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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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This is a great family or couple activity especially when it's sooo hot outside. It takes about 1 hour to reach the falls going through the cave system. It is very narrow in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Amory, Mississippi
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Amory, Mississippi
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great family or couple activity especially when it's sooo hot outside. It takes about 1 hour to reach the falls going through the cave system. It is very narrow in areas so if you have problems with tight spaces you might want to keep that in mind. It is also about 59 degrees in the caves. The... More 

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Venice, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you like waterfalls this is one not to miss! It is located 1,129 feet below the top of lookout MT in Tennessee. Takes about 1 hour to tour the facility. Does require lots of walking on rock and uneven ground. Just be sue to check the prices in the gift store...my husband paid $5 for an ice cream cone... More 

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Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great place to visit on a hot day. It was nice and cool in the caverns, glad I brought a light sweater. Great guide led us through the various caverns. If you are unsteady on your feet or claustrophobic this is not the place for you! Once we got to the falls wow, it was breathtaking! Thoroughly enjoyed... More 

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Brookston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved it, simply amazing the beauty that unfolds before your eyes.. Definitely worth the stop and the tour! Make sure you take a camera!

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Sylva, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ruby Falls made being a tourist worthwhile! A tour of Ruby Falls is close to a mile of round trip walking on uneven paths. It is narrow in places, but beautiful formations are highlighted with colored lights and in places, soothing music plays. When you reach your destination, deep in the cave, a waterfall of unimaginable grandeur awaits. It is... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We love seeing world's most anything so being able to visit the world's deepest underground waterfall was a must see. Tours are reasonably priced. The tour group was a little big for the cramped cave conditions but hearing was not a problem. The different natural formations were awesome. But the crown jewel was the falls. Wish we could have stayed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have driven by this attraction for over 50 years, never stopped, always wanted to. This time, we made a special effort and are glad that we did! Definitely a tourist trap but at this point in our lives, who cares? We were out for the fun of it. We bought a combo ticket which was also good for Rock City....another... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I remember having visited Ruby Falls as a kid nearly 50 years ago and thought it might be fun to check it out again during a recent visit to Chattanooga (I'm 58 now). We went first to See Rock City and had a fantastic time, and stopped at Ruby Falls afterwards. What a disappointment. I'm sure I loved it as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great Waterfall in a remote cavern. You first take a lift down and are met by a friendly tour guide - then its about half a mile walk through various passages to the waterfall where you get about 5 mins to take photos etc. Its a well lit passage but same may find it claustrophobic. If you over 6ft tall... More 

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Columbia City IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were skeptical about this tour because of seeing all the signs and figured it was a "tourist trap". Our guide, Savannah, was great. We descended into the cave via elevator and then started our walk through the cave. It is well lit, and the paths are level for the most part. There are some narrow spots and some low... More 

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