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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.

Ski Our Slopes

Experience a thrilling outdoor winter on Alabama’s only ski slope!
Welcome to Lookout Mountain Alabama, where Mother Nature has set the stage for a spectacular winter season! Cloudmont’s smooth slopes inviting you to ski or snowboard during peak winter months. Check out slope conditions for all your downhill adventures, below.

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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To those who have served and are serving, Thank You for your service and our freedom! #veteransday #freedom #dekalbtourism
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It is fair week!! Have you been yet?🙋‍♀️🐓🐐🐂🎪🎡🎠 #vfwfair #dekalbcountyvfwfair #countyfair #agriculture
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Tip Top Bake Shop in Mentone is 👍🏻👍🏻! #tiptopbakeshop #mentone #dekalbtourism #visitlookoutmountain #diningindekalb
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Today we remember the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his steadfast work on behalf of humanitarian rights. #MLKDay

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😋Have you seen the new 💯 Dishes to Eat🍴 in Alabama brochure⁉️ Congratulations to all those DeKalb County dishes that made the list! 🏆🍽 If you haven't tried them yet, what are you waiting for, next year⁉️
✅Bar-B-Que Place
✅The Spot Coffee...

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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared a post.1 week ago

**FYI traffic notice**
Please avoid or adjust your travel as necessary!!
Norfolk Southern will close the following crossings in the City of Fort Payne today until 7 PM tonight.

8th St SE
3rd St SE
1st St E

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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared a post.1 week ago

Big flow at Little River Falls today! #mydekalb. #mycherokee

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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared a post.2 weeks ago

Wildflower on TV tonight on the show Authentic America
Click this link to find Circle in your area! Band Alabama and beautiful scenery also featured in this episode.

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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared a photo.2 weeks ago

For Full Menu, look in photos on Fort Payne Parks & Recreation facebook photo album - DGC Grill.

DeKalb Tourism Website Travel Guide 2019

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