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Ruby Falls

1720 South Scenic Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37409
GPS: (35.021819, -85.341906)

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About Ruby Falls

Journey deep inside historic Lookout Mountain to see the tallest and deepest underground waterfall open to the public in the United States! Descend 260 feet by glass-front elevator to explore ancient formations along the cavern trail to see the thundering falls. Take in panoramic views of the Cumberland Plateau and Tennessee River from historic Lookout Mountain Tower.

Extend your visit to include High Point ZIP Adventure at Ruby Falls, featuring a 40 foot climbing tower and rushing zip lines with amazing views of the Tennessee Valley. 

Adventure Awaits at Ruby Falls!

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Advance reservation is required.  Walk-up tickets are not sold onsite at Ruby Falls.

**Social distancing is not possible in the elevator to the cave and during cave tours due to the narrow cavern trail.**

Guests are advised to weari a mask indoors and in the cave during their visit, regardless of vaccination status. Please visit responsibly and self-monitor your personal adherence to the recommendation.

If you or anyone in your party answer yes to any of the statements below, your Ruby Falls visit must be postponed.

  • Are you or anyone in your household or group awaiting COVID-19 test results?
  • Do you or does anyone in your household currently have COVID-19?
  • Ruby Falls is home to the tallest and deepest underground waterfall open to the public in the United States.

  • Discover hidden beauty deep inside Lookout Mountain as you descend 260 feet by elevator into the mountain and explore stunning rock formations along the cavern trail.

  • Built in 1929 with limestone excavated from the Ruby Falls elevator shaft, the 70-foot tall iconic Lookout Mountain Tower offers unmatched views of the Tennessee River Gorge and Cumberland Plateau from its lower and upper decks.

Ruby Falls Hours
Year Round 8:00 AM - 8 PM ET, Daily
Closed December 25