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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.


$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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Copperhill Special Train Ride

9406 Hwy 411
Delano, TN 37325

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Admission Rates
Starting at $70 per adult
Hours Open
9am - 5:30pm
Payment Methods Accepted
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