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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 17th, 2024 at 9:00am
Discover High Falls on Sand Mountain in Geraldine

Looking for a breathtaking natural escape? Visit High Falls and experience one of Alabama’s most stunning waterfalls! Witness the spectacular 35-foot waterfall cascading into Town Creek. Perfect for photographers and nature lovers! 📸 You’ll find hiking trails, picnic areas, and a picturesque bridge. Whether you’re seeking adventure or relaxation, High Falls has it all! 🍃

🗓️ Open Year-Round: High Falls Park welcomes visitors every day. Plan your visit and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature!

📍 Location: High Falls Park, 969 County Road 144, in Geraldine


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High Falls County Park-Grove Oak, Al
Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaTuesday, July 16th, 2024 at 12:39pm
Read our tips for taking stunning photos on your smartphone! 🌄📸📱

We encourage you to share your favorite DeKalb County photos on social media. Tag us and use the hashtag #VisitLookoutMountain so we can see your amazing work. Share your own tips for mobile photography and help fellow visitors capture the beauty of our region!

Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaTuesday, July 16th, 2024 at 9:00am
🛍️🌄 Join us for the World’s Longest Yard Sale on Lookout Mountain, Alabama, August 1st to August 4th! 🌟🚗

Get ready for the ultimate treasure hunt spanning over 690 miles across 6 states! From Thursday, August 1st to Sunday, August 4th you can explore thousands of yard sales along the Lookout Mountain Scenic Parkway. Stay in charming bed & breakfast inns, cozy cabins, hotels & motels, or other unique accommodations just minutes away from the yard sale route. Take in scenic vistas and majestic waterfalls at the Little River Canyon National Preserve and DeSoto State Park.

Navigate through picturesque landscapes and quaint towns along the Lookout Mountain Scenic Parkway in DeKalb County, Alabama. Enjoy the journey as much as the destination during this epic shopping adventure! Plan your trip today and create lasting memories with us!

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Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaMonday, July 15th, 2024 at 11:00am
✅Check out #9 on the list!
Town of Mentone is listed as one of the "16 Destinations that will make you Nostalgic for Summer Camp"!
Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaSunday, July 14th, 2024 at 9:00am
🌲🏞️ Discover the Magic of Mentone, AL with Mentone Cozy Cabins! 🏡✨
Nestled in the picturesque mountains of Mentone, our cozy cabin rentals offer the perfect retreat for visitors seeking tranquility and natural beauty. Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a solo adventure, Mentone Cozy Cabins provides a comfortable home away from home amidst stunning surroundings.

Our cabins are thoughtfully designed with your comfort in mind, featuring modern amenities and rustic charm. Choose from a variety of cozy cabins that suit your preferences and group size.

Book your stay with Mentone Cozy Cabins and immerse yourself in the beauty of Mentone, Alabama. Your unforgettable mountain retreat awaits! 🌲🏡

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Lookout Mountain Alabama
Lookout Mountain AlabamaSaturday, July 13th, 2024 at 9:00am
🍽️😋Experience mouthwatering Southern flavors with Southern Comfort Foods. This husband-and-wife team serves up delicious meals on Airport Road next to Wills Creek Village. Enjoy your meal at our outdoor seating area or take it with you. Treat yourself to comfort food done right. Swing by today and taste the love in every bite!

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Southern Comfort Food
DeKalb Tourism Official Travel Guide 2024 - Visit Lookout Mountain

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