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 - 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, 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


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Rock City's Enchanted MAiZE

    Rock City's Enchanted MAiZE

    09/30/2016 - 10/30/2016

    Enjoy a day full of fall fun for the whole family! Get lost in the corn, go on a hayride, enjoy a homemade funnel cake, and take aim with our corn cannons. Kids activities include: Critter Corral, corn crib, hayrides, Kiddie Cow Train, face painting, pumpkin painting, corn slingshot, and Kids Pumpkin Patch Maze.

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  • Rocktoberfest


    10/01/2016 - 10/30/2016

    Get in touch with Rock City's German heritage during the 10th annual Rocktoberfest. Rock City Square will be transformed for a celebration of harvests and fall foliage. This premiere autumn celebration includes live German music, polka lessons, German food, the Fall Fairy, Ik the Troll King, and fun for the whole family. Raptors shows are also live at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.! Join the fun at Rock City as we celebrate our honor our founder Frieda Utermoehlen Carter. read more

  • Rock City's Enchanted Garden of Lights

    Rock City's Enchanted Garden of Lights

    11/18/2016 - 12/31/2016

    Celebrate Rock City's 22nd annual award winning holiday light extravaganza! For the holiday season, Rock City's Enchanted Garden of Lights is a family tradition. Join us November 18 - December 31, 2016, from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. (closed Christmas Eve night). 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 decorating, hot cocoa and ... read more