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Ruby Falls

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Address: 1720 Scenic Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37409-1163
Phone Number: 423 821 2544
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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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2nd visit to the falls

Great experience. The falls never lose its beauty. Rather long walk but worth it. It can get crowded but with good company you can enjoy the time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was a great adventure. Be prepared for about an hour and a half walk through the taverns. The guides are great and it's well worth the walk.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great experience. The falls never lose its beauty. Rather long walk but worth it. It can get crowded but with good company you can enjoy the time.

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Des Moines, IA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been in a few caves, and this one was worth the trip. There are the usual stalagmites and stalactites, and some delicate curtain formations, but the waterfall is a beautiful surprise...even though you are expecting to see it. We appreciated that our guide used humor in his schtick, but we would gladly have traded some of his clever remarks... More 

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Peoria, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The reward midway through the walk through the cavern was a spectacular waterfall with a light show that made the experience memorable. We had enough time to take photos and our exceptional guide was careful to make sure no stragglers got lost. He was also knowledgeable and entertaining. Recommended for all ages.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our tour guide Andy was awesome! Highly amusing and energetic. Glad we stopped here yesterday, it was a great time.

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El Toro, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family loves Cavern! This place definitely is its own kind of amazing. The guided tour is about an hour long - 1 mile round trip. You'll descend into the cavern via an elevator, as well as come back up by elevator; so it's make the walk inside fairly low in intensity. The tour guides are funny and informative. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've seen Ruby Falls signs since I was a kid so decided I had to see it at least once. You take an elevator down to the cave, take a tour with history of the cave and pointing out all of the cool cave formations and end up at a waterfall that is very high up. Nice tour, worth doing... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As a young kid my family took a road trip and one stop was ruby falls. Years later I ended up on a road trip passing through Chattanooga and my first and only thought was to stop here and experience it again. Very glad we did! Brought back lots of memories and made new ones. Not a very expensive experience... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It was fun. A really long sometimes tight spaced walk but fun. It was really neat once we finally made it to the waterfall and we go to see it and take pics.

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McHenry, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Tour guides do a great job leading large groups. However due to groups being large you feel crowded. Cavern is very well lit. Pretty. The falls are worth the walk. Very well lit and the tour guides give you plenty of time for pictures. The whole tour takes about 1 hour but a lot of that time is spent letting... More 

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