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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.


How the Novel Coronavirus is affecting the Lookout Mountain area and what you need to know.

DeKalb County continues social distancing practices, and is adhering to the health and safety guidelines set forth by the CDC, the ADPH, as well as the Alabama State Health Officer’s mandatory health orders, which were issued by Governor Kay Ivey.

The State of Alabama and Governor Ivey have issued an amended Safer Apart Order applied Statewide. As many of the details are being updated regularly, ​ please visit the state of Alabama’s Covid-19 Information Hub for the latest guidance

What that means for Lookout Mountain Alabama?

As the Safer Apart Order applies differently to many businesses, we encourage you to call the business directly to find out their status, hours of operation, specific procedures, and how they can continue to serve you and keep everyone safe.

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!
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Lookout Mountain Alabama2 days ago

All areas of DeSoto State Park are now open, including DeSoto Falls Picnic Area & falls overlook. *Please note the falls area will be closed for a few days in the coming weeks for parking lot paving. We will announce exact dates for closure when...

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Lookout Mountain Alabama4 days ago

Geraldine splash pad is open!

dekalbtourism2 weeks ago
Coming off of #nationaltourismweek2022 wanting to get out and explore….😍
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Lookout Mountain Alabama3 weeks ago

🚗✈️It is National Travel & Tourism Week! 🚆⛴
❓Tell us where you plan to travel this summer❓

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Lookout Mountain Alabama4 weeks ago

Stop by and check out the new Fazoli's today!

dekalbtourism2 months ago
Don’t forget to set your clocks up tonight! #timechange #springforward #littlerivercanyon 📸 @i.am.me.still
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#happythanksgiving from DeKalb Tourism! 🦃
DeKalb Tourism Website Travel Guide 2019

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