The Lookout Mountain station features the best panoramic views of the Chattanooga Valley from the observation deck. There is also homemade fudge that shouldn’t be missed and a well-stocked gift shop.
While you’re up top, be sure to visit the many points of Civil War interest, the Battles for Chattanooga Electric Map & Museum and Point Park, part of the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park system, just a few short blocks walk from the Incline top station.
The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway is open Monday-Friday, 9a-6p and Saturday/Sunday, 9a-7p.
Explore historic St. Elmo, with a great little collection of unique shops, restaurants, and attractions - all within a few blocks of the Incline.
Some of the things you’ll find are brewery tours, hand-blown glass, homemade candlemaking, local artisan galleries, indoor climbing wall, fresh-made burritos, outdoor local dining, hand-dipped ice cream or relax with a massage.
Take a ride on one of the steepest passenger railways in the world - Lookout Mountain’s Incline Railway.
Known as “America’s Most Amazing Mile,” The Incline’s trolley-style cars climb through the natural beauty surrounding historic Lookout Mountain at a breathtaking 72.7% grade – straight up!
Sit back, relax and enjoy the scenic views of the mountains and valleys from the observation windows on the train as well as the panoramic views from the observation tower at The Incline’s top station.
And while you’re up top, be sure to visit the many points of Civil War interest, the Battles for Chattanooga Electric Map & Museum and Point Park, part of the Chickamauga -Chattanooga National Military Park system, just a few short blocks from the Incline top station.
Then, after you descend back down to the Incline bottom station, explore historic St. Elmo, where a wonderful collection of unique shopping and dining experiences await you!