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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 Alabama4 hours ago

If you missed the Scenic Boat Tours at Mentone Colorfest, we have good news for you! You can now book a boat tour at other times to see the fall colors! #fallcolor #autumn #boattours #scenicboattour

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Lookout Mountain Alabama added 2 new photos.16 hours ago

Henagar Drive-In Theatre has the following line-up for you to enjoy for the next couple weekends.
October 26-28 - Goosebumps 2 (PG) & Small Foot (PG). November 2-4 - Goosebumps 2 (PG) & Halloween (R).
#goosebumps2 #smallfoot

Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain Alabama2 days ago

HOPE Puppet Ministries proudly announce the dates and times of the newest production “Incredible Grace” which is coming to Rainsville First Baptist this October. The shows are totally free, but you do need to reserve your FREE tickets at rainsvillefirst.com
It’s going to be...

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Lookout Mountain Alabama3 days ago

Kayaking anyone? There are many places in the Lookout Mountain area for kayaking. Come see. #kayaking #kayak #visitlookoutmountain #fallhasarrived

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DeKalb Tourism4 days ago
Beautiful day for a bus tour!! 🚌 #visitlookoutmountain #bustour #littlerivercanyon
Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain Alabama5 days ago

Come and enjoy the Fall season in beautiful Mentone, Alabama, at the annual Colorfest, featuring hand-made arts & crafts, live entertainment, great food, and much more.

Saturday, October 20 - 9 am - 5 pm CDT
Sunday, October 21 - 9...

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Lookout Mountain Alabama5 days ago

Fall has arrived and this weather is perfect for biking! Video by SoFly Productions.
#biking #mountainbiking #autumn #fall #perfectweather #visitlookoutmountain #sofly

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DeKalb Tourism1 week ago
Enjoying lunch at Woodys Family Grill on Lookout Mountain! #visitlookoutmountain #bustour #woodysfamilygrill #diningindekalb
DeKalb Tourism1 week ago
Glass blowing demonstration @orbixhotglass on Lookout Mountain! #visitlookoutmountain #orbixhotglass #glassblowing #bustour
DeKalb Tourism2 weeks ago
Enjoying the day on a bus tour with Holmestreet United Methodist Church! #visitlookoutmountain #alabamaband #salliehowardmemorialchapel
DeKalb Tourism3 weeks ago
This could be your view heading toward The Little River Canyon! #littlerivercanyon #dekalbcounty #dekalbtourism #visitlookoutmountain #visitnorthal #rockcitybarns
DeKalb Tourism4 weeks ago
CONGRATULATIONS to our Avice Pearson for receiving the 2018 Lasting Impression Award! 👏 #visitnorthal #amla #dekalbtourism
DeKalb Tourism Website Travel Guide 2018

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