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Ruby Falls

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Address: 1720 Scenic Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37409
Phone Number: 423 821 2544
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Description: Visitors are wowed by this thundering 145-foot underground waterfall, a...
Visitors are wowed by this thundering 145-foot underground waterfall, a natural wonder located on the scenic Lookout Mountain.
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The falls were nice. It's a long way in but it is very interesting. With children it's a little rough. It nice to see for the first time if you never seen them before.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Chalk Hill, Pennsylvania
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Kent, England
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Was slightly disappointed with this. The water fall at the end was pretty neat to see but the walk to get to it was long. We had a tour guide that took us and there was about 25 people (all ages) and if you were at the back you couldn't hear what the tour guide was saying. Also before we... More 

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Boaz, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

I say very nice because I have been here previously during my childhood. I went with my partner. The tour guid was nice. The waterfall was amazing. Worth the trip!!

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Chalk Hill, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The falls were nice. It's a long way in but it is very interesting. With children it's a little rough. It nice to see for the first time if you never seen them before.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

This place is a must! If you go early in the day, you can avoid the queues, it's a bit of a walk through the caves but a great experience with great guides. It's a great story and an impressive feat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Ruby Falls was a real treat for a weekend getaway we took to Chattanooga, TN! It's also a great place to take family from out-of-town. When you arrive, you get to listen to a tour guide speak about the history of the cave system. The exploration and financing of such a spectacle, and the revealing of a waterfall at the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

If you go to Chatt you have to stop by ruby Falls. Absolutely beautiful view of the waterfall and the tour guys are comical and energetic. If you go on a Saturday you will wait about 45 minutes to get in, but there is a great band playing outside to pass the time.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This is a great attraction. Parking is a little wacky, and there is a fair amount of walking through the cave to get to the falls, but all worth it. Great natural wonder.

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Traphill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

First, let me ask...what is the point of buying tickets in advance if you still have to wait over an hour in the ticket line to get in? Ridiculous! Once we finally got in and started on the tour, it was 100% better. Our tour guide was friendly and spoke like she was actually talking to us instead of just... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Was not what we expected. Well worth it unbelievable story and beautiful falls. Experience of a lifetime. I would not recommend brining young children way to long for young ones.

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Mint Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Our guide, Colton, made this tour extra great. I came here as a child and couldn't remember how grand this trek underground was. Truly remarkable.

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