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.
Join us each Friday for the Lookout Farmers Market from 4-7 pm at the lower station adjacent to our parking lot.
The market features local produce and goods and is open now through October.
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 microbrewery tours, fresh flowers, homemade candlemaking, unique coffee, indoor climbing wall, fresh-made burritos, outdoor local dining, hand-dipped ice cream, nostalgic clothing or relax with a massage.
The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway is open daily Monday-Sunday 8:30a-9:30p. The last car leaves the station at 9:10 pm.
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!