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The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway

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Address: 827 East Brow Road, Chattanooga, TN 37350-1009
Phone Number:
423-821-4224
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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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The Incline

While visiting the Lookout Mountain area we did the Incline. Cool experience that I will prob. never do again (as I am afraid of heights.) We took the train to the top, I was fine... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Amanda V
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Richmond Hill, Georgia

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you visit Chattanooga you should definitely check out the incline railroad. It is one mile long, going straight up the mountain with beautiful scenery.

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Thank Carol Z
Richmond Hill, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While visiting the Lookout Mountain area we did the Incline. Cool experience that I will prob. never do again (as I am afraid of heights.) We took the train to the top, I was fine most of the way until about the last 1/4 of the ride (got a little too steep for me). When the train stops and is... More 

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Great Falls, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing to get pulled up the side of the mountain by a cable. Great sites going up and once your at the top. A little clumsy getting into trolley, it on an incline also.

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Thank MPJ525
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing funicular. Great views and some fascinating old photos when you are up top. Great views but not a lot to do when you are up.

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Thank James M
Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thought this would be just another touristy trap attraction but was wrong. You do really get to appreciate how high up it goes. Once you are at the top, be sure to visit a Civil War memorial about 3 blocks away. Amazing views of the city and Chattanooga River.

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Thank Rosa L
Smyrna, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

cool drive up but that's about it...you have a little gift shop and a little area for food glad I drove up!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had rode trams but never an Incline. The pace of the tram gives you enough time to take pictures of the breathtaking views.

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Thank Pat H
Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we visited the fog was very thick and to the credit of the management, they told us before we bought tickets that we would be able to see nothing, and that was true. But we were able to see the things we wanted like the mechanical workings of the lift system (at least some of it), we could see... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The incline train is on the bottom of the bottom before getting to Ruby falls. The ride up and down have nice views, and when at the top has a nice park to visit. This is a must do while in Chattanooga. Enjoy

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is so amazing how the rail car can travel up the steep mountain , you can view the workings of the mechanical gears and cable thru the glass viewing section.The sites are just breathtaking from this high mountain point. Be sure to have a telephoto lens as there is so much in the distance you can take pictures of.... More 

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