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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 Alabama shared SoFly Productions's post.4 minutes ago

Some video from DeSoto Falls on Lookout Mountain and High Falls on Sand Mountain from this past weekend! Video by SoFly Productions. #desotofalls #highfalls #visitlookoutmountain #sofly #autumn

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SoFly Productions
Took some time to visit some of my favorite locations around Dekalb county yesterday to get some views of the fall color. Like Share and Watch in HD! DeSoto Falls High Falls Park Lookout Mountain Alabama
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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared Gary Allen's post.2 days ago

What a beautiful shot of DeSoto Falls by Gary Allen!

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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared Kevin Terrell's post.4 days ago

High Falls is beautiful!! Photo by Kevin Terrell at SoFly Productions
#highfallspark #fall #autumn

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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared Chateau de la Famille - Mentone Vacation Rentals's photo.5 days ago

Mentone Log Cabin Village is hosting an Open House on Friday, November 23 from 10am to 4pm!

DeKalb Tourism6 days ago
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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared Mentone Mountain View Inn's post.6 days ago

Make your plans to visit Lookout Mountain soon before all of these beautiful colors are gone! #visitlookoutmountain #fall #autumn

Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain Alabama shared Freedom Light Productions's album: Future Site of Mentone Arts & Cultural Center in Mentone, AL.7 days ago

Mentone Arts & Cultural Center held their blessing/dedication of the Land and sculpture reveal this past weekend and what an event it was! They are making great strides. If you would like to "be a part of something amazing" in Mentone, contact them and see...

DeKalb Tourism3 weeks ago
Beautiful day for a bus tour!! 🚌 #visitlookoutmountain #bustour #littlerivercanyon
DeKalb Tourism4 weeks ago
Enjoying lunch at Woodys Family Grill on Lookout Mountain! #visitlookoutmountain #bustour #woodysfamilygrill #diningindekalb
DeKalb Tourism4 weeks ago
Glass blowing demonstration @orbixhotglass on Lookout Mountain! #visitlookoutmountain #orbixhotglass #glassblowing #bustour
DeKalb Tourism1 month ago
Enjoying the day on a bus tour with Holmestreet United Methodist Church! #visitlookoutmountain #alabamaband #salliehowardmemorialchapel
DeKalb Tourism1 month ago
This could be your view heading toward The Little River Canyon! #littlerivercanyon #dekalbcounty #dekalbtourism #visitlookoutmountain #visitnorthal #rockcitybarns
DeKalb Tourism Website Travel Guide 2018

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