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Ruby Falls

1720 Scenic Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37409
423 821 2544
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Ranked #19 of 78 attractions in Chattanooga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls, Parks, Caverns/ Caves
Description: Visitors are wowed by this thundering 145-foot underground waterfall, a natural wonder located on the scenic Lookout Mountain.
Useful Information: Activities for young children
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Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

I enjoyed the walk into the cave and to the falls. What I didn't like is the size of our group. It was very large and being at the end of the pack, we couldn't hear information and were always hurrying to catch up.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

We stopped over in Chattanooga to visit Ruby Falls, which is an unusual underground waterfall (!). You take an elevator underground and then have to walk quite a ways underground lower and lowee, so be prepared if you are claustrophobic. Some areas are quite narrow, but paths/steps/railings/lights have been installed along the way. Our tour guide was informative and really... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

My daughter and I were driving from Nashville to Chattanooga and we saw tons of signs for Ruby Falls. So when I read in a brochure that it was a waterfall located inside of a mountain I had to check it out. The tour is interesting, walking through basically what is like preserved caves trails. The best part really is... More

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brooklyn, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

None of us had ever done a Cavern tour before, so this was something new. Cavern tour did not disappoint, and the Falls were amazing, water falling several hundred feet was breathtaking. I would highly recommend this attraction to anyone staying in Chattanooga.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

The rock formations are patterns from sand stone and some are very nice but the underground fall at the end is beautiful and the lighting they use shows the area off well. A downside is it's that you have to walk same route back and you are passing others all the time.

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Moorhead, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Loved this place ..the tour guide was great .facilities were clean and prices were fair ..it was hot out so the cool temp of the cave felt nice ..ps wear good shoes ..and enjoy this place

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

This is a must see. The cavern and waterfall are beautiful and the ticket price wasn't too bad either. The trip up the mountain was also very beautiful. We went during the week and took the last tour of the day and it was not crowded at all.

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Kingston, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

We've been to Ruby falls a few times and its best to go during a rainy season or after a few good rains. Always beautiful. Take elevator down and wind your way through the cave area to get to the the Falls. If you are claustrophobic, you may not want to do this. Plenty of space to get by just... More

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Trion, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

You go on this underground " adventure to see the renowned ruby falls and you get to the falls and its just a trickle. very disappointing. Its really over rated. And its way to expensive..

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Fairburn, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Beautiful to look at but toooo muuuch walking!!! The tour was to long I think that if you didn't have to wait on the our groups inside of the tunnel and all of that talking. I remember going thru to see the falls it was peaceful and didn't seem as long. I enjoyed the tour guide. I just wish that... More

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