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Lookout Mountain, Chattanooga

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#3 of 125 in Nature in Tennessee
Lookout Mountain contains three famous American attractions, even though the view of Chattanooga Valley alone makes visiting this historical mountain ridge worthwhile. This wide plateau has a significant place in history as the site of an alleged Revolutionary War battle and the 1863 Civil War Battle of Lookout Mountain. Now the mountain is used for recreational activities, including rock climbing. The site's most popular attractions are Incline Railway, Ruby Falls, and Rock City. Incline Railway is the steepest passenger railway in the world and has been operating since 1895. Ruby Falls is America's largest underground waterfall at 44m (145 ft), and Rock City features a large outdoor waterfall and Swing-A-Long bridge. Make Lookout Mountain a part of your Chattanooga vacation plans using our Chattanooga online road trip planner .
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  • Loved Rock City! Man made features but fun experience. Lovers leap, the sway bridge, the balanced bolder, narrow passages, waterfalls, plenty of places to sit, restrooms and vending along the trails. ...  more »
  • I had no idea there was so much history on this mountain! Don't miss the displays at the National Park Ranger Station (across from the street from the park entrance). We originally rode the Incline Ra...  more »
  • I have glimpses of memories at Rock City! Now I have new ones with my kids. All the stops and sites along the trails are still so much fun...like an obstacle course. We loved the fairy caverns the bes...  more »
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  • We love going to Lookout Mountain..so much to do...Reflection Riding is a cool place to go.
  • so beautiful
  • Took my family here and had a wonderful time there was Rock City there Ruby Falls and a lot of history
  • Fun experience for the whole family
  • Going to see this place today!

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