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Ruby Falls Lantern Tours

Ages Festival is Appropriate For

All Ages

Experience Ruby Falls in a new light! Discover the wonder of the cavern like Leo Lambert in 1928. During this specialty tour, the cavern and falls are illuminated with only hand-held lanterns. Rock formations and shadows take on intriguing dimensions as elite guides share stories exclusive to this tour. You'll hear the sound of the thundering falls before you see it as a system of pulleys and lanterns light the waterfall to create a moment you'll always remember. www.rubyfalls.com

Lantern Tours are a unique way to explore the falls and cavern after hours with a fun, extended tour featuring a laid-back pace and limited-sized group.

Friday Nights, February - November and by Advanced Request for Groups of 8 or More

How to Get There

FROM DOWNTOWN CHATTANOOGA

  • Travel South on Broad Street US-11 S away from Downtown Chattanooga
  • Proceed to the railroad underpass. Broad Street becomes Cummings Hwy (Highway 41)
  • Continue on Cummings Hwy (Hwy 41) about 0.5 mile
  • Take the ramp on the left side of the highway labeled Ruby Falls (Scenic Hwy)
  • Ruby Falls is ahead on the Right

FROM GEORGIA I-75 NORTH

  • Take I-75 North to Chattanooga.
  • Near Chattanooga take the I-24 West split (Exit 2 on left)
  • Continue on I-24 West toward Downtown Chattanooga (6.4 miles)
  • Take exit #178-US 27 North toward “Downtown/Lookout Mountain/Market Street”
  • Stay right and take the second exit on the right "Lookout Mountain – South Market Street"
  • Immediately stay left on the Lookout Mountain Ramp off the exit
  • Proceed straight through the next two stop streets to the traffic light at Broad Street
  • Turn Left (south) on Broad Street US-11 S
  • Proceed to the railroad underpass. Broad Street becomes Cummings Hwy (Highway 41)
  • Continue on Cummings Hwy (Hwy 41) about 0.5 mile
  • Take the ramp on the left side of the highway labeled Ruby Falls (Scenic Hwy)
  • Ruby Falls is ahead on the Right

FROM KNOXVILLE I-75 SOUTH

  • Take I-75 South to Chattanooga.
  • Near Chattanooga take the I-24 West split (Exit 2)
  • Continue on I-24 West toward Downtown Chattanooga (6.4 miles).
  • Take exit #178-US 27 North toward “Downtown/Lookout Mountain/Market Street”
  • Stay right and take the second exit on the right "Lookout Mountain – South Market Street"
  • Immediately stay left on the Lookout Mountain Ramp off the exit
  • Proceed straight through the next two stop streets to the traffic light at Broad Street
  • Turn Left (south) on Broad Street US-11 S
  • Proceed to the railroad underpass. Broad Street becomes Cummings Hwy (Highway 41)
  • Continue on Cummings Hwy (Hwy 41) about 0.5 mile
  • Take the ramp on the left side of the highway labeled Ruby Falls (Scenic Hwy)
  • Ruby Falls is ahead on the Right

FROM ALABAMA I-59 NORTH

  • Take I-59 North.
  • I-59 will end at I-24
  • Merge with I-24 East
  • Continue on I-24 East to Chattanooga
  • Take Exit #174 “Lookout Valley US 11 Lookout Mountain”
  • Turn right on Cummings Hwy (Hwy 41) Continue 2.5 miles
  • Take Right onto Alford Hill Drive
  • At the stop sign take a left onto Old Wauhachie Pike
  • Continue to the next stop sign and take a right onto Scenic Highway
  • Ruby Falls is ahead on the Right

FROM NASHVILLE I-24 EAST

  • Take I-24 East to Chattanooga
  • Take Exit #174 “Lookout Valley US 11 Lookout Mountain”
  • Turn right on Cummings Hwy (Hwy 41) Continue 2.5 miles
  • Take Right onto Alford Hill Drive
  • At the stop sign take a left onto Old Wauhachie Pike
  • Continue to the next stop sign and take a right onto Scenic Hwy
  • Ruby Falls is ahead on the Right

Pricing

$31.95