Great Smoky Mountains Railroad
The Start of Your Mountain Adventure

Directions to the GSMR’s Dillsboro Railroad Depot


Heading north on State Hwy 5/Hwy 76 just past Blue Ridge, GA, turn left onto Hwy 60 to Mineral Bluff, GA. In Mineral Bluff, turn right onto Hwy 60 Spur. Follow it into North Carolina to US 74 E, turning right toward Murphy and Andrews. Continue on 74 E until you reach Exit 81 (Dillsboro) and follow exit ramp to traffic light, make a left turn at traffic light, 3rd street to the right is Depot Street.

With the romance and mystique of an era gone by, guests on board the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad will enjoy scenic train journeys across fertile valleys, through tunnels and across river gorges in a spectacular region called the Great Smoky Mountains. This section of western North Carolina offers a wide array of ever changing vegetation and fantastic landscapes.


The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad is truly spectacular with 53 miles of track, two tunnels and 25 bridges. Choose from a variety of round trip excursions departing from depots in Dillsboro and Bryson City. For a unique dining experience enjoy a romantic evening aboard the Gourmet Dinner Train departing every Saturday evening or participate in an entertaining and suspenseful performance aboard the Mystery Theatre Dinner Train departing on select Friday evenings May through September with additional departures in October and November.





Bryson City


 North Carolina



Nestled in the Foot Hills of the North Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains