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“A Great History Lesson on the Civil War” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Lookout Mountain

Lookout Mountain
Chattanooga, TN 37409
800 825 8366
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Ranked #3 of 55 Attractions in Chattanooga
Type: Mountains, Outdoors
Activities: Rock climbing
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Owner description: This high, wide plateau located on top of a mountain and surrounded by perpendicular cliffs is home to three exciting attractions: Incline Railway, Ruby Falls and Rock City.
Fort Myers, Florida
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“A Great History Lesson on the Civil War”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

This is my second visit to the Battle Ground and Lookout Mountain. What a good history lesson. The views are fantastic and the flowers were blooming all along the Mountain. Just a spectacular place.

Visited May 2013
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Clinton, NC
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“Always wanted to visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Have seen old Civil War photos of Lookout Mtn. for years. Had no idea it was looking over Chattanooga. Park Service facility was good. Parking was confusing. Metered spaces in front of the Park Service took money and did not give any time. Ranger said they had nothing to do with the meters, but they had free parking behind the building. Nothing posted about this. Anyway, I have seen Lookout Mountain!

Visited April 2013
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Baltimore, Maryland
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“Eh.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

I agree with pretty much everything negative that has been said on here. This is something you will feel like you have to see once at least, if you have been here before, I would skip it. If you are unsure about it, I would skip it. You aren't really missing much but there are some nice photo opportunities but you can get nice ones at Point Park for $3 also. It is overpriced, and kind of sad in my opinion (it was really empty when we went and the workers just seemed, well, sad and bored). I don't really get the hype about looking out and seeing seven states (or people saying they only saw five states or whatever, really, how could you possibly tell?? It's just a scenic view). There are lots of creepy gnomes, it is a little ridiculous like other reviewers commented. There are tons of "see Rock City birdhouses" everywhere, I feel like the marketing will be programed in my head forever.

Visited April 2013
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“Lookout Mountain is a must on the to do!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Neat and historical vintage attraction. The view from the top was great. The drive was awesome and the observation deck was just perfect.

Visited May 2013
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Dalton, Georgia
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“See lots from here!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

There are several attractions to see. Rock City, Ruby Falls, Incline Railroal, Covenant college campus. Neat areas to see! Take a few days in the area and enjoy!

Visited June 2012
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