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

    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, 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

    Eco-Friendly

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Shamrock City

    Shamrock City

    03/07/2015 - 03/15/2015

    Get your green on for Rock City's 8th Irish celebration and festival, featuring music, food and other entertainment. See our waterfall turned green! Enjoy listening to several bands scheduled to perform in the pavilion. Enjoy Irish food, specialty beer and Rock City's famous fudge with a "green" twist. And join us for many more fun activities!

    This event has been selected as a Top 20 Event by Southeast Tourism Society consecutively the past several years! 

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  • Rock City's Fairytale Nights

    Rock City's Fairytale Nights

    03/27/2015 - 04/19/2015

    Adventure and enchantment await you at Rock City's magical event, Fairytale Nights! Join us on a spectacular journey as we travel to a faraway kingdom where magic is around every turn. Help Little Red Riding Hood avoid the Big Bad Wolf; follow Jack as he ventures off the beanstalk into the giant's lair; enjoy the radiant gardens with Cinderella; learn to sword fight with a knight! Don't miss this chance to make magical memories at Rock City's Fairytale Nights! 

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  • Earthdayz

    Earthdayz

    04/24/2015 - 04/26/2015

    Rock City partners with Orange Grove for the 6th year of this naturally fun outdoor event as Rock City goes greener! Learn how to use recycled materials to make-and-take a fun project and go on a RockQuest Adventure through the park! See raptors soar above the crowd at our Birds of Prey Raptors Show! 

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  • Southern Blooms Festival at Rock City

    Southern Blooms Festival at Rock City

    05/09/2015 - 05/10/2015

    For the 7th year, this festival will be fresh with garden tours, make-and-take workshops, local food and wine, and the most beautiful blooms in the South! 

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