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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.

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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.

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Lookout Mountain AlabamaThursday, March 30th, 2023 at 9:00am

Sand Mountain is home to Alabama’s most rugged state park. The tranquil and secluded Buck’s Pocket State Park features 23 campsites, some with multiple amenities and others in a primitive style for the camper who likes to “rough it.” Recent renovations to the park make...

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Lookout Mountain AlabamaWednesday, March 29th, 2023 at 9:00am

One visit to Little River Falls and you’ll see why it’s one of the most photographed waterfalls in the state of Alabama. Any season, any time of day, it offers a variety of looks for photographers and sightseers alike. Visit soon as spring rains bring...

Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaMonday, March 27th, 2023 at 9:00am

The Gallery by Andiamo Lodge, located in Moon Lake Village, is Mentone’s newest space of curated art and collected curiosities. Whether shopping for art, jewelry, or antiques, you are sure to find a unique, artisan made item. The Village, on the former campus of the...

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Lookout Mountain AlabamaSaturday, March 25th, 2023 at 9:00am

Step back in time when you step into Nena’s Olde General Store at the foot of Lookout Mountain just below Mentone. Shoppers will find local arts, crafts, produce, eggs, and plants, in addition to Amish goods, furniture, and more. Whether you’re here for just a...

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Lookout Mountain AlabamaThursday, March 23rd, 2023 at 9:00am

The inaugural Tim Jackson’s Storytellers Tour event is set for March 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Moon Lake Village. The event will be a night of stories and songs brought to life on the stage, allowing audiences to connect with performers in...

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Lookout Mountain AlabamaWednesday, March 22nd, 2023 at 10:43am
Congratulations to Mentone for being named by Only in Our State for one the Top 10 Towns In Alabama to Have The Most Breathtaking Scenery In The State! Come see for yourself!
Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaWednesday, March 22nd, 2023 at 10:31am
Congratulations to Mentone Market for being named one of Southern Living's 35 General Stores In The South You Should Visit! Be sure to check them out when you are in town!
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Lookout Mountain AlabamaTuesday, March 21st, 2023 at 9:00am

If you’re visiting Fort Payne to pay homage to “the hometown boys” or simply looking for a new lunch spot, stop by the ALABAMA Fan Club & Museum parking lot and try Teddy Gentry’s Blue Ribbon Chili Food Truck. They offer the Original Blue Ribbon...

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Lookout Mountain AlabamaMonday, March 20th, 2023 at 9:00am

The mountain is coming alive with color and new life as spring arrives. The sun is shining, wildflowers are beginning to bloom, and DeKalb County is filled with exciting experiences for you to enjoy with family and friends. Hike at DeSoto State Park. Chase waterfalls...

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Lookout Mountain AlabamaSaturday, March 18th, 2023 at 9:00am

Now is the perfect time to experience Southern Charm Boutique & Brew’s unique combination in their new location at the Henegar traffic light. The shop offers affordable women’s clothing of all sizes, accessories, jewelry, baked goods, sweet treats, and coffee and tea. This adorable shop...

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Lookout Mountain AlabamaThursday, March 16th, 2023 at 9:00am

In the heart of Fort Payne’s historic district, The Lofts on Gault bring a luxurious and eclectic option for visitors to stay in the utmost comfort. The atmosphere and downtown proximity is perfect for a vacation, friends trip, or business travel. Choose from the Brewer...

Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaWednesday, March 15th, 2023 at 9:00am

A hidden gem atop Sand Mountain, High Falls Park offers incredible views and quick hikes that are perfect for families, dogs, or the beginner hiker. The highlight of this county park is the magnificent High Falls, standing at 35 feet high and up to 300...

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