Daytime Entry: 8:30am - 3:45pm
Enchanted Garden of Lights Entry: 4:30pm - 9:00pm (10:00pm Fri-Sun)
Atop Lookout Mountain

About Us

Located atop Lookout Mountain in Georgia, just six miles from downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee, Rock City Gardens is an enchanted, 4,100-foot walking trail showcasing soaring rock formations, caves, and lush gardens. Nearly a half million people from all over the world visit this natural attraction each year. 

Vision Statement

Created by God and enhanced by man, Rock City is a unique geological and botanical wonder. Located on the precipices of Lookout Mountain, this scenic, natural attraction offers people of all ages an opportunity to experience enchanting beauty as they adventure along a nature trail.

This mountain top experience is developed sensitively with care to preserve natural wonders, to provide access into a strange and unusual environment, and to furnish top-notch services to the visiting public. Designed by the daughter of German immigrants and promoted by an ingenious entrepreneur, Rock City remains a national treasure of botanical, geological, and entrepreneurial significance.

This fantastic place provides a fanciful experience that lightens the heart, soothes the soul, exhilerates the mind, and invigorates the senses.

Mission Statement

“Create memories worth repeating for our guests and partners”


Green Way Forward

Rock City Gardens: Doing our part to find our world’s Green Way Forward. With a multi-faceted focus, Rock City Gardens commits to the pursuit of a holistic approach to sustainability. Our Green Way Forward orients our company toward four ongoing objectives: The Fundamentals, Cultivation of our Local Place, Education, and Best Practices. Read more about our Green Way Forward.