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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 Alabama5 days ago

The DeKalb County VFW Agricultural Fair will be here next week, September 24 - 29, 2018. Get details here! #dekalbcountyfair #VFW #funonthemidway #kisselentertainment

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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared Fort Payne Feed & Garden's post.7 days ago

Everything you need for your fall decorating!

DeKalb Tourism7 days ago

Boom Days was a hit! What was your favorite thing about it this year? #boomdays2k18 #boomdays #boomdays2018

DeKalb Tourism1 week ago
DeKalb Tourism1 week ago
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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared a Page.2 weeks ago

Vintage Pickin' Barn Sale begins tomorrow! Are you ready to get your pickin' on?! 😍

DeKalb Tourism2 weeks ago
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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared The Spot Coffee Shop's post.2 weeks ago

Don't miss this mouthwatering deal at The Spot Coffee shop in downtown Fort Payne!!

DeKalb Tourism2 weeks ago
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Lookout Mountain Alabama2 weeks ago

FREE Outdoor Movie Night at the Mentone Inn Pavilion on Saturday, September 8th at around 7:30pm showing "Southern Heart", which was filmed in Mentone in 1999. #mentone #southernheart #movienight

DeKalb Tourism3 weeks ago
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Lookout Mountain Alabama3 weeks ago

Boom Days Heritage Celebration is fast approaching! Do you have plans to attend? #boomdays #fortpayne #visitlookoutmountain #fortpaynemainstreet

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