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Rock City Gardens Earth Dayz on Lookout Mountain

March 30th, 2011 by Rob Hart

Join Rock City Gardens during this naturally fun outdoor event…see raptors soar at the Birds of Prey Show, go on a RockQuest Adventure and climb to the top of the Rock Climbing Wall at Lovers Leap, learn how to use recycled materials to make-and-take a fun project, watch an educational demonstration where you can learn to make your own rain barrel, and just enjoy the great outdoors with your family during EarthDayz!

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in April (April 1 – May 1)
11:00am – 4:00pm

*Event included with regular Rock City Admission

  • Make-and-Take Recycling Projects: Daily at Lovers Leap, 11am – 4pm
    • Create your own “pot” from recycled newspapers, plant a seed, and take home your Rock City watch-it-grow momento! Learn all about how to reduce, reuse and recycle during this educational, interactive activity!
  • Rock City Raptors – Birds of Prey Shows: Daily in the Critter Classroom at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm
    • Come and see hawks soaring in the sky above Rock City. Get a glimpse at a nocturnal hunter, the owl. Meet a vivacious vulture! Enjoy this rare opportunity to witness these powerful and majestic birds up close.
  • Environmentally Educational Demonstrations: Daily on the EarthDayz stage at Lovers Leap, 11am – 4pm
    • Watch a rain barrel building demonstration and learn how to make your own rain barrel at home so you can start collecting rain water for your potted plants or your garden!
  • RockQuest Adventure*: Self-Guided adventure
    • Your RockQuest guide will help you look for cluse to many of the geological wonders at Rock City. Your adventure includes a bag of polished rocks and one free climb on the Rock Climbing Wall at Lovers Leap. Purchase from the ticket desk upon arrival!

For more on this event or other events in the area please visit our website at or call us direct (706)820-2002. Chanticleer Inn Bed & Breakfast, Lookout Mountain, Georgia is located across the street from Rock City Gardens, 10 minutes from downtown Chattanooga and a Mountain top away.


Lookout Mountain; Ruby Falls Zip Stream Aerial Adventure

March 27th, 2011 by Rob Hart

Ruby Falls Zip Line, Now open for the season Friday, Saturday and Sundays

Spring Weekends (March/April/May)

Open 10am to 5:30pm

Just 5 minutes from the Chanticleer Inn Bed & Breakfast, The ZIPstream Aerial Adventure Courses include something for just about everyone!

ZIPstream’s self-directed courses for children, youth, and adults allow participants to move through a series of fun, exciting, and progressively challenging tree to tree activities. With multiple elements included in a single course, participants can decide how far they go.

Ruby Falls ZIPstream Aerial Adventure includes 30 highwire challenge elements including ladders, nets, walkways, bridges, tunnels, and zip lines all set into three distinct courses: Green and Blue Diamond for ages 11 and up, and an Orange Diamond for children ages 6-10.

Also Enjoy Rock City Gardens, Directly across the street from the Chanticleer Inn Bed & Breakfast and the Incline Railway just 5 minutes from the Inn. There is so much to do on Lookout Mountain and in Chattanooga that you will leave wishing you had more time, but you can always come back. We look forward to you staying with us at the Chanticleer Inn Bed & Breakfast, 10 minutes from downtown Chattanooga, and a Mountain top away. For more information on our Inn or any of these attractions and more please feel free to contact us at 706-820-2002 or visit our website at