Historic High Country / Lookout Mountain

Rock City Gardens

1400 Patten Rd
Lookout Mountain, GA 30750

706-820-2531 | 800-854-0675
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Located atop Lookout Mountain, six miles from downtown Chattanooga, Rock City is a true marvel of nature featuring massive ancient rock formations, gardens with more than 400 different native plant species, and panoramic views 1,700 feet above sea level. Rock City's Enchanted Trail includes a 100-foot waterfall and Swing-A-Long bridge. Also on-site are Starbucks, Big Rock Grill, Rock City Pavilion, Critter Classroom, Fairyland Caverns and Mother Goose Village. Special events occur year-round. Visit www.seerockcity.com for special event updates.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 8:30AM - 6:00PM
    Monday: 8:30AM - 6:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:30AM - 6:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:30AM - 6:00PM
    Thursday: 8:30AM - 6:00PM
    Friday: 8:30AM - 6:00PM
    Saturday: 8:30AM - 6:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults $19.95

    Children $11.95


    Nature Trails


    AAA, Group Discount, Military Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Free Parking, Gift Shop, Lodging On Site, Maps & Brochures Available, Parking on Site, Picnic Area, Public Restrooms, Restaurant on Site, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Open Year 'Round, Pets Accepted

    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available, Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    24, 59, 75

    Payment Options

    American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

    Special Tags


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Summer Music Weekends

    Summer Music Weekends

    05/22/2015 - 09/07/2015

    Enjoy some of the best toe-tapping old time, bluegrass, and country music, and a Seven States view during Summer Music Weekend featuring the music of Tarryn Aimee Smith, Highbeams, Taylor Kress and the Old Time Travelers! Come enjoy a summer day at Rock City Gardens, enjoy a glass of fresh-squeezed lemonade, and plan to dine at Café 7, which serves southern cuisine with a modern twist. Check out the Rock City Raptor's Birds of Prey Show in the Critter Classroom.

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  • Rock City's Enchanted MAiZE

    Rock City's Enchanted MAiZE

    09/24/2015 - 10/31/2015

    Celebrating 14 years of 10 acres of fall family fun down on the farm at the Enchanted MAiZE!

    September 24 – October 31, Thursdays-Sundays

    Rock City's fall attraction in the valley below Lover's Leap: a cornfield maze that will intrigue adventurers in an all-new design! Find fall fun at every turn – get lost in the corn, go on a hayride, take aim with a corn slingshot, pet some animals at the Critter Corral and more! This was a recent Top 20 Event by Southeast Tourism ... read more

  • Rock City's Enchanted Garden of Lights

    Rock City's Enchanted Garden of Lights

    11/20/2015 - 12/31/2015

    Rock City's 21st annual award winning holiday light extravaganza!

    November 20, 2015 – January 2, 2016 (closed Christmas Eve night)

    6pm – 9pm


    For the holiday season, Rock City's Enchanted Garden of Lights is a family tradition. Featured in 2014 on ABC's show The Chew, this light extravaganza showcases more than 30 holiday scenes and LED lights that transforms the gardens' natural daytime splendor into a fantasyland. Enjoy gingerbread cookie de... read more