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The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway

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Address: 827 E Brow Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37350-1009
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Known as “America’s Most Amazing Mile,” The Incline’s trolley-style cars...

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.

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Incline railroad was a great way to view the sites. Enjoyed walking around at the top of Lookout Mountain.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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West Monroe, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great ride for the whole family. Amazing views. Not really expensive and a good clean environment. Must do!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Incline railroad was a great way to view the sites. Enjoyed walking around at the top of Lookout Mountain.

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was simply an amazing experience.( Those that have fear of heights beware. ) This is an experience that should not be missed and if your doing this go ahead and buy the package deal. We did this along with Ruby Falls, Lookout Mountain and Rock city all in the same day with plenty of time.

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Germantown, Tennessee
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Unorganized, wait was too long, Garmin started us at the top instead of the bottom as recommended so anticlimactic, esp after just leaving Rock City & those beautiful views.

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Thank Pam_Parnell
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I came to Chattanooga for the weekend. Our first stop was the Incline Railway. The ride was fun as well as amazing. There is parking at the bottom and the top of the railway. If you park at the top, bring a hand full of quarters. You have to feed the meter.

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Henderson, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very cool experience. It was fun and beautiful. Gift shop on the top but nothing much to do except look at the view. Audio gives a lot of good info on the history of the incline.

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Ankeny, Iowa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Small rail car ride and down lookout mountain. Interesting to do one time, but would not likely do it again. Interesting commentary (recorded) about the history of the area.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute little rail head at bottom of Look Out Mountain. Snack bar, gift shop. Buy your ticket. Got sit in quaint rail car seats at odd angle, be ready... Car calmly rises slowly out of parking lot and first 300 feet you think- cool ! Another 300 feet you think- wow! Another 300 feet , your looking at panoramic views... More 

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Conyers, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went up the mountain and around the bends to find this place ... Just to go down the incline and back up again! This incline was a good place for families with young kids under eight. The incline right itself is fairly short and a little uninteresting. There is a brief history recording that plays when you're going up or... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's an incline railway. Not much else to do or see at this attraction. Of all the Look Out Mountain things to do, I would hold off on doing this again.

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