Daytime hours:

8:30am - 5:00pm

Atop Lookout Mountain
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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 – March 8,  20198:30am – 5:00pm
March 9 – May 23, 20198:30am – 6:00pm
May 24 – September 2, 20198:30am – 8:00pm
September 3 – November 2, 20198:30am – 6:00pm
November 3 – 21, 20198:30am – 5:00pm
November 22 – December 31, 2019
Rock City’s regular daytime tour is closed December 25
8:30am – 4:00pm
Enchanted Garden of Lights, November 22 ‐ December 31, 2019
The Enchanted Garden of Lights is closed December 24
4:00pm – 9:00pm
Cafe 7 at Rock CityApril to Memorial Day:
Thur-Sun, 11:00am – 4:00pm
Memorial Day to Labor Day:
Thur-Mon, 11:00am – 4:00pm
Extended hours Fri-Sat, until 7pm
Labor Day through October:
Thur-Sun, 11:00am – 4:00pm
Starbucks at Rock City Daily 6:30am – 9:00pm


Rock City offers a variety of admission options based on the date and time of day you wish to visit. Below is a list of the different Rock City prices. Use the Ticket Details button to view the calendar and see available ticket options for your anticipated visit date.
(ages 3-12)
Rock City General Admission $21.95$12.95
Premium Day Admission$24.95$13.95
Value Admission$16.95$8.95
Premiere Event Admission$26.95$14.95
Peak Event Admission$29.95$15.95

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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 PassUltimate VIP Annual Pass
Pricing if purchasing 1 – 3 Passes
Adult Pass $45.00$58.00
Child Pass (ages 3-12)$27.00$35.00
Pricing if purchasing 4+ Passes
Adult Pass$39.00$49.00
Child Pass (ages 3-12)$24.00$30.00

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