New River Express

Total Miles
3.7

Elevation

830.86 ft

Duration

Hours

Technical Rating

6

Moderate

Best Time

spring, summer, fall, winter

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Trail Overview

Difficulty

Intermediate

History

The New River Expedition company was once a booming tourism spot that that grew faster than it could sustain itself. The abandoned train previously took tourist on a 62 mile trip through the mountains of Tennessee for two years. Eventually there was dispute to who had the rights to the track system and put the tour on hold, to where it has been sitting since 2010. Tread lightly on this attraction as TWRA has threatened to shut down access to this point due to the vandalism.

Technical Rating

6

Access Description

Follow Wind Rock Trail G7 to the end. Once on New River, stay right until you arrive at the abandoned train.