Welcome to

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

Play

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

Explore

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

Stay

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

Parks

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

DeKalb County boasts access to two 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.

COVID-19 UPDATE

How the Novel Coronavirus is affecting the Lookout Mountain area and what you need to know.

DeKalb County continues social distancing practices, and is adhering to the health and safety guidelines set forth by the CDC, the ADPH, as well as the Alabama State Health Officer’s mandatory health orders, which were issued by Governor Kay Ivey.

The State of Alabama and Governor Ivey have issued an amended Safer Apart Order applied Statewide. As many of the details are being updated regularly, ​ please visit the state of Alabama’s Covid-19 Information Hub for the latest guidance

What that means for Lookout Mountain Alabama?

As the Safer Apart Order applies differently to many businesses, we encourage you to call the business directly to find out their status, hours of operation, specific procedures, and how they can continue to serve you and keep everyone safe.

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!

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@DeKalbTourism

Take a look at what visitors are doing across DeKalb County Alabama right now!
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Lookout Mountain Alabama2 weeks ago

#happythanksgiving from DeKalb Tourism! 🦃

dekalbtourism2 weeks ago
#happythanksgiving from DeKalb Tourism! 🦃
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Lookout Mountain Alabama3 weeks ago

Our Mentone Trip episode is live! 🎧 Listen to Melea, Kayla Bell Worthey, and Southern Wayfaring talk about the must sees and dos in Mentone: www.northalabama.org/plan/podcast.

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Lookout Mountain Alabama3 weeks ago

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Lookout Mountain Alabama3 weeks ago

Take a self-guided walking tour of Fort Payne, Alabama!
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Lookout Mountain Alabama3 weeks ago

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We hope you enjoy your #labordayweekend 🤩 where will your #adventure take you⁉️
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Looking for a cool swimming hole? 🏊‍♀️ Check out these 7 great places here in DeKalb! Link in our bio! 📸@dtesina #dekalbtourism #visitlookoutmountain #swimmingholes #summerfun #hippiehole #marthasfalls @me_ford
DeKalb Tourism Website Travel Guide 2019

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