Train schedules for the Great Smokey Mountains Railroad in Bryson City, North Carolina are available under the "ride with us" tab at GSMR.com. The railroad operates year-round with a variety of events and packages available throughout the year. Visitors may reserve tickets and select seating options through the website.
Great Smokey Mountains Railroad offers round-trip train rides through North Carolina's Great Smokey Mountains. Visitors can enjoy hot chocolate and a visit from Santa during the Polar Express ride, held mid-November through early January, or explore the Nantahala Gorge on a 4.5-hour excursion available from March until October.
The railroad also offers packages that include rafting, zip-line adventures, hiking and lodging. Other annual events include the kid-friendly Dinosaur Train in July, the adult-only Masquerade Train on Halloween night and the family-friendly BBQ & Brews train on select Saturdays throughout summer.