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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!

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Lookout Mountain Alabama2 days ago

Beat the heat in a local swimming hole! Remember to BE SAFE!

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Lookout Mountain Alabama4 days ago

#NationalPickStrawberriesDay 🍓🍓🍓🍓🍓🍓😋😋😋
Jones Farm

DeKalb Tourism4 days ago
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Lookout Mountain Alabama1 week ago

Mentone Rhododendron Festival is this weekend!🌺 "Brow"se around Mentone Brow Park with over 75 arts & crafts vendors, delicious food vendors and artists. 🎨
Enjoy music from many local talented musicians. 🎷🎶
Take a scenic pontoon boat ride on Little River. 🚤

Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain Alabama1 week ago

US 11 Antique Alley starts today! Are you a seller or a shopper? Show me your best stuff!! #us11antiquealley #yardsale #dekalbtourism #hammondville #fortpayne #fortpaynemainstreetdistrict #collinsville #ushighway11

DeKalb Tourism1 week ago
DeKalb Tourism1 week ago
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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared a post.1 week ago

Let your light shine on our historic downtown Fort Payne-Main Street Alabama by donating a chandelier in working order to the cause! Deliver the light to the Fort Payne-Main Street Alabama office, and we will use it in the "Chandelier Tree Project" on Main Street...

DeKalb Tourism1 week ago
DeKalb Tourism1 week ago
Welcome @rae.b.ash as a Lookout Mountain Ambassador! #lookoutmountainambassador #visitlookoutmountain #dekalbtourism
DeKalb Tourism1 week ago
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Lookout Mountain Alabama added 11 new photos — at DeKalb County, Alabama.2 weeks ago
Lookout Mountain Ambassadors
DeKalb County, Alabama

This group of talented individuals will be sharing Lookout Mountain and DeKalb County through their eyes for the World to see! We are excited to see where they lead us.

DeKalb Tourism Website Travel Guide 2018

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