Visit Rock City & Ruby Falls (Lookout Mountain)

Visit Rock City & Ruby Falls (Lookout Mountain)

These two natural wonders atop Lookout Mountain are a stone’s throw away from each other so we recommend hitting both spots for some great family fun. Rock City has many options for adventure but we recommend Lover’s Leap, the Swing-A-Long Bridge, and Observation Point for stellar views. Another bonus of Rock City is that it is dog-friendly. Ruby Falls, located over 1120 feet beneath Lookout Mountain, boasts a mammoth 145 feet high waterfall. While the falls is the main attraction, be sure to check out the numerous picture-perfect stalactites and stalagmites.

Ruby Falls & Rock City Directions:

To Ruby Falls follow Broad St./TN-2 south for about 3.5 miles to slight left at Lookout Mountain Blvd./TN-148 for .5 mile. To Rock City follow Broad St./TN-2 for about 2.5 miles (watch for left at red light) that becomes TN-2/TN-17/ US-11. Follow for .5 mile to right turn up the mountain on TN-58. Follow this up to top of mountain for about 3 miles to entrance on left.

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The Adventure Collective publishes a series of outdoor adventure sports guides to adventures in Asheville, Boone, Brevard, Chattanooga, Charleston and The Great Smoky Mountains.

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