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The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway

827 E Brow Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37350-1009
+1 423-821-4224
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Chattanooga exclusive

I took my granddaughter who is 7 and she enjoyed the ride but was completely uninterested in Point... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Patricia S
via mobile
Tourist Trap

We lucked out and accidentally started from the top. If you decide to do it, park at the Point Park... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Patricia W
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Hilliard, Ohio
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  • Excellent33%
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  • Average25%
  • Poor7%
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“incline railway” (282 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
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827 E Brow Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37350-1009
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+1 423-821-4224

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my granddaughter who is 7 and she enjoyed the ride but was completely uninterested in Point Park once we got to the top. I think this better suited to older kids and adults. It is a must see if you're a history buff!

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We lucked out and accidentally started from the top. If you decide to do it, park at the Point Park lot for free, rather than pay the $2 at the St Elmo end. It is not air conditioned, and can get crowded. The observation deck...More

1  Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the incline train on a clear day for the first ride up of the day. They open at 10:00 a.m. Trip up was interesting. There are some information boards at the base that are worth reading before you take the incline. Take the...More

Thank Ontari0Canuck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the world's steepest incline railway. It is about a mile long but at the top the incline is about 73 degrees ! Tremendous views on the way up & at the top. At the top there is a pleasant park around lookout mountain

Thank BELMONTIpswich
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I must say going straight up the mountain made me a little nervous. The view through the glass roof was neat looking at the city down below. It was a neat little ride.

1  Thank risher70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very fun, yet relaxing ride to the top of Lookout mountain! Nice gift store and observation deck as well. The mechanical room was pretty neat too! While we were there we walked the 3 blocks down to Point Park and toured it as well. Highly...More

1  Thank lostcajun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always a cool attraction for the family. The views of the valley are awesome and there is a park at the top to walk around in. Also a gift shop.

1  Thank Ian H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the round trip ride on the Incline Railway today and it was a rather interesting experience. The staff were all very accommodating and the history of the railway was a great addition to the experience. The price was $15.00 per person which seemed...More

Thank 57RRoberts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been on a number of incline railways around the world. This is the steepest we have ever been on. Being able to look through the top of the car provided outstanding views. Getting to the top enabled us to visit the national battlefield...More

Thank gho4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great experience. It was recommended that we do this as our first adventure. It really set the stage for a great vacation. You do ride straight up to Lookout Mountain. The observation sites were great. We then strolled over to Point Park...More

Thank Donna S
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JILL F
C begin the journey from the top and end back up there or are you required to begin at the bottom?
6 April 2017|
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Response from VASAFARI | Reviewed this property |
We parked up at the top near Point Park, took the Incline down & had lunch (Purple Daisy fabulous!), then took it back up again. Parking at top was easy & the meters were free when we were there a few weeks ago. But you can... More
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ChristinaF201
Is lookout mountain and rock city two different places?
5 April 2017|
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Response from Beth_McD05 | Reviewed this property |
Both the Incline Railway and Rock City are on Lookout Mountain, but they are in two different locations on the mountain and are about a 15 minute drive away from one another. The Incline Railway is on the TN side of... More
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Linda K
How long does the tour take
6 March 2017|
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Response from MPJ525 | Reviewed this property |
The incline railroad only takes 15 minutes each way.
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