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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.

Winter is Upon Us

Experience a thrilling outdoor winter on Alabama’s Lookout Mountain!

Welcome to Lookout Mountain Alabama, where Mother Nature has set the stage for a spectacular winter season! Take a class, hike a trail, or visit a waterfall during the peak winter months. 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, February 28th, 2024 at 9:00am
Enjoy the enchantment of Little River Falls this Waterfall Wednesday, or any day for that matter! Located near the Little River Canyon Visitor Center in Fort Payne, this 45-foot waterfall is a MUST SEE. From high water adventures in winter to serene summer beauty, it's a waterfall chaser’s dream throughout the year!

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Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaTuesday, February 27th, 2024 at 10:22am
‼️Little River Canyon National Preserve and the Town of Mentone are listed in Southern Living's 20 Most Beautiful Places in Alabama‼️
Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaMonday, February 26th, 2024 at 9:00am
Get ready for a throwdown in the heart of Fyffe on Sand Mountain! 🎯 Join us for indoor axe throwing – fun for individuals and groups. Once that first axe sticks, you'll be hooked! 🌟🪓 Check out their rules and let the games begin! Axe House

#visitlookoutmountain #dekalbtourism #sandmountain #axethrowing
Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaSaturday, February 24th, 2024 at 9:00am
All aboard for a fun time at the Fort Payne Depot! This 1891 gem, once a bustling train station, is now a whimsical wonderland of pink sandstone. Explore the Richardson Romanesque architecture, dive into railroad memorabilia, and enjoy dioramas crafted way back in 1913 – talk about a "track" record!

#visitlookoutmountain #dekalbtourism #fortpaynemainstreet
Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaThursday, February 22nd, 2024 at 9:00am
Buzz over to Bee on the Brow, a bee-autiful mountain retreat in Mentone! 🐝 Enjoy stunning views, luxurious suites, and a breakfast that's the bee's knees. Whether it's a romantic getaway or a base for your adventures in the area, create sweet memories atop Lookout Mountain. Bee on the Brow

#visitlookoutmountain #dekalbtourism #mentone #beeonthebrow #bedandbreakfast
Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaWednesday, February 21st, 2024 at 3:12pm
The City of Fort Payne is named as one of "The 7 Most Vibrant Towns in Alabama"!
DeKalb Tourism Official Travel Guide 2024 - Visit Lookout Mountain

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