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.
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway regularly schedules trips are 26 miles round-trip (4 hours ) winding along the beautiful Toccoa River arriving in the quaint sister towns of McCaysville, Georgia and Copperhill, Tennessee. You may ride in your choice of vintage, climate controlled rail cars or open-air rail cars, we also offer a closed coach premeir car service for anyone over the age of 18yrs old,
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.
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway was featured in a 2017 episode of GPB’s Hometown Georgia.