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Ruby Falls

  • 1720 S. Scenic Hwy.
  • Chattanooga, TN 37409

Discover adventure at Ruby Falls! The natural landmark is home to the tallest and deepest underground waterfall open to the public in the United States, sweeping views of the Cumberland Plateau, soaring zip lines, and award-winning special events. Descend 26-stories by elevator into the cavern hidden deep within Lookout Mountain, then explore on foot with guided tours along the scenic path to the breathtaking waterfall. Learn the cave’s storied history, see stalagmites, stalactites, drapery formations, flowstone and experience the waterfall lightshow. Enjoy spectacular views of the Tennessee River, mountains and rolling valleys from historic Lookout Mountain Tower and Blue Heron Overlook. Whoosh through the treetops with 700 feet of zip lines and conquer the 40-foot climbing tower at Ruby Falls’ High Point ZIP Adventure. There is always something new to discover at Ruby Falls!

Tour options include: Classic Waterfall Tour, Gentle Walking Tour and Lantern Tours.  For best ticket availability, purchase tickets several days before your visit at Free parking, RV parking, group rates and seasonal dog kennels available.

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Facility Info
  • Largest Room 150
  • Reception Capacity 150
  • Banquet Capacity 150
March 1, 2020 - March 31, 2020

Ruby Falls is supporting the mission of the American Heart Association Go Red for Women in a big way by accepting the challenge to walk 100 million steps in March! Come get active by walking the cavern trail and show your participation in reaching our...

Dates vary between March 6, 2020 - November 27, 2020

Experience Ruby Falls in a new light! Discover the wonder of the cavern like Leo Lambert in 1928. During this specialty tour, the cavern and its trail are illuminated only by hand-held lanterns. Rock formations and shadows take on intriguing...

Dates vary between April 19, 2020 - October 29, 2020

A first-of-its-kind experience, Gentle Walking Tours offer a slower-paced journey through the cavern with early-access to the waterfall and in-depth historical and geological content with a senior-level guide. This new specialty tour, ideal for anyone...

April 25, 2020

Amateur grillers and smokers are invited to compete for bragging rights as the best backyard cooks in Chattanooga in the annual Ruby Falls Battle Below the Clouds amateur BBQ cook off. Independent judges select the winning teams for Best Pulled Pork,...

Valid: Always

$1 off adult admission - good for up to 4 people. Not valid in conjunction with any other offer.