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Lookout Mountain, Alabama

Where Your Appalachian Adventure Begins.

Lookout Mountain Alabama | DeKalb County, AL

Your Gateway to the Appalachians is

Lookout Mountain Alabama

A welcoming destination since 1836 DeKalb County offers visitors exciting adventures & breathtaking landscapes that are home to majestic mountains, master artisans, and rich cultural heritage.

Let your imagination be your guide while you explore and discover our beautiful county. Whether you’re seeking an adrenaline rush from outdoor excursions or a serene retreat from everyday life, you’ll find it all when visiting Alabama’s Mountain Town.

Looking for more direction? DeKalb Tourism is here to help you plan.

Visit Alabama’s Lookout Mountain Town


Take the plunge and make a splash with fun-filled escapes – indoors or outside, you’ll be able to play to your heart’s content.

kayak Alabama’s Lookout Mountain Town


Get into the wild and explore all things outdoors from camps to excursions – and so much more.

cabin rentals in Alabama’s Lookout Mountain Town


From elegant mansions to secluded cabins, find the perfect accommodations for your weekend getaway.


From trail to stream, experience adventures big and small in our area parks.

DeKalb County boasts access to three state parks & one national preserve making up 36% of the state’s protected lands within a fifty mile radius. Staying close by in our beautiful area gives visitors a chance to tour the best of our conservational efforts – from lakes, caves, mountains, and waterfalls – all leading to endless exploration and discovery on Lookout Mountain.

Fall Foliage

Experience the beauty of the Fall Season in the Highlands of Alabama!

Welcome to Lookout Mountain Alabama, where Mother Nature has set the stage for a spectacular Autumn season! Autumn mountain breezes whisper through the trees in September, inviting you to sit a spell and enjoy the change in seasons. A hint of color usually begins to appear in late September or early October and lasts well into November.

Upcoming Events

Check out events that visitors and locals will be attending this month. Come join us and see what the county has to offer!


Take a look at what visitors are doing across DeKalb County Alabama right now!

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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared a post.8 hours ago

Bear Creek Log Cabins are located on Lookout Mountain in Alabama! Check them out! #visitlookoutmountain #bearcreeklogcabins #bearcreek #dekalbtourism

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Lookout Mountain Alabama5 days ago

Relics Collectibles in downtown Fort Payne-Main Street Alabama has a wonderful selection of records for you to choose from! Some are only $.50! #shoplocal #shopsmall #supportyourcommunity #NationalRecordStoreDay #records #relicscollectibles #collectibles

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Lookout Mountain Alabama6 days ago

There is so much to do this weekend here on Lookout Mountain and in DeKalb County! Check out the list of events on our Facebook page. #visitlookoutmountain #dekalbtourism #events

DeKalb Tourism1 week ago
Gunsmoke says “Come on out to Shady Grove Dude Ranch for a ride, the weather is fine!” #mentone #visitlookoutmountain #horses #dekalbtourism #horseback #horsebackriding #shadygroveduderanch #gunsmoke
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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared a Page.1 week ago

Are you ready to ride? Come visit Shady Grove Dude Ranch, located in Mentone on Lookout Mountain in Alabama! Gunsmoke says, "Come on out, the weather is FINE!" #visitlookoutmountain #mentone #dekalbtourism #shadygroveduderanch #horsebackriding

DeKalb Tourism1 week ago
Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain Alabama1 week ago

Nothing says spring🌷 like a ROAD TRIP! 🚗 Cruising down a scenic highway, 🌅 windows down and music up 🎼, the sun 🌞 warming your bare arms 💪 as you pull off in pursuit of the perfect picnic spot 🧺. #roadtrip

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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared a video.1 week ago

Martha's Falls (aka The Hippy Hole) sure looks refreshing! Just waiting on swimming weather... 💦🏊‍♀️🧜‍♀️
📸: Paul Arthur
#visitlookoutmountain #dekalbtourism #marthasfalls #LRC #LittleRiverCanyon #LittleRiverCanyonNationalPreserve

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DeKalb Tourism1 week ago
We are looking for a team of 15 adventurers to be Ambassadors for the Lookout Mountain and DeKalb County area. If you think that might be you, visit for more info... https://visitlookoutmountain.com/visit/lookout-mountain-ambassador/ #visitlookoutmountain #dekalbtourism #lookoutmountainambassador
DeKalb Tourism2 weeks ago
DeKalb Tourism2 weeks ago
DeKalb Tourism2 weeks ago
🎶Peanut Butter Jelly Time🎶 #nationalpbjday #nationalpbandjday #pbjtime
DeKalb Tourism Website Travel Guide 2018

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