Train Trips

NOC Train Trips in Bryson City, NC

One of the best ways to enjoy the changing seasons is to hop on a train through the Western North Carolina mountains. From this vantage point, you will be able to see different parts of the Gorge with varying levels of color-changing leaves.  Enjoy the quaint atmosphere of traveling by train through the Great Smoky Mountains. We offer several packages that include train trips for those that want to check out some of the other offerings of Nantahala Outdoor Center such as rafting. Or stay for some extra time and take on one of our other favorite fall activities such as zip-lining and mountain biking.

Rapid Transit: Whitewater Rafting and Scenic Train Excursion

Bryson City, NC

Distance: 8 Miles

Duration: 6.5 Hours

Price: $100-$120

Age: 7+ year or

Weight Range:60+ Pounds

Intensity: Beginner

This guest favorite combines a scenic Great Smoky Mountains Railroad train excursion with a Nantahala River rafting trip. Learn More

Great Smoky Mountain & Nantahala Train Trips

Bryson City, NC

Duration: 4+ Hours

Price: Starting at $51.00

Starting Location: Bryson City, NC

Ride the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. The popular passenger train offers multiple scenic trips, including a Nantahala Gorge Excursion. Learn More