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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 Alabama59 minutes ago

Have made the pilgrimage to The Green Leaf Grill in Mentone lately? #diningindekalb #greenleafgrill #mentone #visitlookoutmountain

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Lookout Mountain Alabama1 day ago

UFO Day at Fyffe is Saturday, August 24th. You don't want to miss this fun filled 'U'nforgettable 'F'amily 'O'uting! #UFO #UFOday #fyffeufoday #hotairballoons #aliens

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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared a post.2 days ago

Beautiful shots from Burns Bluff at High Falls! Progress...

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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared a link.1 week ago

Sometimes life can be overwhelming especially if you lose the proper perspective. When that happens, don't wait until things are perfect before you "take a brea

DeKalb Tourism1 week ago
Sunset in Mentone, Alabama on Lookout Mountain! ☀️ 🏔 #sunset #mentone #mentonealabama #dekalbtourism #visitlookoutmountain #lookoutmountainalabama 📸: @vacationsalabama
DeKalb Tourism1 week ago
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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared a post.1 week ago

Car Show this Saturday, August 17th at the MERF house in Mentone. All proceeds benefit Moon Lake Elementary School. #Carshow #helpingschools #MERF

DeKalb Tourism2 weeks ago
Still has water flowing! 💧💦#desotofalls #waterfall 📸: @southernwayfaring
DeKalb Tourism2 weeks ago
Get out there and hit the trails @desotostatepark! 📸: @southernwayfaring
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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared a post.2 weeks ago

#throwbackthursday #footloose #grease #henagardrivein
Check out these classic movies playing at Henagar Drive-In this weekend! Two great shows!😁🤩💃🕺

DeKalb Tourism3 weeks ago
World’s Longest Yard Sale is here. August 1, 2019 to August 4, 2019. #wlys #yardsales #worldslongestyardsale #lookoutmountainparkway #visitlookoutmountain #dekalbtourism
DeKalb Tourism1 month ago
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