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Looking for some great ways to see the fall colors by train? The train ride through the forest was a wonderful way to see the changing leaves.
Nov 26

Copperhill Special Train Ride

Hiwassee River Rail Adventure

Delano, TN

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Take an 8-hour extended day trip excursion through the lower Hiwassee River Gorge, over the Hiwassee Loop, and onto the joint cities of Copperhill, Tennessee, and McCaysville, GA.  Total 94-mile round trip.  Have lunch on your own during the 90-minute layover before returning. Departure time is 9:00 A.M. and return is generally around 5:30 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.

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, Tennessee and Marietta, Georgia.

 

Pricing:
$70 adult coach seating
$38 child coach seating
$120 dome seating (all ages)
$105 observation seating (all ages)

NOTE: Pricing varies for Fall Premium dates (October – first two weeks of November)

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The fall colors are at their peak in the forests near the Hiwassee River, and there’s no better way to enjoy them than on a scenic rail adventure excursion.
The fall colors are at their peak in the forests near the Hiwassee River, and there’s no better way to enjoy them than on a scenic rail adventure excursion.
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum - Copperhill Special - All Day Train Trip
The leaves on the trees were turning colors from yellow, orange and red. It made for an amazing view as one rode through this beautiful forest with breathtaking views of fall scenery all around them!
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum - Copperhill Special - All Day Train Trip - famous Hiwassee Loop
The train ride gave us plenty time to see these changing seasons happen right before our eyes & experience what life would be like if we were there during different times in history- it's really interesting how much things have changed since then
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum - Copperhill Special - All Day Train Trip - Dome Car
The glass top ceiling of the dome allows for natural light to flow in, making it a perfect spot to relax and take in the views.
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum - Copperhill Special - All Day Train Trip - famous Hiwassee Loop - Fall
The leaves on the trees in the forest were starting to turn yellow, orange, and red. The fall colors were beautiful and breathtaking.
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum - Copperhill Special - All Day Train Trip - observation car
The observation seating is perfect for those who want to be able to see the performance from all angles. The round end with windows allows for a great view of the stage.
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum - Copperhill Special - All Day Train Trip - famous Hiwassee Loop
The leaves on the trees in the forest were starting to turn yellow, orange, and red. The fall colors were beautiful and breathtaking. The train ride through the forest was a wonderful way to see the changing leaves. It was a great way to spend an autumn d
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum - Copperhill Special - All Day Train Trip - famous Hiwassee Loop - Fall bridge
It was a great way to spend an autumn day. This route offers passengers beautiful scenery, including views of the river gorge and the surrounding mountains.
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum - Copperhill Special - All Day Train Trip - famous Hiwassee Loop Fall view
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.
The Copperhill Special train ride passed by an old Texaco gas station, a reminder of days gone by.  The old Texaco gas station was a beautiful sight, a reminder of days gone by.
The Copperhill Special train ride passed by an old Texaco gas station, a reminder of days gone by. The old Texaco gas station was a beautiful sight, a reminder of days gone by.
The fall colors are at their peak in the forests near the Hiwassee River, and there’s no better way to enjoy them than on a scenic rail adventure excursion. The crisp autumn air is the perfect accompaniment to the stunning fall foliage.
The fall colors are at their peak in the forests near the Hiwassee River, and there’s no better way to enjoy them than on a scenic rail adventure excursion. The crisp autumn air is the perfect accompaniment to the stunning fall foliage.
The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum offers a unique experience with its Copperhill Special train ride. The view of the hiwassee river below is breathtaking, and a perfect way to spend an afternoon.
The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum offers a unique experience with its Copperhill Special train ride. The view of the hiwassee river below is breathtaking, and a perfect way to spend an afternoon.
The vibrant colors of the leaves are a sight to behold, and the gentle rocking of the train as it travels through the forest is the perfect way to take them in. If you're looking for an autumn adventure, be sure to check out the Hiwassee River scenic rail excursion.
The vibrant colors of the leaves are a sight to behold, and the gentle rocking of the train as it travels through the forest is the perfect way to take them in. If you're looking for an autumn adventure, be sure to check out the Hiwassee River scenic rail
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