A great family adventure on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway starts at the historic depot, built in 1905, in downtown Blue Ridge, Georgia. This charming mountain village is nestled in the lush Chattahoochee National Forest and is known for it’s pleasant and unique shopping with friendly folks and an old-time atmosphere.
Our regularly schedule trips are 26 miles roundtrip (4 hours ) winding along the beautiful Toccoa River inyour choice of vintage, climate controlled rail cars or open-air rail cars arriving in the quaint sister towns of McCaysville, Georgia and Copperhill, Tennessee.
Passengers have a 2 hour layover in McCaysville/Copperhill; plenty of time to eat lunch, shop for unique crafts and antiques, snack on ice cream, or walk across the old bridge in town to view the river.
Fall Foliage 2017 (September 29 – November 12th)
There is no better way to see the leaves changing than the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway! Join us for a 26 mile round trip winding along the beautiful Toccoa River in a vintage climate-controlled or open-air rail car. The relaxing ride starts at the historic depot in downtown Blue Ridge, GA; then stops for a two hour layover in the quaint sister towns of McCaysville, GA and Copperhill, TN.
Monday – Thursday, Departure time : 11:00AM
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Departure times : 10:00AM & 3:00PM
Pumpkin Express 2017 (1 hr. trip)
October 29th, 2017
Let us take you on a journey to Farmer Brown’s field where children and adults can pick out a souvenir pumpkin, greet Farmer Brown, and then return to Blue Ridge.