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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 Niki Wayner's post.2 hours ago

All of this rain makes it dreary outside, but it also makes for some magnificent waterfalls! Little River is raging and man is it beautiful! ☺️💦 #littleriverfalls #visitlookoutmountain

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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared The Farm at Windy Hill's photo.3 days ago

Spring is coming and that means Farmer's Markets!

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Lookout Mountain Alabama6 days ago

Spring is coming! That means lots of outdoor adventures! Biking is just one of many things you can do here at Lookout Mountain.

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Lookout Mountain Alabama shared Nancy's Lunchbox's post.1 week ago

So many Valentine's treats! 😍

DeKalb Tourism1 week ago
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Lookout Mountain Alabama2 weeks ago

Looking for a great winter weekend getaway? #visitlookoutmountain

DeKalb Tourism2 weeks ago
Oh my goodness! Looking for a little breakfast love? 😍 Try the beignets at Plowshares Bistro in Mentone! #beignets #mentone #visitlookoutmountain #plowsharesbistro
DeKalb Tourism3 weeks ago
Beautiful snow day at Wildflower Cafe in Mentone! 📸 by: @Meg Doig Richardson @wildflowermentone #wildflowercafe #mentone #snow #visitlookoutmountain
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DeKalb Tourism2 months ago
Our Christmas decorator is better than yours!! 😉☺️Thankful for Miss Avice and her wonderful decorating talents! 🎄🎅🏼🏆#winterwonderland #christmasdecor #decoratingtalent #dekalbtourism #91yearsyoung
DeKalb Tourism Website Travel Guide 2018

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