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Lookout Mountain, Chattanooga

4.7
#1 of 138 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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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
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  • We came here with our dog and 2 year old and they both loved it. It was great to be able to experience this with our dog. Plenty of shade and just such a beautiful walk. See lovers leap, seven...  more »
  • The gardens were stunningly beautiful! That alone was worth this trip but the staff was friendly and they were very accommodating and careful with social distancing and cleanliness. Great trip! Well.....  more »
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  • Rock City hardly 2 to 3 hours from Atlanta. Very nice place from where you can see 7 cities and the landscape is amazing.
  • I went here as a child along with Ruby falls greatest time I ever had, hoping to take my own family here soon!

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