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Ruby Falls

Pick your adventure! Journey deep inside historic Lookout Mountain to see the tallest and deepest underground waterfall open to the public in the United States! Descend 260 feet by glass-front elevator to see ancient cave formations along the cavern trail to the thundering falls.
Upcoming Event
Upcoming Event

Lantern Tour: Ghost Walk Edition

Hear ghostly tales from Ruby Falls' 94-year history as you journey through the cavern lit only by hand-held lanterns. 
Select Thursday and Sunday Nights After Hours, September - October

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Breathtaking Ruby Falls was accidentally discovered by Leo Lambert in 1928 deep within Lookout Mountain in Chattanoooga, TN. Leo named the waterfall after his wife, Ruby, and opened the iconic Chattanooga attraction to the public in 1929. Today, Ruby Falls welcomes guests to Lookout Mountain from around the world to enjoy underground cave adventures, spectacular views of the Cumberland Plateau, and soaring zip lines.

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