We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ruby Falls

1720 Scenic Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37409-1163
+1 423-821-2544
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Worth checking out ONCE

One of the more popular attractions near Chattanooga, Ruby Falls is less than 15 minutes from... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Alexis B
,
Nashville, Tennessee
The waterfall

The cave itself wasn't anything special. There were some nice formations nothing awe inspiring in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
106nicole
,
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
via mobile
Read all 5,256 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
More
Visitors are wowed by this thundering 145-foot underground waterfall, a natural wonder within scenic Lookout Mountain.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“tour guide” (482 reviews)
“light show” (144 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
1720 Scenic Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37409-1163
Write a ReviewReviews (5,256)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 5,106 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

One of the more popular attractions near Chattanooga, Ruby Falls is less than 15 minutes from downtown Chattanooga! It's a 145-foot high underground waterfall located within Lookout Mountain and full of kitsch. The waterfall property is privately owned, and the only way to get to...More

Thank Alexis B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The cave itself wasn't anything special. There were some nice formations nothing awe inspiring in the cave. But the waterfall was amazing and made it worth it. It was a nice easy walk through the cave. The walkways are fairly narrow in places and there...More

Thank 106nicole
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Heard of two hour waits. That would be two much. Please is cool and staff has energy and enjoyed their job.

Thank kazu79
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was definitely worth the trip. The cavern is a steady 60 degrees. Colton our tour guide was funny and informative. The waterfall is quite a site to see and nice photo opportunity.

Thank pennys139
Reviewed 3 days ago

One thing to remember is it's called Ruby Falls not Ruby Caves. The cave is not one of the best your going to see but the fall inside the cave is spectacular and worth a visit. We went just before closing and were the only...More

Thank philcentraltexas
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you enjoy caves and/or waterfalls, you will love Ruby Falls. It is a nice little tour down into a cave that leads you to a big waterfall. The lights are on a timer and change colors. There is even music playing. It was a...More

Thank Klayres5
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Seeing the falls with the light show at the end of the tour was spectacular. Guides were delightful. Great view from the observation deck as well

Thank Evan R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on Saturday after thanksgiving. 2 hr wait in line. Equally frustrating long waits once down in tunnels due to congestion. Not a whole lot to see. Disappointed by whole experience.

Thank Keng L
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you go during holidays, expect to wait 60 to 90 minutes to get into the cave.. but once you have completed the tour, you will remember for life while you are waiting you should research how to take pictures in commercially lit cave.. I...More

Thank R G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seemed like we did more waiting (on groups to go by us) than we did anything. Apparently there's one way into the falls and only one way out. We waited in line an hour and they were running so many folks through it was crazy!...More

Thank trip507
Nearby
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
1885 Grill
526 reviews
.90 miles away
Mr T's Pizza
264 reviews
.91 miles away
The Purple Daisy Picnic Cafe
244 reviews
.97 miles away
Clumpies Ice Cream Co.
61 reviews
.89 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields
569 reviews
.59 miles away
Battles for Chattanooga Electric Map and Museum
114 reviews
.72 miles away
The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway
1,952 reviews
.93 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Kancis S
October 14, 2017|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from sochatai | Reviewed this property |
I would wear comfortable clothing, shirt and pants. It is damp and chilly at times down there. I would wear close toed shoes or something with a tread as you are going to be on rock that is sometimes smooth, wet or rough... More
0
Votes
Hannah M
September 27, 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Carl1961 | Reviewed this property |
It would prove difficult with a stroller on some paths, and impassable on others. even with a baby carrier/backpack, some of the paths are very narrow requiring extra care. I would suggest contacting the venue directly to... More
1
Vote
Hannah M
September 27, 2017|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from Teri M | Reviewed this property |
There were 2 three year olds (including my own) on my tour. We carried her the entire way and my child and the other one were fine. No strollers though.
0
Votes