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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.

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!

DeKalb Tourism48 minutes ago

Beautiful day for a bus tour!! 🚌 #visitlookoutmountain #bustour #littlerivercanyon

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Lookout Mountain Alabama1 day ago

Come and enjoy the Fall season in beautiful Mentone, Alabama, at the annual Colorfest, featuring hand-made arts & crafts, live entertainment, great food, and much more.

Saturday, October 20 - 9 am - 5 pm CDT
Sunday, October 21 - 9...

Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain Alabama1 day ago

Fall has arrived and this weather is perfect for biking! Video by SoFly Productions.
#biking #mountainbiking #autumn #fall #perfectweather #visitlookoutmountain #sofly

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DeKalb Tourism3 days ago

Enjoying lunch at Woodys Family Grill on Lookout Mountain! #visitlookoutmountain #bustour #woodysfamilygrill #diningindekalb

DeKalb Tourism3 days ago

Glass blowing demonstration @orbixhotglass on Lookout Mountain! #visitlookoutmountain #orbixhotglass #glassblowing #bustour

DeKalb Tourism1 week ago

Enjoying the day on a bus tour with Holmestreet United Methodist Church! #visitlookoutmountain #alabamaband #salliehowardmemorialchapel

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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared a Page.2 weeks ago

The Zone: Fitness & Tanning presents the 2nd Annual Patsy Pull in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness on Saturday, October 6th. Come out and support the cause and have a little fun! #breastcancer #breastcancerawareness #patsypull

DeKalb Tourism2 weeks ago

This could be your view heading toward The Little River Canyon! #littlerivercanyon #dekalbcounty #dekalbtourism #visitlookoutmountain #visitnorthal #rockcitybarns

Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain Alabama2 weeks ago

True Adventure Sports (TAS) is hosting a Hike of Seven Waterfalls on Thursday, October 4th from 10am - 1pm. This hike includes hiking, swimming, Bouldering, sightseeing, survival, team-building, waterfalls, and just plain fun. For pricing and more details go to

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Lookout Mountain Alabama2 weeks ago

DeKalb County Master Gardeners Lunch and Learn - All About Hydrangeas! Thursday, October 4th at 11:30am at the Coal & Iron Bldg. #hydrangeas #mastergardeners

Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain Alabama3 weeks ago

DeKalb County V.F.W. Post 3128 Agricultural Fair -
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Gates open: 10:00 AM
"$18 Ride-A-Thon - Kid's Day" 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM
Tickets Only 3:00 PM until Close
Elmo Gibb Clown, The Teeny Weeny Circus...

DeKalb Tourism3 weeks ago

CONGRATULATIONS to our Avice Pearson for receiving the 2018 Lasting Impression Award! 👏 #visitnorthal #amla #dekalbtourism

DeKalb Tourism Website Travel Guide 2018

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