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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.
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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 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.

Spring is in the Air!

It’s time to get out and enjoy the season on Alabama’s Lookout Mountain!

Welcome to Lookout Mountain Alabama, where Mother Nature sets the stage for a spectacular spring season! Take a class, hike a trail, or visit a waterfall this springtime! Inside or out, your Appalachian adventure begins here.

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Take a look at what visitors are doing across DeKalb County Alabama right now!
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Lookout Mountain AlabamaFriday, April 19th, 2024 at 2:11pm
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Everyone In Alabama Should Check Out These 15 Tourist Attractions According To The Locals.
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Lookout Mountain AlabamaThursday, April 18th, 2024 at 9:00am
🎉 Looking for a weekend shopping adventure? Visit Collinsville Trade Day! Discover the largest outdoor market in the South, with so much to see and explore that you'll want to keep coming back every Saturday for more! From antiques and collectibles to children's toys and clothes, fishing gear, fresh produce, furniture, tools, and so much more, there's something for everyone.

Don't miss out on the deals! Plan your visit to Collinsville Trade Day next Saturday and uncover treasures galore. See you there! 🎈

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Lookout Mountain AlabamaWednesday, April 17th, 2024 at 9:00am
🌊 Happy Waterfall Wednesday, adventurers! 🍃 Today, we're diving into the beauty of Lost Falls, nestled within the breathtaking DeSoto State Park. 🏞️

Your adventure begins with a hike across a charming wooden footbridge, leading you uphill to discover the hidden wonders beyond. Along the way, you’ll find Needle Eye Rock, a majestic boulder split in half by nature's hand. Continue your ascent, winding through the hillside and passing through a ravine. Here is where you’ll discover Lost Falls, a 5-foot fall cascading in a serene symphony of nature's beauty. 🌿

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Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaMonday, April 15th, 2024 at 9:00am
🌟 Discover hidden treasures at Barnyard Antiques on DeSoto Parkway atop Lookout Mountain! 🛍️ Family-owned and operated, they are constantly bringing in new treasures, from timeless antiques to unique collectibles. Come explore and uncover something special today!

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Barnyard Antiques
Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaSaturday, April 13th, 2024 at 9:00am
🌟 Ready for your next adventure? Look no further than True Adventure Sports! Whether you're seeking adrenaline-pumping thrills or serene outdoor experiences, they have something for everyone — from certification classes to zip line adventures and everything in between!

For the ultimate outdoor escapade, True Adventure Sports will help you create memories that will last a lifetime.

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Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaThursday, April 11th, 2024 at 9:00am
Miller’s Bend Paddle Shack, located at the DeSoto Falls Picnic Area, offers the perfect starting point for your scenic kayak journey up the West Fork of Little River.

Rent sit-on-top kayaks and embark on a peaceful flatwater paddle with stunning views along the river. Park staff will assist you in launching your kayak at the boat ramp above the A. A. Miller Dam, then you're free to paddle upstream at your own pace, soaking in the beauty of Little River before returning to the boat ramp. 🌿🛶

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DeKalb Tourism Official Travel Guide 2024 - Visit Lookout Mountain

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