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. Hours change by season. Click here to view year round hours. Visit www.seerockcity.com for special event updates.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Monday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults $19.95

    Children $11.95

    Activities

    Nature Trails

    Discounts

    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, Handicapped Accessible (Limited) , Open Year 'Round, Pet-friendly

    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available, Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    24, 59, 75

    Payment Options

    American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

    Special Tags

    Eco-Friendly

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Summer Music Weekends

    Summer Music Weekends

    05/26/2017 - 09/04/2017

    Enjoy some of the best toe-tapping old time, bluegrass and country music all summer long! Also try some delicious southern cuisine at Café 7 during Summer Music Weekends (www.seerockcity.com/summermusic). Activities include the Walking in Frieda's Footsteps Tour, making Aunt Frieda's fire fly jars and some 1930's Americana all around! And returning for the 13th season are the amazing Birds of Prey Shows! Experience these po... read more

  • Rock the Eclipse at Rock City

    Rock the Eclipse at Rock City

    08/21/2017 - 08/21/2017

    Join Rock City Gardens as we ROCK the Eclipse on Monday, August 21, from noon - 3 p.m. Experience this once-in-a-lifetime event from the best vantage point in Chattanooga and enjoy all that Rock City has to offer! See the eclipse high atop Lookout Mountain at Lover's Leap where you will also enjoy our legendary seven states view. David Karnes and our friends at J103 will be onsite for all the eclipse excitement and prize packages! Eclipse safety glasses will be available for purchase onsite ... read more

  • Enchanted MAiZE

    Enchanted MAiZE

    09/29/2017 - 10/29/2017

    Join us on a family fun adventure through the Enchanted Maize! Get lost in the corn, go on a hayride or cow train ride, take aim with a corn slingshot, pet some animals at the Critter Corral and more!  Fall, fun, laughter and enchantment await...only at the Enchanted Maize at Blowing Springs Farm. This event was selected as a Top 20 Event for 2016 by Southeast Tourism Society.  For more information, visit  read more

  • Rocktoberfest

    Rocktoberfest

    10/07/2017 - 10/29/2017

    Get in touch with Rock City's German heritage during the 12th annual Rocktoberfest. Rock City Square will be transformed for a celebration of harvests and fall foliage. This premiere autumn festival includes live German music, polka lessons, German food, the Fall Fairy, Ik the Troll King and fun for the whole family. Also see the Birds of Prey in action! Join the fun at Rock City as we celebrate and honor our founder Frieda Utermoehlen Carter. This event was se... read more

  • Rock City's Enchanted Garden of Lights

    Rock City's Enchanted Garden of Lights

    11/17/2017 - 01/06/2018

    For the holiday season, Rock City's Enchanted Garden of Lights is a family tradition. Featured recently on ABC's show The Chew, this light extravaganza showcases more than 30 holiday scenes and nearly a million LED lights that transform the gardens' natural daytime splendor into a fantasyland. Enjoy gingerbread cookie decorating, hot cocoa and nightly entertainment. Group rates available. Dinner with Santa is also back, as well as Jack Frost, Inara the ice queen and the Dancing Forest! This e... read more