1. What do you have at Rock City Gardens?
    • Rock City Gardens is a 4100-ft walking trail surrounded by natural geological and botanical wonders featuring a 90-ft waterfall; the Swing-A-Long Bridge, a 180-ft long suspension bridge that provides an amazing view of the Chattanooga valley; Lover’s Leap where you can See 7 States; Fat Man’s Squeeze, Fairyland Caverns and Mother Goose Village.
  2. Is there a parking charge at Rock City?
    • Parking at Rock City Gardens is FREE.
  3. How much time should I plan to spend at Rock City?
    • When visiting Rock City, most people plan to spend 1 ½ to 2 hours, but because the tour is self-guided, you can spend as long as you like walking through the gardens, enjoying the breathtaking views, having a bite to eat, and browsing the various gift shops.
  4. Does Rock City have Handicap Accessibility?
    • Rock City is partially handicap accessible. Improvements to Gardens Gateway and our newly developed Legacy Lane allows our guests in wheelchairs or with limited mobility to enjoy a handicap accessible trail to the overlook at Lover’s Leap and the Flag Court. Round trip distance is about ½ mile.
  5. Are drones permitted inside Rock City?
    • For the safety and enjoyment of all of our guests, drones are not permitted on the property and parking lots of Rock City Gardens.
  6. Do you have weddings at Rock City? Can we get married at Rock City?
    • Couples are welcome to get married at Lover’s Leap, although we do not make arrangements. Only very small weddings are allowed because the flow of traffic cannot be restricted to our other visitors. Each person pays the current admission fee for entrance to the gardens. Rock City is a beautiful place to get married, although in some people’s opinion, it doesn’t really lend itself to the wedding atmosphere. That’s why Rock City purchased Grandview, a 4100 sq ft house that is perfect for any special event (rehearsal dinner, wedding or reception). Grandview is located adjacent to Rock City so it has the same amazing view without the other visitors and activities. Because Grandview is an events facility, site and rental fees must be considered. For more information, visit Grandview’s website at www.meetatgrandview.com or call an Event Specialist at 706-820-7920.
  7. Do you allow strollers at Rock City?
    • Due to narrow passages and steep stairs, strollers are not allowed on Rock City’s Enchanted Trail. Child backpack or front carriers work well.
  8. Do you have Bus and RV parking at Rock City?
    • Rock City has a parking area that will accommodate large buses, RVs, and trailers. When you are approaching Rock City, watch for the black and white signs that direct “Buses, Campers, & Trailers”. We look forward to your visit!
  9. Do you allow pets at Rock City?
    • Four legged pets will enjoy the walk and are welcome as long as they are on a leash. Visit our Pet Information page for more information.
  10. Where can I see some of the Rock City barns?
    • Rock City’s barn tours take travelers along the scenic pathways where many of the roadside barns can still be seen. Barns can most often be seen along the rural roads throughout the southeast.
  11. Where is a close place to stay?
    • Located steps away from Rock City Gardens is the charming Chanticleer Inn Bed and Breakfast. With its inviting stone cottages and cozy rooms, this family owned bed and breakfast is the perfect escape. For more information, visit the Chanticleer Inn website at www.stayatchanticleer.com.
    • Additionally, hotels at the base of Lookout Mountain in Lookout Valley or in downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee offer convenient access to restaurants within a 10 minute drive to Rock City. 
  12. Are you allowed to smoke in Rock City? 
    • Rock City has designated smoking areas within the park. 
  13. Does Rock City offer Wi-Fi for guests? 
    • Complimentary Wi-Fi is available inside Rock City for guests to connect to and use while in the park.