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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 is at The Green Leaf Grill, Mentone.1 day ago
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The Green Leaf Grill, Mentone

Try the Green Leaf Grill in Mentone! #diningindekalb #visitlookoutmountain #greenleafgrill #mentone #mentonealabama #dekalbtourism #awardwinningcatfish @ The Green Leaf Grill, Mentone

DeKalb Tourism1 day ago
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Lookout Mountain Alabama1 week ago

Don't miss the Little River Canyon National Preserve on your trip to Fort Payne and Lookout Mountain Alabama! TripAdvisor says it is the #1 place to visit while here!
#littlerivercanyon #littlerivercanyonnationalpreserve #littleriverfalls #visitlookoutmountain

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Lookout Mountain Alabama is at Vintage 1889.1 week ago

Burgers and sandwiches? Yes please! #diningindekalb #vintage1889 #burger #fortpayne @ Vintage 1889

DeKalb Tourism1 week ago
Burgers and sandwiches? Yes please! #diningindekalb #vintage1889 #burger #fortpayne
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Lookout Mountain Alabama1 week ago

Planning a trip to Mentone on Lookout Mountain? TripAdvisor says DeSoto Falls is the #1 thing to do while in Mentone! #desotofalls #mentone #tripadvisor #visitlookoutmountain

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Lookout Mountain Alabama1 week ago

Chicken🐔 Bacon🥓 Ranch Panini anyone? Or maybe a full blown banana split? 🍌🍨 Tickled Pink has you covered on both ends of the spectrum! #diningindekalb #dekalbtourism #panini #bananasplit #tickledpink

DeKalb Tourism2 weeks ago
Nancy’s Lunchbox @alicecircle has a great lunch 🥪🥙 and wonderful treats🥧🧁 for your sweet tooth! #diningindekalb #nancyslunchbox #chickensalad #cupcakes #alicecircle #dekalbtourism #sweettooth
DeKalb Tourism2 weeks ago
DeKalb Tourism2 weeks ago
Peanut butter and banana stuffed French toast, yes please! At 33 Restaurant in Fort Payne #diningindekalb #peanutbutter #banana #frenchtoast #stuffedfrenchtoast #honey #33
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