.50, children (3-12) $15.50, toddlers (1-2), $7.50 , children under 1 free. Sales Tax is included in all prices

Senior Citizen Discount, Group Discount

Payment Types Accepted:
Visa, Cash, MasterCard

Hours Open:
Please check website for schedule-- open select Saturdays and for holiday events

Dates Closed:
Jan through March