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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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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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  • Average24%
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827 E Brow Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37350-1009
+1 423-821-4224

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a really fun experience! You must do it if you are around Chattanooga. The view from the top is really nice. I recommend taking a walk once you reach the top. There are some really beautiful houses and beautiful views of Tennese river.

Thank nikunj t
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When in Chattanooga it’s just what you do. It is a fun ride up the mountain and a beautiful view of the area.

Thank Chad W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been over 35 years since my last ride on the incline. We had been given a free ticket when we took our granddaughter to Rock City a few months ago, so for my birthday, we made a stop in Chattanooga just to ride...More

1  Thank kaileypeteTN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fun experience to get to the top of the mountain. You have to do it at least once! For the price, it’s not something we will do again but I’m glad to say that we did it. You have to walk 3...More

Thank mdmdavis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you are a thrill seeker then this is not for you. But if you want to see a great view of the city then you should defintely do this. The ride itself is very slow and be a little crowded. The view going up...More

Thank livelife h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting ride, I guess...overpriced, with nothing at the top besides a gift shop and coin operated telescopes. I was hoping to find more at the top when we got there. I think I would have done better saving my money and driving up to the...More

Thank Vingrdner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. Exciting and educational. The views of Chattanooga are stunning. Fun for the whole family.

Thank kennybabes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We bought a ticket deal that included Rock City, Ruby Falls, and the Incline Railway. We got to the Incline by 10:30am and didn't have to wait in line. The ride itself only takes about 10 minutes each way. Great views of city and fun...More

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fun ride up the mountain. We walked down to Point Park upon arriving at the top. Train gives historical information on ride up.

Thank Shannon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ride was fun and interesting for the history and engineering marvel. At the top there are great views and you can see the gears and machinery that work the railway. Not a lot else so it is really about the ride. We went the...More

Thank dhnc2016
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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
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
Linda K
6 March 2017|
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Response from MPJ525 | Reviewed this property |
The incline railroad only takes 15 minutes each way.