Ruby Falls

1720 S. Scenic Hwy.
Chattanooga, TN 37409- Map It
(423) 821-2544

AAA Editor Notes

Ruby Falls is 3 mi. s. on Lookout Mountain Scenic Hwy. (SR 148); from I-24 exit 174 or 178, follow signs to 1720 S. Scenic Hwy. Among the types of formations found along the cave's paved, level walkways are stalactites, stalagmites, columns, drapes and flowstone. The highlight is a 145-foot waterfall, which is 1,120 feet underground and said to be the largest underground waterfall accessible to the public in America. Lookout Mountain Tower at Ruby Falls Castle offers a panorama of the Tennessee River Valley. Fun Forest is a multilevel activity center for children. Gemstone panning is available. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended for the tours. Guided tours are available. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.
$19.95; $11.95 (ages 3-12). Combination ticket with Lookout Mountain Incline Railway and Rock City Gardens $49.90; $26.90 (ages 3-12).
Hours: Guided tours lasting about 75 minutes depart daily every 15 minutes 8-8. Hours may vary; phone ahead to confirm schedule. Closed Christmas.