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The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway

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The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway
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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...more
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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 yesterday via mobile

The rail car itself and story is awesome. Great opportunity to teach young (or old) minds about what was and what is. Unfortunately, the rest of the experience was super touristy, poorly organized, and kind of boring. It is definitely worth doing once but I...More

Thank Orangiela
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Incline Railway is a great way to view the downtown and eastern part of the city with a twist to it. It is a little over 2 minutes to ride from bottom to top with an automated story being told over the onboard PA...More

Thank MerkDogg
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Incline Railway is a must-do in Chattanooga. It is well worth the price of admission. It takes you all the way up to the top of Lookout Mountain and the view is absolutely breathtaking. You get to see the entire city from up above...More

Thank WadeScottWilliams
Reviewed 5 days ago

My honest opinion of this attraction is that you're getting more out of the experience of riding a literal feat of engineering and a piece of history, than anything else. No matter how they spin it in advertisements, it's not super thrilling. Yes, it's steep....More

Thank Drew F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Chattanooga Incline Railway is NOT worth the cost and the wait time. We bought an online three ticket package which included Rock City, Ruby Falls and the Incline Railway. Both Rock City and Ruby Falls accepted the digitlal tickets that we’re sent to us...More

Thank Cruiser139499
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fun ride. I think they told us that this is the steepest incline railway in the world. It's a mile ride. Super steep. More than 70% grade at the steepest part. Kids will love it (us adults did too). Such a fun way...More

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even though I am afraid of heights I totally recommend riding the incline for a once in a lifetime experience with spectacular views. Treat yourself to some good ice-cream at the bottom or maybe some fudge at the top. Great photo opportunities.

Thank Zen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rode the incline Railway, with family, while in Lookout Mountain, Ga. What a fun ride going backwards up the mountain to Chattanooga and back down the mountain. The rail car steps and seats are on an angle. The ceiling is glass so you get a...More

Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Read a lot of complaints about having to wait to long for return trip. Definitely did not experience that! We went early on Sunday and was able to board immediately for the trip back up the mountain. Beautiful views and cool history!

Thank 58jenm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a short trip, but absolutely amazing views! It gets up to around 72 degrees at the top, and the seats are even tipped back so you do not slide out of them on the way down. The view from the top is spectacular...More

Thank georgejacin
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JILLF1063
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
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
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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