DETOUR INFORMATION: Road work on Ochs Hwy will impact travel up Lookout Mountain towards Rock City over the next several weeks. Plan to follow posted detour signs and black/white directional arrows along the route.
Buses should follow Scenic Hwy towards Ruby Falls, then the directional arrows to Rock City.

Hours of Operation:

8:30am - 6:00pm

Atop Lookout Mountain
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Plan Your Day

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.

Visit us during any season and you'll be amazed at the natural wonders of Rock City. Throughout the year, Rock City hosts several special events, enhancing the beauty and creating an atmosphere you can visit over and over again!

HOURS OF OPERATION: 2022

(Rock City is located in the Eastern Time Zone)

January 1 – January 2,  2022 8:30am – 3:30pm, daytime
5:00pm – 10:00pm, Enchanted Garden of Lights
January 3 – March 11,  2022 8:30am – 5:00pm
March 12 – May 26, 2022 8:30am – 6:00pm
May 27 – August 14, 2022 8:30am – 8:00pm
August 15 – September 5, 2022 8:30am – 7:00pm
September 6 – October 30, 2022 8:30am – 6:00pm
October 31 – November 17, 2022 8:30am – 5:00pm
November 18, 2022 – January 1, 2023
Rock City’s regular daytime tour is closed December 25
8:30am – 3:30pm (last admission time).
Guests can stay in gardens until 5:00pm
Enchanted Garden of Lights, November 18, 2022 ‐ January 1, 2023
The Enchanted Garden of Lights is closed December 24
5:00pm – 9:00pm (10:00pm select nights)

TICKET INFORMATION

Rock City offers a variety of admission options based on the date and time of day you wish to visit. Use the Ticket Details button to view the calendar and see available ticket options for your anticipated visit date.

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ANNUAL PASS

For less than the cost of 2 one-day admissions to Rock City Gardens, you could purchase an annual pass and come back all year – for free! Your Rock City Annual Pass also includes discounts on food and retail purchases, discounted or free admission to some of our Special Events and Blowing Springs Farm, and more! Full list of Special Offers/Discounts for Annual Passholders.

Annual Pass Ultimate VIP Annual Pass
Pricing if purchasing 1 – 3 Passes
Adult Pass  $49.00 $63.00
Child Pass (ages 3-12) $29.00 $39.00
Pricing if purchasing 4+ Passes
Adult Pass $44.00 $57.00
Child Pass (ages 3-12) $26.00 $39.00

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