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The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway

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“incline railway”(348 reviews)
“point park”(218 reviews)
“gift shop”(195 reviews)
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...more
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827 E Brow Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37350-1009
+1 423-821-4224
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I did not enjoy this one. The views going up or down are not that great and are mainly of the trees around you. Near the top you can finally see a view of Chattanooga, but I thought there were better views elsewhere that are...More

Thank Kristin R
Reviewed 4 days ago

Looking up from the bottom, the incline doesn't seem all that high or long but as you travel along, it seems like you're transported a world away! The ride is well worth it and the views are outstanding! Be sure to walk to Point Park...More

Thank rm0463
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We rode The Incline with my 80-something parents while visiting Chattanooga. We’re so glad we took the time to ride it...the views are incredible. This “thing” has been in operation since the 1880’s and it’s a real engineer wearing feet! Parking next to the Incline...More

Thank lauratF3919ZD
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We rode the incline train on a recent trip to Chattanooga. We took our granddaughter and we all had a fun ride up and back. Nice gift shops at both ends, bathrooms at both ends, a great view from the top, very enjoyable. Glad we...More

Thank Cookeville_Phil
Reviewed 6 days ago

The ride up and down are informative and provide great view. Fastest way to the top of mountain and the view at top is fantastic.

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the incline about 10 years ago & as you can see by my photo, I had forgotten how steep it is! It was around 90 degrees on the trip so the incline ride was very hot as it there is no a/c and...More

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been on the incline ride many times but took my husband on it for the first time and it was definitely a thriller for him

Thank anitahill1369
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting to ride a funicular railway and cool sights to see. slightly underwhelming but an interesting experience.

Thank Mel T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The incline is certainly what you expect with that name, a very steep cart ride, we were disappointed with the destination on either stop, you can take it to go up the mountain and back or the other way around, however there’s nothing really attractive...More

Thank Erika M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is the best , we went and had a great time. The wait was long but it was summer time. From the top you can go down and get something to eat or a ice cream. Look around shop then go back up....More

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April 5, 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
April 4, 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
Linda K
March 6, 2017|
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Response from MPJ525 | Reviewed this property |
The incline railroad only takes 15 minutes each way.