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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 Alabama shared a post.6 days ago

Hope Puppet Productions present Joy Story 4. Shows start Wednesday October 16th at 6pm. Spread the word to everyone you know and bring your posse on over to Rainsville First Baptist Church. Tickets are FREE so just go to

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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared a post.7 days ago

Just down from Little River Falls in the Little River Canyon National Preserve, Martha's Falls is an easy hike downstream and worth a visit. See our pictures and more park information at

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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared a link.1 week ago

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. - One north Alabama State Park is gaining some well-deserved recognition.

Desoto State Park, located on Lookout Mountain, is covered with over 3,000 acres of rushing rivers, beautiful waterfalls, breathtaking mountains, and enchanting forests. According to a study by...

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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared a post.2 weeks ago

October is BOGO Screaming Eagle Zip Line and Aerial Adventures at DeSoto State Park Make your reservation now!

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Lookout Mountain Alabama3 weeks ago

Mentone Colorfest is fast approaching and hopefully bringing the first signs of fall with it! #fallwhereareyou #autumn #fall #mentone #mentonecolorfest #colorfest #mentonefestivals #visitlookoutmountain #dekalbtourism

DeKalb Tourism4 weeks ago
It is fair week!! Have you been yet?🙋‍♀️🐓🐐🐂🎪🎡🎠 #vfwfair #dekalbcountyvfwfair #countyfair #agriculture
DeKalb Tourism1 month ago
Tip Top Bake Shop in Mentone is 👍🏻👍🏻! #tiptopbakeshop #mentone #dekalbtourism #visitlookoutmountain #diningindekalb
DeKalb Tourism2 months ago
DeKalb Tourism2 months ago
Sunset in Mentone, Alabama on Lookout Mountain! ☀️ 🏔 #sunset #mentone #mentonealabama #dekalbtourism #visitlookoutmountain #lookoutmountainalabama 📸: @vacationsalabama
DeKalb Tourism2 months ago
DeKalb Tourism2 months ago
Still has water flowing! 💧💦#desotofalls #waterfall 📸: @southernwayfaring
DeKalb Tourism Website Travel Guide 2018

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