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.