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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 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!
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.

#visitlookoutmountain #dekalbtourism #trueadventuresports True Adventure Sports (TAS)
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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Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaTuesday, April 9th, 2024 at 9:00am
🎁 Discover this awesomely unique gift shop nestled in downtown Mentone, Alabama, at the Log Cabin Village. From farm charm to main street style, The Groovy Goat has something for everyone — including your beloved fur babies!

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The Groovy Goat
Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaSunday, April 7th, 2024 at 9:00pm
🌄 Perched atop Lookout Mountain in Mentone, Shady Grove Horse Ranch offers an unparalleled vantage point overlooking Little River and beyond from the iconic boondocks rock formation.

With 800 acres of pristine wooded wilderness, the ranch is a haven for nature enthusiasts and part-time cowboys alike. Embark on picturesque trails that wind through this stunning landscape, perfect for hiking or scenic trail rides. 🐎🌳

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Shady Grove Dude Ranch
Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaSunday, April 7th, 2024 at 1:18pm
Springtime on Lookout Mountain, in beautiful N.E. Alabama. #DeKalbCounty, #FortPayne, #Mentone, #DeSotoStatePark and #LittleRiverCanyonNP #lookoutmountainparkway
Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaSaturday, April 6th, 2024 at 9:00am
🍦Indulge your sweet tooth at Lookout Mountain Creamery & Desserts! 🍰 From homemade ice cream to delectable cakes, cupcakes, cookies, brownies, pies, and candies, they've got your cravings covered.

The eclectic atmosphere is the perfect backdrop for selfies. Be sure to get a picture with the wings and balloons on the side of the building, too. Whether you're treating yourself or sharing, these irresistible treats are sure to delight! 😋🎂🍪

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Lookout Mountain Creamery and Desserts @lookoutmountaincreamery
DeKalb Tourism Official Travel Guide 2024 - Visit Lookout Mountain

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