Rock City Gardens

Lookout Mountain, GA

Where are we going?

Rock City Gardens
1407 Patten Rd
Lookout Mountain
GA 30750

706 820 2531

What is there to do?

Rock City Gardens is one of the south’s oldest and most popular natural attractions - and it's as impressive as it sounds!

Located only six miles from historic and amazing downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee, Rock City is an enchanting and breathtaking 4,100-foot walking trail that showcases impressive rock formations and lush gardens that include over 400 species of wildflowers and plants.

There are a HUGE host of events, features and activities that the whole family can enjoy when visiting this beautiful feat of nature. 

Other features at Rock City Gardens include the Swing-A-Long Bridge that spans nearly 200 feet, and the lookout point at Lover’s Leap where you can “See Seven States” while standing over the 140-foot waterfall that cascades down Lookout Mountain.

Kids - can you guess which states they might be?

More than half a million people from all over the world visit this nostalgic attraction each year, making memories worth repeating.

Rock City is much more than just gardens and rocks though, kids! Did you know it has many special events throughout the year, including Shamrock City for St. Patrick’s Day, Earth Dayz in April where kids can do make and take projects, Southern Blooms Festival in May, Summer Music Weekends, Rock City Raptors Birds of Prey Shows-pet the birds and see them fly!; The Enchanted MAiZE, Forest of Fear in 3D, Rocktoberfest and the Enchanted Garden of Lights.

Don't forget to check out the Fairyland Cavners, and Mother Goose Village, where the magic awaits!

How much does it cost?

Adults: $19.95

Children: 11.95 (Ages 3 to 12)

Free Under: 2 years.


Need a little extra help?

A portion of the trail is handicap accessible, however the trail in its entirety is not wheelchair accessible due to over 200 steps total throughout the park. Bathroom facilities including handicap accessible, baby changing station/family restroom, etc.


When can we go?

Open 8:30am daily with seasonally varying close.

Open every day except Christmas Day


Any top tips?

Bring your pet on a leash!

I’m Hungry!

There are a number of places you can get food and drink, including Starbucks, Big Rock Grill (a sit down restaurant), Cliff Terrace Foods, Fudge Kitchen

Healthy Eating

There are healthy options in the restaurant - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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