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Ruby Falls

1720 Scenic Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37409-1163
+1 423-821-2544
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NOT GOOD IF YOU ARE CLAUSTROPHOBIC

We enjoyed this, but if you are not comfortable with caves you might want to avoid it. The... read more

Reviewed today
jelh47
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Knoxville, Tennessee
Worth the hike.

Really neat cave with a beautiful waterfall. Nice lighting effects really accentuate the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
JGuyne
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San Antonio, Texas
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Visitors are wowed by this thundering 145-foot underground waterfall, a natural wonder within scenic Lookout Mountain.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1720 Scenic Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37409-1163
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Reviewed today

We enjoyed this, but if you are not comfortable with caves you might want to avoid it. The elevator ride alone will test your nerves. :-) The thought that the elevator might fail in the middle of a solid stone shaft is a creepy thought....More

Thank jelh47
Reviewed 2 days ago

Really neat cave with a beautiful waterfall. Nice lighting effects really accentuate the formations. Our guide was informative and entertaining.

Thank JGuyne
Reviewed 2 days ago

Informative guided tour beneath the mountain. Spectacular underground waterfall. Well worth the visit.

Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 3 days ago

A fantastic trip underground the end view is well worth the walk. Bes to buy the three in one ticket.

Thank Trevor C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great underground passageways that showcase the formations in this underground cavern. Wear sturdy shoes as it can be a bit slippery and the passages are not smooth just what you would expect in an underground environment. Different colored lights highlight special formations and the waterfall...More

Thank maryrochelle224
Reviewed 4 days ago

We tried to visit the falls on a Saturday but the lines were extremely long. I went on Sunday morning and was rewarded by getting in quickly. I had read the brochure but was surprised that the underground tour was over an hour long. The...More

Thank KRoman4
Reviewed 4 days ago

Her husband must have loved her dearly to find the cavern and name the most exquisite tribute to her. It was amazing to go where this man and his friend had traveled with no light , no map and no guide. The exhibit is done...More

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was beyond expectations. The falls are mesmerizing. Our guide, Ray, made the walk entertaining and educational. The walk is about 4/10 of a mile each way, with stairs and uneven surfaces. Areas are narrow. Definitely a must see

Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The line to get in was very long. Maybe an hour or so. There was an old timey band that entertained during the wait though. It was a cool place to visit once for sure. I would recommend it once. We had a friendly tour...More

Thank Kris H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this place on the way back to Ohio from Atlanta. Judging from all the freeway signs, I assumed it was going to be a cheap tourist trap. But it rates well on Trip Advisor, so I gave it a shot. Color me impressed....More

Thank Bill T
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Kancis S
15 October 2017|
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Response from sochatai | Reviewed this property |
I would wear comfortable clothing, shirt and pants. It is damp and chilly at times down there. I would wear close toed shoes or something with a tread as you are going to be on rock that is sometimes smooth, wet or rough... More
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Hannah M
28 September 2017|
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Response from Carl1961 | Reviewed this property |
It would prove difficult with a stroller on some paths, and impassable on others. even with a baby carrier/backpack, some of the paths are very narrow requiring extra care. I would suggest contacting the venue directly to... More
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Hannah M
28 September 2017|
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Response from Teri M | Reviewed this property |
There were 2 three year olds (including my own) on my tour. We carried her the entire way and my child and the other one were fine. No strollers though.
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