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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.

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 Alabama2 days ago

Alabama's 13th annual SALES TAX HOLIDAY is this weekend! From 12:01 a.m. Friday through midnight Sunday, (July 20-22, 2018), shoppers will have the opportunity to buy certain school supplies, computers and clothing, FREE of state sales tax. For all of you Georgia shoppers that are...

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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared a Page.3 days ago

Don't miss Fort Payne's Third Saturday Sunset Cruise-in this weekend! Good food, good cars, good shopping! https://www.facebook.com/3rdSaturdayFortPayneAl/

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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared Tigers for Tomorrow at Untamed Mountain's post.4 days ago

Congratulations to Tigers for Tomorrow at Untamed Mountain on receiving the Best Zoo of Alabama from Alabama Magazine for 2018! If you have not visited Tigers for Tomorrow, you are missing out! #tigers #animals #tigersfortomorrow #alabamamagazine

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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared This is Alabama's video.6 days ago

Have you been to DeSoto Falls on Lookout Mountain in DeKalb County Alabama? It is breathtaking! #desotofalls #waterfalls #visitlookoutmountain

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This is Alabama
Let's start the week with some Alabama beauty. 😍 DeSoto Falls is breathtaking!
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Lookout Mountain Alabama6 days ago

The Nerd by Larry Shue: July 13-15 & 20-22, 2018

A bumbling, hopeless “nerd”– with little intelligence and less tact – comes to dinner! Antics ensue! Friday-Saturday evening performances will begin at 7:00 p.m., and Sunday matinees...

DeKalb Tourism1 week ago

Bus tour visiting from Gardendale! Welcome to the Little River Canyon and Lookout Mountain Alabama! #visitlookoutmountain #bustour #littlerivercanyon

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Lookout Mountain Alabama2 weeks ago

This weather is HOT! So COOL off in one of these refreshing swimming holes located in Alabama. Three of these you will find right here in DeKalb County! #refreshing #cooloff #summerheat #visitlookoutmountain

DeKalb Tourism3 weeks ago

@fortpaynechamber1 hosted their after hours at Manitou Cave and check out these photos! Pretty cool! #manitoucave #fortpaynechamber #cave

DeKalb Tourism4 weeks ago

#Repost @pattyltucker with @get_repost
The morning after heavy rains at the Little River Canyon National Preserve.
#rain #waterfall #waterfalls #waterfallwednesday #beautiful #beautifulday

DeKalb Tourism1 month ago
DeKalb Tourism2 months ago

It is BEAUTIFUL here, so bring your BEAUTIFUL self here and enjoy it! 😊🌞#visitlookoutmountain #mentonebrowpark #mentonebrowview #sunsetiscoming

DeKalb Tourism2 months ago
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