Go 1700 feet above sea level to the top of Lookout Mountain and only 6 miles from downtown Chattanooga to visit Rock City. Visitors can see another waterfall that flows down the mountain 100 feet, a 200 feet infamous swing-a-long bridge and hike self-guided tours on the mountain top. There is also a climbing wall where adventurers can see 7 states from the lookout point called Lovers Leap, watch seasonal Birds of Prey shows featuring predatory birds like osprey and raptors or enjoy the numerous festivals that take place in the Rock City Gardens.
Rock City hosts special events such as:
Fairytale Nights- this Annual event spans nearly one month where favorite fairytale characters like Cinderella, Merlin, Prince Charming, dashing Knights, and more join guests in the gardens for a evening of music, magic and combat training.
Earth Dayz- Earth Day weekend annually at Rock City is an outdoor event with animal encounters, conservation projects and crafts.
Southern Blooms Festival- For two weekends every May, Rock City celebrates its founding gardener Frieda with activities and crafts for kids and families that educate on gardening and plants.
Shamrock City- Long Live Ireland! See if luck is on your side at the annual Irish festival at Rock City featuring music, food and beer from the emerald isle. There are vendors, dancing, several live bands, tons of food and drinks and the event has been ticketed as a TOP 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society in recent years.
Rock City hours vary seasonally and according to special events. More information can be found on their website at seerockcity.com or through Lookout Mountain Website.
1400 Patten Road, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750, Phone: 706.820.2531