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

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!


(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 – 3:45pm (last admission time).
Enchanted Garden of Lights, November 18, 2022 ‐ January 1, 2023
The Enchanted Garden of Lights is closed December 24
Entry Times: 4:30pm – 9:00pm (10:00pm Fri – Sun)
– Park closes two hours after last entry time. 


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.

Ticket Details


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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Need Lodging while you are in town to See Rock City? Consider RiverView Inn just a few miles down the road conveniently located near Ruby Falls and minutes from downtown Chattanooga. With breathtaking panoramic views and rocking chair porches, your stay at RiverView Inn will give you time to relax, unwind and connect with nature.

For booking information, visit