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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 two 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.

Spring is in the Air!

It’s time to get out and enjoy the season on Alabama’s Lookout Mountain!

Welcome to Lookout Mountain Alabama, where Mother Nature sets the stage for a spectacular spring season! Take a class, hike a trail, or visit a waterfall this springtime! Inside or out, your Appalachian adventure begins here.

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!

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Take a look at what visitors are doing across DeKalb County Alabama right now!
Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaWednesday, July 24th, 2024 at 9:00am
Lookout Mountain Alabama
Prepare for the “World’s Longest Yard Sale” with our best shopping tips! Check out our blog to read more! 🛍🌅😄


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Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaTuesday, July 23rd, 2024 at 9:00am
🎉 Get ready for an exciting Pete the Cat Day in Fort Payne! 🎉 Join us on August 3 from 9 a.m. -12 p.m. at the Coal & Iron Building, 500 Gault Ave N, Fort Payne, for a fun-filled celebration featuring story time, face painting, games and crafts, and photos with Pete the Cat.

We’re thrilled to announce that James Dean will be signing items! Tickets are free and available at Katherine’s Custom Framing and Gifts from July 29 to August 2 or until they run out (1 ticket per person for 1 item). Only 100 tickets are available, so grab yours fast!

Enjoy giveaways from Katherine’s Custom Framing and Gifts and special Pete the Cat activities, discounts, and treats from local merchants. Let’s celebrate Pete the Cat together! 🐾


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Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaMonday, July 22nd, 2024 at 11:02am
Alabama’s Birding Trails has 280 sites covering our great state from the mountains to the gulf. Grab your binoculars and discover the magic of birding in DeKalb County, Alabama at our best public locations!


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DeSoto State Park~Fort Payne, Alabama
DeKalb County Lake
Little River Canyon National Preserve
Buck's Pocket State Park-Alabama
Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaMonday, July 22nd, 2024 at 9:00am
Explore the region’s ever-changing art scene at the Make Your Mark on Mentone chalk mural. Each month through the fall, talented artists are showcasing their creativity on a fresh canvas while interpreting the history, attractions, and natural wonders of Mentone and Lookout Mountain. 🌟

📍 Location: At the corner of AL Hwy 117 and CR 89, beside the Mentone Inn

🗓️ New Art Monthly: Discover a new mural every month, each offering a unique perspective and artistic flair.

Join us in celebrating art and culture in Mentone! Come see the latest mural and be inspired by the creativity it brings to the region.

#visitlookoutmountain #dekalbtourism #makeyourmarkonmentone #mentone #littleriverartscouncil

Little River Arts Council
Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaSunday, July 21st, 2024 at 9:00am
🍦Celebrate National Ice Cream Day at The Village Ice Cream Shoppe in Mentone! 🍨
Indulge in a sweet treat at our charming ice cream shop nestled in the heart of the Log Cabin Village. 🌲🏞️ Whether you’re a local or visiting Lookout Mountain, join us on July 21st for a scoop of happiness and unforgettable flavors!

#visitlookoutmountain #dekalbtourism #mentone #logcabinvillage #nationalicecreamday

The Village Ice Cream Shoppe
Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaSaturday, July 20th, 2024 at 9:00pm
Have you heard about the new public art at Mentone Village? Read our blog to learn more and make plans to visit Moon Lake Village in Mentone for shopping, artwork, and dining, and to spend time reflecting at the “Firmly Planted, Moving Forward” sculpture and surrounding garden!


Moon Lake Village—Mentone, Alabama
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DeKalb Tourism Official Travel Guide 2024 - Visit Lookout Mountain

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