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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.

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Take a look at what visitors are doing across DeKalb County Alabama right now!
Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaSunday, May 26th, 2024 at 9:00am
Ready to embrace the great outdoors? DeSoto State Park is your ultimate camping destination! With both improved and primitive campgrounds set in a beautiful wooded, mountainous area, you can enjoy the perfect camping experience. Choose from 94 full hook-up sites, complete with restrooms, showers, and coin laundry at two centrally located comfort stations.

Whether you have a large RV or a simple tent, DeSoto State Park has a site for you. Each campsite features picnic tables and grills, making it easy to cook up a delicious meal. Looking for a more rugged experience? Try the backpacking campsites! Get ready for an unforgettable camping adventure! 🔥

DeSoto State Park~Fort Payne, Alabama
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Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaThursday, May 23rd, 2024 at 9:00am
🍽️ Delicious Meals at Wildflower: Worth the Drive! 🍽️

Looking for a restaurant with meals so good it's worth the drive? Check out Wildflower Cafe, a local favorite in Mentone perfect for celebrating special occasions or enjoying a memorable meal. Wildflower has everything to make your dining experience exceptional. ☕️🥗

Not just a place to eat, Wildflower Cafe also offers unique shopping with quality local art, handcrafted jewelry, and much more. Plus, enjoy free Wi-Fi while you dine. Whether you're planning a romantic dinner or a special celebration, Wildflower is your go-to spot in DeKalb County. 🌼✨

Wildflower Cafe
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Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaWednesday, May 22nd, 2024 at 9:00am
Experience the awe-inspiring DeSoto Falls, a 104-foot waterfall nestled on the West Fork of the Little River near Mentone atop Lookout Mountain. Located within DeSoto State Park, the falls have carved out their own scenic canyon, creating a breathtaking backdrop for your adventure.

Take a leisurely hike to the falls and enjoy the serene surroundings, or bring your camera to capture the majestic cascade. Whether you're seeking a peaceful escape or a picturesque spot for a family outing, DeSoto Falls offers it all. Come explore this natural wonder and make lasting memories!

DeSoto State Park~Fort Payne, Alabama
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Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaTuesday, May 21st, 2024 at 1:18pm
World's Longest Yard Sale (127 Yard Sale) is on Southern Living list of "8 Longest Yard Sales in the South to Put in Your Calendar!"
Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaTuesday, May 21st, 2024 at 9:00am
Join legendary country music supergroup ALABAMA for a historic event at June Jam, featuring a star-studded lineup of artists! Experience unforgettable performances by ALABAMA's Randy Owen and Teddy Gentry, along with special guests Old Dominion, GRAMMY Award-winning Shenandoah, Lee Greenwood, Montgomery Gentry featuring Eddie Montgomery, and many more. 🎤🌟

Held on June 1, June Jam kicks off at 12 noon local time, with ALABAMA closing the festival. Expect a day filled with incredible music, surprises, and a special performance by a hit-making singer-songwriter. Don't miss this historic music event! Grab your tickets and join the celebration! 🎸🎉

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Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaMonday, May 20th, 2024 at 3:50pm
DeKalb Tourism Official Travel Guide 2024 - Visit Lookout Mountain

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