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Ruby Falls

1720 Scenic Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37409-1163
+1 423-821-2544
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Lucked out no crowds.

Heard of two hour waits. That would be two much. Please is cool and staff has energy and enjoyed... read more

Reviewed yesterday
New York City, New York
via mobile
Must see in Chattanooga

It was definitely worth the trip. The cavern is a steady 60 degrees. Colton our tour guide was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jacksonville, Florida
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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
1720 Scenic Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37409-1163
+1 423-821-2544
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Heard of two hour waits. That would be two much. Please is cool and staff has energy and enjoyed their job.

Thank kazu79
Reviewed yesterday

It was definitely worth the trip. The cavern is a steady 60 degrees. Colton our tour guide was funny and informative. The waterfall is quite a site to see and nice photo opportunity.

Thank pennys139
Reviewed yesterday

One thing to remember is it's called Ruby Falls not Ruby Caves. The cave is not one of the best your going to see but the fall inside the cave is spectacular and worth a visit. We went just before closing and were the only...More

Thank philcentraltexas
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you enjoy caves and/or waterfalls, you will love Ruby Falls. It is a nice little tour down into a cave that leads you to a big waterfall. The lights are on a timer and change colors. There is even music playing. It was a...More

Thank Klayres5
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Seeing the falls with the light show at the end of the tour was spectacular. Guides were delightful. Great view from the observation deck as well

Thank Evan R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went on Saturday after thanksgiving. 2 hr wait in line. Equally frustrating long waits once down in tunnels due to congestion. Not a whole lot to see. Disappointed by whole experience.

Thank Keng L
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you go during holidays, expect to wait 60 to 90 minutes to get into the cave.. but once you have completed the tour, you will remember for life while you are waiting you should research how to take pictures in commercially lit cave.. I...More

Thank R G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Seemed like we did more waiting (on groups to go by us) than we did anything. Apparently there's one way into the falls and only one way out. We waited in line an hour and they were running so many folks through it was crazy!...More

Thank trip507
Reviewed 6 days ago

After being in the cavern the smell of mildew made my asthma act up. Not disabled friendly. I did not enjoy being smooshed to allow the other large groups pass.

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've visited this site over the years. It was fun to see the wonder in my grandchildren's eyes. If you have never been there, it is a must see. Lots of walking for older folks but it is slow. Wear non-skid shoes.

Thank Karen D
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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
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
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.