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Cherokee Downtown Routes

boarding at a transit bus stop

Cherokee Transit's Two Downtown Loop Routes

River Trail Loop
Mountain Trail Loop


River Trail Schedules


Mountain Trail Schedules


handicapped accessible

Cherokee Transit runs every half hour from 7:00 am until 11:30 pm when the last shuttle leaves the Casino going to the hotels. Monday through Friday. Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, New Years Day.

Inclement Weather - In the event of bad road conditions, Downtown Routes may end early, start late or not travel certain roads. Please contact the dispatcher if weather conditions are uncertain.

Sheltered Transit stops are located throughout Cherokee. Transit follows two routes in downtown Cherokee —

The Mountain Trail route follows US 19, US 441 and the connecting Business 441 (Casino Trail). See map.

The River Trail route follows US 441 North (Tsali Blvd), Acquoni Road and a portion of US 19 to the Casino. See map.

Riders can transfer routes at or near the US Highway 19 Welcome Center.

Food Lion Stop


The adult fare for River and Mountain Trails is $1.00.

Cherokee  Transit tokens are accepted for fares. Each token equals $1.00 in fare.

Shuttle busses operate year around. The fare is $1.00 for adults (each time you board).

Transferring to Community Trails routes involves the applicable charges for your route. Rates are based on zones, with a charge of $1.00 per zone entered. Upon boarding, please tell the driver your final destination and pay the entire fare for your journey.

Exact change please. Driver cannot make change.

Senior Citizens and Youth Discounts - Children 0-5 years of age ride free. Senior citizens (age 59 ½ and over) and children ages 6 to 12 pay half the regular fare.

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