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Only five minutes from downtown Chattanooga, we are the perfect destination for a picnic lunch, a relaxing walk, or an energetic canoe trip up Lookout Creek.

From I-75: Take I-24 West to exit 175. Turn left onto Brown’s Ferry Road. From Brown’s Ferry Road, turn left at the traffic light onto Cummings Highway. Approximately ½ mile up Cummings Highway turn right onto Old Wauhatchie Pike.  Turn right at Garden Road and follow the signs.

From I-24 East: Take Broad Street exit, turn left onto Broad Street. Continue to follow Broad Street/South Broad Street, which turns into Cummings Highway for 4.4 miles. Cummings Highway/US-41/US-72/US-64/US-11 wraps around the north end of Lookout Mountain. Turn left onto Old Wauhatchie Pike directly before the bridge that spans Lookout Creek and the railroad. Turn right onto Garden Road and follow the signs.

From Rock City: Exit Rock City, turn onto Mockingbird Lane toward the Chanticleer Inn. Turn right at the stop sign onto Ochs Highway. Follow Ochs to the bottom of the Mountain where it ends at the traffic light. Turn left onto St. Elmo/ Tennessee Avenue. Continue under the railroad bridge to South Broad Street (Walgreens will be on your left). Turn left onto South Broad Street, which turns into Cummings Highway for 4.4 miles. Cummings Highway/US-41/US-72/US-64/US-11 wraps around the north end of Lookout Mountain. Turn left onto Old Wauhatchie Pike directly before the bridge that spans Lookout Creek and the railroad. Turn right onto Garden Road and follow the signs.

From Ruby Falls: Turn north onto South Scenic Highway, going down the Mountain. In a few hundred feet, take a sharp left to continue down Lookout Mountain on Old Wauhatchie Pike. Follow Old Wauhatchie Pike and signs for I-24. Turn left onto Garden Road and follow the signs.

If you reach Cummings Highway/US-41/US-72/US-64/US-11, turn around, turn right on Garden Road and follow the signs.

From Downtown: Take Broad Street south (away from downtown Chattanooga). Continue on South Broad Street, which will turn into Cummings Highway for 4.4 miles. Cummings Highway/US-41/US-72/US-64/US-11 will wrap around the north end of Lookout Mountain. Turn left onto Old Wauhatchie Pike directly before the bridge that spans Lookout Creek and the railroad. Turn right onto Garden Road and follow the signs.

 

Hours of Operation • Monday thru Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. • Sunday (April - October) 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Please note the last time to drive through loop is 4:30 p.m. • Gates close at 5:00 p.m.