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Lookout Mountain, Alabama

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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 Alabama31 minutes ago

CONGRATULATIONS to The Green Leaf Grill, Mentone for being named Best Sandwich in Alabama by People! If you haven't tried their 'Bama grown fried catfish sandwich, maybe you should!

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Lookout Mountain Alabama created a poll.23 hours ago

Have you visited the "Making Alabama" Bicentennial Exhibit at Hunt Reception Hall in downtown Fort Payne yet? It is only here until June 28th!

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Lookout Mountain Alabama3 days ago

Since the weather did not cooperate on the previous Free Fishing Day in Alabama, there's a redo! Saturday, June 22, you can fish anywhere in Alabama without having to buy a fishing license. Try your rod at DeKalb County Lake or any public Alabama lake...

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Lookout Mountain Alabama4 days ago

So this video is kind of long, but if you have ever thought about visiting this area, this guy gives you a great tour of Mentone and Fort Payne. As he says many times, he is only scratching the surface of what there is to...

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Mentone & Fort Payne Alabama (What to see, do & eat)
This just cracks the surface on what you can do in Mentone & Fort Payne ALABAMA 😃👍 Comment below on what you do or recommend if you go and HAVE FUN Chateau d...
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Lookout Mountain Alabama4 days ago

❗️FREE ❗️Friday❗️Giveaway❗️
Since it is the first official day of SUMMER🌞, tell us your favorite place to eat in DeKalb County and your favorite dish to eat there! (Would love to see pictures of your favorite dish, also 😉)
Winner will receive...

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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared a Page.2 weeks ago

Third Saturday Sunset Cruise-In will be June 15th from 5-9pm. Don't miss Leah Seawright & Mark Herndon live! 🎶
Enjoy delicious dining from Fontana's Restaurant, The Spot Coffee Shop, 33, The Strand, and Roadside 'Que! 😋😋
Shop Local at Fort Payne-Main Street Alabama!...

DeKalb Tourism3 weeks ago
Our #sunset for today is from Buck’s Pocket State Park and is brought to you by @southernwayfaring 📸. #buckspocket 🥰#buckspocketstatepark 😎#dekalbtourism #fridayfeelings
DeKalb Tourism3 weeks ago
#sunsets on Lookout Mountain at Mentone’s Brow Park. #unfiltered #mentone #mentonealabama #browpark #visitlookoutmountain #dekalbtourism 📸: Marc Walsh
DeKalb Tourism3 weeks ago
#makingalabama A Bicentennial traveling exhibit is ❗️OPEN❗️ stop by the Hunt Reception Hall at 5th street north between 10am - 6pm Any Monday-Saturday during the mont of June! Event is FREE! #alabama200 #bicentennial #alabamabicentennial #dekalbtourism #visitlookoutmountain
DeKalb Tourism4 weeks ago
DeKalb Welcome Center Tourism Day celebrating the Alabama Bicentennial! #dekalbtourism #visitlookoutmountain #alabama200 #alabamabicentennial #dekalbwelcomecenter #i59 #cakes
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DeKalb Tourism1 month ago
DeKalb Tourism Website Travel Guide 2018

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