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Lookout Mountain, Alabama

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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!

Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain Alabama2 days ago

Sunday St. Patrick's Day Dinner Options!
Choose the traditional St. Patrick's Irish Dinner being served 12pm - 2pm at St. Joseph's on-the-Mountain Episcopal Church.
You can also choose the Fish Fry Benefit for toys for tots at Tigers Inn Restaurant in Valley...

DeKalb Tourism3 days ago
Sunset from Mentone atop Lookout Mountain. 📸 @garyallenparker #visitlookoutmountain #mentonealabama #sunset
Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain Alabama shared a post.4 days ago

Join us tomorrow through Sunday!
— Homemade Chicken Salad (your choice of traditional or curried)
— Pimento Cheese
— Cranberry Cheeseballs
— Sausage Biscuits
— Guinness Stout Bread (Happy St. Patrick’s!)
— Cream Puffs

Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain Alabama shared a Page.4 days ago

The 2019 Spring Finders Keepers Consignment SALE begins Saturday, March 16th at 9am! Sale will be held at the DeKalb County V.F.W. Post 3128 on March 16th and 18th - 23rd.
#consignmentsale #finderskeepers

Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain Alabama5 days ago

Waterfall Wednesday! Check out this list of waterfalls to wash away your Spring Fever!! #waterfallwednesday #visitlookoutmountain #springfever #waterfalls

Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain Alabama shared a post.6 days ago

The Green Leaf Grill in Mentone is paying homage to its building's history and creating new sandwiches inspired from the Log Cabin Deli Days! 😋

Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain Alabama1 week ago

This time change makes me feel like I need a nap. This looks like a great place to nap at Mentone Brow Park...or maybe here on the couch of this cozy cabin...no wait, maybe in my hammock next to the creek! Ahhh! 😴

DeKalb Tourism2 weeks ago
DeSoto Falls from the air! What a beautiful view...from every angle! 🎥 @jcblack2010 #desotofalls #desotostatepark #waterfall #visitlookoutmountain
DeKalb Tourism3 weeks ago
This photo of DeSoto Falls by @lexthehiker is too good not to share! 🥰 #desotofalls #desotostatepark #waterfall #sunrise #visitlookoutmountain #visitnorthal
DeKalb Tourism4 weeks ago
Look at these cute fuzzy animals made with wool from a local sheep farm!! 😍@mentone_market #mentonealabama #visitlookoutmountain #squirrel #sheep
DeKalb Tourism1 month ago
DeKalb Tourism1 month ago
Oh my goodness! Looking for a little breakfast love? 😍 Try the beignets at Plowshares Bistro in Mentone! #beignets #mentone #visitlookoutmountain #plowsharesbistro
DeKalb Tourism Website Travel Guide 2018

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